Scholarship Information

Scholarships are awarded to students to assist with the cost of university, college or other post-secondary training.  The criteria for scholarships will differ and may include academic achievements, community involvement, volunteer work, extra-curricular activities, personal interests, athleticism, as well as, the program they plan commence leading the their career.

Bursaries are awards that are given to students with financial need being a major factor in the criteria for the award.

Some tips:   Students must be prepared to do some research to find scholarships that meet their unique situation.  There are so many different scholarships available but the students need to meet the challenge and dedicate their time to discover these scholarships.  Look through scholarship websites, check which awards are available from the university or college they plan to attend, inquire about scholarship programs.  Activity groups such as 4-H or minor hockey have scholarships, inquire within the groups you are involved.  Be prepared to do some work!!   This may involve preparing lengthy applications, asking for reference letters,  and writing essays.   Be involved with school, volunteer and community organizations.  Keep a detailed list of all activities and VOLUNTEER, all of these suggestions will assist you in your search for Scholarships.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION FOR MANITOBA UNIVERSITIES:

CANADIAN UNIVERSITIES:

IT IS IMPORTANT TO CHECK EACH INSTITUTION FOR A COMPLETE LISTING, AND TAKE NOTE OF EACH DEADLINE.

GENRAL SITES:

A Canadian-based scholarship search.  Check it out! –  www.scholarshipscanada.com

A Canadian-based scholarship search.  You need to be a member to access the information, at no charge.  – www.studentawards.com

National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation (scholarships for Aboriginal and Metis students)  –  www.naaf.ca

Information in regard to the Loran Awards and the Garfield Weston Awards – www.cmsf.ca

At the Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation, they are committed to the greatest of Canada’s natural resources:  our youth.  They work to identify and support talented students who show promise of leadership and a strong commitment to service in the community.  They fund these citizens to study on Canadian campuses, to the benefit of their future and ours.

Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada.  Check out the Programs and Scholarship link.  www.aucc.ca

SCHOLARSHIPS – LISTED BY DEADLINE:

Softball Canada Ethel Boyce Achievement Award

  • The award winner will have exhibited leadership traits and skills in softball. The award is meant to help defray the costs of education and/or playing softball.
  • $1,000    Website:  www.softball.ca
  • Deadline: September 15

Johnson Scholarship

Jump Canada Bursary

Manitoba Hydro

  • Open to members of Employment Equity Designated Groups entering first year of studies at a University studying: Engineering, Computer Science or Commerce OR Entering first year of studies at a College studying: Civil, Computer, Electrical or Electronic Engineering Technologies
  • 11 awards of $1,500
  • Deadline: October 1

AES Engineering Solutions

  • Awarded on the basis of character, as determined by essays that are submitted.  Scholarships are intended for our future leaders across a wide spectrum of fields of study. This award is available to high school seniors and all students attending a post secondary educational facility.
  • You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible.
  • Awards of $500
  • Deadline: October 6

Loran Award

  • For talented young Canadian based on character, service and leadership potential. It includes four years of funding for undergraduate studies and a comprehensive enrichment program.
  • 40 awards of $2,000
  • 42 awards of $3,000
  • 30 awards of up to $75,000
  • Deadline: (sponsored applications) October 20
  • Deadline: (direct pool applications) October 27

Help Johnny Scholarship

  • Submit a 150 word (or less) excuse for not finishing your homework… best excuse gets the prize!
  • $5,000
  • Deadline: October 25

2010 Manitoba Forage Seed Scholarship Award

  • This scholarship is to be offered to a qulaified high school or university student who:  1) is a resident of Maniroba, 2)  is a member of , or has a parent who is a member of, the Manitoba Forage Seed Association (MFSA), or who has a special interest in forage seed production (ex:  school study related to forage seed); 3) is enrolled, or is applying to enroll, in a degree or diploma program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba, 4) has acheived a cumulative grade point ageraage of at least 2.5 or 65%.
  • $500.
  • Deadline:  October 29

The Arthur Paulin Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Award

  • Applicants must be enrolled in an automotive aftermarket industry related program or curriculum at a Canadian college or university.
  • This includes students pursuing their studies as an automotive apprentice.
  • $700
  • Deadline: October 31

TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership

  • Students must have a minimum average of 75%, and have demonstrated outstanding community leadership.
  • Each scholarship is valued up to $70,000 and includes: up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7500 a year toward living expenses, an offer of summer employment during the years of scholarship, and more!
  •  Students can download an application or apply directly on line at www.td.com/scholarship
  •  Deadline: December 7  NEW DEADLINE HAS CHANGED AS OF YEAR 2012

Manitoba Blue Cross – Five Scholarship Categories

  • Manitoba Blue Cross Bursary for Students with Special Needs
  • Manitoba Blue Cross Entrance Award
  • Manitoba Blue Cross Travellers Bursary
  • Manitoba Blue Cross Medical Rehabilitation Scholorship
  • Manitoba Blue Cross Dental Scholarship

Horatio Alger Association of Canada

  • Horatio Alger Association of Canada announced August 2, 2016, the opening of the online scholarship application process for students across Canada beginning their post-secondary studies in the fall of 2017.  85 scholarships are awarded to deserving students in financial need who have overcome significant adversity while demonstrating strength of character, strong academics, a commitment to pursuing higher education, as well as a desire to contribute to society.  Funds can be used for both university or career and technical studies.  The application form can be found on the Horatio Alger Association of Canada’s website at http://www.horatioalger.ca
  • 80 scholarships at $5,000.00
  • 5 scholarships at $10,000.00
  • Deadline:  October 25, 2016

Canadian Merit Scholarship Foundation (CMSF)

  • For students who demonstrate character, demonstrate leadership, and involvement in their community.
  • Sponsored applications: October 23
  • Direct pool applications: October 31

Manitoba Forage Seed Association (MFSA) & Forage Seed Trad Scholarship Award 

  • This scholarship award is to be offered to a qualified High School or University Student.  To qualify – Manitoba resident, a member or has a parent who is a member of the Manitoba Forage Seed Association (MFSA), is enrolled in a degree or diploma program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba, and who has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 or 65%.
  •  In 200 words or less please write about your eligibility for this award, including farming background, volunteer work, related to forage seed production and /or alfalfa leafcutting bee management.
  • $500.00 award
  • Please forward to Manitoba Forage Seed Award, c/0 Heather McBey, 317 River Road, Box 2000, Arborg, MB  R0C 0A0
  • Deadline:  October 31

Wendy’s Classic Achiever Scholarships

  • To qualify, a student must have an average of at least 70%, be involved in at least one extra-curricular activity, and be involved in the community. The student does not need to be employed by Wendy’s.
  • 10 awards of $2,000 – 20 awards of $1,000 – 180 awards of $500

CBC Literary Awards

  • Description:  Canadian citizens or permanent residents.  Submit original and unpublished work in one of the three categories:  Short story (2000-2500 words), Creative Non-Ficition (2000 – 2500 words), Poetry (1000 – 2000 words).  For more information visit:  http://www.cbc.ca/radio/literaryawards/.
  •  First Priize:  $6,000.  Second Prize:  $4,000 (in each category, for each language).
  • Deadline:  November 1

Big Dig Scholarship

  •  Submit a short essay about a specific topic.
  •  $3,000.
  •  Deadline:  December 3

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA LEADER OF TOMORROW SCHOLARSHIP

  • The application form for the 2013-2014 University of Manitoba LEADER OF TOMORROW entrance scholarship is now available on line.  These scholarships, valued at up to $10,000 ($4,000 in first year with renewals possible at $2,000. for each year thereafter) are designed to reconginze and encourage exceptional Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario high school graduates who combine outstanding leadership potential with academic giftedness.  At least six awards are given to students entering any of the “direct-entry” programs at the University of Manitoba in September 2013.
  • To view the application please visit:  http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/school_entrance/1479.htm
  • Deadline:  December

Dr. Dale Iwanoczko Scholarship

Seymour Schulich Scholarship

  • Thinking about a career in engineering? The University of Calgary’s Schulich School of Engineering is one of the finest engineering faculties in the country – with the best scholarship program, by far. It’s not all about your grade point average. Some Schulich awards are granted on the basis of academic merit. Others are granted for entrepreneurship, community service and/or contribution to school life.
  • Value: $10,000 and $20,000 (renewable in years 2 & 3). 5 awards of $20,000 each are offered to students whose permanent home address and high school from which they will graduate are at least 100 kilometres from Calgary city centre.
  • Deadline: December 15

Rock Your Bottom Line Scholarships

  •  5 scholarships worth $1,000 each
  •  Deadline: December 15

Job-Applications.ca

  • Job-Applications.ca is providing an annual scholarship for working parents in Canada who are pursuing post-secondary education.  Each school year, a working parent receives $1,000. toward college tuition costs.  There is no fee for the application.  To apply, students must simply write an essay discussing their experience as a parent working their way through pursuing a higher education and explain three pieces of advice they would give to someone in a similar situation.  The application deadline is December 13, and the scholarship will be awarded in December.  Here is the scholarship information page:  http://www.job-applications.ca/scholarships/
  • Deadline:  December 13

Top 20 Under 20 Award

  • For young persons under the age of 20 (as of December 31), who have demonstrated significant amounts of Innovation, Leadership and Achievements in their life, school, community, province or country.
  • An award of $2,000, all expense paid trip to the awards ceremony in Toronto, and more…
  • Deadline: January 22

Toyota Earth Day Scholarship Program

  • This award is presented to students who have achieved excellence in academic and extracurricular activities, and have demonstrated and exceptional commitment to the environment.  Scholarship will consider candidates who:  1)  Are currently in their graduating year or graduated in the last two years from a Canadian high school, or Quebec Cegep.  2)  Are entering for the 2011-2012 academic year, their first year of full-time studes at: An accredited Canadian college or university, a Quebec accredited collegial institution.  3) Are a Canadian citizen or Premanent Resident (landed immigrant).  4) Have demonstrated outstanding environmental commitment, community service and leadership during the course of their studies.  5)  Maintain a high level of academic achievement, 6)  Are not an employee or immediate family member of an employee of Toyota Canada Inc., and its Dealers, Toyota Canada Foundation, Earth Day or Panasonic Canada Inc. 7)  Fulfill the requirments of the application package.  Selection Criteria:  1)  Demonstrate commitmenty and service to community environmental issues, 2)  Academic Achievement, 3)  Record of participation in volunteer and extracurricular activity at school and in the community.  4)  Demonstrate capacity for leadership. 5)  Letters of Recommendation, 6)  Evaluation of candidate’s essay and self-assessment, 7)  Candidate’s outstanding potential as an environmental leader.  A National Winner – selected from 20 regional winners – willl also be awarded the Toyoto Earth Day Scholarship National Award and a Panasonic notebook computer at the National Award Ceremony.  For more information, the application form, eligibility, and the selection criteria visit the following website;   http://www.earthday.ca/scholarship/applica
  • 20 x $5000.  .
  • Deadline: January 31

The Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Scholarship Program 2006 

  • 2 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: January 31

The Gerrie Hammond Memorial Award of Promise

  • Presented annually to one young woman, a grade 12 student, who has made significant contributions to her school, to the well-being of her community and as a role model for other young women.
  • $2,000
  • Deadline: January 31

Talk About Canada Scholarship

  • Graduation high school students and students attending post-secondary institutions across Canada can navigate their way to winning one of 61 scholarships, ranging from $500 to $5,000, by answering online questions about Canada’s national identity!
  • January 15 to February 19

Terry Fox Humanitarian Award 

  • Appicant must be involved in humanitarian work.
  • $7,000 per year.
  • Deadline: February 1 of each year.

MAST Student Citizenship Award

  • The awards recognized students who have volunteered in areas such as: volunteer service, involvement in citizenship or character building organizations/programs, may participate in student government programs or activities, or have leadership
  • 7 awards of $500
  • Deadline: Friday, February 9

The Art Institutes Poster Scholarship Challenge

  • Design a Poster(s) around the theme: “Life Is Better With Art In It” for your chance to win $2,000 – $25,000 in scholarship money!
  • Deadline: February 9

Burger King Scholars Program

  • Applicants must:  Be residents of United States Canada, or Puerto Rico, be graduating high school.  Have a cumulative high school grade point average of 2.5 or higher on a scale 4.0 scale or the equivalent.  Plan to enroll full-time, without interruption for the entire 2011-2012 academic year at an accredited tow or four year college, university or vocational-technical school in the U.S., Canada or Puerto Rico.  Selection criteria:  Academic achievments and records.  Participation in school and community.  For more information visit:  www.haveityourwayfoundation.org/burger_king_scholars_program.html
  • The application can be found online at https://www.scholarshipamerica.org/burgerkingscholars
  • $1,000. each (number of scholarships varies)
  • Deadline: January 10.

Ethics Essay Competition

  • $1,000.00 prize for the best philosophical essay under 1,000 words by a grade 11 or 12 student in Manitoba.  Winning essay will be published in the Winnipeg Free Press.  For contest details visit:  www.umanitoba.ca/ethiics_centre.  Centre for Professional & Applied Ethics
  • Deadline:  February 20

MPI – Drivers Challenge

  • Three separate competitions with prizes ranging from iPOD Nanos, a laptop, and scholarships of $1,500, $1,000, and $500
  • Deadlines: Februrary 28, April 30, and May 26

RBC STUDENT LEADERSHIP CHANGE SCHOLARSHIPS

  • We are awarding a total of 15 RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships worth $10,000 each. There will be 8 scholarships awarded to graduating high school students and 7 scholarships awarded to students enrolled in any year of post-secondary studies.  Exclusive to RBC Royal Bank student clients
    Although eligible for all 15 scholarships, 3 scholarships per student category (total of 6) will be reserved exclusively for RBC Royal Bank student clients. To qualify, you must be an RBC Royal Bank client from February 28, 2017 through to the winner announcement date.

    • Category 1 (Graduating High School or CEGEP): Currently enrolled in their graduating year of a Canadian High School or CEGEP, or have graduated from a Canadian High School or CEGEP within the last 2 years, and will be enrolled in their first year of a minimum 2 year undergraduate degree or diploma program on a full-time basis at a recognized publicly funded Canadian university or college in the fall 2017 academic term
    • Category 2 (Undergraduate or Graduate Degree or Diploma): Currently enrolled in a degree or diploma program on a full-time basis in a recognized publicly funded Canadian university or college and planning to continue full-time studies in fall 2017. Must have at least 2 years of full-time studies left in the program
  • All applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents with a minimum 75% average in their last completed year of study
  • Students with a disability who attend or are planning to attend post-secondary school on a part-time basis in fall 2017 are also eligible. Please see terms and conditions for full details.
  • Deadline:  February 28, 2017

Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation

  • Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation awards six $2,500.00 scholarships annually to Canadian students who are entering into an accredited agriculture college or university.  Criteria:  Scholarships are awarded to students based on a combination of leadership attributes, academic standing, and an essay response to the question, “Why am I pursing a career in agriculture?”  Agriculture is an exciting and growing field.  Whether your looking to become a plant breeder, an agri-marketer, a researcher, part of the agri-retail industry, a PhD., or a farmer, it all starts with an undergraduate degree or diploma in agriculture.
  • http://www.cabef.org   Application, further information, all contact information including: email address, mailing address and telephone contacts can be found on the website.
  • Deadline:  March 1.

Manitoba Youth Leadership Scholarship Program 

  • The Youth Leadership Scholarship Program recognizes Grade 12 students who have engaged in meaningful leadership and citizenship volunteer activities during the past year that were targeted at promoting healthy living in their communities and schools.  Applicants must be registered in Grade 12, be eligible to graduate and planning to attend a post-secondary institution.  Volunteer work must occur between September 1, 2009 and March 25, 2011.  Volunteer hours used to obtain a Community Service or other Senior Years credits are not eligible.  Volunteer work must be of benefit to others.  Volunteer work aimed at raising funds for the benefit of the applicant are not eligible.  When students apply for the Manitoba Youth Leadership Scholarship, they can also be considered for the Premier’s Healthy Living Award for Youth.  The Premier’s Healthy Living Award for Youth recognizes the contributions and achievements of youth who serve as role models for other youth and children and have made outstanding contributions to the community in the areas of healthy living.  Award recipients will receive a commemorative medal and public recognition.  Up to 10 of the most outstanding applicants from across Manitoba will be selected for the Award.
  • 200 awards of $500 each
  • Deadline: March 25

Re/Max “Quest for Excellence” Scholarship 

  • Any student can apply – required to write an essay.
  • 24 awards of $500 each.
  • Deadline: March 7, winners will be posted on our website, May

Manitoba Hockey Players Foundation Scholarship

  • Criteria: Individual’s academic achievement, hockey participation, personal athletic achievements, citizenship, and other school activities.
  • $1,000
  • Deadline: March 9

Odenza Marketing Group Scholarship –

Manitoba Foundation for Sport Scholarships

  • The Manitoba Foundation for Sports (MFFS) scholarship program administrated by Sport Manitoba.  The program’s emphasis is placed on athletes who competed at the provincial level or higher during 2013/201, who have maintained a high level of academic standing, while showing a commitment to amateur sport through their involvement in coaching, officiating, and volunteer activities.  Preference will be given to athletes attending university or college in Manitoba and enrolled in a related field, pursing a career in sport.  The number and amount of scholarships awarded annually will vary, based on the number of applicants and the funds available for distribution.

www.sportmanitoba.ca/page.php?id=43

  • Deadline: April 30

2008 Canadian Retail Industry Scholarship Program

  • For students entering or currently in a retail or business-related program at college or university who are working at least part-time in retail.
  • 19 awards of $1,000 each.
  • Deadline: March 28

Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards 2007 – Fly Higher

  • If you are of Aboriginal ancestry, planning to attend a post-secondary institution in Manitoba you may be eligible for this award.
  • $3,000 for university and $1,500 for college students
  • Deadline: March 30

Peter Pasula Study Habits Scholarship

  • Student eligibility:  Student must be attending an accredited post-secondary institution by the fall of 2015.  A student can be enrolled in any level in any program that is two years in length or longer.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.mortgagebrokergrandeprairie.ca/grandeprairie.php
  • 1 – Award $500.00
  • Deadline:  April 1, 2015

MHSAA Ed Belfour Hockey Award

  • Presented to one male and one female graduating high school hockey player to be used towards post secondary education in Manitoba.
  • $500
  • Deadline: April 3

MHSAA – Manitoba Moose/True North High School Hockey Sportsmanship Awards

  • Criteria: used toward post-secondary, min. 65% average, letters of reference, summary of statistics, summary of extra-curricular activities.
  • 2 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: April 3

MHSAA Todd Davison Memorial Scholarship

  • Criteria: Any high school athlete who has risen abover personal challenges in their life, hard working, strong leadership and team play, respected by teammates and coaches, proceeding to post-secondary education.
  • $1,000
  • Deadline: April 3

 CPA – CHARTERED PROFESSIONAL ACCOUNTANTS OF MANITOBA

  • Chartered Professional Accounts  (CPA)High School Scholarships to graduating high school students in Manitoba.  Up to 13 scholarships in the amount of $1,000.00 each will be awarded, including 6 awards specifically for students from rural Manitoba.  Students must meet the following criteria:
  • Grade 12 student who will be attending one of Manitoba’s universities, Overall average of 80% in Grades 10 to 12, Has an interest in accounting or business, Is involved in school & community.
  • We are looking for well-rounded individuals and as a result, the applicants will be evaluated using the following criteria:  Academic achievement and school involvement, Community involvement and /or work experience and /or other activities, Communication skills.
  • website:  www.cpamb.ca    Any questions contact:  dhenzel@cpamb.ca
  • Deadline April 11, 2016

University of Manitoba – Agricultural and Food Sciences Centennial Entrance Scholarships

  • Graduating high school students who plan to enter the Faculty of Agriculture, Food Sciences at the University of Manitoba.  Eligible students may enter either the two -year Diploma in Agriculture program or the four – year Bachelor of Science degree program.  Students entering the degree program must register for a specific set of courses in University 1 as determined by the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and as outlined in the University Startbook.
  • Applications should be submitted to the :  CENTENNIAL SCHOLARSHIP, Manitoba Agriculture Food and Rural Initiatives, #13-59 Scurfield Blvd., Winnipeg, MB  R3Y 1V2.
  • Refer to the following websites for more information on the scholarship:  Province of Manitoba   www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/
  • University of Manitoba Faculty of Agricultural and Food Science:  www.umanitoba.ca/afs/awards/
  • 5 – $2000.00 Scholarships each to students across Manitoba
  • How the $2,000. scholarships will be applied, depends on the program:
  • 1. Diploma program: in the first year.  2) Degree program (direct entry): in the first year.  3) Degree program (advanced entry): held until student completes University 1 and registers in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences in second year.  Options for submitting applications:  1. Email all documents to:  Donna Gervais@gov.mb.ca    2. Fax to 1-204-632-5143.
  • Deadline:  April 14.

MHSAA Canadian School Sport Federation/ Canada Basketball Scholarship

  • Applicants are scored on their character, academic success, leadership and achievement in basketball, as well as on the basis of other school and community activities.  Selection will be made on the individuals who best exemplify the ideals of the student-athlete, and who are continuing their education in Canada.
  • 5 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: April 13

Art Institute of Vancouver – “Hunt for the Right Brain Scholarship

  • We are giving away a full scholarship to the program of your choice, valued at up to $41,000.
  • Deadline: April 15

The SEMA Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • For students pursuing careers in the automotive aftermarket – $1,000 – $4,000
  • Deadline: April 28

Canadian Hospitality Foundations

  • Culinary, Hotel, Tourism, Food and Beverage, Hospitality, Resort…
  • There are over 120 scholarships listed on this link. Take some time to look at the various categories and read through the “Who Can Apply” sections as you may be eligible to apply in more than one category.
  • $1,000 to $3,500 – over $20,000 in scholarships available!
  • Deadline: April 30

Variety The Children’s Charity

Variety Pat Riordan Fine Arts Scholarship

  • Desering high school student who is pursuing an education in either music or fine arts at a college of University of Manitoba.  The student must be in grade 12 at a Manitoba High School at the time of application.  Variety’s mandate is to fund programs and initiatives that inspire hope, enrich lives and build better future for Manitoba’s children.  Application guidelines:  Application must include a biographical essay (one typed page), demonstrating the applicant’s musical or fine art abilities and accomplishments.  To include the name and contact information for three references, including one music or fine art educator.  Each participant to include post-secondary acceptance confirmation, incluing program selection.  Applicants to include a transcript for grade 11 and grade 12.  There is no “formal” application form.  Students are encouraged to use their own format.
  • $1,000.00 Scholarship
  • Mail application to:  Variety Pat Riordan Fine Arts Scholarship, Selection Committee, Variety, the Children’s Charity of Manitoba, 2 – 1  313 Border Street, Winnipeg, MB  R3H 0X4
  • Deadline:  April 30

MTS Scholarships

  • Various Scholarships. Pursue Your Calling scholarships are awarded based on your academic achievement (75% or over), and your responses to the short answer questions provided. Short listed candidates are required to participate in an interview with the MTS scholarship selection committee before final decisions are made.
  • $1,000 towards tuition for up to 4 years, summer employment, discounts.
  • Deadline: April 25

CPA High School Scholarship

  • The Manitoba Chartered Accountants Foundation is once again pleased to be awarding CA High School Scholarships to graduating high school students in Manitoba.  Up to thirteen scholarships in the amount of $1,000. each will be awarded, including six awards specifically for students from rural Manitoba.
  • Criteria:  Grade 12 students planning to attend a Manitoba university, overall average of 80% in Grades 10 – 12 (based on the most current available information), has an interest in career in accounting or business, and is involved in school and community activities.
  • For further information:  Kim Metcalfe, CA, Executive Director, Manitoba Chartered Accountants Foundation Inc., 1675- One Lombard Place, Winnipeg, MB R3B 0X3
  • kmetcalfe@icam.mb.ca       http://www.icam.mb.ca/pdf/schol_letter_and_app.pdf
  • Deadline:  April 30

Healthy Lifestyle Scholarship

  • To be eligible for this scholarhsip:  A.  As of May 1, deadline, be under 25 years of age, B:  Be currently in a senior high school or in your first year of university or college, C:  Be a resident of Canada or the United States; D:  Answer two essay questions.  Essay Questions:  1.  In under 1,000 words:  “Why is a healthy lifestyle important in school?”  2.  In under 500 words:  Describe your career plans, goals and personal ambitions.
  • Scholarship $5,000.
  • For more information see the website: http://www.fitnessexercises.tv/scholarships.php and or studentwards@fitnessexercises.tv

Coaching Manitoba Bursary

  • Coaching Manitoba annually presents bursaries to four students who have demonstrated a commitment to coaching in Manitoba.  Our goal is to encourage students to continue coaching while attending a post-secondary institution.  Students who are, or will be, enrolled in the upcoming school term in post-secondary education and currently coaching for a school, club or community centre are invited to submit an application.  One male and one female student coach from the Winnipeg region and one male and one female from rural Manitoba will be selected to each receive a bursary of $500. to be used toward their tuition.
  • 4 awards of $500 each
  • http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/page.php?id=43
  • Deadline: April 30

Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship

  • The Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship Fund provides financial support for Manitoba’s high performance athletes in their pursuit of excellence at the national and international levels of competition while serving as a tribute to commemorate the Manitoba visit of Her Royal Highness the Princess of Royal in 1999.  The Princess Royal Pan Am Scholarship awards two (2) scholarships per year valued up to $3,000. each to one male and one female high performance athlete enrolled in a post-secondary institution in Manitoba.
  • http://www.sportmanitoba.ca/page.php?=43
  • Deadline:  April 30

PEMBINA CONSUMERS CO-OP (2000) LTD.

  • CO-OP SCHOLARSHIP
  • The board of Directors of Pembina Co-op will award one scholarship of $1,000.00:
  • Criteria:  The scholarship is open to all students whose parents have a membership in Pembina Co-op.  The scholarship is available to all Grade 12 students who plan to enter into a journeyman program for carpentry, electrical or plumbing trades.  The scholarship will be paid upon completion of the first term from a recognized post-secondary college or technical institution.  All interested applicants will submit an application to the Co-op’s selection committee by April 30.  The scholarship will be awarded at the graduation ceremony as set by the high school.
  • Application to include:  A brief description of your academic and employment history.  An essay with a 750 word maximum that addresses the following:  How did you arrive at the decision to pursue continuing education in the trades? Who or what was the greatest influence on arriving at your decision? What are your long term goals regarding your chosen path in continuing your education in the trades field?  Where do you see yourself in 5 years?  What would you consider that rural businesses in general and Pembina Co-op in particular have to offer to today’s youth?  What would you suggest are ways rural businesses in general and the Pembina Co-op in particular can attract and retain young employees in today’s job market?
  • Applications to be submitted:  Pembina Co-op (Attention: General Manager), Box 5007. St. Leon, MB  R0G 2E0.
  • Deadline:  April 30, 2015

Manitoba Public Insurance Award

  • The award program is open to students who fall into one of the following categories: Aboriginal, Disabled person, Visible minority, Woman in a non-traditional role.
  • 20 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: May 12

RBC Royal Bank Financial Lifeskills Scholarship

  • To be eligible, students require a minimum average of 65 per cent and acceptance into a Canadian college or university for full-time study in any program.
  • 10 awards of $2,007 each.
  • Deadline: May 12
  • Many other great RBC Scholarships are available, ranging from medical to dental and more. There are various deadlines.

MCO Scholarship

  • Student Eligibility:  Student must be attending college or university no later than December of 2015, on a full -time basis by December 15, 2015.  Must submit an answer to the essay question no later than 11:59 PM EST on May 15, 2015.  Be currently in your last year of high school or a freshman, sophomore, or junior in college/university.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/available_scholarships_2015.php
  • 1 Award- $500.00
  • Deadline:  May 15, 2015

Manitoba Canola Growers Scholarship Program

  • The Manitoba Canola Growers Scholarship Program is available to Manitoba high school students who are enrolled in their final year of high school and eligible to graduate in 2015. Those eligible for a scholarship must be from a farm that is a member of the Manitoba Canola Growers Association and must be planning to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution.  The scholarship must be used in the 2 years following high school graduation.  Application requirements:  Complete application form, two reference letters, university/college acceptance letter, working copy of high school transcript and essay submission.  Successful applicants will be awarded a $1,000. scholarship based on academics, canola connection, school and community involvement, and essay submission.  An independent scholarship review panel will make the selection.   http://canolagrowers.com/in-the-classroom/scholarships
  • Deadline:  April 30

MTS  FUTURE FIRST SCHOLARSHIP

  • The skills and expertise acquired through post-secondary education is a vital factor for the continued growth of MTS.  In recognizing this, MTS has established the Future First scholarship program.  Future First Scholarship is designed to encourage students to study in areas of high demand for the telecommunications industry.  Scholarships will be awarded to grade 12 students and /or graduates and /or students currently registered in full-time study at an eligible institution.
  • Selection:  Future First scholarships are awarded based on your academic achievement (G.P.A.), acceptance/registration in a full time eligible program and two letters of recommendation.  Application: Completed and signed copies of applications can be emailed to futurefirst.scholarships@mts.ca   along with the following documents: 1) Transcript, 2) Proof of acceptance/registration, 3) Cover letter and resume, and 4) Two letters of recommendation.  Application and information can be found at:  https://www.mts.ca/mts/future+first/scholarships
  • Deadline:  April 30

MANITOBA HYDRO  ( following awards)

  • Supports the youth of Manitoba in pursuit of academic excellence.  Within Hydro’s Educational Funding Program, are specific awards available to Aboriginal Students grade 9 – 12.
  • Mathematics Award
  • Eligibility:  All grade 9 Aboriginal students can be nominated with the highest provincial achiement in Pascal Math competition.
  • 1 award of $200.00 – http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/student_opportunities/awards/high_school/mathematics.shtml
  • Deadline:  May 15
  • High School Students in Manitoba
  • In support of Manitoba Hydro’s ongoing commitment to Employment Equity, the following awards, scholarships and bursaries are open to Aboriginal students.
  • Trio Awards
    Open to all Aboriginal students in Grade 10–12
  • Northern Student Award
    Open to all Aboriginal students in Junior High or High School living north of the 53rd parallel
  • Mathematics Award
    Open to all Grade 9 Aboriginal students
  • Science Fair Award
    Open to all Aboriginal students in Junior High & High School
  • Science Fair Award
  • Eligibility:  All Aboriginal students in Junior High & High School can be nominated with the highest achievement in a Science Fair competition.
  • 1 award of $200.00  – http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/student_opportunities/awards/high_school/science_fair.shtml
  • Deadline:  May 15

 TADD STUDENT LEADING CHANGE SCHOLARSHIPS

  • As students across Manitoba continue to invest in their education, many are taking the time to invest in their communities as well.  In recognition of the growing number of Canadian students showing a passion to lead and inspire positive change in their community, TADD Manitoba is sponsoring two Students Leading Change Scholarships.
  • Submit your application before April 28, 2016 for a chance to win one of two $500.00 scholarships that will count toward your post-secondary education.  Winners will be announced on June 1, 2016.
  • Visit taddmanitoba.com to apply
  • 2 – $500.00
  • Deadline:  April 28, 2016

Global Lift Equipment Scholarship

  • Student Eligibility:  Student must be attending or planning on attending a post-secondary institution no later than the Fall of 2015.  Must submit a short story.  Detailed instructions can be found on the application page.  Student must have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.usedforkliftsmanitoba.ca
  • 1 Award- $500.00
  • Deadline:  June 15, 2015

Lift Parts Express Scholarship

  • Student Eligibility:  A current senior in high school or freshman or sophomore in college/university.  Be enrolled or expected to be enrolled in the Fall of 2015.  Submit a completed online application form prior to the deadline.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.forkliftpartsmanitoba.com/forkliftparts.php
  • Deadline:  June 30, 2015

Lifestyle Dentistry Scholarship

  • Student Eligibility:  Be attending college or university no later than September 30, 2015.  Current high school seniors who will graduate in 2015 are eligible.  You can be enrolled in any field of study.  Submit answers to the essay question, which can be found on the application page.  Have a GPA of 2.5 or greater.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/2015.php
  • 1 Award – $500.00
  • Deadline:  June 30, 2015

Trio Award

  • Eligibility:  Aboriginal students in Grade 10 taking 20S Math, 20S English & 20F Science (1 award of $200.00).
  • Aboriginal students in Grade 11 taking 30S Math, 30S English & 30S Physics ( 1 award of $200.00).
  • Aboriginal students in Grade 12 taking 40S Math, 40S English & 40S Physics (1 award of $200.00).
  • http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/student_opportunities/awards/high_school/trio.shtml
  • Deadling: June 30

Phil Delta Kappa Scholarship for Prospective Teachers

  • Requirements:  A completed application form, a letter from the applicant indicating why he/she is choosing teachinga as a profession, a copy of recent transcript of marks, and two letters of reference.
  • E-mail:  cbewell@mts.net
  • 2 – $125.00 Scholarsdhips
  • Deadline May 20

Red River Exhibition Scholarships

  • Scholarships for each of the following areas: Areospace, Automotive, Agriculture and Agri-Food, Business, & Tourism
  • $1,000 each
  • Deadline is the last Friday in May

Folk Arts Council of Winnipeg – Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence

  • For students who demonstrate and active involvement in preserving cultural heritage through volunteer work, employment or contributions to a cultural activity in the general community.  Applicants must be attending, or planning to attend post-secondary, between the ages of 17-25, and be a resident of Manitoba for at least 50% of your life.
  • 5 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: May 25

Variety Leadership in the Community Scholarship

  • Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated sincere leadership in caring for others.
  • $2,000
  • Deadline: May 30

Academy of Broadcasting

  • call 1.866.356.4987
  • 5 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: May 30

MADD Canada Bursary Fund

  • We offer up to five scholarships annually to victims of impaired driving. Students that have been impacted by the loss of a loved one or have been injured by an impaired driver are encouraged to apply.
  • Up to $2,000
  • Deadline: May 31st of each calendar year

Caretenders Scholarship

  • Student Eligibility:  Student must be attending an accredited university, college, trades, or technical school in the fall of 2015.  Must be a resident of Canada or the United States who will be attending school in the fall of 2015 and you must be attending a school in Canada or the United States.  Submit the Online Application, including the essay question by no later than 11:59 pm ET on May 31, 2015.
  • Application can be found:  http://www.oakvilleretirementhomes.ca/
  • 1 Award – $500.00
  • Deadline:  May 31, 2015

L M Scholarship Program

  • Student Eligibility:  Student must be enrolled or expect to be enrolled in a degree program (2 years of length or greater) by September.  Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher and submit an answer to the essay question prior to the submission deadline.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/grants.php
  • 1 Award – $500.00
  • Deadline:  May 31, 2015

Manitoba Blue Cross Bursary for Students with Special Needs

  • A bursary will be awarded to each of six handicapped students with special needs who must incur additional expenses. STUDENTS MUST APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO BE CONSIDERS FOR THIS AWARD.  (click on “company info” in top right and select “scholarships” from the pull-down menu)
  • $750.00
  • Deadline: June 1

Manitoba Beef Producers Bursaries

  • Manitoba Beef Producers are pleased to make available 4 – $500.00 bursaries annually for MBP or their children attending a university, colloege or other post-secondary institution or pursuing training.  Preference will be given to those students pursuing a field of study related to agriculture or to those ina skilled trade that would be beneficial to the rural economy.  A selection committee will review the submissions.   Winners will be notified.  Eligibility:  Must be 17 years of age as of January 1, must be an active Manitoba beef producer or the hcild of an active Manitoba beef producer, must use the bursary within two years.  Requirements:  Must submit a 400 to 500 word (maximum) typed essay discussing “The Importance of the beef industry in Manitoba”.  Must submit proof of enrolment in a recognized institution, must submit a list of community invovlement, post-secondary or trades must be a miniumum of one year duration, provide the names of three references, including their addresses and phone numbers.  Submissions to:  Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary Committee, 154 Paramount Road, Wpg, MB. R2X 2W3.  Fax:  204-774-3264,  email:  lhurst@mbbeef.ca
  • Deadline:  June 1

Manitoba Blue Cross Entrance Award

  • Bursary will be awarded to each of six Grade XII students, on the basis of high academic standing and financial need. STUDENTS MUST APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO BE CONSIDERS FOR THIS AWARD.  (click on “company info” in top right and select “scholarships” from the pull-down menu)
  • $750.00
  • Deadline: June 1

Manitoba Blue Cross Travellers Bursary

  • A bursary will be awarded to each of six Grade XII students, on the basis of high academic standing and financial need, who must travel more than 100 kilometers (one way) to attend an approved Manitoba University or College. STUDENTS MUST APPLY DIRECTLY TO THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY TO BE CONSIDERS FOR THIS AWARD.  (click on “company info” in top right and select “scholarships” from the pull-down menu)
  • $750
  • Deadline: June 1

Golden Prairie Arts Council Fine Arts Career Scholarship

  • Fine Arts Career Scholarship high school graduate applicants must plan on attending a post-secondary education course at a recognized institution for the school year the scholarship is awarded.  Applicants will be selected on a combination of: a sample of their work (musical ability, visual art etc.), academic standing and a commitment to their area of study.  Applicants should provide two written references with their application.  The amount of the bursary shall be $250.00.
  • Criteria: The applicant must be:  A graduate from a high school within the boundaries of the municipalities of Dufferin, Grey, Thompson or Roland.  A permanent resident of the area encompassed by the municipalities as listed, who is planning on post-secondary fine arts training.
  • http://goldenprairieartscouncil.wordpress.com
  • Deadline:  June 3

Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary

  • Manitoba Beef Producers is pleased to make available six $500.00 bursaries annually for MBP members or their children attending a university, college other post secondary institution or pursing trades training.  Eligibility:  Must be at least 17 years of age as of January 1, 2016,  Must be an active Manitoba beef producer or the child of an active Manitoba beef producer.  Post-secondary program or trades must be a minimum of one year in duration.  Required:  Complete application form. A typed 600 word essay.  For more information please contact Manitoba Beef Producers at 1-800-772-0458 or email info@mbbeef.ca
  • http://www.mbbeef.ca/beef-cattle-code-of-practice/mbp-bursary/
  • Deadline:  June 3, 2016

10 Words or Less Scholarship

Big Sun Scholarship

  • The Big Sun Scholarship Organization is proud to be able to continue to help young athletes succeed in their academica pursuits.  We are offering an annual scholarship to a deserving student.  All student athletes are eligible for this award, regardless of which sport they are participating in.   The successful applicant will be a high school senior or be attending a  post-secondary institute and currently involved in some sport at that institution or in the community.
  • Visit http://www.bigsunathletics.com  to learn how to apply.
  • Deadline:  June 23

Canadian Association of Broadcasters

  • Jim Allard Broadcast Journalism Scholarship, Ruth Hancock Scholarship
  • Deadline: June 30th annually

 

National Union of Public and General Employees –   Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians, Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship, Tommy Douglas Scholarship and Scholarship for Visible Minorities:

  • Tommy Douglas Scholarship
    • Open to all students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post secondary educaiton institution full-time in 2012-2013 and who are the children of, or foster children of a member of the Naitonal Union of Public and General Employees.  Awarded to the writer of the best 750 -1000 word essay on:  “How Tommy Douglas contributed to making Canada a more just and equitable society.”  Scholarship – $1,500.
    • Deadline:  June 30
  • Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship
    • Scholarship is open to all students with disabilities who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time and who are the children of, or foster children of, a member of the National Union of Public and General Employees.  For information and or application forms,  http://www.nupge.ca/scholarships
  • The Scholarship for Aboriginal Canadians
    • Scholarship is open to all Aboriginal Canadian students who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public post-secondary education institution full-time and who are the children of, or foster children of, a National Union or Public and General Employees member.  Awarded to the writer of the best 750-1000 word essay on:  “The importance of quality public services in enhancing the quality of life og bidinlr minorities.”  Deadline:  June 30.  For more information:  http://www.nupge.ca/scholarships
  • Scholarship for Visible Minorities
    • All visible minority children / grandchildren (including foster children/grandchildren) of National Union of Public and General Employees current/retired members who plan to enter the first year of a Canadian public, post-secondary education institution full time in 2014- 2015 are eligible to apply.  The amount of the scholarship is $1,500.
    • Deadline:  June 30     For more information:  http://www.nupge.ca/scholarships

MC College Creative Scholarship

  • To recognize High School students demonstrating outstanding creativity and community involvement.  To assist students in their endeavor to enter a career in the Salon or Spa Industry.  One scholarship per High School.  Eligibility Criteria:   Nominees must:  Display creative ability in the areas of art, music, photography, or other avenue, demonstrate an aptitude to the vocation of fashion, beauty and/or wellness, demonstrate an excellent attendance record, demonstrate community involvement through volunteer work or extra curricular activities, and be a full-time grade 12 student who will be completing their High School Diploma.
  • Contact information:  1-780-497-3160 or email at:  nikki@mccollege.ca    www.mccollege.ca
  • Deadline:  June 30

Manitoba Trucking Association Scholastic Awards

  • Scholarships for the dependants of employees of member companies. To be used for first year tuition assistance. These awards are open to dependant children of employees of MTA member companies. Application forms are available from the MTA office.
  • 3 x $1,000
  • Deadline: July 10

Marion Roberts Memorial Scholarship

  • For children or spouses or employees of AIA Member Companies
  • $500
  • Deadline: July 15

Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship

  • The Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship Program is available to Canadian high school students from family farms who are enrolled in their final year of high school as of May 29 and eligible to graduate from high school.  those eligible for a scholarship must be planning to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution(degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture program.  Successful applicants will be each awarded a scholarship valued at $1,500., based on demonstrated academic standards and leadership in the community.  Selection will be made by an independent panel.
  • Applications posted on the scholarship board.  Mail Delivery:  Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarships, Monsanto Canada Inc., 900 – One Research Road, Wpg, MB.  R3T 6E3 or email delivery:  monsanto.fund.scholarship@monsanto.com      2015 Scholarship Application is found by:  google Monsanto Fund Opportunity Scholarship
  • Awards of $1,500 each.
  • Deadline: May 29

Training for Tomorrow Educational Awards Program for women

  • Open to Canadian women entering the first of an eligible 2-year diploma program of study at any of Manitoba’s four eligible community colleges.
  • (See the website for a complete list of eligible programs and schools).
  • 50 awards of $1,000 each
  • Deadline: July 31

Canadian Blood Services – Assignment: Saving Lives Bursaries

  • Call Tracy Lamoureux @ 789-1023 or e-mail: tracy.lamoureux@blood.ca
  • Must be a grade 12 or college/university student, and must successfully recruit a minimum of 25 blood donors. Special consideration will be given to the student who recruits the most donors and the most new donors.
  • $500 – $1,000
  • Deadline: July 31

June Callwood Harmony Scholarships

  • Recognize the outstanding achievements of youth in promoting harmony and diversity across Canada.  Apply for a scholarship today if you are a graduating high school student who will be attending a post-secondary institution in the fall and have done work on diversity issues such as the following:  Race and Ethnicity, Class, Family, Gender, Age, Abiltiy, Regionalism, and Sexual Orientation.  For information:  http://harmony.ca/scholarships/
  • 10 – Awards of $1,000 each.
  • Deadline:  July 31

Ask Physical Therapy Scholarship

  • Student Eligibility:  Be attending college or university no later than January of 2016.  Be attending college or university on a full-time basis by January 2016.  Have achieved a GPA of 3.0 or greater during their last academic year.
  • Applications can be found:  http://www.studentscholarships.org/physcial_therapy_scholarship.php
  • 1 Award – $500.00
  • Deadline:  August 31

University of Winnipeg – The following 8 scholarships are major scholarships at the University of Winnipeg.

  • Alumni Entrance Scholarship Program
    • Candidates must be students completing high school in Manitoba.  The following attributes are to be considered in selecting candidates:  attainment of high school academic standing and promise, noteworthy interest and participation in extracurricular activities in school and community, and leadership qualities and strength of character.  Value $5,000.00
  • Garnet Kyle Scholarship
    • Established in 2011 to provide scholarships to students from Rural Municipality of Franklin, in Manitoba.  Students must have a minimum 90% admission average or higher.  This scholarship is awarded to a student coming from (in order of preference).  Value:  $40,000.00 ($10,000.00 x 4 years).  Please see the University of Winnipeg scholarship page for further information.
  •  Walter Leatherdale Entrance Scholarship
    • Established by Douglas Leatherdale, a 1957 graduate of United College, in memory of his father.  They will cover direct education costs for one or more outstanding students from rural Manitoba preferably from farming communities.  These scholarships will be renewable for up to three years.  Value:  $28,000.00 ($7,000 x 4 years).
  • Dr. Margaret E. Nix and Slade C. Nix Entrance Scholarship
    • Established by Dr. Margaret E. Nix, a 1943 graduate of United College.  It will be awarded annually to a female Aboriginal student who resides in Manitoba and is entering an undergraduate degree program at the University of Winnipeg.  Value:  1 x $5,000.00.
  • Buhler Bursary in Business and Economics
    • Awarded annually to a full-time student with a declared major in Business & Administration or Economics with demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic progress.  Preference is given to single parents.  Value:  $25,000.00 ($10,000 x 1 year and $5,000.00 X 3 years).
  • Marsha P. Hanen Entrance Scholarship
    • Awarded in recognition of the presidency of the University of Winnipeg of Dr. Marsha P. Henen (1989-1999).  It will be awarded annually to an outstanding Manitoba high school graduate who has made outstanding leadership and extracurricular contributions in school and the community.  Value:  $10,000.00 ($4,500.00 x 1 year and $2,000.00 X 3 years).

The Minute Maid Inner-City Leadership Scholarship for Kinesiology and Applied Health

  • Established to support students entering their first year of undergraduate study at the University of Winnipeg who are planning to study Kinesiology and Applied Health.  To be eligible, students must have a minimum high school admission average of 75% and be graduating from an inner-city high school in the City of Winnipeg.  Applicants must have exceptional involvement within their community of high school demonstrating leadership with athletic and/or coaching programs and services for the inner-city.  Preference will be given to Aboriginal new immigrant or students from low income families.  Value:  $5,000.00

The Winnipeg Police Service Opportunity Scholarship in Memory of Injured and Fallen Officers

  • Established by the Winnipeg Police Service to support educational opportunities for students from the North End and Downtown Winnipeg high schools. Consideration will be given to applicants who have made a contribution to or have been involved with their school or community.  These scholarships are renewable annually, with the intention that students receive scholarship support throughout their university degree.  Value:  $10,000.00 ($2,500.00 X 4 years).