Attention 2019 Grads
Deadline for scholarship applications will be April 26 @ 3:30 to Mr. Beals or Mrs. Kaminsky
Please note that some universities and colleges are open to registration as early as October 1. In some cases, Entrance Scholarships require a completed and submitted application for admission, and some carry a deadline of December 1. Please ensure you check with the post-secondary institutions that you are planning to apply for to determine their deadlines.
There are many different types of scholarships. Some scholarships are given based on academic achievement, while others inlcude criteria such as community involvement, volunteer work, and/or extra-curricular activities. Bursaries are awards given to students based on financial need, as well as other possible criteria. Awards will generally require an application form to be completed. Some awards will require a resume and/or cover letter, and possibly reference letters as well. Answering an essay question may also be required to apply to win a scholarship.
Get started now!
- Create a resume for yourself, including a detailed list of your volunteer and extra-curricular involvement.
- Ask a teacher or supervisor to write a reference letter for you.
- Check the bulletin board and this webpage often!
- Visit post-secondary institutions' websites that you are interested in for scholarships and bursaries they offer.
- Begin researching scholarship websites:
- National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation
- information about the Loran Awards and the Garfield Weston Awards
- Association of Univeristies and Colleges of Canada
Student Aid Assistance & Planning
Answers for parents
Manitoba Student Aid
Canada Student Loan Overview
Parental Contribution Calculator
Student Financial Assistance Estimator
Loan Repayment Estimator
Government of Canada website including information about post-secondary education planning, financing, budgeting, etc.
Check out the Sport Manitoba Website for upcoming Scholarships with varied Application Deadlines
CWB National Leasing
Pursuing a career in agriculture, dentistry, medicine, forestry, vetinary medicine, or euntrepreneurship.
$2500.00 scholarship available
Deadline May 15, 2019
Manitoba Young Liberals
Enrollment in a Manitoba post-secondary institution
1-$500.00 scholarship available to students outside of Winnipeg
1-$500.00 scholarship to an Indigenous student
Deadline May 15, 2019
Westman Communications Group
$500.00 Annual scholarship available to one graduating student in each of the high schools throughout western Manitoba within the Westman service area. Must be attending post secondary in the fall and be persuing a career in technology at a Manitoba college or university.
Several scholarships available, Community Leader, Indigenous Legacy and Trades
Deadline May 17, 2019
Shilo & Area Service Club
Graduates pursuing post-secondary education or training. Open to all graduating students of CFB Shilo Military and DND employee personnel, as well a Dependents of Civilians living in the Sprucewoods, Cottonwoods and Douglas communities, surrounding CFB Shilo. Minimum of 4- $500.00 scholarships available. Please see Mrs. Kaminsky for further scholarship instructions.
Deadline May 30, 2019.
CUPE Local 737
Scholarships available to a child, grandchild, or legal ward of a CUPE Local 737 member (who is currently employed by Brandon School Division)Two scholarships, each for $500.00, may be awarded annually to: One high school student who is graduating from an Academic Program and has applied for post-secondary education. One high school student who is graduating from a Technical Program. Deadline May 31, 2019 https://737.cupe.ca/?s=scholarship&submit=Search
Students planning to enroll at a Canadian post-secondary institution
in a first year agriculture, food science or culinary program. Approximately 65-$1500.00 scholarships are available.
Deadline May 31, 2019
Merit Contractors Association of Manitoba
1-$500.00 scholarship available/highschool, see website for criteria
Deadline to highschool representative by May 31, 2019
Winston Menard Memorial Scholarship
Eligibility-Indigenous descent, Manitoba resident, entering or returning to an accredited post secondary institute, financial need
Deadline May 31, 2019
Applications can be picked up at any Manitoba Friendship Centre or
Fusion Credit Union
Scholarships for post secondary schooling. Fill out form on line.
Deadline June 1, 2019
Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary
6-$500.00 bursaries for MBP members or their children attending a university, college, other post secondary institution or pursuing trades training.
Deadline June 3, 2019
Oddfellows and Rebekahs
$1000.00 bursary available, selected by a provincial committee to be used in the year awarded.
Deadline June 15, 2019
Andrew Budge Memorial Scholarship
In cooperation with Manitoba Baseball 1-$1000.00 scholarship, preference to those with past or planned participation in baseball in Manitoba and entering a post-secondary program.
Deadline June 24, 2019
The National Union of Public and General Employees Scholarships
6 scholarships of $1500.00 each, students who are children or grandchildren or foster children/grandchildren of a National Union member entering 1st year of post-secondary education in 2019-2020
Deadline July 4, 2019
Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
3 annual bursaries each valued at $6000.00. Must complete a Fairfax bursary application and be registered at University of Manitoba. See the University of Manitoba Financial Aid and Awards page to see all necessary requirements.
Deadline July 15, 2019