St. John's College offers many scholarships and bursaries and prizes, including the following awards for students who are enrolled in the Canadian Studies Program, or who are studying about Canada. In order to be eligible for these awards, you must be a full-time student and you must be registered as a member of St. John's College the current academic year. Membership is open to all University of Manitoba students. Criteria and application forms are available on the College's website.
All Saints James Brown Bursary - up to $450
For a St. John's College member who demonstrates financial need. Must have completed a minimum of 60 credit hours by the end of April. Must register in a program with an emphasis on Canadian Studies in September. Applicants must provide letters from one or more professors describing how their studies contain a significant component pertaining to Prairies studies. Application deadline April 1.
G. L. Broderson Memorial Award - up to $775
For the highest grade in a Canadian Literature course. Automatic award, no application necessary.
Canadian Shield Scholarship - up to $1500
Awarded to a member of St. John’s College who is a research fellow, graduate student, or senior undergraduate student (going into third or fourth year with a minimum course load of 18 credit hours) at the U of M. Must provide academic reference letters indicating that the study of subjects pertaining to the Canadian Shield constitutes a significant part of the applicant’s studies. Must have a minimum grade of B in each course relevant to the Canadian Shield completed in the current academic year or latest year of study. Recipients who are graduate or undergraduate students must re-register in full-time studies and as College members in September. Application forms are available in February, deadline April 1.
Alice Cheatley Bursary - up to $975
For a St. John’s College member registered in a full-time program who has done work in one or more of these areas: the United Nations, Political Studies as related to international relations, or Canadian Studies. Minimum sessional GPA of 3.0 required. Must demonstrate significant financial need. Must re-register as a College member and full-time student in the fall. Application forms are available in February, deadline April 1.
Michael and Muriel Ewanchuk Bursary - up to $2875
For a St. John’s College member registered in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program. Must demonstrate financial need. Must include one or more letters from professors describing how the applicant’s studies have focused on the history of Ukrainians in Canada, particularly in Manitoba. Must re-register as a College member in a full-time program in September. Application forms are available in February, deadline April 1.
Colin Inkster Memorial Award - up to $2450
Awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a member or graduate of St. John’s College who shows promise of achieving distinction in graduate work. Preference given to applicants who appear likely to make a contribution in the fields of either Canadian Studies or Religion. Must be a Canadian citizen. Candidates may be doing graduate work at the U of M or at another university. Application forms are available in February, deadline April 1.
Sir John Schultz Scholarship: up to $1200
For excellence in Canadian history. Automatic award, no application necessary.
Symons Scholarship in Canadian Studies - up to $350
Must have completed at least 60 credit hours with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 (B) by May of the current year. Must register in a full-time program (minimum 18 credit hours) with an emphasis on the study of Canada at the U of M in September of the current year, and as a member of St. John’s College. Must have a demonstrated record of outstanding contributions and commitment to your community. Preference will be given to students enrolled in the Canadian Studies Program (honours, major, minor). Application forms are available in February, deadline April 1.
For information on College membership or for a complete list of awards, please visit the St. Johns College website or contact the Awards Clerk at St John's College, (204) 474-8133.
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