Awards and Financial Aid

The University of Winnipeg

Student with parent

Students and faculty

President Trimbee with a student

Students and faculty

Student with Faculty member

Students with Faculty member

People at the awards event

Financial assistance administered by the Awards & Financial Aid Office supports the access and excellence mandate of The University of Winnipeg through a comprehensive program of scholarships, awards, prizes and bursaries.

The University of Winnipeg provided over $4.5 million in scholarships and bursaries in 2016-2017 to assist students with their direct education costs – up from $2.6 million in 2007. The University also administers nearly $9 million in annual assistance from the Manitoba Student Aid Program.

Awards are given to students based on financial need and academic achievement.

Bursaries are awarded to students who demonstrate financial need.

Scholarships are awarded for academic achievement.

Prizes and Medals are awarded for academic achievement and are normally given at convocation, upon graduation.