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Awards Based on Academic Excellence

Faculty of Education


The following awards are based on grade point average. No application is required.

Joyce Aitken Scholarship in Education

This scholarship was established in 2009 by Joyce Aitken (B.A. 1948, United College; B.Ed. 1963, University of Manitoba; M.S.T., Rutgers University) who taught high school for many years, specializing in Mathematics. It will be awarded annually to an exceptional student entering the final year of either the Integrated or After-Degree B.Ed. program with the intent of teaching Mathematics at the high school level.
Comments: Awarded to a Year 5 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) student majoring in Math in the Senior Years stream with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Edmond & Dorothy Dyck Scholarship in Education

Established in 2003 by their daughter, Judith Dyck (B.A. Hons., M.Ed.), this scholarship celebrates the 80th birthdays of Edmond and Dorothy Dyck, both of whom studied at United College and the University of Winnipeg. It will be awarded to a student in the Bachelor of Education program who is pursuing studies in one of the academic areas in which Edmond and Dorothy Dyck taught during their long careers as educators in the Manitoba public school system – language arts, social studies and music.
Comments: Awarded to a student in Years 2 - 5 (Integrated Program) or Years 1 or 2 (After Degree Program) majoring in English, Geography or History (no Music major offered) with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Geography Teacher Book Prize

This book prize is provided by the Manitoba Social Science Teachers’ Association in appreciation for the contributions of Dr. Tim Ball to the Association. It will be presented annually to a student who has completed three years of Integrated Bachelor of Education program or the first year of the After-Degree Bachelor of Education program, and who has demonstrated an interest in teaching Geography at either the elementary or secondary level.
Comments: Awarded to a Year 4 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) student majoring in Geography in the Elementary or Senior Years stream with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Elliott-Harvey Scholarship in Education

This scholarship is established by Dr. Carol Harvey in memory of her parents. It will be awarded to a student proceeding from the third to the fourth year of the Integrated B.Ed. program with the highest standing in French Studies as a major teachable area.
Comments: Awarded to a Year 4 (Integrated Program) student majoring in French in the Elementary or Senior Years stream with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Patty Kirk Scholarship in Education

This scholarship is given in recognition of Patty Kirk, B.A. (United College, 1959), B.Ed. (1960), M.Ed. (1965) and her interest in the field of education. It is provided through the generosity of her husband, Anton Kirk. The scholarship will be awarded annually to an outstanding student in the B.Ed. degree program.
Comments: Awarded to a student in Years 2 - 5 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Manitoba Elementary Teachers’ Association Scholarship

This scholarship is provided by the Manitoba Elementary Teachers’ Association (META). It will be awarded annually to an outstanding student in the early, early/middle, or middle years streams of the Bachelor of Education program.
Comments: Awarded to an Elementary stream student in years 2 - 5 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Dr. Jean Memken & Dr. Michael Rogers Scholarship in Education

This scholarship is provided by the Erica & Arnold Rogers Fund for Academic Excellence. It will be awarded annually to the most promising student entering the final year of the Bachelor of Education program.
Comments: Awarded to a student in Year 5 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Evelyn Mills Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is given in memory of Evelyn V. Mills, Instructor Emeritus of the University of Winnipeg Collegiate, who had a strong commitment to the teaching of Mathematics. It will be presented annually to a student who has completed three years of the Integrated Bachelor of Education program or the first year of the After-Degree Bachelor of Education program and who has demonstrated an interest in teaching Mathematics at either the elementary or the secondary level.
Comments: Awarded to a Year 4 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) student majoring in Mathematics in the Elementary or Senior Years stream with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

TAWL Group Winnipeg Inc. Scholarship

This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student in the Bachelor of Education program with a demonstrated interest in Language Arts or Early Childhood Education. The award is provided by the TAWL (Teachers Applying Whole Language) Group Winnipeg Inc.
Comments: Awarded to a student in Years 2 - 5 (Integrated Program) or Years 1 or 2 (After Degree Program) majoring in English in an elementary stream with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

Constance Waters Scholarship in Education

This scholarship is given by George Waters in recognition of his wife’s (B.Ed., 1977, and B.A. Hons., 1992) contributions to the field of education and in recognition of their family’s ties to the University of Winnipeg. It will recognize excellence in education and will be awarded annually to a student who has completed the fourth year of the B.Ed. Program and who is entering the final year of the Integrated or After-Degree Program.
Comments: Awarded to a student in Year 5 (Integrated Program) or Year 2 (After Degree Program) with the highest overall GPA.
Awarded: October
Application Required: No

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