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.
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.
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 deadline: May 10, 2013.
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.
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.
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre Awards - The Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre offers scholarships to students pursuing diplomas and degrees in Theatre. To be eligible, students must be Manitoba residents or have resided in Manitoba for a majority of their life. Application deadline: May 1, 2013.
Naomi Levin Theatre Scholarship: Awards funding to those studying production/technical aspects of theatre. To qualify, applicants must be attending an accredited theatre production program, or be apprenticed to a professional theatre.
Jean Murray–Moray Sinclair Theatre Scholarship Apprenticeships: Awards work-experience positions to emerging professional artists and craftspeople that are looking for opportunities to gain experience in professional theatre.
Gardens Manitoba Bursary Program - The intention of the program is to provide support to those actively engaged in private / public gardening and horticultural education that enhances Manitoba communities. University Category – an annual award of $500 to an active student pursuing degree education related to gardening at any university in Manitoba. Bursary Application. Application deadline: May 31, 2013.
City of Thunder Bay Family Medicine Award - This award recognizes and rewards local students who are studying medicine in Canada and who plan to train as family physicians and return to Thunder Bay to practice upon completion of their training. For 2013 there will be four awards of $5000. Application deadline: June 14, 2013.
Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians: The Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC), is a grass roots organization which, through public education and advocacy, works to improve the lives of blind, deaf blind and partially sighted Canadians.Each year, the AEBC offers scholarships to recognize outstanding blind, deaf-blind, and partially sighted post-secondary school students. Application deadline: June 30, 2013.
The following awards are offered:
Jennifer Laura Eve Wilson Memorial Scholarships 2 x $1000
The T-Base Communications Scholarship 1 x $2000
Vita Health Scholarship: Vita Health has developed a scholarship program with the purpose of recognizing and championing the studies of today’s science students who will eventually become the leaders of tomorrow.
Vita Health will sponsor one (1) student per year, up to a maximum of four (4) students at any one time, through the four (4) years of their undergraduate studies, who are enrolled full-time in an eligible, recognized science program. The selected student(s) will receive $500.00 each to be applied towards their tuition each year of the program up to a maximum of four (4) consecutive years. Vita Health Scholarship Application. Application deadline: June 1, 2013.
Maritime Dairy Industry Scholarship: Various partners of the Maritime dairy industry have established the Maritime Dairy Industry Scholarship in order to support the academic efforts of students committed to securing the future of a successful Canadian dairy industry. Two $2000 scholarships will be awarded. Application deadline: June 30th 2013.
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.
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 Business Council of Manitoba: The Business Council offers awards to assist with the cost of tuition, books and supplies during the academic year. Each award is up to a maximum of $3000 for university students. Applications are available in the Financial Aid and Awards office. For more information or a printable online application form please visit http://www.businesscouncil.mb.ca/ Application period closed.
Annual Violence Prevention Grants for 2013: The Canadian Women's Foundation is now accepting proposals for Annual Violence Prevention Grants for 2013. Approximately 50 grants up to a maximum of $25,000 will be selected. Application period closed.
Canadian Water Resources Association Scholarships in Water Resources: The Canadian Water Resources Association annually offers five scholarships. These scholarships, ranging from $1,500 - 5,000 are available to graduate students whose programs of study focus upon applied, natural, or social science aspects of water resources. Application period closed.
Canadian Northern Studies Trust Awards 2013-2014: The purpose of the CNST is to foster scholars and scientists with northern experience and at the same time to enhance educational opportununities available for norther residents to obtain post-secondary education at Canadian colleges and universities. Application period closed.
The following awards are offered:
CNST Scholarship $10,000 Canadian Polar Commission Scholarship $10,000 The W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Studies (Doctoral) 10 x $50,000 The W. Garfield Weston Award for Northern Studies (Masters) 10 x $15,000 Northern Resident Scholarship (graduate) 4 x $10,000 Northern Resident Award (undergraduate) 8 x $5,000 Caribou Research and Management Award $1,500 - $5,000 Arctic Co-operatives Award $2,500 The W. Garfield Weston Postdoctoral Fellowship in Northern Research 3 x $50,000 + up to $10,000 in travel/conference expenses
Academic Scholarship: There are two scholarships worth $750 each available to support students from Manitoba who are pursuing a career directly related to working with persons with exceptionalities. The individuals must be entering or in a current full-time education program in a Canadian institution. Application period closed.
Transition Scholarship: There are two scholarships worth $750 each available to a student with exceptional needs who is transitioning from high school to post-school life, such as post-secondary education, job training or employment. The winning student must demonstrate a 'Yes I Can' attitude. The scholarship money is given directly to the student upon verification of enrolment (if pursuing post-secondary education) or other appropriate evidence of their post-school plan. Application period closed.
RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship - The RBC Students Leading Change Scholarship recognizes students who are balancing the pursuit of their post-secondary education with a commitment to civic engagement. Scholarship recipients will demonstrate both academic excellence and a passion to lead and inspire positive change in their community. Six students will receive awards of $10,000 each plus a Me to We Trip. Application deadline: Application period closed.
Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics - Each year, the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) will award $3,500 to a recipient of the Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship. Candidates must be enrolled in a Canadian university studying either a Bachelor or Master of Economics, or a Master of Business Administration (MBA), and must demonstrate an interest in mineral economics. Application period closed.
Valerie Whalley Foundation Fund: The purpose of this Scholarship Fund is to provide financial assistance to individuals pursuing a post-secondary education, who have been adversely affected by the death of a family memeber, through he actions of an impaired driver. Each scholarship shall be for a minimum of $2,500 to a maximum of $15,000 yearly. Application period closed.
Youth Leaders in Action Scholarship: The Youth Leaders in Action Scholarship is designed to recognize the contributions of young community leaders and encourage them to keep up the great work. in 2013, United Way will be award four scholarships of $500 each. 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.