Awards and Financial Aid
The following is a list of awards offered by private companies and organizations that may be of interest to current University of Winnipeg students. This webpage is updated frequently so students are encouraged to search for scholarship opportunities year-round.
Disclaimer: The information on this website is provided for the convenience of students only. Although the Awards and Financial Aid office attempts to assure the external awards listed are legitmate, we cannot guarantee the validity of any claims made by these organizations. Students should independently confirm competition details and closing dates by consulting the relevant websites directly. We do not recommend applying for awards that ask for more personal information than you are willing to share.
Supported by an educational grant from AbbVie, Crohn’s and Colitis Canada will extend ten (10) one-time scholarships of up to $5,000 to students living with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis who are entering into or currently attending a post-secondary educational institution for the Fall semester. The AbbVie IBD Scholarship is a competitive bursary.
AFOA Canada is dedicated to helping Aboriginal people reach the highest standard of excellence in finance and management. AFOA's initiatives in the development of Awards and Scholarships are examples of that commitment.
Annually, 4 recipients will be awarded 1,000 dollars towards their education. Anyone majoring in logistics, as well as equivalent majors such as business, business operational management, and other like majors can apply for this scholarship.
A Place for Mom is proud to annually offer a $1,000 scholarship to five university students who intend to use their education to help the senior population through their fields of study. These may include nursing, medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, sociology, social work or gerontology.
The Athena Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship is awarded annually to a young woman who exemplifies values and characteristics of the Greek goddess Athena (wisdom, strategy, and heroism). She will have a proven track record in making a difference in other people’s lives through strong community involvement and a commitment to her own professional development.
Two separate scholarships will be awarded, each valued at $1,000. will recognize and encourage children and grandchildren of members and staff of BeeMaid Honey as they enter post-secondary study.
The Bernard J. Persiko Merit Scholarship is an annual scholarship intended for Canadian students of all academic programs who wish to study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem for a semester or a year. The financial support is based on the length of each program at the Hebrew University and is provided by funds raised during the annual March Madness online college basketball tournament administered by the Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University.
Best Price Nutrition is offering one student a $1,000 paid scholarship towards their academic costs for the 2016 school year. If any alumni win this scholarship, $1,000 will be given to the school the alumni graduated from. As a bonus, the winner will also receive $250 in supplements from Empyrean Nutrition.
BeTheBoss.ca is Canada's most informative franchise directory. Four awards, valued at $1,000 each, will be awarded to post secondary students with an interest in franchising. One award will be granted in each of the following four regions: Western Canada, Central Canada, Eastern Canada and Atlantic Canada. To be eligible, you must be a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada, and enrolled full-time in post-secondary studies. Please submit a 500-600 word commentary on the importance of franchising, including what it means to you and your community. Apply via email to: Elana Lancit email@example.com
BluEarth awards Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarships (ACES) of up to $3,000 annually to Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education. Candidates will be reviewed based on academic merit, community involvement and pursuit of studies that could be transferable to the clean energy sector.
Offering a $1,000 yearly scholarship to help students meet their financial needs.
Brilliant Earth offers a $1,000 scholarship to one student between the ages of 16 and 22. Students must write 800 words or less on their ideas for a socially responsible for-profit business.
The BrokerFish $1,000 University Scholarship is available in Spring 2015 to students who are currently pursuing any university course. Applicants must be full-time students of any nationality who are pursuing an undergraduate "degree", "diploma" or equivalent program by an accredited institution of higher education.
This bursary program is open to post-secondary students throughout the Province of Manitoba who attend college or university and either live in Manitoba Housing or in subsidized housing associated with Manitoba Housing. Applications are evaluated based on a combination of academic excellence and volunteer work in the community.
If you are of Aboriginal ancestry, you are eligible to apply for a Business Council of Manitoba Education Award if you meet the following criteria: a citizen of Canada and permanent resident of Manitoba, having resided in Manitoba for the last 12 months, plan to attend a Manitoba Public Post-secondary Institution in any discipline (trades, business, general studies, science, etc), plan to maintain full time status (at least a 60% course load), and you are in need of financial assistance. Deadline is March 31 each year.
Application forms will be available online as well as from the UW Aboriginal Student Centre and Awards & Financial Aid office as of January 2015 approximately.
The Dick Martin Scholarship Award. Any student enrolled, either full-time or part-time, in an occupational health and safety (OHS) related course or program at an accredited Canadian college or university leading to a certificate, diploma or degree in OHS. Programs include mine safety, occupational or industrial health and safety, industrial hygiene, safety management or other related safety program.
In partnership with the Alzheimer Knowledge Exchange is introducing a student bursary for undergraduate students currently enrolled in a gerontology-related field of study.
The CFUW Charitable Trust provides funds for a range of post graduate awards and fellowships to women. The Trust is supported by donations from CFUW clubs, individual club members and non-members. The CFUW Fellowships and Awards Program is an affirmative action program as provided for in the Constitution of Canada and eligibility is restricted to women.
A primary aim of the Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies is to foster, develop and support Ukrainian studies in Canada and internationally. This is done in part by offering or administering a postdoctoral fellowship, graduate fellowships (to master’s and doctoral students) and scholarships to undergraduate students. Grants are also awarded to established scholars to support research work that would lead to publications or dissemination of results in other forms.Canadian Transportation Research Forum Awards
The Canadian Transportation Research Forum (CTRF) encourages graduate students to specialize in the transportation field through its scholarship program.
The scholarship, worth $5000, will contribute to the advancement of new ideas and new ways of thinking when it comes to protecting the environment by supporting students who demonstrate a commitment to leadership and the environment. It will be awarded to two Canadian students who have completed at least two years of an undergraduate program, who best combine academic achievement and public environmental service. In order to apply, students will need to be nominated by their dean, another faculty member, or a community leader. For more information you can contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The Awards Program, "Advancing a National Dialogue," seeks out fresh ideas from graduate students for policies or models that will enhance Canada's competitiveness in the emerging agriculture and agri-food world. This initiative has been made possible through the support of Farm Credit Canada (FCC). These awards are available to candidates who are studying at the graduate level.
Career Trek is proud to announce that it has renewed its commitment to support young Manitobans with it's scholarship and bursary programs.
Scholarship Award Opportunity - Foundation To Commemorate Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada. Click here for details.
This year, participating full time top fundraising students in the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Run for the Cure Post-Secondary Challenge have a chance to win a $2,500 CIBC Education Award.
The Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) is accepting applications for scholarships for both Graduate & Undergraduate students interested in meat science research. The Scholarships to be awarded in 2015 will be 2 for Graduate students (at $3,000 each) & 2 for Undergraduate students (at $2,500 each).
This scholarship is available to students of the U.S. and Canada. The winner will be awarded with a $1,000 USD grant toward their education. Candidates must be enrolled as full-time or part-time students for the Spring 2016 semester at a higher education institution in the United States or Canada.
CondoMove.ca offers a $4,500 scholarship which seeks to reward those who have chosen to create their own journey and/or career centred around something they are passionate about.
The Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc. offers scholarships to female Black students who are pursuing post-secondary education.
Conversion is awarding two scholarships each valued at $1,000 to post-secondary students passionate about marketing. Students applying must submit a 500-750 word essay outlining their current marketing-related involvement as well as their marketing career aspirations. Students who are able to demonstrate their passion for marketing, as well as a clear understanding of their career goals will be favoured.
Two $500 scholarships are offered annually for Canadian business school students enrolled in a degree program. Applicants are asked to outline their financial need, passion for business and career goals for consideration.CRI Canada 2013 Learning Grant
Four learning grants of $1,000. each to eligible students for full-time study who is a member of Manitoba Credit Union.
The Canadian Water Resources Association annually offers five scholarships. These scholarships are available to graduate students whose programs of study focus upon applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources. All applicants will receive a one-year membership in the Canadian Water Resources Association.
The Squires Foundation provides two scholarships of $750 each year to computer science students with a high level of scholastic achievement and financial need.
In 2015, EFC and its members and participants will provide students with $120,000 in funding across 52 scholarships. Students receiving scholarships are also introduced to EFC members through visits to their offices and facilities to learn about the many opportunities that exist. The electrical & electronics industry offers great jobs, competitive salaries & benefits and aggressive career paths.
The scholarships range from $250-$400 and are awarded based on a students marks, experience, volunteer/group participation, and Equals6 site participation. The scholarship are funded by the various companies registered with Equals6, and from Equals6 itself. The company is fairly new (was launched last year) and as it grows, the number of companies registered grows too, leading to more scholarships available for students.
Ethan Bruce Johnston Minaker Award
The Ethan Bruce Johnston Minaker Award is being offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for students with disabilities. The award will be offered to outstanding applicants who have a demonstrated strong commitment to the field of disability research, advocacy and support. Applications are available through the Accessibility Office at The University of Winnipeg or by request to: email@example.com.
Five-Week French-Language Bursary Program — Most expenses are covered! Are you looking for a spring or summer program to learn French? Do you want to discover another region of Canada and meet new people? Go Explore! Explore is a five-week intensive language-immersion program. You can take the program in the spring or summer, whichever you prefer. Participants in Explore receive a $2,200 bursary (taxable income) that covers tuition fees for the programs, instructional materials, meals and accommodations, workshops, and other mandatory activities. Discover another region of Canada while learning French. Enjoy five weeks of learning and adventure, friendship and discovery!
Will award a $2,000 scholarship which will be presented in the winner's municipality.
This scholarship is available to undergraduate students attending a university in the Western provinces who have completed their first year (30 credit hours) of their first undergraduate degree program on a full-time basis, and have attained high academic standing in their post-secondary education to date. There are four scholarships valued at $9,000 CAD each.
Further information and the application forms may be requested directly from AUCC by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org, or by visiting the AUCC website. Students seeking nomination must submit completed applications to the UWinnipeg Awards and Financial Aid office by Wednesday June 1, 2016.
Students must submit a 500-1000 word essay about a travel related experience or topic. The winning essay will be featured on the Flight Network blog and will also secure the winner a one-time scholarship of $1000.
Fulbright Canada, a member of the prestigious worldwide Fulbright family, offers a wide range of programs that support Canadian students and scholars who wish to study, conduct research, or lecture in the United States.GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program
The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program in Canada is a unique program that provides financial support and skills development opportunities for accomplished first-year undergraduate students from recognized institutions who are pursuing degrees in the fields of engineering or business/management and are Canadian resident Aboriginal individuals who are either First Nation status or non-status, Metis or Inuit.
Those pursuing education in gardening or horticulture are encouraged to apply for this bursary. Six $500 awards will be provided.
The Chair in German-Canadian Studies and the Spletzer Family Foundation Inc. have announced the German-Canadian Studies Fellowships for 2016.
The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), founded in 1906, represents public finance officials throughout the United States and Canada. They offer four scholarship programs for full and part-time students preparing for a career in state and local government finance.
Grey Smoke Media offers an annual scholarship of $3,000 to a student enrolled in a post-secondary institution that is pursuing a career in Business Marketing, Communications, Liberal Arts or Social Sciences.
The purpose of the Foundation is to provide financial assistance to Indigenous persons residing in Manitoba who are enrolled in post-secondary studies in Manitoba. This Foundation, in awarding bursaries to deserving full-time Indigenous students, strives to promote the memory of Helen Betty Osborne. It also acknowledges deserving Indigenous students who are making a difference in eliminating the barriers of racism, sexism, violence, and indifference in the society we live in. Award FAQ's
This year, a total of 85 need-based scholarships will be awarded: 80 Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarships, valued at $5,000 each, to high school students in every province and territory, and; 5 Horatio Alger National Entrepreneurial Scholarships, worth $10,000 each, targeted at outstanding applicants nation-wide who intend to pursue a business-related degree or have expressed a commitment to following an entrepreneurial career.
The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) will award three bursaries in the amount of $1,000 each. Bursaries are available to First Nation, Inuit and Métis students attending university or college as a full-time student in an academic program such as Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Commerce and/or other finance related programs.
Indspire is the largest supporter of Indigenous education outside the federal government. To date Indspire has awarded more than $54 million in scholarships and bursaries to 16,000 First Nation, Inuit and Metis recipients nationwide. Indspire disburses funds to Indigenous youth across Canada, covering all disciplines in funding categories in post-secondary education.
Two $500 scholarships are available to a student enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent program with an interest in pursuing a career in internal auditing. Deadline is March 31 each year.
Interior-Deluxe.com is awarding a need-based scholarship of $1,500 to college students. The online application asks students to answer questions regarding how a college education will make a difference to your life, and how you intend to use your college degree.
Answer an essay question to win a $1,000 Scholarship.
Answer an essay question to win a $1,000 Scholarship.
Two $500 scholarships are offered annually to students who can write the best essay on topics such as HVAC design and energy-efficient building techniques.
The Foundation would like to encourage a deeper understanding of Chinese Canadian history by offering a cash award to the top three essays received annually for this scholarship contest.
Jessica Gavin, Certified Food Scientist and Certified Culinary Scientist, offers $500 scholarships to deserving students who author a winning essay.
Job-Applications.ca is providing an annual scholarship for working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education. Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000 toward college tuition costs. There is no fee for the application. To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing their experience as a parent working your way through pursuing a higher education and explain three pieces of advice you would give to someone in a similar situation.
IODE is a Canadian women's charitable organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life for children, youth and those in need, through educational, social services and citizenship programs.
The award recognizes excellence in student research related to any aspect of Kawasaki disease. Research may be bio-medical, clinical, educational, epidemiological or psycho-social in nature. The research may form part of a larger research project/program, but there must be a portion clearly attributable to the applicant.
Ken Dryden Scholarships are awarded to select young people, currently or formerly in the care of the Canadian child welfare system, who demonstrate great achievement and promise. Each scholarship covers up to $3,000 or 80% of the cost of tuition and fees, whichever is less, and is renewable annually.
This annual award is open to aboriginal students from The University of Winnipeg, The University of Manitoba and Brandon University. You must be a student with Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations, Metis, or Inuit) and demonstrate financial need. Students must maintain satisfactory grades to retain their eligibility. Also points will be given for extra-curricular/volunteer activities.
KnightsbridgeFX is a Canadian owned and operated currency exchange company, based out of Toronto, Ontario. The Scholarship is for $1,000 will be awarded to a full-time or part-time undergraduate student attending an accredited Canadian or U.S. university or college in 2015, who is a Canadian or U.S. citizen.
Everest Nutrition's Krill Oil will be giving $1,000 to two students, pursuing further education beyond a high school level, as part of the 'Krill Oil - Educate Your Heart' program.
An award of $500 is provided each month to high school and college students who showcase their creativity in a new exciting way to make a positive impact - whether it’s setting a world record to raise money for cancer research or becoming an activist for a worthy cause. The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.
Offering two yearly $1,000 scholarships to individuals who are currently attending or planning on attending college or graduate school in the near future.
This scholarship is available to students of both the U.S. and Canada, and the winner chosen from our entrants will be awarded with a $1000 grant toward their education in either U.S. or Canadian dollars, depending on their country of origin. or our scholarship, we’re going to ask you to create an infographic for your favorite cause related to our topic. You can use the space to bring attention to a problem, to recommend solutions or to advocate for an organization already working to solve the problem.
With the Support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, L'Oreal Canada will give two (2) fellowships of $20,000 CAD each to female post-doctoral researchers in the field of Life Sciences. The fellowships offered alternate each year between the fields of Life Sciences and Engineering/Pure and Applied Sciences. This fellowship is a part of the For Women in Science Program which recognizes the importance of the contributions of women in the progress of science. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of scientists, including representatives from the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and L'Oreal Canada. Candidates must conduct their research at a Canadian host institution or organization.
These awards are available to Metis students attending participating universities in Manitoba. The funds for this award come from the Manitoba Metis Federation and are matched by the university.
For consideration, University of Winnipeg students are required to submit either the Opportunity Fund Bursary or the Awards & Bursaries application form by the specified due date and indicate they are Metis. The Louis Riel Institute confirms if applicants are eligible (by verifying Metis ancestry or MMF membership) and the university chooses the recipients. Students are eligible to apply for this award every year they are at the university.
The Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Fund is a national endowment fund whose purpose is to support the critical study of values and ethics questions and policies affecting Canadian sport in the non-professional domain. Financial awards to support the critical study of sport will be granted annually to applicants who meet the criteria.
The MADD Canada Victim Bursary Fund is for Canadian students who have had a parent, legal guardian or sibling killed in an impaired-driving crash and who are pursuing any full time post-secondary educational program that is approved by a provincial Ministry of Education.
Manitoba Beef Producers (MBP) is pleased to make available six $500.00 bursaries annually for MBP members or their children attending a university, college or other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training.
The Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children (MCEC) is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of effective practice in educating students with exceptional needs in Manitoba. They have various award available for application through their Yes I Can! Awards Program.
Each year the MGEU awards over $20,000 in bursaries and scholarships to Manitobans pursuing post-secondary education and training program. In addition, since the MGEU is a member of the National Union of Public and General Employees Union, children of our members who are starting a post-secondary education are also eligible for NUPGE's scholarships. Deadlines are May 15 and June 30.
The program provides 6 positions for a ten-month period each year to recent Manitoba University graduates to gain experience with the legislative process within the Manitoba Legislature.
Manitoba Lotteries has an Employment Equity Education Awards program to promote their commitment to Employment Equity and assist in meeting future employment needs. Applications are reviewed in October of each year in the areas of Information Technology and Management.
The MMF has scholarship and bursary programs for Metis students, such as the Mary Guilbault Metis Bursary.
The Manitoba Network Environment for Aboriginal Health Research (NEAHR) Program seeks to expand the pool of indigenous health researchers and contribute to the development of a sustainable and collaborative research environment for First Nations, Metis and Inuit communities in Manitoba.
Marketing Results offers a $2000 scholarship to the student who can write the most engaging essay that responds to the question, “How will the Internet and digital media influence the way we shop in 2025?” You must be between 15 to 24 years of age and must be currently enrolled at an educational institution.Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities
The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) administers up to six (6) $2500. scholarships, tenable for one academic year, to encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities entering full-time studies in first year or already enrolled in a first bachelor degree program.
Since 2006, an FCM scholarship has been presented to a female college or university student deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. In June 2008, the scholarship was renamed the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship, in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City. FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level. Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner's municipality.
MCC offers two scholarship programs to students studying international development, conflict transformation or human rights. Applications are available for the Canadian Japanese Mennonite Scholarship and the MCC Manitoba Scholarship Fund online.Mr. & Mrs. L. Dexter Woodman Scholarship
If you are from Essex, Massachusetts you may be eligible for this award.
My Visa Source awards merit-based scholarships for students pursuing higher education with an emphasis in law.
There are four $1,000 bursaries to be awarded. Bursaries are available to First Nation, Inuit and Métis students attending college or university as a full-time student in an academic program such as Business Administration, Business Management, Accounting, Commerce and/or other finance related programs.
Qualifying Canadian students can receive their new scholarship, which is intended for students in the area of business, logistics, and similar fields, with eight lucky winners being selected to receive an award amount of $1,000 each.
Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.
Are you looking for a paid work experience in a school environment? Does the opportunity to travel throughout Canada, and share your culture appeal to you? Take part in Odyssey! Odyssey is a language-assistant program. Under the supervision of a teacher, your role will be to encourage students to improve their knowledge of the English language and its associated cultures and to use the language on a daily basis. You will leave your home province or territory to work in a rural or suburban area in another province.
The Sons of Italy strives to keep alive and protect the many rich traditions of Italian heritage. Each year they award a student with the Josephine Lavey Memorial Scholarship Award in support of their members’ higher learning.
A national non-profit organization that strives to facilitate the professional development of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and allied (LGBTQA) students as they transition from school to the workplace.This new scholarship program will provide 2 post-secondary student recipients with a financial award to help defray the costs of higher education.
To qualify for the scholarship, candidates must be studying either a Bachelor of Masters of Economics/Commerce, or a Master of Business Administration. Students must also demonstrate an interest in mining finance supported by current or intended course work.
Perfect Patients understands the cost of tuition is high. We're helping students overcome the cost barrier by awarding a $500 scholarship to one student annually for a 500 word essay that explains chiropractic, its principles or its benefits in a way that a lay person would understand and be inspired by.
A one-time scholarship is offered to support a graduate student with a study and research program contributing to collaborative approaches to managing the challenges associated with rural water sources, water supplies, water quality and human health, or protection of water. Open to students entering or continuing studies in a Masters (up to 24 months) or Doctoral (up to 36 months) program whose research contributes to discovering and promoting collaborative approaches to water supply management, and water quality protection and enhancement. The student must be registered full-time in a graduate studies program at an institution in Alberta, Saskatchewan or Manitoba. For more information contact email@example.com
Progressive Automation is giving away scholarships to engineering students each year. Our goal is to promote a better, more affordable engineering education and make it more accessible to students.
The Canadian Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships offer young people in Canada and throughout the Commonwealth an outstanding opportunity to gain research-based global experiences that will benefit them throughout their careers.
Component 1 – Scholarships for Canadian students to Commonwealth countries: This component awards scholarships to Canadian graduate students enrolled at Canadian universities to complete a semester or a year abroad outside of Canada at a partner Commonwealth university or to conduct research in a Commonwealth country. Please refer to the Graduate Studies webpage for application information.
Component 2 – Scholarships for Canadian students to conduct internships in Commonwealth countries: This component awards scholarships to Canadian senior-level students (3rd or 4th year undergraduate students or graduate students) to participate in internships for a minimum of three months with partner organizations in Commonwealth countries. Students in a Graduate program should refer to the Graduate Studies webpage for application information. Undergraduate students can contact the Awards and Financial Aid office for application information.
Gives bursaries for post secondary schooling to those who do not qualify for traditional forms of government assistance.
The Rabin Scholarship Fund for the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance was created to enable three scholars - Canadian, Jewish Israeli and Arab Israeli - to study or advance their research. The financial support is tenable for a one year period at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The program is open to doctoral students at accredited universities, or recent PhDs within 5 years of receiving the degree, focusing on areas relating to the advancement of peace and tolerance.
Selected students are awarded up to $4,000 each academic year for two to four years to use towards tuition, textbooks, supplies and living expenses. For students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry, or students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry. You may also contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarship opportunity being offered by RBC for 6 undergraduate students.
Graduating high school students who will be attending university are encouraged to write an essay to convey the contributions they have made to enrich the lives of others and their communities. Sixteen awards of $1,000 are available each year and one student will also receive a hot air balloon ride for two.
Our organization will award scholarships to 20 talented students or recent grads who are interested in the fields of responsible investment and corporate social responsibility. The scholarships, which are valued at approximately $1,250 each, will enable 20 young professionals to attend the 2015 RIA Conference in Banff from May 31st to June 2nd. The scholarships provide young professionals with an exciting opportunity to network with 300 business leaders and learn more about the growing field of responsible investment.
A Rhodes Scholarship covers all University and College fees, a personal stipend and one economy class airfare to Oxford at the start of the Scholarship, as well as an economy flight back to the student's home country at the conclusion of the Scholarship. Rhodes Scholarship selection committees will be seeking young women and men of outstanding intellect, character, leadership, and commitment to service. The Rhodes Scholarships support students who demonstrate a strong propensity to emerge as 'leaders for the world’s future'.
Note: Applicants are nominated by the school. The internal deadline to apply is September 19, 2016. To apply, please submit the information below and send to Awards and Financial Aid, 2Ri06 (2nd Floor, Rice Centre - 489 Portage Ave).
- Transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate study. You can also submit a copy of your WebAdvisor statement with your grades
- Curriculum Vitae/Resume - listing your principle activities
- Personal Statement - including a clear statement of what you wish to study at Oxford and why
- Evidence of Age - copy of your birth certificate or passport
- English Language Proficiency - if English is not your first language
- Photograph of yourself
- Reference Letters - a minimum of four, from people who can attest to your character and intellect, including academic, personal, extra-curricular, and leadership achievements.
If you are selected for nomination, you will receive a special code to access the online application by October 14, 2016 (the Rhodes application deadline).
Richard West Law Office offers two awards per year to help support the costs of tuition and books. Every six months, the Richard West Law Office will choose one qualified applicant to receive a $500 scholarship.
A $1,500 scholarship is given to a full-time post secondary student who is enrolled in an undergraduate advertising or marketing program at a Canadian university or college.
The Manitoba Theatre Centre offers scholarships to students pursuing diplomas and degrees in Theatre.
A $1000. bursary is available to students entering first or second year who are majoring in business administration, marketing or related business programs.
Sutliff & Stout is offering a $2,500 scholarship to students. Students are asked to write an essay of at least 500 words detailing their most common distracted driving habits, and to describe the concrete steps they will take to put an end to those habits.
SeniorAdvice.com is offering two $1000 scholarships to students who will be enrolled in a college or university for the Fall of 2016 academic semester. The SeniorAdvice Caregiver Scholarship is open to students who have been a caregiver for an adult relative. The SeniorAdvice Volunteer Scholarship is an opportunity for students serving as a volunteer at a senior living community within the past year.
SeniorAdvisor.com, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our third annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000.
A $1500 scholarship will be given annually to a selected college student that currently cares for an aging loved one, works within the senior community, or intends to pursue a career that will have an impact on the elder population.
SeniorsZen.com offers scholarships to students enrolled full time in a diploma, undergraduate or graduate degree program at any accredited Canadian college, university or trade school. To be eligible you must be a legal resident of Canada or hold a valid student visa. Scholarships are awarded based upon an essay on a topic related to senior living in Canada. This is an annual scholarship. The application deadline is August 1st, 2014 and February 1st, 2015.
Seven Oaks General Hospital recognizes the importance of providing opportunities to staff, volunteers, and students in support of their ongoing educational endeavours.
Offers twenty (20) scholarships to foreign students in order to attend its 2 week Cultural Experience program in India.
The aim of the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program is to help young adults manage the additional challenges that come with having ADHD and be even more successful in school and their daily life. We also hope that our program will raise awareness regarding the benefits of ADHD coaching. The program is open to residents of Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec. One applicant will be selected out of each province, for a total of five awardees. Selection will be based on a personal essay describing how ADHD has impacted the applicant's life, and their thoughts about ADHD coaching. The deadline for submitting applications is April 15, 2014.
SILVER CROSS is offering two Ability Achievement $3000 Scholarships for physically challenged students. One in the USA and one in Canada.
SimpleTexting will award a $1000 college scholarship to a highly motivated student who can thoughtfully express how their mobile device improves their lifestyle.
Through the Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth, the Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) and the Canadian Council of Forest Ministers are proud to jointly recognize and celebrate selected Aboriginal youth for their skills development and career aspirations in the revitalized forest products industry. These awards are given to two individuals that exemplify the qualities of strong academic standing, commitment to the revitalized forest products industry, and a demonstrated commitment to the Aboriginal community.
Sleeklens is proud to announce its academic scholarship program for 2016. Three winners will each receive $2000 to will cover their academic expenses for the 2016 academic year. At Sleeklens, we believe individual effort and brilliance should be rewarded, and, because of our strong sense of community responsibility, we play a big role in giving back to the community.
If you are a female head of a household with one or more dependents, have financial need & attending an undergraduate degree program, you are eligible to apply.
We are awarding two $1000 scholarships for the students who design the most compelling social media campaign. This opportunity is geared towards students studying business and marketing, but students of all majors are welcome to apply.
Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life.
They have identified ten $500 awards available for application with deadlines ranging from April 1 - December 30, 2014 for the various awards.
In recognition of having demonstrated the highest ideals and qualities of citizenship and humanitarian service while in pursuit of excellence in academic, amateur sport, fitness, health and voluntary community service. In so doing has reflected those ideals of courage, humanitarianism, service and compassion, which Terry Fox embodied. Deadline: February 1 of each year.
Supplies a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Aboriginal students.
A $500 scholarship is offered to a student who can create the best video essay persuading others not to text and drive.
Established by Friends of Canadian Broadcasting in 2002, the Dalton Camp Award, honours the memory of the late Dalton Camp, a distinguished commentator on Canadian public affairs. The Award will go to the winner of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. Up to four finalists will also be recognized.
To enter, you’ll need to create an infographic based around one of their two listed topics. The winner of our scholarship will receive a $1000 award toward their education.
Founded in 1956 by His Royal Highness, Prince Philip, the Award was officially launched in Canada in 1963 for all young Canadians between the ages of 14 to 24. The Duke of Edinburgh's Award will give you the chance to set goals and achieve results in a fun and challenging way! You can explore new activities and pursue current interests. You can hang out with others your age, experience incredible adventures you never thought possible, dream big and succeed! Through the Award's three levels (Bronze, Silver, and Gold) you'll have the chance to tackle and make great strides in the following areas: community service, exploring your skills, experiencing the outdoors, physical fitness, and a residential project.
The Fitterfirst Scholarship is a student award that supports undergraduate students who are passionate about balance and movement in all aspects of life. Students write an 800 word essay to be considered for a $1000 award.
This bursary/scholarship of £700/US $1000 will be awarded to one student from the UK, US or Canada. To enter, write a 600 word blog or article on any wedding topic you choose, with one or more images to accompany it. The winner will have their article published on hitched.co.uk.
The LiveOutThere.com scholarship is a student award that supports any undergraduate student who is passionate about the outdoors. You must submit a 600 word essay on why your province is the best place to Live Out There.
In order to apply, applicants must submit a 250+ word blog on the following subject: the importance of being able to communicate in multiple languages for today’s multi-national companies, and the benefits it can bring to those businesses, who make the effort to localise their website content.
Various partners of the Maritime dairy industry have established the Maritime Dairy Industry Scholarship in order to support the academic efforts of students committed to securing the future of a successful Canadian dairy industry.
The May Firm offers two $1,000.00 scholarships per year. Students are asked to write a brief essay on ways to make drivers stop texting while driving.The Mona Gray Creative Arts Scholarship
Open to Manitobans of all backgrounds, the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba is proud to award annually to a Bachelor's Degree graduate of a Manitoba university, who is pursuing graduate studies within or outside of Manitoba in one of the following areas: Creative Writing; Film; Fine Arts; Music; Theatre; Dance; or Photography. The scholarship is based on artistic achievement, financial need, community/volunteer involvement and academic achievement.
Four awards of $1,500 given each year to children of NUPGE members.Each year, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers four scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for all workers. They are open to the children of the National Union's 340,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education.
The Percy Lanham bursary is a bursary to assist with tuition, book and supply cost and if possible to living expenses to students attended post-secondary schooling. Bursaries shall be available to students who have completed more than one year of study. Deadline: July 15 each year.
The PixelPoynt Scholarship contest requires you to create a short 2-5 minute video. The winner of this scholarship will receive $1,000 to put towards higher education and the opportunity to intern with the company.
Challenge to prospective Scholarship winners: Write a unique, creative essay of a minimum of 800 words that can be used as a promotion for Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec, Canada as a vacation destination!The TWO/TEN Charity Trust of Canada Bursary Program
The Undergraduate Awards provides top performing students with the support, network and opportunities they require to raise their profiles and further their career paths, as well as coming to Dublin for an all-expenses-paid trip to receive their medal.
The White Buffalo Club, a luxury hotel in Jackson Hole Wyoming, offers a $500 scholarship opportunity for College and University students. Interested students must write an 800-word article on Jackson Hole which attracts tourists to visit and vacation in the area.
The Theater Masks Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded bi-annually, twice each year to individuals who are enrolled (or planning to enroll) to study in an art or drama related field.
In an effort to bridge the gap for women in technology industries, Toptal just launched a new scholarship program to award 12 scholarships over the next 12 months to help women pursue their technical career aspirations. Each scholarship winner will receive $5,000, and in addition, winners will receive a year of mentorship and guidance from the senior developers within Toptal’s network.
Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation ("TWCC") offers an award program designed to promote First Nation students in Manitoba pursuing their post-secondary studies in the form of a certificate, diploma, or degree. To date, TWCC has awarded over $100,000 in post-secondary scholarships to students in Manitoba.
The Ukrainian Resource and Development Centre administers an awards program for new writers, media artists, folk artists and musicians. The application deadline is November 30, of each year. Award winners are announced in the following spring.
Scholarships are available to students (under the age of 25) who are connected with United Way-funded organizations as participants, volunteers, or staff members.
- Reside in Manitoba and be living in a community that is North of the 52 parallel.
- Be entering the first year or already enrolled in a first bachelor degree or first diploma program on a full-time basis;
- Be available to accept a summer internship at Vale Manitoba Operations.
Students are asked to create an infographic that pitch a startup business idea. One scholarship of $5000 and two of $1000 are available.
Will sponsor one student per year, up to a maximum of four students at any time, through the four years of their undergraduate studies, who are enrolled full-time in an eligible, recognized science program. The selected student(s) will receive $500.00 each towards their tuition each year of the program up to a maximum of four consecutive years.
Voices: Manitoba's Youth in Care Network provides support, encouragement, and advocacy to young people in and from care in Manitoba. Members range in age from 12 to 30 years old, from youth while they are in care, to those transitioning into in(ter)dependence, and those growing into adults pursuing their goals. There are various awards advertised and offered by Voices.
Toronto-based digital marketing company, Vol & Tier provides one $4,000 annual scholarship to an undergraduate student enrolled in an academic institution (College or University) with both a high level of business acumen and a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Applicants cannot be in their final year of study and must be enrolled full-time.
Wealthsimple is proud to offer an annual $1,000 scholarship to university students interested in the fields of finance and economics. This scholarship will be awarded to (5) Canadian citizens enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university, and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling essays on personal finance.
Must be West Indian by birth, or have direct West Indian ancestry (actual or adoptive - parent, guardian, grand-parent, etc., who was born in the West Indies). Must be pursuing full-time post-secondary training/education at a Manitoba based organization or institution.
Create a video to win a $1,000 Scholarship.
The purpose of this scholarship is to annually provide a $1,000.00 financial award to a WMEMS Middle School graduate who has completed high school and is entering their first year of post-secondary education.
This award recognizes a woman's outstanding achievements in the expression, performance, development, preservation or patronage of the visual, literary, performing or creative arts.
Scholarship Search Tools:
- Student Awards
- Scholarships Canada
- Disability Awards
- Universities Canada/Universités Canada (formerly AUCC)
- Academic Invest
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