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Friday, 24 May 2019

Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited
Entrance Award Application

Three annual bursaries each valued at $6,000 are offered to Canadian high school students who:

• are Canadian citizens or permanent residents of Canada;
• have graduated from a Canadian high school no longer than 18 months prior to the start of the 2019-2020 academic session;
• have demonstrated financial need based on a government student loan assessment from their home province

 Please Note: MB students must include the financial information from their My Student Aid Online (MySAO) account; from the “My Award Information” tab and the “My Assessment Details” tab;
• have completed a University of Manitoba Fairfax bursary application;
• will register for full-time study (minimum 18 credit hours) in any faculty or school at the University of Manitoba that admits students directly from high school
• have achieved a minimum average of 80% on their high school courses used for admission.

These awards may be renewable in each of a second, third and fourth years of a student’s first degree program at the University of Manitoba. Recipients must maintain a full-time course load (minimum 18 credit hours), achieve a minimum grade-point average of 3.5 each year and continue to demonstrate financial need yearly (government student loan and bursary applications must be submitted for each academic session).

How do I apply?

Submit the items below to the Financial Aid & Awards office by July 15th:
1. A completed University of Manitoba Fairfax Bursary Application form (available in Student Services)
2. A complete copy of your government loan assessment from your home province for the 2019-2020
academic session (i.e. Notice of Assistance letter)
3. A brief letter outlining your extra-curricular involvement (i.e. volunteering, sports, etc.)

Deadline: July 15, 2019
Financial Aid & Awards office
422 University Centre Building
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3T 2N2

Monday, 6 May 2019

The Order of Sons Of Italy 

La Lupa Di Roma Lodge Scholarship Application


● Manitoba student of Italian descent
● Canadian citizen 
● or landed immigrant (proof to be provided)
● Entering a post-secondary institution: a university or accredited college as a  full-time student
● or entering postgraduate studies as a full-time student

Scholarship Amount - $1,000.00

● The scholarship may be won only once. Successful applicants may not reapply.
● Unsuccessful applicants are invited to reapply when entering postgraduate studies.
● Consideration will be given to students enrolling in an Italian language course at the University level or who have successfully completed the grade 12 level at the Dante Alighieri
● For more information please email

Applications are available in Student Services.

Applications are due September 1, 2019.

Wednesday, 10 April 2019

CWB National Leasing Scholarship

If you dream of a career in agriculture, dentistry, medicine, forestry, veterinary medicine or entrepreneurship, apply today and you could receive up to $2500.00 toward your tuition from your friends at CWB National Leasing.

At CWB National Leasing, we’re all about supporting entrepreneurs and business owners. After all, we were once a small business built on a new idea.
Tell us how you plan to innovate your chosen industry, and follow the steps below and you could be selected as a CWB National Leasing Scholarship recipient.

ARE YOU ELIGIBLE? If you meet all of the criteria below, we want to hear from you!
  • Manitoba residents who are Canadian citizens or permanent residents at the time of receiving the award; 
  • Entering full-time studies;
  • Have a minimum average of 65% (or equivalent)** over the 2 last terms of available marks***
  1. Head over to Universities Canada’s website and complete the application form
  2. Attach one academic and one extra-curricular reference letter within your application
  3. Answer the essay question and tell us how you’re going to make waves in your industry
  4. Submit your application
*Manitoba residents only
** See Universities Canada’s policy on calculation of average marks
***Non academic courses such as career or personal development related courses will not be considered

Thursday, 31 January 2019




All children, grandchildren (including foster children/grandchildren) of National Union of Public and General Employees' current/retired members who are planning to enter the 1st year of a Canadian public, post-secondary education institution full-time in 2019/2020 are eligible to apply.

Scholarships Available:  (all valued at $1,500 each)

Tommy Douglas Scholarship
Brian Fudge Memorial Scholarship
Scholarship for Students of Colour
Scholarship for Indigenous Students
Scholarship for LGBTQ2 Students
Terry Fox Memorial Scholarship

All applications and entries due by July 4, 2019. Application forms available in Student Services to students who are eligible based on above criteria.