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Awards and Scholarships

Entrance Scholarship Information 2023-2024

 The University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, Brandon University and University St. Boniface award entrance scholarships to students graduating from a Manitoba high school. The scholarships range from $800-$3,000 and the one criterion is academic excellence. To be eligible, students must submit a regular entrance application by a specified deadline. 

March 1st, 2024

U of W Application Deadline – Based on Self-Reporting Grades

  • Considered for major and application required scholarship
  • Considered for special Entrance Scholarships
  • Priority course registration in the Fall
  • Considered for admission before the Christmas break
  • The university will request final grades from the school

December 1st, 2023

U of M - Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship Deadline

  • Outstanding academic achievement
  • School activities and leadership
  • Community volunteer activities

March 1st, 2024

U of W Entrance Scholarship Application Deadline

  • Considered for special Entrance Scholarships
  • Priority course registration in the Fall
  • The university will request final grades from the school  


March 1st, 2024                

U of M – Entrance Scholarship deadline

Students should apply before March 1st to ensure that:

  • They are eligible for entrance scholarships
  • that their name will be included on the list of requested grades from the school/school division




 A variety of scholarships are offered to graduating students through universities/colleges and private organizations. For most scholarships there are three areas of focus:

  • Outstanding academic achievement

  • School activities and leadership

  • Community volunteer activities

The process of searching out and applying for scholarships is time consuming, but worthwhile. Listed below are some websites that offer information on scholarships and bursaries available to graduating students.

Indigenous Education Awards

A-1 Auto Transport Scholarship

Abbott and fenner/scholarships

Aesengineers scholarships

All Saints Kinsmen Bursary - see Resources below for fillable PDF

Allied Van Lines Scholarship

ANAK Liwayway Scholarship

ATCO:  Indigenous Education Award

Baseball Manitoba

Basketball Manitoba

Big Sun Athletics Scholarship

Boster Scholarship

Burger King

Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Awards

CAJ Journalism Scholarship

Canada Student Grant for Services and Equipment

Canada Student Grant for students with disabilities

Canada's Luckiest Student

CCU Learning for Life

Centennial Scholarship

CFI Scholarship

CMU Scholarships & Bursaries

Covid-19 Student Relief Scholarships 

C S T Foundation Bursary

DCA car Scholarship

DeWalt Trades Scholarship

Diversity Scholarship

Douglas and Elizabeth MacEwan Award

Fastweb Scholarship Search

FCM Scholarships

First Nations Band Funding

First site Guide Scholarships


French Immersion Studies Bursary

French Language studies Bursary

Futures Forward - Tuition Waiver Program

Guide to College Scholarships

The Heer Law Enterpreneurship Scholarship

Helmet Advisor

Helpjuice Scholarship

Hockey Manitoba

Horatio Alger Association of Canada

Husky Energy Scholarships for Indigenous Students

IBD Scholarship

Indigenous Student Awards

Indspire - Indigenous Education Scholarships

Innovation in Education Scholarship

Investment Zen Scholarship

Ivy Panda Video Contest Scholarship

Jean Lumb Scholarship   

Jewish Foundation of MB

Knowles Centre Arthur E. Prior Scholarship

LA Tutors Scholarship

Lawn Starter Lawntrepreneur Scholarship

Leaders of Tomorrow Scholarship U of M

Loran Scholars

Louis Riel Institute Bursaries and Awards

The Louise Joanne Twerdy Leadership Bursary

Maid Sailors Big Dreams Scholarship

Manitoba Canola Growers

Manitoba Hydro Awards

Manitoba High Schools Athletic association

Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards

Manitoba Metis Federation

Manitoba Scholarships

Manitoba Youth in Care Scholarships

Manulife Scholarship

Mark Dickof Scholarship

Marymound Student Bursary Program

MB Beef Producers Scholarship

Merit Manitoba Scholarship

MGEU.member scholarships and bursaries

Michael Melancon-Koffend Student Award (Indigenous Women)

Motor Vehicle Industry of Manitoba Scholarship

My Blueprint Scholarship

NAVL Logistics Scholarship

Nellie McClung Trailblazer Scholarship for Females

North American Van Lines Scholarship

Oshki Annishinabe Nigaaniwak Scholarships

Peak of the Market

Prestige Photography Scholarship

Rainbow Stage

RBC Future Launch Scholarship

RBC Indigenous Student Awards Program

Red River Ex


Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship

Schulich Leaders

Scholarships Canada

Scholarship for Community Leadership

Scholarships for United States

ScholarTree Scholarship Search

ServiceScape Scholarship 2018

SonoBoom Annual Scholarship

Southern First Nation

STEAM Horizon Scholarship

Storwell Foster Children Bursary Program

Student Scholarships

Student Awards

Student Award search/scholarships

Student Aid

TADD Scholarship

TD canada trust

Ted Rogers Scholarship Fund

Terry Fox humanitarian Award

Universities Canada

United Way Winnipeg

University Tutor Monthly Scholarship

Voice of the Future Scholarship

Voices Scholarship

Voy Media Enterpreneur Scholarship

Youth Forward Scholarship Program

University/College Scholarship websites:

University of Manitoba-External Awards website

University of Winnipeg-External Awards website

Red River College-Scholarships - Senior Years Apprenticeship Option website

Queens University-Scholarships & Financial Assistance website

University of Toronto-Scholarships & Awards

Simon Fraser University

University of Alberta

University of Calgary

University of Regina

Western University Scholarships

U of M Leader of Tomorrow entrance scholarship

UBC-Scholarships & Awards

UVic-Scholarship website


Brandon University

United States Scholarship Search


Various community groups offer scholarships and memorial funds through Shaftesbury High School as well.

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