International Students

Awards and Financial Aid

International Students AwardsOver 5% of the student population at The University of Winnipeg are international students. That is close to 500 people from 68 different countries! The University of Winnipeg is dedicated to ensuring that all students have equal access to higher learning. As a result of this mandate there are support services and programs in place like financial assistance to make that happen.

There are a wide variety of ways to fund your education as an international student. Unless otherwise stated, all full-time and part-time students are eligible for Entrance and In-Course awards as long as they meet the published criteria. In addition to these programs, there are also some specific opportunities available just for international students that we would like to highlight for you. Please read our Additional Assistance for International Students poster [PDF].

President’s Scholarship for World Leaders

The University of Winnipeg President's Scholarship for World Leaders will be given to international students entering any of the University's divisions for the first time - Undergraduate, Graduate, Collegiate , PACE or ELP. The application and information on the 2017/18 academic year program will be posted in January 2017.



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USA Student Loans

Students from the United States attending The University of Winnipeg are eligible for student financial assistance through the following programs:

If you have or will be applying for any of these programs, please let our office know as soon as possible. Email from your webmail (UWinnipeg email) account with your name, student ID number, and the name of the program(s) you are applying for funding with.

How to Apply for Financial Assistance

Applying for awards at The University of Winnipeg is easy! Fill out the In-Course Awards applications.

Thinking of Coming to The University of Winnipeg?

If you have just applied for admission to the University, or you are thinking of coming in the near future, please visit our Entrance Awards page for more information on assistance for first year students. 

Other Services and Support Programs

For more information visit International Student Services or contact 204-779-UWIN.