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Manitoba Scholarships

Manitoba Scholarships and Bursaries:


Manitoba Hydro's Awards Bursaries and Scholarships

Post-Secondary Funding

Employment Equity Bursary                                               

Amount:  11 bursaries of $1,500 each

Application deadline:  October 1st

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Member of an Employment Equity designated group*
  • Entering first year of a 4 year degree program at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg or Brandon in the following:  Engineering, Computer Science or Business

OR

Entering first year of studies at Red River College, Assiniboine Community College or University College of the North in the following:  Computer Analyst/Programming, Information Systems, Business Information Systems, Civil, Computer, Electrical, Electronic, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Communications or Power Engineering Technologies

*Employment Equity Designated Group members include women, Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities.

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers

First Year Information Technology Bursary                        Amount:  2 bursaries valued at $1,500 each

Application Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Entering 1st year of studies at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg or Brandon studying: Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering, or University One Computer Science/Engineering curriculum

            OR:

  • Entering 1st year of studies at Red River College or University College of the North studying: Computer Analyst/ Programming or Computer Systems Technology

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


2nd Year to Final Year Information Technology Bursary            Amount: 2 bursaries valued at $2,500 each

Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Entering 2nd year of studies at the University of Manitoba, Winnipeg or Brandon studying: Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering

            OR:

  • Students in 2nd second to final years of studies at Red River College or University College of the North  studying: Computer Analyst/ Programming or Computer Systems Technology

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


2nd Year to Final Year Engineering Technology Bursary                       

Amount:  6 bursaries of $1,500 each

Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Students in their second to final years of studies at Red River College, University College of the North or Assiniboine Community College studying: Civil, Electronic, Electrical, Computer, Instrumentation, Mechanical, Communications, or Power Engineering Technologies.

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers.


First Year Engineering Bursary                                   

Amount:  6 bursaries of $1,500 each

Application Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Accepted into first-year of studies at the University of Manitoba in Engineering (Electrical, Civil or Mechanical), or a member of the Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) or University One Engineering curriculum.

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


2nd Year to Final Year Engineering Bursary                       

Amount:  3 bursaries of $2,500 each

Application Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Students in their second to final year of studies at the University of Manitoba in Engineering (Electrical, Civil or Mechanical) and/or a member of the Engineering Access Program (ENGAP);

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


First Year Management Bursary                                    Amount:  3 bursaries of $1,500 each

Application Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Students accepted into their first year of studies at a Manitoba University enrolled in:

 

- Commerce at the Asper School of Business majoring in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, or Marketing; or

- A member of Aboriginal Business Education Partners (ABEP) at the University of Manitoba; or

- A 4 year Business Administration degree program majoring in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or Marketing.

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


2nd Year to Final Year Management Bursary

 Amount:  3 bursaries of $2,500 each

Application Deadline: October 1st

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Students in their second year to final year of studies at a Manitoba university enrolled in:

- Commerce at the Asper School of Business majoring in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or Marketing; or

- A 4-year Business Administration degree program majoring in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources or Marketing; or

- A member of Aboriginal Business Education Partners (ABEP) at the University of Manitoba.

Selection criteria will include academic performance, financial need, and community involvement.

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


Anishinabe Oway-Ishi Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards: The Frank Wesley Awards

Amount:  2 awards of $1,000 each

Application Deadline:  September 15th                                    

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to all Aboriginal peoples ages 16-24
  • Academic performance

Application Process:  Anishinabe Oway-Ishi accepts nominations and selects students to receive awards.  For more information and nomination forms (posted each September), visit the Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Awards website at www.mayaa.ca


University College of the North – Moving Forward Together Scholarships

Application Deadline:  April 30th                                               

Manitoba Hydro has committed $80,000 to University College of the North through the Moving Forward Together Campaign.  The funding is available in 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 at a value of $20,000 each year.  There are 2 types of scholarships available for Aboriginal students attending UCN

Eligibility Criteria: 

The first set of scholarships is valued at $2,000 each and will be awarded to 8 Aboriginal students enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Computer Analyst/Programming
  • Computer Systems Technology
  • Electrical/Electronic Technology

The second set of scholarships is valued at $500 each and will be awarded to 8 Aboriginal students enrolled in one of the following programs:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Nursing
  • Business Administration Diploma
  • Carpentry/Woodworking Certificate
  • Civil/CAD Technology Certificate
  • Early Childhood Education Diploma
  • Facilities Technician Diploma
  • General Studies:  Adult Education Diploma
  • Heavy Duty Mechanics Certificate
  • Industrial Welding Certificate
  • Kenanow Bachelor of Education – Integrated Stream (BEDIS)
  • Kenanow Bachelor of Education – After Degree Stream (BEADS)
  • Natural Resource Management Technology Diploma
  • Office Administration Diploma
  • Preparation for Technology Certificate

Application Process:  The University College of the North will select the students and will be awarding the scholarships in September.  For more information and application forms, visit the University College of the North website at www.ucn.ca/ics/Campus_Life/Info_for_Students.jnz



Certificate Program Award                                               

Amount:  2 awards of $500 each

Application Deadline: July 15th

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal student
  • Students enrolled in one of the following certificate programs: Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Assistant, Contact Centre Representative, Business & Administrative Studies, Computer Applications for Business, Network Support, or Electrical Certificate Programs at a recognized Educational Institution in Manitoba.
  • Academic performance

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers

High School Awards

Mathematics Award                                                            Amount:  1 award of $200 

Deadline: May 15th

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal ancestry
  • Grade 9 students
  • Highest provincial achievement in the Pascal Math competition

Application Process:  Math teachers or competition coordinators will forward the name of their most successful student who is willing to self-declare as being of Aboriginal Ancestry.

Pick-up a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers

For more information about the Pascal Math competition, visit their website at www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca

Science Fair Award                                                            Amount:  1 award of $200

Deadline: May 15th

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal ancestry
  • Students in Junior High or High School
  • High achievement in a Science Fair competition

Application Process:  Science teachers or coordinators will nominate Aboriginal Science Fair participants. Science Fair judges will provide feedback on the nomination/application form on students' submissions for consideration in selecting award recipient. Pick-up a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers

Trio Award
Application Deadline: July 15th

Amount:

  • 1 award of $200 (Grade 10 – 20S Applied or Pre-Cal Math & English, 20F Science)
  • 1 award of $300 (Grade 11 – 30S Applied or Pre-Cal Math, English and Physics)
  • 1 award of $500 (Grade 12 – 40S Applied or Pre-Cal Math, English and Physics)

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal ancestry
  • High school student in Grade 10 - 12

Application Process: Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


Northern Student Award                                                Amount:  3 awards of $300 each

Deadline: July 15th

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal ancestry
  • Junior High or High School Student living north of the 53rd parallel
  • Nominated by a teacher as an outstanding student based on academic performance, personal achievements and/or other accomplishments

Application Process:  Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


Physics Award                                                                        Amount:  1 award of $200

Deadline: July 15th

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Aboriginal ancestry
  • Students in Grade 11 or 12
  • High achievement in a Science Fair competition

Application Process:  Science teachers or coordinators will nominate Aboriginal Science Fair participants. Science Fair judges will provide feedback on the nomination/application form on students' submissions for consideration in selecting award recipient. Pick-up a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca/careers


The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council Scholarships

Application deadline: June 17.


MASRC Aboriginal Athlete Scholarship

The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council will annually present $500 scholarships to sixteen Aboriginal students who have demonstrated a commitment to sport in Manitoba. Our goal is to encourage students to continue being active while attending a recognized post secondary institute. All Grade 12 students who will be graduating in 2011 and who are enrolled in a recognized Post Secondary Institute for the 2011/2012 academic season are encouraged to apply.

Eligibility:
The MASRC will award Athlete Scholarships to Aboriginal students graduating from Grade 12 and who are enrolled into a full time University or other recognized Post Secondary Institution.

All candidates must complete the application form in full and provide all required information, documents, and letters in order for their applications to be considered.

A candidate must have proficiency in sport, and have a minimum "C" (65%) average in his/her grades.

Scholarships will be awarded to those Aboriginal Youth who have shown athletic leadership in Manitoba's amateur sport community through well rounded participation as an athlete, as well as on the basis of academic standing, and other school/community related activities.

MASRC Aboriginal Coach Scholarship

The Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council annually presents $500 scholarships to two Aboriginal students who have demonstrated a commitment to coaching in Manitoba. Our goal is to encourage students to continue coaching while attending a recognized post secondary institute. All students who are currently enrolled into a post secondary institute and currently coaching for a school, club, or community centre are invited to submit an application.

Scholarships will be awarded to those Aboriginal Youth who have shown coaching leadership in the Manitoba's amateur sport community through well rounded participation as a coach, as well as on the basis of academic standing, and other school/community related activities.

Eligibility:
The MASRC will award Coaching Scholarships to Aboriginal Youth (up to 29 years of age) who are enrolling into a full time University or other recognized Post Secondary Institution.

Current full time Post Secondary students, as defined by the Post Secondary Institute.

A candidate must have proficiency in sport, and have a minimum "C" (65%) average in his/her grades.

Currently coaching individuals/teams in Manitoba and plan on continuing their coaching duties.

National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) training is an asset.

Additional courses related to coaching (i.e. NCCP, CPR, First Aid, Coaching Seminars) are an asset.

Manitoba Aboriginal Sport & Recreation Council145 Pacific Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2Z6

Phone: (204) 925-5622
Fax: (204) 925-5716

Email: masrc@sportmanitoba.ca

www.masrc.com


Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards

Deadline: March 15

Value: Each award is up to a maximum of $3,000 for university students or $1,500 for college students.

The Business Council Awards are available to anyone of Aboriginal ancestry who is pursuing post-secondary education in Manitoba. You must maintain a full course load (60%), need financial assistance and be interested in working with one of the Business Council's member companies. The awards are to assist with the cost of tuition, books and supplies.

For more information please contact the financial awards office at any of Manitoba's public post-secondary institutions.


Louis Riel Institute - Bursary & Scholarships - Manitoba

Deadline: Due dates vary, check with university directly

All Métis students planning to attend one of the four (4) provincial universities in Manitoba are eligible to apply for an award.

Bursaries are awarded primarily on the basis of economic need.
Scholarships are awarded primarily on the basis of academic merit.

The value & number of each award varies at each university and is best obtained directly from the University.

Application:
Louis Riel Institute
103-150 Henry Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba


MTS Pursue Your Calling Scholarship Program

The future success of MTS relies on students such as yourself.
The skills and expertise acquired through post-secondary education is a vital factor for the continued growth of MTS. Recognizing this, MTS has established the Pursue Your Calling scholarship program.

Pursue Your Calling is a scholarship program designed to encourage students to study in areas of high demand for the telecommunications industry. Scholarships will be awarded to grade 12 graduates entering their first year of full-time study in one of the eligible programs.

Benefits of the Scholarship

Receive $1,000 to be applied towards your tuition for each year of your program, to a maximum of four years totaling $4,000.

Be eligible for summer employment at MTS, which is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on work experience in your chosen field of study.

Be eligible for employee discounts on cellular phones and service and DSL High Speed Internet service.

Be provided with a mentor who will support and help you adapt to the MTS corporate environment.

Participate in scheduled MTS related activities with mentors and other students.

Pursue Your Calling scholarships are awarded based on your academic achievement
(75% or over), and your responses to the short answer questions provided.

Short listed candidates are required to participate in an interview with the MTS scholarship selection committee before final decisions are made.

MTS is an Employment Equity employer and values a diverse workforce. Consideration will be given to all eligible applicants: men, women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, and people with disabilities.

Application forms are available online or from your school guidance counsellor.

Please be sure to include with your application:
1. Transcript of your marks.
2. Proof of acceptance into eligible post-secondary program of study.
3. Resume.
4. Responses to all four (4) short answer questions.

Application Forms:

Pursue Your Calling - Printable Application Form (PDF)

Contact the MTS Community Relations Department.
Phone, write or e-mail us at:

Pursue Your Calling Scholarship Program
c/o MTS Community Relations Department
P.O. Box 6666, (MP18C)
333 Main Street
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3C 3V6
Phone: (204) 941-8341
E-mail: community.relations@mts.ca


Abraham McPherson Memorial Scholarship Award

Award provided by Manitoba Aboriginal Education Counselling Association Inc. to Aboriginal students pursuing post-secondary education in the counselling field.

Value: Four scholarships annually $250 each

Eligibility: Aboriginal ancestry ( Status, Non-Status, Inuit, Métis); Manitoba resident, high school graduate with overall 70% average in graduating.

Procedure: Applicants are available from the Student Services Centre Awards Office, from any Tribal Council, , Band Education Authority in Manitoba.

Deadline: May 31

Manitoba Aboriginal Education Counselling Association Inc.
305- 352 Donald Stret.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 2H8

Phone: (204) 947-0421


Trio Award
Deadline: December 1

Value:
* 1 award of $200 awarded to a student in Senior 2
* 1 award of $300 awarded to a student in Senior 3
* 1 award of $500 awarded to a student in Senior 4

Potential opportunity for summer employment or full-time employment in one of Manitoba Hydro's Trades Training Programs*

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* High school student in Senior 2 to Senior 4
* Academic performance or demonstrated improvement in:

Mathematics (pre-calculus or applied) 20S, 30S, and 40S
Science 20F
Physics 30S and 40S
English 20F, 30S, and 40S

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


Northern Student Award

Deadline: December 1

Value: 3 awards of $300 awarded to Junior High or High school students living north of the 53rd parallel

* Potential opportunity for summer employment or full-time employment in one of Manitoba Hydro's Trades Training Programs*

Eligibility Criteria
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Living north of the 53rd parallel
* Nominated by a teacher as an outstanding student based on academic performance, personal achievements and/or other accomplishments

* Manitoba Hydro provides a range of technical and trades related training programs which include indentured apprenticeships, non-indentured apprenticeships, and post-journeyman development.

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.



Mathematics Award

Deadline: May 15
Value: 1 award of $200 granted to a student in Senior 1

Eligibility Criteria
v Aboriginal ancestry
v Highest provincial achievement in the Pascal Math competition

Application Process:
Math teachers or competition coordinators will forward the name of their most successful student who is willing to self-declare as being of Aboriginal Ancestry.

Pick-up a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

For more information about the Pascal Math competition, visit their website at www.cemc.uwaterloo.ca


Science Fair Award

Deadline: May 15
Value: 1 award of $200 granted to a student in Junior High or High school

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* High achievement in a Science Fair competition

Application Process:
Science teachers or coordinators will nominate Aboriginal Science Fair participants. Science Fair judges will provide feedback on the nomination/application form on students' submissions for consideration in selecting award recipient. Pick-up a nomination/application from your guidance counselor or visit our website at  www.hydro.mb.ca.


First Year Information Technology Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 2 bursaries of $1500 awarded plus potential opportunity for summer employment
Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Accepted into the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg or Brandon University studying: Computer Sciences or University One Computer Science curriculum

OR: Accepted into Red River College or Keewatin Community College studying: Computer Analyst/ Programmer or Computer Systems Technology
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


Second Year to Final Year Information Technology Bursary

Deadline: October 1
Value: 2 bursaries of $2500 awarded
* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall.
* Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the Information Technology Training Program for students in their final year.

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Students in second year to final year at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg or Brandon University studying: Computer Sciences

OR: Students in second year to final year at Red River College or Keewatin Community College studying: Computer Analyst/ Programmer or Computer Systems Technology
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


Second Year to Final Year Engineering Technology Bursary

Deadline: October 1
Value: 6 bursaries of $1500 awarded
* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall
* Potential opportunity for full-time employment in a Manitoba Hydro in-house Trades Training Program for students in their final year*

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Students in second year to final year at Red River College, Keewatin Community College or Assiniboine Community College studying: Electronic, Electrical, Computer, or Communications Engineering Technologies.
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


Certificate Program Award

Deadline: December 1 for July to December programs and July 2 for January to July programs.

Value: 2 awards of $500 awarded plus potential opportunity for term or full time employment.

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Enrolled in one of the following programs: Administrative Assistant, Human Resources Assistant, Network Support, or Contact Centre Representative at a recognized Educational Institution in Manitoba.
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Submit completed application to:

Community Relations Advisor,
Employment Equity Department,
Manitoba Hydro,
P.O. Box 815,
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 2P4

 


First Year Engineering Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 6 bursaries of $1,500 awarded plus potential opportunity for summer employment

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Accepted into first-year Engineering, ENGAP, or taking engineering curriculum in University One at the University of Manitoba
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


Second Year to Final Year Engineering Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 3 bursaries of $2,500 awarded
* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall.
* Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the Engineer-In-Training Program for students in their final year.

Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal Ancestry
* Engineering or ENGAP students at the University of Manitoba in second year to final year, studying (in order of preference): electrical, civil & mechanical, other engineering disciplines.
* Academic Performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


First Year Management Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 3 bursaries of $1500 awarded
* Potential opportunity for summer employment
Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Accepted into first-year Management or ABEP at the University of Manitoba
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.


Second Year to Final Year Management Bursary

Deadline: October 1

Value: 3 bursaries of $2500 awarded
* Potential opportunity for summer employment available to recipients returning to full time studies in the fall.
* Potential opportunity for full-time employment in the Commerce Career Development Program for students in their final year.
Eligibility Criteria:
* Aboriginal ancestry
* Management or ABEP students at the University of Manitoba in second year to final year, majoring in Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, or Marketing.
* Academic performance

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.

Note: Further considerations for bursaries can include:
* home community, with preference given to Aboriginal Peoples whose home community is North of the 53rd parallel
* financial need

 

Application Process:
Pick up an application from your educational institution's awards office or visit our website at www.hydro.mb.ca.