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Important Dates and Deadlines

Awards and Financial Aid


Fall/Winter 2018-19

February 1, 2018 - Deadline to submit the 2018-19 Entrance Scholarship application.

March 1, 2018 – Date by which high school students should apply for admissions to be considered for a Special Entrance Scholarship.

June 1, 2018 – Application for Manitoba Student Aid will open for the Fall term (September to December) and Fall/Winter academic session (September - April). 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 1, 2018 - Deadline to submit the President's Scholarship for World Leaders application.

August 17, 2018 - Deadline to apply for the Sir William Stephenson Scholarship and Dr. and Mrs. Roderick Hunter Scholarship Application

August 27, 2018 - Deadline to submit a Work-Study position request (for UW Staff).

September 1, 2018 - 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 2018-19 Fall/Winter session. The forms are available online and/or from our office.

September 4, 2018 - First day of fall term classes. Fall and Fall/Winter tuition fees due.

September 17, 2018 - In-Course Awards & Bursaries and Opportunity Fund Fast Tack Bursary application deadlines.

September 17, 2018 - Last day to drop Fall and Fall/Winter courses to get a full refund.

October 5, 2018 - In-Course Scholarships application deadline.

November 15, 2018 - 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.

November 30, 2018 - Deadline to apply for a Work-Study position (for students).

December 2018 - Month 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 2018 - 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.

December 22, 2018 to January 2, 2019 - University is closed for the Christmas break.

January 3, 2019 - 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 2018 Winter term, but will not be receiving Government Student Aid.

January 7, 2019 - First day of winter term classes. Winter tuition fees due.

January 18, 2019 - Research Awards application deadline.

January 31, 2019 - General Bursary application deadline for the Winter term.

April 15, 2019 - Convocation Awards application deadline (for undergraduate students who are graduating in October 2018, February 2019 or June 2019).

April 2019 - Month 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).