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Scholarships & Opportunities

Faculty of Business and Economics


The Faculty of Business & Economics has thousands of dollars worth of scholarships, awards and bursaries!

There are many Departmental awards (Faculty/Major specific) or course specific awards, such as:

  • Buhler Scholarship in Business & Economics - $2,500
  • Buhler Economics Major Scholarship - $1,000
  • Buhler Business & Administration Major Scholarship - $1,000
  • CPA of Manitoba Foundation Accounting Student Scholarship - $2,500
  • CPA of Manitoba Foundation Indigenous Business Scholarship - $2,500
  • Red River Co-op Scholarhip - $1,000
  • Great-West Life Work Placement & Scholarship Program - up to $5,000
  • Chancellor R.O.A Hunter Scholarship in Business & Administration - $1,000
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car Scholarship in Business & Economics - $500
  • Erica Rogers Scholarship in Economics - $600
  • Germain Massicottee Scholarshi in Business Administration - $425
  • H.Sanford Riley Scholarship in Economics - $1,100
  • James G. Osborne Scholarship - $715
  • Lawson Scholarship in Economics - $200
  • Professor Gordon G. Blake Memorial Scholarship in Economics - $465
  • Professor Jane Snidal Memorial Economics Honours Prize - $345
  • The Grant Thornton LLP Scholarship in Accounting and Auditin - $1,000
  • W.W. Buchanan Economics Major Prize - $700
  • Costco Bursary in Business & Economics
  • CPA Graduation Prize in Business & Administration
  • Fabrizio DiMuro Scholarship in Marketing
  • Grace O'Farrell Scholarship
  • Maria Graciete and Jose Correia Family Scholarship
  • The Downtown BIZ Kevin Donnelly Bursary
  • The Robert Lothian Human Resource Award
  • Wolinsky Memorial SS Administrative Studies

In order to be eligible, you do need to be a declared major in one of our degree programs.

Entrance Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Entrance Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries that are available to first year students. Did you know that the Buhler Bursary in Business and Economics is $10,000 for first year students and is renewable up to 4 years at $5,000/year (certain eligiblity requirements).

For more information on Entrance Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries, please visit http://uwinnipeg.ca/awards/entrance-awards.html

In-Course Awards

In-Course awards are directed to students currently attending The University of Winnipeg. Generally you apply for these awards in the Fall term after you have enrolled in your classes. There are both financial need based awards (awards and bursaries) and also merit based awards (scholarships and prizes) available. 

The values for in-course awards range from $100 to over $10,000. Some in-course awards require the completion of first year (at least 30 credit hours) in order to be considered. Unless otherwise stated, these awards are open to all students -

domestic and international. All students are welcome to apply for consideration. If you are looking for a detailed listing of all awards, please refer to the Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships Handbook found on the Events and Resources webpage.

There are four different types of in-course awards:

Scholarships

Have excellent marks? A scholarship is awarded for academic achievement. They are directed to students who have a minimum cumulative grade point average of at least 3.00 (B).

Deadline: Usually 1st week of October

Awards & Bursaries

Need money? A bursary is a grant made to a student where the main selection criteria is financial need. Students must also have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (C). Awards, are selected using both financial need and academic merit as criteria. Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 (C+) to be considered for awards.

Deadline: Usually 2nd week of September

Opportunity Fund Fast-Track Bursaries

Need money? A bursary is a grant made to a student where the main selection criteria is financial need. Students must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) and belong to a population currently under-represented at The University of Winnipeg such as recent immigrants or refugees, Aboriginal students, adult learners, students from low-income families, students with disabilities, or first generation students (those who are the first in their family to attend college or university).

Deadline: Usually 2nd week of September

General Bursary

Need money? A bursary is a grant made to a student where the main selection criteria is financial need. Students must also have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.00 (C). These bursaries are meant to assist students in the Winter and Spring terms.

Deadline: Dependent on which term you are intersted in having it applied to.

To view ongoing opportunities for awards & financial aid, please visit http://www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/

View our Awards Handbook.