Mission Statement

To Encourage and Support Education for the Next Generation of Mining Professionals in Canada

About Us

Young Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund was established by Young Mining Professionals group to help fund and promote mining and mining-related education to the next generation of mining entrepreneurs in Canada.

The Scholarship Fund was established in 2018 by the Young Mining Professionals group, Orefinder’s Resources and IAMGOLD Corporation. The Fund was designed to help students who have demonstrated superior leadership, determination and an entrepreneurial spirit towards the mining industry.

Since establishment, the Fund has increased its awards from $12,000 in 2018 to $61,500 in 2020, making it the world’s largest mining scholarship fund.  

Contribute to the fund

Young Mining Professionals Scholarship Fund is a registered charity accepting contributions and donations to fund scholarships for students enrolled in mining-related post-secondary education. YMP Scholarship Fund will issue official donation receipts.