Community Contributions and Scholarships

Community Contributions and Scholarships


Diavik is a strong supporter of northerners striving for career development through increased education. To demonstrate its commitment, the company invests in northerners through scholarships. Since 1997, Diavik has donated $3.3 million for scholarships.

Diavik Community Scholarship

Through the Yellowknife Community Foundation, Diavik provides scholarships to successful applicants pursuing an education in mining or resource development.

Applications closed on 15 May 2018.

General public post-secondary scholarships

Applications closed on 24 August 2018.

Employee dependents post-secondary scholarships

Applications closed on 10 August 2018.

Community administered scholarships

Additionally, Diavik supports community education through scholarships awarded through the Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Tlicho Government, North Slave Metis Alliance, Kitikmeot Inuit Association, and Lutsel K'e Dene First Nation.