Internal awards note: If a deadline falls on a weekend/holiday for an internal UM award, we will accept applications on the next working day. External awards may not so please check with the source of the award directly.
Susan Wright Bell Award- an award of approximately $5,000 will go to a student enrolled at the University of Manitoba in the Faculty of Medicine as an undergraduate or postgraduate student and is undertaking a study in the area of developmental disability or a full-time graduate student in the Department of Psychology at the University of Manitoba and is undertaking a study in the area of development disability specifically at the St. Amant Centre in Winnipeg. For more information please contact Carolyn Major at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application period closed.
R.E. Waugh - University of Manitoba Scholarship - Mr. R.E. Waugh offers a scholarship at the University of Manitoba to encourage students, who are the children of Scotiabank employees, to pursue a post-secondary business degree at the University of Manitoba. The recipient will receive $16,000 annually in each of four years of study, for a total value of $64,000. Application deadline: May 1, 2014.
Saunderson and Stanton Awards for Excellence in Teaching - Are you a faculty member, a current student or recent grad? Don't forget to nominate your favourite professor/instructor; nominations are taken all year round.
Shirley Bradshaw Scholarship Fund - Application is available online on Aurora Student under Awards and Financial Aid tab. Two scholarships are available to 1 undergraduate student and 1 graduate student. Undergraduate students must be: enrolled as a full-time student in the third or fourth year of undergraduate studies; have achieve a minimum degree grade point average of 3.50; and is enrolled in any of the following areas of study: City Planning, Political Studies, Sociology, or Human resource Management/Industrial Relations, or other applicable areas. Graduate studens must be: full-time at the University of Manitoba; enrolled in either a Master of City Planning or a Master of Public Administration; has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.50 on all graduate program courses completed. All applicants must submit a resume and a brief biography including personal goals in their field of study and their vision for revitalizing urban communities. Application period closed.
Flying Officer George Finkle Memorial Scholarship & Bursary- Two $650 awards (one scholarship and one bursary) will be awarded for full-time students in good academic standing who are members of the Regular Canadian Armed Forces or Primary Reserve (or members of the immediate family of a Regular Forces member). Application due December 13, 2013.
Berkes Graduate Scholarship in Community-Based Research - $3000 is offered to a full-time student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba who is pursuing studies in community-based research methods including, but not limited to, community-based resource and environmental management, conservation and planning. Application period closed.
Lambda Foundation for Excellence: Les McAfee Memorial Award - Application is availabe online on Aurora Student under Awards and Financial Aid tab. The student must be enrolled full-time in any undergraduate or graduate program at the University of Manitoba; have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on all courses completed to date (both at the undergraduate and graduate levels, if applicable); are conducting or have proposed to conduct research relating to gay and lesbian people, their community, values, achievements, sports; or on policy and human rights issues that affect them. Application period closed.
Nature Manitoba Scholarship - Application is available online on Aurora Student under Awards and Financial Aid tab. Nature Manitoba offers a scholarship tenable at the University of Manitoba to a student who: (1) has graduated from a Manitoba University, and; (2) continues in or enters into a graduate program in Biological Sciences, or related fields. Application period closed.
Student Affairs Participation Award - Available for an undergraduate student at the University of Manitoba who has maintained high academic achievement while demonstrating exceptional leadership qualities in making a significant voluntary contribution to the university community. Application period closed.
Joan and Dean Sandham Scholarship in Aboriginal Health Professional Leadership- Available to students who are Aboriginal (Status, Non-Status, Metis, Inuit); completed a Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Nursing or Registered Nursing program; enrolled full- or part-time in any year of study in any Faculty or School at the Unviersity of Manitoba, including the Postgraduate Medical Education Program; have a record of successfull post-secondary achievement; have demonstrated leadership skills and a commitment to developing a career in Medicine or Nursing. For scholarship requirements please click here. Application period closed.
Arun Sud Memorial Scholarship - Application is available online on Aurora Student under Awards and Financial Aid tab. The student must be a registered either full-time or part-time in any Facutly or School at the University of Manitoba, have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5, registered with the office of Accessibility Services and has demonstrated extra-curricular nivolvemnet in the university or external community. Application period closed.
Carla Thorlakson Memorial Graduate Fellowship and Scholarship - For a full time student studying or conducting research into human migration, the status of women in Canada and worldwide, and/or the roles that Canada's Foreigh Service or its civil society can play in defining and implementing Canada's roles in the internationla community. Application due October 1, 2013.
UMSU Awards - Each year, the University of Manitoba Students’ Union provides financial awards to deserving U of M students who have made a significant contribution to improvement of student life on campus. Application deadline: Application period closed.
UMSU International Student Award - recognize international students who have made significant contributions to student life. $1,000 (two awards)
UMSU Student Involvement Award - Campus Community - recognize students who have shown exemplary skill, initiative, and dedication to building campus community at the University. $1,000 (two awards)
UMSU Social Justice Activism - recognize students who have shown exemplary skill, initiative, hard work, and leadership qualities through their involvement in initiatives that promote social justice and equity. $1,000 (two awards)
UMSU Student Involvement Award - Governance (Ed Anderson Award) - recognize students who have shown exemplary skill, initiative, and dedication working as part of, or in support of, various levels of collegial and student governance at the University. $1,000 (two awards)
UMSU Student Movement Award - recognize students who have shown exemplary skill, initiative, and hard work in support of the student movement. $1,000 (two awards)
University of Manitoba Travel and Conference Sponsorship- Sponsorship is available for both faculty and students to attend conferences. For complete guidelines for this sponsorship opportunity please view the attached media release. Applications period closed.
George Weston Scholarships - Application is available online on Aurora Student under Awards and Financial Aid tab. Three scholarships are available to students who are enrolled in the: (1) Department of Human Nutritional Sciences (Faculty of Human Ecology) or Department of Food Science (Facutly of Agricultural and Food Sciences); (2) Any Department in the Facutly of Agricultural and Food Sciences, excluding Food Science; (3) Faculty of Arts, Faculty of Music or the School of Art. Each scholarship will be offered to a student who: (1) has completed at least 30 credit hours of full-time student (at least 100 percent of a full-course load); (2) has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5; (3) registeres in full-time study for the subsequent year of undergraduate study; (4) demonstrates exceptional skills (verbal and written), and has outstanding abilities and achievements. Application period closed.
Note: If a deadline date listed below is different than that on the actual award application, use the one on the award application.
Manitoba Forage Seed Scholarship Award: $500 will be offered to a student who is resident of Manitoba, 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 (e.g. school study related to forage seeds); and 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. Application deadline: October 31, 2013.
Dalton Camp Award 2013: The Dalton Camp Award will go to the winner or winners of an essay competition on the link between democracy and the media in Canada. In 2013, there will be one Award, open to all eligible entrants, consisting of a prize of $10,000, as well as a bronze cast medal by the late Canadian sculptress Dora de Pédèry-Hunt. In addition, a second Award consisting of a prize of $2,500 may be awarded, at the Selection Committee’s discretion, to the best essay by an entrant who is or was during the calendar year of the Award a student at a recognized post-secondary institution. Application deadline: November 15, 2013.
Holstein Canada 2013 Education Awards: Six awards of $1000 each will be offered to students that are either regular members, junior members, or the son/daughter of a member. Consideration will be based upon farm involvement and work experience, youth program involvement, career choice, and scholastic record. Application deadline: November 29, 2013.
The Alberta Council for the Ukrainian Arts (ACUA) Award: $500 is offered annually for a project that fosters a greater awareness of Ukrainian art in Alberta. This project may be in the form of an exhibit, tour, festival, educational program, or special project. Application deadline: November 30, 2013.
The Roman Soltykewych Music Scholarship: $500 is available to applicants (individual or group) determined to pursue further studies in the field of Ukrainian choral or vocal music. Application deadline: November 30, 2013.
The Serge Eremenko Music Award: $500 is available annually to any qualified applicant (individual or group) planning to pursue further studies in the field of Ukrainian choral or vocal music. Courses of study or workshops, either in progress or recently completed, will be considered. Application deadline: November 30, 2013.
Queen Elizabeth II Silver Jubilee Endowment Fund for Study in a Second Official Language Award- Up to 3 awards of $7000 each will be awarded to students (Canadian citizens or permanent residents). Candidates must be enrolled in the second or third year of their first bachelor degree program during the 2013-2014 academic year. Candidates must have sufficient ability in their second official language to pursue their studies in that language. Application deadline: December 10, 2013.
SILVER CROSS Ability Achievement Scholarship: The SILVER CROSS Scholarship is offered to full time college and university students who use either a manual wheelchair, power wheelchair, or mobility scooter while attending classes. One applicant each from the United States and Canada will be selected to receive the $3,000.00 scholarship award. Application deadline: December 31, 2013.
The Shore Davis Johnston Award - The Shore Davis Johnston Award recognizes a student registered in an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Law at an accredited Canadian university who demonstrates an understanding of current criminal issues in Canada by answering the following question: What is the most troubling criminal law decision rendered by the Supreme Court of Canada in the past 5 years, and why. The winner of the Shore Davis Johnston Award will receive a prize of $500. Application deadline: January 31, 2014.
Be aware of deadlines! Many awards require official transcripts, which can take several days to obtain. Also, don't forget to consider time to have your application mailed/couriered.