Please note that the below postings do not make up a conclusive listing; please consult with your department and/or faculty for other available award opportunities. For any external award listings please visit the following link: External awards
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.
Alumni Association Undergraduate Award - The Alumni Association Inc. of the University of Manitoba offers two annual scholarships, valued at $3,750 each, for students who have excelled in their studies and have demonstrated leadership and/or commitment to volunteerism during the course of their academic c areers. Applications are to be returned to Financial Aid and Awards. Please click here for requirements. Application period closed.
Emerging Leader Award - 75 awards are open to current full-time or part-time University of Manitoba undergraduate or graduate students with a minimum 2.5 GPA, in any faculty, school or program that demonstrates an outstanding contribution to the enhancement of the institution and/or community. Recipients will get a certificate of recognition and an invitation to attend the Emerging Leaders Dinner. Application period closed.
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 period closed.
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.
Mary E. Lamont Scholarship - Application is available online on Aurora Student under Awards and Financial Aid tab. This award is given to a woman teaher who: (1) is a Canadian citizen and resident of Manitoba; (2) holds a Manitoba teaching certificate; (3) will be registered at an accredited institution of higher education in or outside Canada in an approved program applicable to the teaching field. 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. See above link for nomination form details. 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 period closed.
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.
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.