External Awards

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 legitimate, 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.

NOTE: Students with disabilities should check out Accessibility Services' website for additional opportunities. Click here for listings.

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Alphabetical list of awards offered by private companies and organization: 

AbbVie IBD Scholarship Program

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.

Advancing Futures Bursary

The Advancing Futures Bursary is offered to current and former youth in care who are attending post-secondary education. This bursary, coordinated through the Futures Forward program through the Government of Manitoba, is intended to assist individuals with education costs to support their training and employment pathway.

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

Allied Van Lines offers a scholarship for Canadian students studying business, logistics, and similar fields. Four qualified candidates will be selected to receive an award amount of $1,000 each.

Association of Black Law Enforcers Scholarship Program

Students focusing their studies in criminal justice are encouraged to apply for A.B.L.E.'s Peter Butler III - Rose Fortune Scholarship program.

Athena Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship

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.

Building Foundations Bursaries

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.

Business Council of Manitoba Indigenous Education Awards

If you are of Indigenous 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.

Canadian Blood Services - Assignment Saving Lives

By raising awareness for blood donation and encouraging your peers to become blood donors, you will help save and improve the lives of patients in Canada.Active participants will have the opportunity to develop leadership skills, project management experience and a chance to win a bursary of up to $1,250.

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety

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.

Canadian Friends of Hebrew University

The Canadian Friends of Hebrew University offers many scholarships available to Canadian students looking to study abroad at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Students are advised to apply to as many scholarship sources as possible. 

Canadian Federation of University Women

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.

Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarships

The mandate of CHHA is to encourage awareness of hearing loss and to advocate self-help for people with hearing loss. Its aim is to achieve full hearing accessibility in Canadian society. The CHHA offers several scholarships to support full-time students with hearing loss.

Canadian Institute of Ukrainian Studies

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.

Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarships

The Canadian Water Resources Association annually offers five scholarships awarded to graduate students whose programs of study focus on applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources.

Career Trek Inc. Awards

Career Trek is proud to announce that it has renewed its commitment to support young Manitobans with its scholarship and bursary programs.

Children's Aid Foundation of Canada Bursary

Awards range from $2000 for full time students to $200 per class for part time students. To be eligible for this bursary, applicants must be:

  • A current Crown (permanent) Ward, or have been a Crown (permanent) Ward for at least one year, or be eligible for Continued Care and Support for Youth
  • Under 26 years of age at the start of their current school program, or under 30 years of age if they have received scholarship or bursary funding from the Children’s Aid Foundation of Canada for the same program in previous years
  • Registered at or planning to attend school either full or part time year at an accredited post-secondary school

If you have questions about the program, when it will next be open, or would like more information about eligibility, please contact Amanda Ball at

Chinese Canadian Railroad Workers Foundation

Scholarship Award Opportunity - Foundation to Commemorate Chinese Railroad Workers in Canada. National Education Award

This award was created to provide assistance to those pursuing higher education in the local government field of study. Applicants must be employed by a Canadian local government or non-profit organization that supports local government in Canada.

CMSA Scholarships

The Canadian Meat Science Association (CMSA) is accepting applications for scholarships for both Graduate & Undergraduate students interested in meat science research.

Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Inc. Awards

The Congress of Black Women offers eligible women of color this scholarship programme to encourage and support the start or continuation of education in their chosen fields of study.

Corporate Finance Institute Scholarships

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.

Dalton Camp Award

Any Canadian citizen or permanent resident of Canada, regardless of age, student or professional status may enter for the $10,000 prize. Students enrolled in a recognized post-secondary institution are also eligible for the $2,500 Student Prize.

EDC International Business Scholarship

EDC awards up to 30 scholarships annually, 25 of which go to undergraduate university or college students interested in pursuing a career or furthering their studies in international business, with up to five additional scholarships for students in programs which combine business with environmental or sustainability studies. Scholarship is offering a $500 scholarship to Canadian and American students. Applicants must write an essay regarding the future of the energy industry.

Explore Program

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!

Fulbright Canada

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.

Government Finance Officers Association Awards

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.

Gwen Cook Memorial Scholarship

The Gwen Cook Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an Indigenous woman who is enrolled in post-secondary studies in Manitoba who is a member of Manitoba Moon Voices and exemplifies these qualities. The scholarship will recognize a deserving woman who is making a difference in promoting traditional and cultural values as these were all important aspects in Gwen’s life.

Helen Bassett Commemorative Award

Awards are given annually to four young Indigenous women, Two-Spirit, or gender-diverse students in the amount of $1,000 each. The awards are made possible by the generous donation of Helen Bassett, an Ontario artist and passionate advocate for the advancement of Indigenous women and for fair solutions to Indigenous land claim issues.

Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarships

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.

Indigenous Learning Centre Bursaries

Bursaries are available to Indigenous post-secondary 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 Métis recipients nationwide. Indspire disburses funds to Indigenous youth across Canada, covering all disciplines in funding categories in post-secondary education.

Jeanne Henuset-Fraser Memorial Bursary for Rural Manitoba Students

A $2,500 bursary is available for rural Manitoban students that demonstrate financial need pursuing a career-oriented degree at a Canadian post-secondary institution.

Jewish Foundation of Manitoba Awards and Scholarships

The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba offers special awards and scholarships to students pursuing their educational dreams. Each scholarship fund has criteria based on the donor's interest.

Jon Sigurdsson Chapter IODE Scholarships

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.

Kawasaki Disease Canada Student Research Award

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 Scholarship

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.

The Leonard Foundation

The Leonard Foundation offers awards to low-income undergraduate students that are studying full-time at a Canadian institution. Approximately 140 awards are given annually to Canadian students.

Louis Riel Bursary

These awards are available to Métis students attending participating universities in Manitoba.

For consideration, University of Winnipeg students are required to submit two applications:
  1. UW online award application - complete and submit the General Application and indicate you are Métis. The application opens in August.
  2. LRI PDF application - the Louis Riel Institute confirms if applicants are eligible by verifying Métis ancestry or MMF membership through their application form.
  • Annual deadline: you must submit both applications by September 15

After the deadline, the Louis Riel Institute confirms if applicants are eligible based on ancestry or MMF membership, and the university chooses eligible recipients based on demonstrated financial need. Students are eligible to apply for this award every year they are attending the university. It is awarded once per academic year.

For more information or further assistance, please contact

Lyle Makosky Values and Ethics in Sport Award

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.

MADD Canada Bursary Fund

MADD Canada’s Bursary Program is open to applicants who have themselves been severely injured or who have had a parent (or legal guardian) or sibling killed or severely injured as a result of an impaired driving crash and who are enrolled in a full-time, ministry-approved, post-secondary educational program.

Manitoba Association of Teachers of English Sheldon Oberman Award

The Manitoba Association of Teachers of English (MATE) presents the Sheldon Oberman award annually to a pre-service Education student with a teaching area in English or Theatre who is also a talented creative writer. The recipient is presented with a plaque and a prize of $250.00 at the MATE conference. 

Manitoba Arts Council's Student Scholarships Program

The Manitoba Arts Council Student Scholarship program provides assistance for students engaged in full-time study of an artistic discipline at a post-secondary institution in Canada or abroad.

Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary

Manitoba Beef Producers awards six $500 scholarships annually for MBP members or their children attending a university, college, other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a field of study related to agriculture or to those acquiring a skilled trade or pursuing a career that would be beneficial to the rural economy.

Manitoba Council for Exceptional Children

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.

Manitoba Government and General Employees & Union (MGEU) Awards

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.

Manitoba Hydro Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries

Manitoba Hydro offer awards, bursaries, and scholarships to full-time high school, college, and university students who enrol in programs that support their operational requirements.

Manitoba Legislative Internship Program

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. 

MMF Emergency Student Assistance Program

Recognizing that Metis students have been hit hard by the COVID 19 pandemic, MMF also creates the new MMF Emergency Student Assistance Program (ESAP). Through this initiative, the MMF will invest an additional $1.8 million to support students who have demonstrated that they are in financial need and require funds in order to stay in school, or need assistance finding a job after graduating from university or college.

MMF Post-Secondary Education Support Program

Through this Post-Secondary Education Support Program, the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) provides financial assistance to Métis students who are enrolled in eligible post-secondary education programs.

MMF PSESP online application opens July 15, 2021 for the 2021-22 academic year. Applicants for the PSESP are also required to apply for the Louis Riel Bursaries. See details above on when and how to apply.

Marymound Bursary Program

The Marymound Bursary Program provides educational funding to eligible young people who received services from Marymound or who resided in a Marymound placement.

Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

Universities Canada administers up to four scholarships per year to encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities to pursue university studies with the ultimate objective of obtaining a first undergraduate degree.

Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship

The Federation of Canadian Municipalities awards the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship to two female college or university students deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. The scholarship is named in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City.

MEIA Deb Tardiff Memorial Scholarship

In memory of the founder of MEIA’s Student Chapter, MEIA has created the Deb Tardiff Scholarship to support Manitoba students. These scholarships are for students of all disciplines who can demonstrate a contribution to environmental sciences, academic achievement and a commitment to volunteerism.

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Scholarships

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.

Mercer Mettl Scholarship for Emerging Leaders

Mercer Mettl Scholarship for Emerging Leaders is designed to assist young leaders who show an exceptional flair for leadership and have the mettle to be dynamic business leaders of tomorrow.

NEADS Student Awards

The NEADS National Student Awards Program is offered to encourage full access to post-secondary education for persons with disabilities, who often have greater barriers to participation in higher education, as well as extra costs because of their disabilities. Students must currently be registered in and continuing at post-secondary institution and provide documented proof of registration as part of the application and on receipt of the award. The award will be offered to outstanding applicants who meet the criteria of the program. The awards are paid directly to the post-secondary institution (in the students' accounts) that the recipients are attending to defray the cost of tuition fees for post-secondary study.

Nellie McClung Trailblazer Scholarship

Offered by the Nellie McClung Foundation, these awards are for female students considering careers in the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), business, fine arts, or underrepresented trades.

Odyssey Program

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.

Order of the Sons of Italy Scholarship

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.

Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics

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.

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarships

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.

RBC Capital Markets Diversity Scholarship

The RBC Scholarship for Women is awarded to students in full-time undergraduate studies from an accredited university in Canada and who are interested in pursuing a career in banking or finance. The RBC Diversity Scholarship is awarded to those who identify as visible minority, female, Aboriginal or Indigenous background, LGBT+, Veterans, and/or persons with disabilities. Recipients are also offered paid internships and mentorship.

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate scholarship supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Ninety-five outstanding undergraduate students are awarded the scholarship each year, from 20 Rhodes constituencies (64 countries) worldwide. The scholarship includes full tuition, a maintenance stipend, and flights to and from Oxford at the beginning and end of tenure. Scholars may pursue any full-time postgraduate degree (subject to limited restrictions) offered by the University of Oxford, for a duration of 2-3 years.

Note: Applicants are nominated by the school.

The internal deadline to apply for consideration for the 2022 Rhodes program will be Monday, August 23rd, 2021. You may send the below materials by mail to Awards and Financial Aid, 515 Portage Ave, Winnipeg, MB R3B 2E9 or by email

  • Copy of birth certificate confirming that you meet the age criterion
    • must have been born after 1 October 1996 OR
    • have been born after 1 October 1993 AND have met or will meet the requirements for completion of your first degree on or after 1 October 2019
  • Copy of a valid passport - open to Canadian citizens or permanent residents.
  • Transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate study.
    • You should submit a WebAdvisor transcript copy to Awards and Financial Aid but will require an official transcript if nominated.
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume: listing your principal activities including prizes, scholarships, positions of leadership, and extracurricular activities.
  • A head-and-shoulder colour photograph.
  • Personal Statement of no more than 1,000 words including a clear statement of what you wish to study at Oxford and why.
  • References: six letters are required. At least three must be academic. Two or more should act as character referees.

For full details on the application requirements for nominated students, please see the Rhodes Scholarship website here. If you are selected for nomination, you will receive a letter of endorsement from the President and a special code to access the online application.

Note: The University of Winnipeg acknowledges that the history and legacy of Cecil Rhodes prompts important discussions and reflections about racism both past and present.  Please see the statement issued by the Rhodes Trust

Rise Above Bursaries

Rise Above offers an annual bursary program for single parents with financial need that are attending full-time studies at a post-secondary institution in Winnipeg.

Risk Management Association Foundation Scholarship

The Risk Management Association Foundation offers scholarships to students in an undergraduate program who are interested in working in the banking industry after graduation. The RMA Foundation is awarding over $200,000 annually in scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $8,000.

Royal Canadian Legion Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Command Bursaries and Scholarships

The Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario Command of the Royal Canadian Legion is pleased to offer Bursaries to students who can demonstrate need of assistance. Awards will be made to Manitoba students who are continuing on to higher education. Scholarships are also offered for award to students with the highest average marks. 

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Scholarships and Apprenticeships

Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre assists emerging Manitoban artists with their education by offering opportunities such as the Jean Murray-Moray Sinclair Theatre Scholarships and Apprenticeships.

Seven Oaks General Hospital Bursaries

Seven Oaks General Hospital recognizes the importance of providing opportunities to staff, volunteers, and students in support of their ongoing educational endeavours.

Skills Awards for Aboriginal Youth

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.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards

These awards are given to women providing primary financial support for herself and her dependents, enrolled in or has been accepted to a vocational/skills training program or an undergraduate degree program.

Start Proud Awards

Start Proud, formerly Out On Bay Street, is committed to recognizing excellence in Canada’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Ally (LGBTQA+) community. Start Proud offers several awards to exceptional Canadian candidates.

Support Our Troops Canadian Scholarship Program

Scholarships are available for dependents or spouses of a serving or former member of the Canadian Armed Forces. Scholarships range from $500 to $2,500.

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Program

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.

The Dalton Camp Award

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.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award - Manitoba

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 National Union's Scholarship Program

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

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 Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship

A national scholarship that seeks to support and encourage the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education.

Toptal Scholarship for Women

Toptal scholarships provide assistance to women from around the world to help empower them to follow their passion and become leaders. The selected recipients will receive US$10,000 and one year of one-on-one mentorship from a Toptal leader.

TWCC Scholarship Awards Program

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.

United Way Youth Leaders in Action Scholarship

Scholarships are available to students (under the age of 24) who are connected with United Way-funded organizations as participants, volunteers, or staff members.

Variety Manitoba Education Awards

Variety Manitoba offers awards to assist in removing the financial barriers to accessing post-secondary education for youth living with a permanent disability. Full-time students under the age of 22 with a permanent disability are encouraged to apply.

Veterans Affairs Education and Training Benefit

Veterans Affairs has a new Education and Training Benefit available to veterans which provides those with at least six years of service up to $40,000 and those with at least 12 years of service up to $80,000. This funding can be used towards tuition, books and living expenses. The aim is to assist veterans in a successful transition into the civilian workforce after completing service with the Canadian Armed Forces.

Voices: Manitoba's Youth in Care Network Awards

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.

West Indian Students of Manitoba Alumni (WISMA) Scholarship

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.

Winnipeg Mennonite Elementary and Middle Schools (WMEMS) 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.

YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

This award recognizes a woman's outstanding achievements in the expression, performance, development, preservation or patronage of the visual, literary, performing or creative arts.