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05/06/2022

Mars Canada to support educational opportunities for Indigenous students

Food company will provide financial awards to help students pursuing post-secondary education

Who: Mars Canada and Indspire-- an Indigenous national charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people.

What: As part of a three-year partnership, Mars Canada will support Indspire’s Soaring and Building Brighter Futures programs, including $450,000 in financial awards to Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education.

“There is a significant need to drive greater equal opportunities for Indigenous students especially in access to education in Canada,” said Chantal Templeton, general manager, Mars Canada, in a press release. “This partnership and new bursary aim to support this endeavour, helping to create a more inclusive future for all.”