Price McIntosh Bursary: Step 1. Overview

Application process now closed

Please note that the application process for the 2021–2022 Academic Year is now closed. Applications are currently being reviewed. The selected candidates will be informed in early 2022. The next application cycle will be announced in Spring 2022. Thank you for your interest in the Price McIntosh Bursary.

Price-McIntosh Bursary

Step 1. Overview

Important Dates
Academic year
Call for Bursary applications launched
June 23, 2021
Deadline for students to submit application forms to Library and Archives Canada
October 15, 2021
Decisions rendered and payments issued
By December 31, 2021

The Walter Charles Price and Adis Florence Mary McIntosh Bursary (“The Bursary”) supports the advancement and inclusion of Visible Minorities, Indigenous Peoples (First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation) and Persons with Disabilities in Canada’s documentary heritage profession, by providing financial aid to encourage greater enrolment in areas of study that support careers in libraries and archives. To learn about your eligibility, please refer to section “Who can apply.


Contact us for help at any time in the application process. You may request alternative formats of any information related to this bursary at any time.

Privacy Notice

The Privacy Notice serves to notify directly individuals whose personal information is collected regarding the purpose and authority of the collection. It also serves to provide information about uses or disclosures to ensure that they are consistent with the original purpose and the right of access, pursuant to the Privacy Act. The collection, use and disclosure of your personal information is required for your participation in the Price McIntosh Bursary and authorized by program-specific legislation. Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will collect, use, disclose and protect your personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act for the purposes associated with the Price McIntosh Bursary and will use it only in conjunction with those purposes. For example, LAC will use your information to verify eligibility, evaluate applications, issue payments, and support future outreach and awareness strategies. Information may be disclosed without your consent, pursuant to subsection 8(2) of the Privacy Act – for instance, LAC may share your information with a third party, to support the payment of the bursary. Should you decide not to provide the personal information requested, LAC will not be able to accept your application. The personal information collected under this initiative is referenced in Personal Information Bank ‘Price McIntosh Bursary Applicant Information,’ which is currently in the process of being registered.

You have the right to access personal information that we hold about you and to request correction of erroneous personal information about you. Should you wish to do so, please write to the Access to Information and Privacy (ATIP) Coordinator at the following address:

Access to Information and Privacy Coordinator
Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON K1A 0N4

You may also write to the ATIP Coordinator by email, at

To inquire about applicable legislative authority or to withdraw participation from this bursary, please contact the Price McIntosh Bursary coordinators at 819-997-0893 or 1-844-757-8035 (toll-free in Canada and the United States). If you use a teletypewriter (TTY), call 613-992-6969 or 1-866-299-1699 (toll-free in Canada). You may also contact the coordinators by email, at

If you require clarification about this Privacy Notice, please contact LAC ATIP at 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (toll-free in Canada and in the United States).

Please note that you have a right to make a complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) regarding our handling of your personal information. To do so, please contact the OPC at 1-800-282-1376. 


Processes and guidelines may change or be modified for subsequent funding cycles to ensure efficacy.

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