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Friday, 18 June 2021

The Cityline Scholarship for BIPOC Women

 

he Cityline Scholarship for BIPOC Women aims to provide access to post-secondary education and reward youth who demonstrate financial need and want to pursue a career in Media studies.

One entrance scholarship will be available in 2021, valued at $5,000 CAD. Students across Canada can enter, except for residents of Quebec and employees of Rogers Sports and Media. The scholarship is not renewable. The scholarship will also include a one-on-one mentorship with Cityline host Tracy Moore.

To be considered: 

  • Students who will commence their post-secondary studies in September 2021 are eligible.
  • Students may have taken time off between graduation from high school and commencement of their university or college studies; however, during this period students must not have undertaken any post-secondary courses.
  • The Cityline Scholarship for BIPOC Women will not grant entrance scholarships to the following institutions/programs: Graduate programs (for example, Master’s degrees, PHD programs, etc.); Colleges and universities outside of Canada.
  • By entering an application into the Cityline Scholarship for BIPOC Women the winner agrees to be available for a mandatory interview on Cityline (Citytv at 10AM EST), speaking with Tracy Moore. The winner’s video entry will also be featured on Cityline.
  • Selection is based on each applicant’s completed application, which must be accompanied with one video of a maximum of 2-3 minutes long.

Video entry instructions:

  • The video essay must contain ONE of the following questions:
    • Where do I see myself in 10 years?
    • When you look at Canada today, are there any problems or issues you would like to seek to improve to help build a better future for generations to come? What issue would you choose and how would you approach the problem?
    • What is one challenge you have overcome, and how did it help you grow?
  • The selection committee would like to see YOU in the video, so please limit your use of cartoons and animations.
  • Post your video on YouTube and provide the link in the online application. Please ensure that your video is set to Public (in your Privacy Settings on YouTube). No copyrighted music or images. Please have fun with your video!
  • Please note: Applicants grant Rogers Sports & Media the right to use their names and video submissions for program publicity, marketing and promotional purposes in all media, including television broadcast and digital.

*Applications must be submitted in full by no later than 1:00pm EST on June 25, 2021. 

For full rules and regulations, click here.





Wednesday, 26 May 2021

MHSAA Scholarship

 Manitoba Foundation for Sports Scholarship - MFFS

A program administered by Sport Manitoba, established to support young athletes of Sport Manitoba's partners who continue to participate in amateur sport while pursuing a post-secondary education on a full-time basis. The scholarships are awarded to graduating high school students entering a post-secondary institution and to students in their second or subsequent year in a post-secondary institution.

Deadline: May 28, 2021
 

APPLY HERE

Manitoba Hydro Awards

Manitoba Hydro supports the youth of Manitoba in pursuit of academic excellence.  Within our Educational Funding Program are specific awards available to Indigenous Students in Grades 10 - 12. Students will be required to include a cover letter and resume and final transcript with their application.  Please share this with appropriate contacts.

Applications are currently being accepted for the following awards:  

Northern Student Award (3 awards of $300)    

https://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/indigenous_peoples/#northern_hs

 (Deadline July 15th)

 

Eligibility:  Open to all Indigenous students in Junior High or High School living north of the 53rd parallel.  Students are nominated by a teacher as an outstanding student based on academic performance, personal achievements and other accomplishments.

 

 

Physics Award (1 award of $200) 

https://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/indigenous_peoples/#physics_hs

(Deadline July 15th)

 

Eligibility:  Open to Indigenous students from Fox Lake, Nelson House, Split Lake, War Lake and York Factory communities enrolled in either Physics 30S or 40S.

 

 

Trio Award  

https://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/indigenous_peoples/#trio_hs

(Deadline July 15th)

 

Eligibility: 

  • Indigenous students in Grade 10 taking 20S Math, 20S English & 20F Science (1 award of $200)
  • Indigenous students in Grade 11 taking 30S Math, 30S English & 30S Physics (1 award of $300)
  • Indigenous students in Grade 12 taking 40S Math, 40S English & 40S Physics (1 award of $500)

To be considered, students must include all required documentation depending on the award they are applying or being nominated for.  This may include a resume and cover letter, their final transcript and proof of Indigenous ancestry.

For more information, please visit our website at Awards, scholarships & bursaries (hydro.mb.ca) or call me directly.

Wednesday, 12 May 2021

Premier's Healthy Living Scholarship for Youth

The Premier's Healthy Living Scholarship for Youth recognizes the achievements for young Manitobans who are positive role models for other children and youth in promoting healthy lifestyles. 

Up to 10 of the most outstanding applicants from across Manitoba will be selected to receive a $1000 scholarship. One nomination will be accepted per high school

ELIGIBILITY 

Students must be registered in Grade 12, and are set to graduate in the year in which the nomination is made and are admitted to, and register full-time in the first year of study in any faculty of school at the University of Manitoba. Qualifying students will have achieved a minimum entering average of 75% on those courses used for admission. Students must also have made an outstanding healthy living contribution to their school and/or community in one of the specified areas of achievement during their high school experience. 

SELECTION CRITERIA 

The application and statement will be assessed based on the following criteria: 

• The extent of the applicant’s healthy living contributions in their school and/or community.
• The degree to which the applicant’s contributions fall into one or more of the specified healthy living areas of achievement.
• The impact of the applicant’s contributions in their school and/or community.
• The quality of response to the statement question

HOW TO APPLY

Complete and submit the application form (located on the website link) to Mrs. Morran (smorran@retsd.mb.ca) no later than May 31, 2021.

For detailed information & application visit:   Premier's Healthy Living Scholarship for Youth-FINAL.pdf (umanitoba.ca)
















CAPSLE Bursary Award

The Canadian Association for the Practical Study of Law in Education (“CAPSLE”) established a bursary to provide financial assistance to students entering post-secondary Education and/or Law programs. One $1,000 bursary is available on the terms set out below.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

The following are the eligibility criteria for the Bursary:

  • The applicant must have been accepted to a Canadian university program in a recognized Faculty of Education and/or Faculty of Law in the 2021/22 academic year;

  • Priority will be given to applicants who identify as a member of a group that is under-represented in Education and/or Law.

APPLICATION PROCESS

The applicant must provide the following documents in support of a Bursary application:

  • Documentary proof that the applicant is accepted to a program at a recognized Faculty of Education and/or Law at a Canadian university in the 2021/2022 academic year;

  • A short essay, up to 500 words, describing how the applicant meets the eligibility criteria and why the applicant is studying Education and/or Law, including thoughtful commentary on the nexus between Education and Law; and
Professionally formatted resume, including leadership experience applicable to intended area(s) of study.

It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all documents are consolidated into a single PDF file and e-mailed to info@capsle.ca no later than May 31, 2021.

CAPSLE’s Board of Directors, or a committee thereof, will evaluate the applications and select an applicant that best meets the eligibility criteria and terms of the Bursary.

The successful applicant will be advised of the CAPSLE Board’s decision with respect to the Bursary by no later than September 30, 2021.

The successful applicant will be provided with the Bursary funds on a date between September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2021, conditional upon providing proof of tuition paid equal to or greater than $1,000 by no later than December 31, 2021.  The successful applicant agrees to return the Bursary funds to CAPSLE if the applicant discontinues the intended course of study for any reason during the 2021/22 academic year.

By submitting an application, an applicant agrees to the terms of the Bursary, and consents to:

  • publication of his/her name and essay, or portions thereof, in CAPSLE publications, including CAPSLE’s website; and
  • receive information related to CAPSLE electronically, which consent may be withdrawn at any time  by contacting info@capsle.ca.

Thursday, 6 May 2021

MARK & DOROTHY DANZKER SCHOLARSHIP FOR EXCELLENCE

Together with the Jewish Foundation of Manitoba, Folklorama is pleased to present the Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence, an annual award of excellence for ethno-cultural heritage preservation. The Scholarship honours the memory of philanthropist and former Winnipeg city councillor Mark Danzker and his wife, Dorothy.

SCHOLARSHIP OVERVIEW
The scholarships include:

  • Eight (8) post-secondary scholarships of $1,000 each
  • The scholarships will be awarded in September 2021.

ELIGIBILITY
To be eligible for a $1,000 scholarship, the applicant must:

  • Be accepted to or be currently enrolled in a university, college or other recognized post-secondary institution within Canada
  • Be 17 to 25 years of age
  • Be a resident of Manitoba

CRITERIA FOR SELECTION
Demonstrate an active involvement in preserving cultural heritage. This may be done through volunteer work or employment within Canada. It may involve any cultural heritage.

Volunteer in a cultural activity in the general community.

Perform well academically with an average of 75% (3.0 GPA) or better

SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE

Friday, May 28, 2021 by 5:00pm 

For more information visit:  Folklorama Scholarships - Folklorama

Wednesday, 5 May 2021

ERA SCHOLARSHIP

                                ERA’s 2nd Scholarship Competition – Win up to $10,000                                                                      

Are you eligible?

Must be a full -time/part-time student in Canada. For those participants which are outside our operating areas (Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Toronto, and Montreal) there will be adjusted requirements. See FAQ below.

Why is ERA holding this competition?

ERA likes to get the community involved in many ways throughout the year. This competition gives students the opportunity to gain experience, build their resume, and if they are motivated enough to win this scholarship, would be a great help financially with schooling.

What are we looking for?

We need you to come up with a marketing plan and host an e-waste collection event in your area. You will manage every detail of this event from the planning and promoting to the execution! We want to see how creative students can get with marketing the event and reaching out to your community and local businesses to ensure the event is well attended. How will you implement your ideas to raise awareness and get your networks involved? After you have followed through with the event, the team at ERA will evaluate your work after the deadline and pick the winner!

For more details visit:  2021 ERA Scholarship (electronicrecyclingassociation.ca)

MOSMA - Mid-Ocean School of Media Arts Open House

 MOSMA - a SOUND education

Explore a career in AUDIO PRODUCTION:

 - Music Production
 - Live Sound
 - Sound for Film, TV, & Gaming
 - Radio Production

Virtual Open House: May 13th @ 5 pm - 7 pm

To register visit: MOSMA Virtual Open House 2021 (jotform.com)

The WinMan Volleyball Club Scholarship Award(s)

The WinMan Volleyball Club believes in community building, celebrating, and promoting our athletes. Annually, we take pride in recognizing the amazing athletes who develop their skills within the WinMan community.

The WinMan Volleyball Club will make available a scholarship for up to 2 graduation students that have been involved in the WinMan Volleyball Club program. The recipient(s) will received up to $500 to use towards their post secondary studies.  

For more information visit:  Scholarship Award – WinMan Volleyball Club | A non-profit organization promoting the sport of volleyball in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.

Friday, 30 April 2021

CMU Upcoming Webinars

Will you be attending CMU in the fall? Check out these useful webinars!

CMU Spring Scholarship

In recognition of the ongoing economic and community impacts resulting from the pandemic, and in attempts to ensure as many students as possible receive scholarship funds, CMU will be choosing 10 undergraduate students to receive the $1,000 Spring Scholarship for their studies at CMU in the upcoming academic year. Applications for these scholarships will be accepted until June 30. 
Click here to learn more.


Luke Santi Memorial Award

Established and funded by Perimeter Institute, this award is presented annually in memory of Luke Santi, who as a high school student demonstrated a passion for research and discovery, earned top marks in his courses, took part in a variety of extracurricular activities, and volunteered his time in service of others.

In honour of Luke's many accomplishments and contributions, the award is presented annually to a Canadian student who demonstrates Luke's many qualities - academic performance, interest in science, extracurricular activities, and volunteering – and is graduating high school to begin post-secondary education in Physical Sciences at a Canadian university.

Award Details

The award includes $1000 and the opportunity to visit Perimeter Institute for a tour, lunch with researchers and staff, and seminars or other scheduled events. One award will be made each year to a graduating Canadian high school student who has been accepted into a full-time academic program in Physical Sciences at a Canadian university in the fall. The successful student is expected to direct the award towards tuition for studies in physics.

Selection Criteria

The student is selected based on a combination of academic merit and non-academic criteria including:

A) Academic success in the last year of secondary studies - a minimum 80% average overall is required as shown in copies of official high school transcripts.

B) Demonstrated passion for physics outside of the normal academic environment (e.g. being a member of a local amateur astronomy club, volunteering with a physics association)

C) Demonstrated interest in a wide range of activities outside of physics (e.g. community involvement, sports, debating clubs, etc., including volunteer activities in service of others)

D) Minimum of two letters of recommendation by a teacher, principal, professor or association leader (not a relative). The letters of reference will assist the selection committee in establishing the applicant's participation and achievement in the life and activities of their school and/or community; participation in a physics stream of study; nature of the participant's character, personal qualities and temperament, etc.

Scouts Canada Scholarship Program

The Scouts Canada Scholarship Program provides financial support to members of Scouts Canada entering or continuing in full-time studies at Canadian universities or colleges.

All recipients are motivated youth whom, with the help of their Scouting experiences, have demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities and a desire to create a better world. As they progress through life, these skills will be carried with them as they become successful adults in the community. Scouts Canada sees this scholarship program as an investment in the lives of the future leaders of tomorrow.

Scouts Canada is pleased to award scholarships of up to $6,000 each. The application process is the same for all scholarships. It is up to the adjudication to award the various scholarships in the specific categories

HOW TO APPLY FOR A SCHOLARSHIP

Every year scholarships are awarded, with individuals receiving up to one award each. Awards are not renewable. Applicants must not have reached their 26th birthday on January 1 of the year in which they apply.

All applicants must complete the application form and compose a statement, no more than 200 words, on the value of Scouting in your life. Applicants must also provide two letters of reference (only one from within Scouting).

Candidates will be selected based on the following criteria:

A) Demonstrated Scouting history, involvement and achievement

B) Leadership contributions to Scouting

C) Community leadership and contributions outside of Scouting

D) Scholastic achievements up to the time of application

E) Attitude and aptitude


Rainbow Stage 2021 Student Scholarships!

Rainbow Stage is currently taking applications for our 2021 student scholarships program!

Rainbow Stage annually awards four Grade 12 high school students (must be Manitoba residents) for excellence in musical theatre performance, technical/production work, and musicianship, in support of their post-secondary training endeavours.

  • Scholarships are open exclusively to Manitoba resident Grade 12 high school students.
  • Candidates must be able to demonstrate acceptance into a full-time, accredited post-secondary degree or diploma program that is directly related to their category of application, for the upcoming academic year.
  • Scholarship winners will only receive their award upon demonstrating proof and acceptance of such enrollment, and payment of tuition for the upcoming academic year.
  • Up to (4) scholarships may be awarded, each to a maximum value of $750

 This year’s virtual auditions will be held on Tuesday, May 25th, 2021 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm on Zoom

 DEADLINES

Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 18th, 2021
Virtual Audition Date: Tuesday, May 25th, 2021

 DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION FORM ON OUR WEBSITE:  CLICKHERE

RETSD Construction Career Cafe for Graduating Students- Sign Up Link

In partnership with the Manitoba Construction Sector Council and MB Heavy Construction Association we will be hosting a Construction career cafe event on May 11-13. This event is focused on finding graduating students career options and employment.


May 11th - 1-3pm students will have the opportunity to meet with reps from the Winnipeg Construction Association, MB Heavy Construction Association, Industrial, Commercial, Institutional Sector (ICI), Building Trades, and Home Builder associations

May 12th -1:00p -3:00pm  students can participate in a resume workshop to help prepare them for the next event.

May 13th - 9:00am-12:00pm - employers from the above industries will be available to accept resumes and participate in a meet and greet.

Please forward this information to your GRADUATING students - employers are looking to hire this summer!

The final date to register at the form listed below is MAY 7th so absences can be excused.

https://forms.office.com/r/2zDHKg32kU

 

Also there is a brand new Instagram and twitter account focused on career development and post-secondary transitions, please encourage your students to follow @cd_retsd

Catherine Westlake- RETSD Consultant School to Work and Applied Arts Learning