Attention 2020 Grads
Check back for scholarship information.
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
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.
The Manitoba Credit Union Student Bursary
-Enter a video contest for a chance to win a $500.00 student bursary
Deadline February 28/2020
Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards
-Aboriginal ancestry, combined criteria of personal achievement, academic standing and financial need
Complete and submit application to the financial services office at the post secondary institution you will be attending
-application online at
ScholarTree Gap Scholarship
-Students currently in Gr.12, show proof of post-secondary school Deferred Admission.
Deadline May 31/2020
Assiniboine Community College-One To Watch Award
-$1000.00-High school student, leadership, community & school involement, applying to ACC directly after high school. 1 student nominated from each high school by the guidance counsellor.
Deadline June 1, 2020