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Important Dates and Deadlines

Awards and Financial Aid



Fall/Winter 2016-17

January 3 2017 - University re-opens. Date when the Awards & Financial Aid Office will begin signing Confirmation of Enrollment forms (Schedule 2s) for previous government student loan recipients who are attending the UW for the 2017 Winter term, but will not be receiving Government Student Aid.

January 31 2017 - General Bursary application deadline for the Winter term.

March 3 2017 - Deadline to apply for Manitoba Student Aid for the 2016-17 Fall/Winter or 2017 Winter session.


Spring/Summer 2017

Early March 2017 - Application for government student aid opens. Apply early to avoid funding delays.

April 1 2017 - If relying on Government Student Aid to pay tuition, you should apply before this date to avoid late fees.

April 3 2017 - President's Scholarship for World Leaders application deadline.

May 1 2017 -  Spring/Summer session begin. Also the final date to pay tuition fees.

NOTE: All government student aid recipients relying on their government funding to pay their tuition fees should read the Tuition Fee Deferral section of our Government Student Aid Information webpage.

May 31 2017 - General Bursary application deadline.

June 1 2017 - Tuition fee payment deadline for Government Student Aid recipients on the Tuition Fee Deferral list.

Early July 2017 - Approximate time in which General Bursary applicants will be notified of the selection results (by webmail).

Late August 2017 - Approximate time in which refund cheques will be mailed to registered students with credits on their account as a result of government student aid overpayment and/or award(s).


Fall/Winter 2017-18

February 1 2017 - Deadline to submit the 2017-18 Entrance Scholarship application.

March 1 2017 – Date by which high school students should apply for admissions to be considered for a Special Entrance Scholarship.

June 1 2017 – Application for Manitoba Student Aid will open for the Fall term (Sept.-Dec.) and Fall/Winter academic session (Sept.-Apr.). Those registered full-time (at least 9 credit hours per term) should apply online. Part-time students must obtain a paper copy (available online, from the Manitoba Student Aid office, or from our office). For out-of-province students, please refer to your Provincial government student aid branch for application information.

June 2 2017 - Deadline to submit the President's Scholarship for World Leaders application.

August 15 2017 - Deadline to apply for the Sir William Stephenson Scholarship and Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholarship Application and the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University Scholarships.

August 25 2017 - Deadline to submit a Work-Study position request (for UW Staff).

September 1 2017 - Date when the Awards & Financial Aid Office will begin signing Confirmation of Enrollment Forms (Schedule 2s) for previous government student loan recipients who are attending the UW, but will not be receiving Government Student Aid in the 2017-18 Fall/Winter session. The forms are available online and/or from our office.

September 15 2017 - In-Course Awards & Bursaries and Opportunity Fund Fast Tack Bursary application deadlines.

October 6 2017 - In-Course Scholarships application deadline.

November 30 - Students seeking government student aid funding for the Winter term only should apply before this date to ensure their funding is received at the start of term.

December 1 2017 - Deadline to apply for a Work-Study position (for students).

Mid-December 2016 - Approximate time in which refund cheques will be mailed to registered students with credits on their account as a result of government student aid overpayment and/or award(s). 

Before December end - students who applied for Government Student Aid must submit outstanding documents before the end of the first term to avoid delays on second term disbursements.