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International Student Awards and Financial Aid

The University of Winnipeg is dedicated to ensuring that all students have equal access to higher learning. As a result of this mandate there are support services and programs in place like financial assistance to make that happen.

There are a wide variety of ways to fund your education as an international student. Unless otherwise stated, all full-time and part-time students are eligible for Entrance and In-Course awards as long as they meet the published criteria.

For more information, please visit: International Student Awards and Financial Aid.

For a variety of awards and scholarships to assist in your graduate studies, please visit Graduate Funding.

For International students applying to the Master's in Development Practice: Indigenous Development, please note that all accepted International students will be offered a generous bursary of $8 000 for full-time students and $5 000 for part-time students. Please contact Jennifer Ledoux directly at je.ledoux@uwinnipeg.ca for more details.

Entrance Awards

Entrance awards are directed to students that are attending The University of Winnipeg for the first time. You could be a high school student, a college or university transfer student, or a mature student coming back to study. Generally you apply to these awards when you apply for admission.

For more information, please visit Entrance Awards: Awards and Financial Aid.

The President's Scholarship for World Leaders

These scholarships will be given to international students who are entering any of the University’s divisions for the first time – Undergraduate, Graduate, Collegiate, Professional, Applied and Continuing Education (PACE) or English Language Program (ELP). Applicants must be involved in activities that demonstrate leadership

For more information, please visit President's Scholarship for World Leaders.

In-Course Awards

In-Course awards are directed to students who are currently attending The University of Winnipeg and who are in Second, Third or Fourth year. Generally you apply to these awards in the Fall term after you have enrolled in classes.

For more information, please visit Incourse Awards: Awards and Financial Aid.


EduCanada supports the international education offerings of Canada’s provinces and territories and is the result of collaboration between the provinces and territories through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC) and Global Affairs Canada. 

The EduCanada website provides information to international students about studying in Canada. You can search for study programs, get cost estimates and learn about study permit requirements.

To Explore their database by country of origin to find scholarships, fellowships or funding opportunities made available by Global Affairs Canada and other Canadian federal government departments, please consult this link.

External Awards

External awards offered by private companies and organizations that may be of interest to current University of Winnipeg students.

For more information, please visit UWinnipeg's External Awards page.

Canada-ASEAN Scholarships and Educational Exchanges for Development (SEED)

The Canada-ASEAN SEED brings undergraduate and graduate students from eligible countries to Canada to study and conduct research, for 4-6 months. Proposed projects must contribute to the realization of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the developing countries of ASEAN.

For more information, please visit SEED.