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External Awards & Scholarships

The following is a list of organizations which offer scholarships and awards that may be of interest to current and entering University of Manitoba undergraduate and graduate students. Awards with upcoming deadlines will be noted; students are encouraged however, to search for scholarship opportunities year-round.

Because these scholarships and awards are administered by industry, government and private organizations outside of the University of Manitoba, students should read all of the information provided carefully and direct questions to the appropriate department listed on the application.

This list is ongoing, please read deadline information carefully!


Allstream ICT Engineering Scholarship - $5000 scholarship available for women in an undergraduate engineering program. Please click on link above for application details.

Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards - The Business Council of Manitoba is committed to helping Aboriginal students attend university or community college. We believe that education is an important component in their personal development and greatly improves their opportunities. Annual Application Deadline: March 31.

Corporate Finance Institute Annual Scholarships - These scholarships ($500) are available for Canadian business school students enrolled in a degree program. For more information and applications please click on the link above. Deadline: December 31, annually.

Canadian and International Scholarship Programs (Foreign Affairs and Int'l Trade Canada) - Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada (DFATD) is responsible for the Government of Canada's participation in major International Scholarship Programs. DFATD provides support to international scholars in Canada, which is often reciprocated by foreign governments which support Canadian scholars in their countries. Please click on link above for application details.

Canadian Japanese-Mennonite Scholarship - $2000 for graduate students engaged in minority/human rights research. Please click on link above for application details.

Canadian Northern Studies Trust - Various awards from $1,500 - $10,000 offered to students enrolled in full-time post-secondary education that have an aspect of northern or circumpolar fieldwork included as part of their scholastic research that is conducted within the term of the award. Please click on link above for application details.

Donich Entrepreneurial Scholarship - A $1,000 award will be presented to an undergraduate or law student at the University of Manitoba who is distinguished by work experience and academic achievement. Please click on the link above for application details. Application Deadline: November 30, 2018.

EDC International Business Scholarships - 30 awards valued at $4,000 offered to students who are studying a bachelor's degree in International business or business combined with environmental or sustainability studies. Please click on link above for application details.

Explore - $2000 bursary to study French/English in another province with opportunities for summer employment and transfer credits. Please click on link above for application details.

Government of Canada International Scholarships - Undergraduate and Graduate exchange program opportunities. Please click on link above for application details.

Healthgrad.com - is pleased to announce its bi-annual $2,000 Healthcare Leadership Scholarship! for students in any 4 year healthcare program. For more information and deadlines please click the link above. Application Deadlines: May 1 and November 1.

James Dyson Award - invites Canada's bright industrial design and engineer students to submit their best design ideas - something that solves a problem - competing to win a prize of $54,000. Please click on link above for application details.

LA Tutors Innovation in Education Scholarship - This award provides opportunities for gaining real-working experience in a chosen field, and gives students the chance to connect with adults outside their circle who might be able to help students get into their top college or get an internship. Please click on link above for application details.

Louis Riel Institute Awards - Please visit the Louis Riel website for further information, as well visit the Financial Aid & Awards website, Awards requiring application.

Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU) - Each year the MGEU awards over $20,000 in bursaries and scholarships to Manitobans pursuing post-secondary education and training programs. Any registered, dues-paying member, or spouse of a member, or child or ward of a member, is eligible. Please click on link above for application details.

Manitoba Métis Federation - The Manitoba Government is committed to increasing apprenticeship & award opportunities for Manitobans and to promote a highly skilled and dedicated workforce. Please click on link for application details.

Mary Guilbault Metis Bursary - awarded to post secondary Metis students who excel in academics; excel in the community; show financial need and have been residents of Manitoba for the last 12 months prior to this application. Annual Application Deadline: October 1st

Marymound Bursary Program - $1000- $2500 for students who have been involved in one of Marymound's school, foster home or treatment programs. Annual Application Deadline: October 1 & May 1.

Queen Elizabeth Diamond Jubliee Scholarship Program - Promoting International Community-University Partnerships in Global and Indigenous Health - Scholarship program will provide successful applicants with the opportunity to conduct a 3-6 month international internship in research, as well as receive other training opportunities, networking opportunities and mentorship. Please click on link above for application details.

Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship - a national scholarship that promotes the resilience of individuals with mental illness pursuing post-secondary education. See link for full details.

ScholarshipsCanada.com - Is a database for students looking for scholarships, bursaries, grants and student awards. Just sign up to for access to hundreds of scholarships! Please click on link above for application details.