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 award opportunities year-round.
Because these scholarships and awards are administered by industry, government and private organizations outside the University of Manitoba, students should read all the information provided carefully and direct questions to the appropriate contact listed on the application.
This list is ongoing, please read deadline information carefully!
Allied Van Lines Scholarship 2023 is looking to provide a scholarship to four students who major in logistics or a similar field. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current students and to those who are enrolling in college. Deadline date: December 15th.
BluEarth Renewables Scholarships - currently offers two scholarship programs for university students: one for Indigenous students and one for community leaders. Deadline date: September 15th.
Business Council of Manitoba Indigenous Education Awards - The Business Council of Manitoba is committed to helping Indigenous students attend university or community college. Annual application deadline date extended: May 31st.
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Applications may be mailed to:
Business Council of Manitoba
Suite 800 – One Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0X3
Calgary Foundation - has information on various awards for undergraduate and graduate students (available primarily for Canadian citizens and permanent residents). For more information and applications please click on the link above.
Canadian Agri-Business Education Foundation (CABEF) awards seven $2,500 scholarships annually to full-time students enrolling or currently in an agricultural related program at a Canadian university, college or apprenticeship institution. Deadline date: April 30th.
Donich Entrepreneurial Scholarship - A $1,000 award will be presented to an undergraduate or law student distinguished by work experience and academic achievement. This award was established in 2018 and is intended to award students with proven employment and academic achievement. Donich Law is a trusted Toronto law firm, offering experienced, creative and skilled legal representation for both domestic and international clients. For full information, please visit the Donich Law Professional Corporation website. Application deadline: November 30.
EnergyRates.Ca College Scholarship - a $500 scholarship to any student enrolled in an American or Canadian post-secondary educational institution. Applicants must write an essay, no more than 500 words in length, telling us where you see the future of the energy industry. Application deadline: January 31.
The Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Fund recognizes Indigenous students who are making a difference in eliminating the barriers of racism, sexism, violence, and indifference in society. The scholarship fund was established to honour her memory and provide financial support to Indigenous persons residing in Manitoba who are enrolled in post-secondary studies in Manitoba. Awards are granted in the amount of $2,000 each. Application deadline: October 31st
Jeanne Henuset-Fraser Memorial Bursary for Rural Manitoba Students - to enable students from a rural background to fulfill their educational dreams at a Canadian post-secondary institution of their choice. One or more bursaries, ranging from $500 to $2,000 in value. Application deadline: July 31st.
Loans Canada Scholarship Fund - an award program to reward students that are practicing sound financial education and literacy. $750 awarded three times a year (for every semester). Application deadline dates: April 30, July 30 and November 30.
Loran Award - Up to 36 awards granted annually to young Canadians who show strength of character, commitment to service, and leadership potential. Eligible for Canadian citizens or Permanent Residents in their last year of uninterrupted studies in high school or Cegep who present a minimum cumulative grade of 85% of an R score equal to or higher than 29. Must be at least 16 years of age by September 1st of the following year. Please click on the link above for application details, deadlines, and award inclusions.
Manitoba and Northwest Ontario Legion and Ladies Auxilliary offer both bursary and scholarship awards to Manitoba students.
Manitoba Government and General Employees' Union (MGEU) - Each year the MGEU awards numerous 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.
Mary Guilbault Métis Award - This Award is available to Red River Métis students across Manitoba who excel in academics and the community. Post-secondary students who have been a resident of Manitoba for the last 12 months may qualify for the Mary Guilbault Métis Award, administered through the Louis Riel Institute.
North American Van Lines Canada Scholarship - The $1,000 scholarship will be given to a few chosen students who are pursuing a degree in logistics, supply chain management, business, or a similar field and are planning on starting a career related to logistics. Application deadline: December 15, 2021.
Royal Canadian Legion Portage Branch #65 Bursary. These bursaries (up to four $1,000.00 are handed out) are open to any student, in any year of post secondary education, from the Portage Branch #65 catchment area who are continuing on with their higher education and show the need for financial assistance. The catchment area runs along #1 Highway between MacGregor and Elie. The student's permanent residence must be within the Portage Branch 65 catchment area and they must have a connection to a Veteran as defined by the Legion By-Laws. Deadline date: May 15th.
Scholarship Program for Accounting Students - The Accounting Scholarship program is designed to encourage students to hold a professional accounting career and become leaders in the future. The $5,000 scholarship is presented to enrolled post-graduates and undergraduates in an accounting-related field at an accredited university. Application Deadline: May 15th.
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.
Storwell's Foster Children Bursary Program - Storwell offers an annual bursary of $2,000 in support of foster children to help them attend post-secondary schools and to offer a hand up as they make their way forward in life. Application deadline: December 31, 2021
Paul Stothart Memorial Scholarship in Mineral Economics - $3,500 scholarship for a student enrolled full-time in their second, third or fourth year of a Bachelors of Economics degree or in their first or second year of a Master of Economics or MBA program. Applicants must also demonstrate an interest, supported by current or intended course work, in mineral economics or mining commerce. Application deadline: May 15th.
The Reading and Learning Clinic of Manitoba focuses upon teachers and professionals of the future with our University student scholarship-internship for the Classroom Educator AOGPE training and practice. Application Deadline: June 15th.
The Red River Métis & Cantor's Family Award is available to Red River Métis students who are attending a post-secondary institution in Manitoba. The student must be enrolled in butcher/abattoir, culinary arts, or any agricultural programs which focus on the study of livestock and processes used for the purpose of feeding people or a related field in which you can express the connection to the butcher/abattoir field.