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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.

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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.

AFOA Awards

AFOA Canada is dedicated to helping Aboriginal people reach the highest standard of excellence in finance and management. AFOA's initiatives in the development of Awards and Scholarships are examples of that commitment.

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.

BluEarth’s Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarship (ACES)

BluEarth awards Aboriginal Clean Energy Scholarships (ACES) of up to $3,000 annually to Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education. Candidates will be reviewed based on academic merit, community involvement and pursuit of studies that could be transferable to the clean energy sector.

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 Aboriginal Education Awards

If you are of Aboriginal 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.

Application forms will be available online as well as from the UW Aboriginal Student Centre and Awards & Financial Aid office in February each year.

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 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 it's 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 aball@cafdn.org

Chinese Canadian Railroad Workers Foundation

Scholarship Award Opportunity - Foundation To Commemorate Chinese Railroad Workers 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 of Manitoba Inc. offers scholarships to female Black students who are pursuing post-secondary education.

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.

creditcardGenius Scholarship

A $2000 scholarship is offered to a full-time student with outstanding academic achievement in any field.

Crosstown Civic Credit Union Student Edge Scholarship

Six scholarships are available annually for CCCU members (or immediate family of members) that are graduating high school in June and attending post-secondary in the fall.

David L. Squires Scholarship

The Squires Foundation provides two scholarships of $750 each year to computer science students with a high level of scholastic achievement and financial need.

Dealhack Community Volunteer Scholarship

Dealhack, a Canadian company offering coupons and discount codes, offers an annual scholarship to full-time students with outstanding community involvement.

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.

EnergyRates.ca Scholarship

EnergyRates.ca 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.

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 Bursary

The Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) will award three bursaries in the amount of $1,000 each. Bursaries are available to First Nation, Inuit and Métis 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

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.

Institute of Internal Auditors - Winnipeg Chapter Scholarships

Two $500 scholarships are available to a student enrolled in a Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Business Administration or equivalent program with an interest in pursuing a career in internal auditing. Deadline is March 31 each year.

ISACA Winnipeg Chapter Scholarship

The ISACA Winnipeg Chapter is offering a $2,000 tuition scholarship for students interested to launch their career in the IT risk and assurance field.

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.

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.

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship

LA Tutors offers a $500 scholarship for students that have designed an innovative project that has made a difference in the lives of others.

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.

Lila Fahlman Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded to Canadian Muslim women who are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate or graduate degree or certificate programs at a Canadian college or university. These awards are named after the late Dr. Lila Fahlman, a renowned educator and founder of Canadian Council of Muslim Women.

Louis Riel Bursary

These awards are available to Métis students attending participating universities in Manitoba. The funds for this award come from the Manitoba Métis Federation and are matched by the university.

For consideration, University of Winnipeg students are required to submit the Opportunity Fund Bursary and/or the Awards & Bursaries application form by the specified due date in mid-September annually and indicate they are Métis. The Louis Riel Institute confirms if applicants are eligible (by verifying Métis ancestry or MMF membership) and the university chooses the recipients. Students are eligible to apply for this award every year they are at the university.

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 Victim 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 (MBP) is pleased to make available six $500.00 bursaries annually for MBP members or their children attending a university, college or other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training.

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 Bursaries

Manitoba Hydro offers a variety of award and bursary programs for students enrolled in Business or Computer Science programs at the University of Winnipeg. Students that are a part of Manitoba Hydro's designated diversity groups which include students which self-identify as Indigenous, those of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women are encouraged to apply

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.

Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF) Awards

The MMF has scholarship and bursary programs for Métis students, such as the Mary Guilbault Métis Bursary.

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.

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

The Manitoba Government and the Nellie McClung Foundation present the Nellie McClung Trailblazer Scholarships. These awards are for female students considering careers in the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), business or underrepresented trades.

Nelson's Indigenous Student Scholarships

Nelson's Indigenous Student Scholarships supports First Nation, Métis and Inuit student leaders in achieving their educational goals. Three $3000 scholarships will be awarded to students who have demonstrated academic success, personal strength, and a commitment to preserving Indigenous languages and culture.

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 Scholarship for Women and the Diversity Scholarship

The RBC Scholarship for Women is awarded to students in full-time undergraduate studies graduating in  enrolled in a business, engineering or economics program at a university in Canada. The RBC Diversity Scholarship is awarded to those who identify as a visible minority, female, Aboriginal or Indigenous background, LGBT+, Veterans, and/or persons with disabilities. Recipients are also offered paid internships and mentorship.

RE/MAX of Western Canada Quest for Excellence Program

Graduating high school students who will be attending university are encouraged to write an essay to convey the contributions they have made to enrich the lives of others and their communities. Sixteen awards of $1,000 are available each year and one student will also receive a hot air balloon ride for two.

Rhodes Scholarship

The Rhodes Scholarship is a postgraduate award supporting exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Ninety five outstanding young women and men 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 2021will be in August 2020. To apply, please submit the information below to Awards and Financial Aid, 2Ri06 (2nd Floor, Rice Centre - 489 Portage Ave).

  • Copy of birth certificate confirming that you meet the age criterion (have reached your 19th and not passed your 25th birthday on October 1, 2021)
  • Copy of a valid passport
  • Transcript (complete or in progress) of undergraduate study. You can also submit a copy of your WebAdvisor statement with your grades but would require an official 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 four 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.

Rise Above Bursary

The Rise Above Bursary offers $3,000 bursaries to single parents attending the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg or Red River College who show financial need.

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.

Robert E. Oliver Scholarship

A $1,500 scholarship is given to a full-time post secondary student who is enrolled in an undergraduate advertising or marketing program at a Canadian university or college.

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 Bursary

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

If you are a female head of a household with one or more dependents, have financial need & attending an undergraduate degree program, you are eligible to apply.

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.

Storwell's Foster Children Bursary Program

Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life.

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 $2,000.

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 Mona Gray Creative Arts Scholarship

Open to Manitobans of all backgrounds, the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba is proud to award annually to a Bachelor's Degree graduate of a Manitoba university, who is pursuing graduate studies within or outside of Manitoba in one of the following areas: Creative Writing; Film; Fine Arts; Music; Theatre; Dance; or Photography. The scholarship is based on artistic achievement, financial need, community/volunteer involvement and academic achievement.

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.

The Undergraduate Awards

The Undergraduate Awards provides top performing students with the support, network and opportunities they require to raise their profiles and further their career paths, as well as coming to Dublin for an all-expenses-paid trip to receive their medal.

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.

Vale Manitoba Operations Post-secondary Scholarship Program for Study in Mining Related Disciplines

Applicant must:

  • Reside in Manitoba and be living in a community that is North of the 52 parallel.
  • Be entering the first year or already enrolled in a first bachelor degree or first diploma program on a full-time basis;

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.