Scholarships offered by Brandon University

Ms Janet Omstead Wood
Senate Awards Office
Brandon University
270 - 18th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

Phone: (204) 727-9737
Fax: (204) 727-4072
Email: wood@brandonu.ca


Louis Riel Scholarships at Brandon University

Are awarded to entering or returning students of Brandon University who are Manitoba residents of Métis status and who demonstrate strong academic potential. As part of their application, applicants must provide a letter stating they are either members of the Manitoba Métis Federation or are eligible for membership in the Manitoba Métis Federation.

Applicants who are offered a scholarship must register as full-time students at Brandon University. Students may appeal to defer taking up the award for up to 12 months upon written request to the Scholarship Committee. Students may apply and be considered for this award more than once. Scholarship holders must achieve satisfactory academic progress at Brandon University. A minimum cumulative g.p.a. of 2.5 (letter grade C+) is required to receive the award. Funds from these scholarships are disbursed in two installments, the first half normally in September and the second half in January. Retention of the second installment is conditional upon the recipient's maintenance of a satisfactory academic performance (C+ cumulative average).

Value: Up to 6 awards per year, value $1500 each.


Xerox Canada Award - Brandon University

Value: $2450

To be awarded to a Native Canadian student who has registered in a Business Administration course(s) during Regular Session. The recipient may either be an entering or returning student.

Deadline: May 11th annually.


Isabelle Douglas Estate Scholarships - Brandon University

Value: 4 x $310

To be awarded to a Second or Third Year student proceeding into Third or Fourth Year studies in any degree program at Brandon University being taken on or off campus. Eligible students must be all or part Manitoba Indian ancestry.

Deadline: May 11th annually.


MTS Bursaries for Aboriginal Students - Brandon University

To be awarded to Aboriginal students taking courses in Computer Science or Business Administration. In the event that there are no qualified applicants in these areas, the award will be granted to an Aboriginal student in a Science program.

Deadline: May 11th beginning in 2002.


Donna and Bill Parrish Scholarship for Aboriginal Students - Brandon University

To be awarded to an Aboriginal student of strong academic merit enrolled in full-time study at Brandon University.

Deadline is May 11th, beginning in 2002.


Dr. Wilfred W. McCutcheon Scholarship in Education (Aboriginal Student) - Brandon University

Value: $1,000

This scholarship is to be awarded, upon application, to an Aboriginal student in the Faculty of Education who is entering the final year of a Bachelor of Education (A.D.) and who demonstrates a combination of outstanding academic achievement, excellence in leadership ability on campus or in the community, and professional promise in classroom teaching. The student must have a minimum 3.5 g.p.a. in the pre-award year and provide two letters of recommendation from the Dean and/or members of the Faculty of Education.

Deadline: May 11th annually.


John & Kay Findlay Scholarship in Native Studies - Brandon University

Value: $900

Awarded to a Canadian First Nations or Metis student proceeding to Third or Fourth Year who has or will have satisfied at least the requirement for a minor in Native Studies at Brandon University.

Deadline: May 11th annually.

Ms Janet Omstead Wood
Senate Awards Office
Brandon University
270 - 18th Street
Brandon, MB R7A 6A9

Phone: (204) 727-9737
Fax: (204) 727-4072
Email: wood@brandonu.ca