Apply to Become a  Kinaxis  Scholar

Win a One Year Scholarship to Startup Dojo

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Kinaxis and Startup Dojo are looking for student leaders.

Students entering grades 9-12 in the fall of 2021 are eligible to apply.

Applications will be open from August 1st to September 30th, and applicants will be judged on a rolling basis. That means the sooner you submit your application, the higher your odds of of being selected.

Kinaxis is a cloud-based supply chain management software company, headquartered in Ottawa Ontario. They have operations all over the world and we are listed on the TSX. They work to help customers make fast, confident planning decisions. This is how they create a better planet – for each other, for their customers and for generations to come. Their cloud-based platform RapidResponse ensures that the products we need – everything from medicine and cars, to day-to-day items like toothpaste – make it to market and into our hands when we need them with minimal ecological footprint.

Kinaxis is a Gold Sponsor that is supporting 10 top Canadian students to begin their entrepreneurial career with Startup Dojo. 

Hear Why from Kinaxis' CHRO, Megan Paterson – "Kinaxis believes in supporting innovation, diversity, and young people. Startup Dojo delivers all three in an incredible program that allows students to vet their ideas and their business plans, and learn so much via scholarships. We are proud to be part of Startup Dojo!”

Application Form

In order to apply, please share a 2-minute-video introducing yourself to your cohort of Startup Dojo students. Pretend like you have already been accepted as a scholar and this is your intro video. What would you like your peers to know about you? Post this video on YouTube (visibility = public or unlisted) and paste  the link below.

Things to include in your video: 

  • What makes you unique? What are you passionate about?

  • What experiences have you had in the past that you would say reflect your entrepreneurial spirit? This can range in anything from something you have created, things you've been involved in, music, art or even a lawn mowing business. The possibilities are endless. It's all about how you have embodied entrepreneurialism!

  • Why are you a part of Startup Dojo (what do you hope to get out of it, etc)?

  • Any creative flares that help to communicate your unique personality.