Application deadline for 2017 has now passed. Thank you for your interest in applying for the Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship. Successful applicants for the 2017/18 competition have been contacted for an interview.
The University of Manitoba is a place where you can define who you really are. We don't just embrace big dreamers, we encourage them. We recognize the potential of our prospective students and have developed a program to promote strong leaders within the university community. The Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship program highlights exceptional high school graduates who combine outstanding leadership potential with academic giftedness. Each scholarship is valued at $16,000, allocated over four years of study.
A total of nine awards will be given out to students entering any of the direct-entry programs of the University of Manitoba in September 2017. Six of the awards will be given to students graduating from a high school within Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, and three of the awards will be given out at the national level to students graduating from a Canadian high school found outside of Manitoba.
Candidates will require:
Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships will be offered to students who:
1. have achieved a high school average of at least 90 percent calculated on
the basis of results in (or equivalent courses for Canadian students outside of Manitoba):
2. have demonstrated evidence of leadership qualities and future potential;
3. have demonstrated evidence of a high level of communication skills;
4. have a record of community involvement (e.g., school, local community,
city-wide, regional, national, international);
5. have demonstrated evidence of special abilities other than those shown
by academic results (e.g., artistic, athletic, or linguistic skills, literary
6. have completed a University of Manitoba application for admission by the
December 1 deadline, including payment of application fee.
Applicants must submit a complete Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship application (original plus two complete copies) to the Financial Aid and Awards Office by the posted deadline (December 1, 2016). Complete application packages must be submitted by the student or the school in its entirety. Please do not submit portions of the application package separately; as it will be deemed ineligible.
Potential Leader of Tomorrow candidates should also take the time to search for additional scholarships. View our Awards & Scholarshps link for links to search engines.