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.

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.

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.

A Place for Mom's Senior Wisdom Scholarship

A Place for Mom is proud to annually offer a $1,000 scholarship to five university students who intend to use their education to help the senior population through their fields of study. These may include nursing, medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, sociology, social work or gerontology.

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.

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.

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. The Scholarships to be awarded in 2015 will be 2 for Graduate students (at $3,000 each) & 2 for Undergraduate students (at $2,500 each).

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.

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.

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!

Fessenden-Trott Scholarship

This scholarship is available to undergraduate students attending a university in the Western provinces who have completed their first year (30 credit hours) of their first undergraduate degree program on a full-time basis, and have attained high academic standing in their post-secondary education to date. There are four scholarships valued at $9,000 CAD each.

Further information and the application forms may be requested directly from Universities Canada by visiting the Universities Canada website. Students seeking nomination must submit completed applications to the UWinnipeg Awards and Financial Aid office by Friday, May 18th 2018 for internal consideration for nomination.

Forktip Women's Innovation Scholarship

The Forktip Women’s Innovation Scholarship is awarded to two female students every year and provides financial support for women around the world to further their education and careers.

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.

German-Canadian Studies Fellowship Competition

The Chair in German-Canadian Studies and the Spletzer Family Foundation Inc. have announced the German-Canadian Studies Fellowships for 2017. 

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.

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 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 Metis 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.

Ivey Engineering Inc. Scholarship

Two $500 scholarships are offered annually to students who can write the best essay on topics such as HVAC design and energy-efficient building techniques.

Jessica Gavin Scholarship Program

Jessica Gavin, Certified Food Scientist and Certified Culinary Scientist, offers $500 scholarships to deserving students who author a winning essay.

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.

Kiwanis Club of Winnipeg: Manitoba Citizens' Bursary Fund for Aboriginal Peoples

This annual award is open to aboriginal students from The University of Winnipeg, The University of Manitoba and Brandon University. You must be a student with Aboriginal ancestry (First Nations, Metis, or Inuit) and demonstrate financial need. Students must maintain satisfactory grades to retain their eligibility. Also points will be given for extra-curricular/volunteer activities.

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship

An award of $500 is provided each month to high school and college students who showcase their creativity in a new exciting way to make a positive impact - whether it’s setting a world record to raise money for cancer research or becoming an activist for a worthy cause. The application deadline is 11:59 pm PST on the 20th of each month.

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 Metis students attending participating universities in Manitoba. The funds for this award come from the Manitoba Metis Federation and are matched by the university.

For consideration, University of Winnipeg students are required to submit either the Opportunity Fund Bursary or the Awards & Bursaries application form by the specified due date and indicate they are Metis. The Louis Riel Institute confirms if applicants are eligible (by verifying Metis 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 Arts Council's Student Bursary Program

The Manitoba Arts Council Student Bursary 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 Hyrdo 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 Hydo'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 Metis Federation (MMF) Awards

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

Mattinson Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

The Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) administers up to six (6) $2500. scholarships, tenable for one academic year, to encourage Canadian students with permanent disabilities entering full-time studies in first year or already enrolled in a first bachelor degree program.

Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship

Since 2006, an FCM scholarship has been presented to a female college or university student deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. In June 2008, the scholarship was renamed the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship, in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City. FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level. Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner's municipality.

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.

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.

Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program

Research is a critical component for the development and advancement in the life science community. We want to further scientific achievement by helping students who are interested in developing a career in science. The Novus Biologicals Scholarship Program is awarded to students pursuing a degree in a science related field twice a year. A $1500 (or international currency equivalent) scholarship will be awarded to one student for the fall and spring semesters.

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.

Pretty Photoshop Actions Scholarship Program

Pretty Photoshop Actions offers a $500 bi-annual scholarship program (awarded twice per year). Applicants are asked to research and compose an essay style Adobe Photoshop tutorial to be considered.

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 Aboriginal Student Awards Program

Selected students are awarded up to $4,000 each academic year for two to four years to use towards tuition, textbooks, supplies and living expenses. For students majoring in disciplines related to the financial services industry, or students majoring in disciplines unrelated to the financial services industry. You may also contact

RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship for Undergraduates

Scholarship opportunity being offered by RBC for 6 undergraduate students.

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 is August 29, 2018. 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, 2019)
  • 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.

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

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.

R.W.F. Hunt Scholarship

A $1000. bursary is available to students entering first or second year who are majoring in business administration, marketing or related business programs. Future of Assisted Living Scholarship, the premier ratings and reviews site for senior services providers nationwide, is proud to announce our third annual scholarship for advancement in higher education. This is a general scholarship which will award each of the selected applicants with a scholarship award of $2,000.

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.

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. 

Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program

The aim of the Shire Canada ADHD Scholarship Program is to help young adults manage the additional challenges that come with having ADHD and be even more successful in school and their daily life. We also hope that our program will raise awareness regarding the benefits of ADHD coaching. The program is open to residents of Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec. One applicant will be selected out of each province, for a total of five awardees. Selection will be based on a personal essay describing how ADHD has impacted the applicant's life, and their thoughts about ADHD coaching.

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.

Sleekins Academic Scholarship

Three winners will each receive $2000 to will cover their academic expenses for the academic year. At Sleeklens, we believe individual effort and brilliance should be rewarded, and, because of our strong sense of community responsibility, we play a big role in giving back to the community.

Soroptimist Live Your Dream Awards (formerly the Women's Opportunity 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.

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. Deadline: February 1 of each year.

The Aboriginal Circle of Educators

Supplies a variety of bursaries and scholarships for Aboriginal students.

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 Fitterfirst Scholarship

The Fitterfirst Scholarship is a student award that supports undergraduate students who are passionate about balance and movement in all aspects of life. Students write an 800 word essay to be considered for a $1000 award.

The Hitched Wedding Scholarship

This bursary/scholarship of £700/US $1000 will be awarded to one student from the UK, US or Canada. To enter, write a 600 word blog or article on any wedding topic you choose, with one or more images to accompany it. The winner will have their article published on

The Matinée Voice-over Scholarship

In order to apply, applicants must submit a 250+ word blog on the following subject: the importance of being able to communicate in multiple languages for today’s multi-national companies, and the benefits it can bring to those businesses, who make the effort to localise their website content.

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 Tremblant Sunstar Annual $500 Scholarship Contest

Challenge to prospective Scholarship winners: Write a unique, creative essay of a minimum of 800 words that can be used as a promotion for Mont Tremblant Resort in Quebec, Canada as a vacation destination!

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.

The White Buffalo Club Annual $500 Scholarship

The White Buffalo Club, a luxury hotel in Jackson Hole Wyoming, offers a $500 scholarship opportunity for College and University students. Interested students must write an 800-word article on Jackson Hole which attracts tourists to visit and vacation in the area.

Theater Masks Bi-annual Scholarship

The Theater Masks Scholarship is a $500 scholarship awarded bi-annually, twice each year to individuals who are enrolled (or planning to enrol) to study in an art or drama related field.

Tour Radar's Content Marketing Fellowship Award

TourRadar's fellowship award provides students with international work experience that will set them apart from competitors in their field. The recipient would be asked to join our team in Vienna for a duration of two months where they will hone their skills under the leadership of our marketing specialists. Recipients are provided housing for the duration of the fellowship and a stipend of $1600(CAD) per month

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;
  • Be available to accept a summer internship at Vale Manitoba Operations.

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.

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.

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