Not all deadlines listed below have been recently updated. Check individual websites for the most recent information. Check NPC's "Flight Plan" for award and deadline announcements.
Loran Award For talented young Canadian based on character, service and leadership potential, who have a min. average of 85%. 40 one-time awards (for our region) of $2,000 40 one-time awards (national finalists) of $3,000 30 awards of up to $100,000 (over four years) + $9,000 stipend, access to funding and internships, and mentorship opportunities. PLEASE SPEAK WITH YOUR GUIANCE COUNSELLOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE TO MAKE YOUR INTENTION KNOWN. YOU MUST NOTIFY US OF YOUR INTENTION TO APPLY BY: FRIDAY, SEPT. 29 as we can nominate THREE student under "Sponsored Applications". We need time to review the applications, and help you with the editing process prior to the October 18 deadline. If we have more than three interested graduates, we will hold a selection meeting. If there are only three (or less) graduates who are interested in applying, we will "sponsor" all three. Completed applications (excluding reference) due MONDAY, OCT. 2! Deadline for completed applications to be submitted to Loran: October 18 for Sponsored Applicants (nominated by NPC); October 25 for Direct Pool Applicants
AES Engineering Solutions You are not required to be taking Engineering courses to be eligible! Students must submit an essay of between 500 and 1000 words (see website for topic and details). Awards of $500 Deadline: October 6
Horatio Alger Canadian Scholarship Program For students who possess the character to overcome adversity and succeed in life. Students must demonstrate financial needs ($65,000 or less annual net income per family), be involved in co-curricular and community activities, maintain a minimum average of 65%, and plan to pursue post-secondary studies. 80 awards of $5,000 each 5 awards of $10,000 each and an all-expense paid conference in Washington, DC Deadline: October 25 (or following business day if it falls on a weekend)
Manitoba Forage Seed Association (MFSA) Must be a member of, or have a parent who is a member of the Manitoba Forage Seed Association (MFSA) OR have a special interest in forage seed production. Student can be entering a diploma or degree program in Agriculture, and must have a 65% average (minimum). FYI the current link still says 2011, as they have not put the most recent info online. I have seen the print version though, and everything about the application is EXACTLY the same! $500 Deadline: October 31
Vimy Pilgrimage Award The Vimy Pilgrimage Award recognizes the actions of young people who demonstrate outstanding service, positive contributions, notable deeds, bravery or leadership. Their acts may have served their peers, schools, communities, province or country. Scholastic achievement is not a criterion for this award. 20 awards: Fully funded week-long educational program in Vimy, France! Deadline: November 12
Premier's Healthy Living Award for Youth This award recognizes the achievements of young Manitobans who are positive role models for other children and youth. Award applicants will have made an outstanding contribution to their school/community in one of the following areas: Active Living, Healthy Eating, Healthy Sexuality, Mental Health Promotion, Safety and Injury Prevention, Substance Use and Addictions, Tobacco Reduction. 10 awards of $500 each Deadline: TBA
TD Canada Trust Scholarships for Community Leadership Students must have a minimum average of 75%. The key criterion is outstanding community leadership! Application requires an essay and several letters of support. 20 awards of $70,000 each: up to $10,000 for tuition per year, $7500 a year toward living expenses, an offer of summer employment during the years of scholarship, and more! Deadline: November 17 (all applications and supporting documents MUST be with TD by Nov. 17. No applications will be accepted after deadline regardless of the postmark date.)
Leader of Tomorrow - University of Manitoba Recognizes academic giftedness as well as the leadership potential of high school graduates entering studies at the University of Manitoba. Students must apply for admission to the UofM by the scholarship deadline to be considered for the award. 6 Awards of $16,000 each, distributed over four years of study. Deadline: December 1
CGTrader Scholarship Write and submit a 500-1000 word essay on the topic “The future of technology in education”. 1 award of $2000 and 2 awards of $500 each Deadline: December 14
Burger King Scholars Award The application period begins October 15. You do not need to work at Burger King to qualify for an award. These scholarships are intended to help students offset the cost of attending college, university or vocational/technical school. For students with a 75% or higher academic average. Over 1,000 awards of $1,000 - $50,000 each Deadline: December 15
The MB Council for Exceptional Children Scholarship TWO AWARDS for students pursuing a career directly related to working with persons with exceptionalities AND TWO AWARDS for persons with exceptionalities pursing post-secondary. 2 x 2 awards of $750 each Deadline: January 9
STEAM Horizon Awards For students pursuing post-secondary study in the fields of science, technology, engineering, art and design, and mathematics (STEAM). The award will be given to individuals who demonstrate inspiring achievement in these fields. Applicants must also have obtained an academic average of at least 85% in the previous year of study and be preparing to enroll in a STEAM field in Canada in the fall of 2018 . 5 awards of $25,000 Deadline: January 16
Schulich Leader Scholarships For students enrolling in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) areas of study at participating Canadian Universities. NPC can nominate one student. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN BEING NOMINATED SPEAK WITH YOUR GUIDANCE COUNSELLOR! 25 awards of $80,000 (over 4 years for Science, Technology or Mathematics) 25 awards of $100,000 (over 4 years for Engineering) Your outline must be handed in to Guidance Counsellor BY January 23! NPC's nomination deadline: February 1
Terry Fox Humanitarian Award Applicants must be involved in humanitarian volunteer work. $28,000 over four years Deadline: February 1 of each year.
Premier's Volunteer Service Award To honour the efforts and dedication of outstanding volunteers in Manitoba. There are three categories for nomination: Individual, Youth (under 25), and Community Groups. Presentation Awards & Certificate of Recognition for each nominee Nomination Deadline: February 2
Future Aces Foundation Scholarship Scholarships are available to students from across Canada who exhibit exemplary citizenship qualities. Awards of $1,000 Deadline: February 4
Optimist International Essay Contest Write and submit an essay on the topic, "Can Society Function without Respect?" See your guidance counsellor for more information. $2,500 Deadline: February 15
YMCA-YWCA Women of Distinction: Prairie Award of Promise This award will be made to a young woman, enrolled in a school outside the Winnipeg City limits, who will graduating from Grade 12. She has made a significant contribution to her school and community, has demonstrated scholastic achievement and shows promise of becoming a Woman of Distinction. She should be a role model for other young women. $2,000 Deadline: February 14 (early bird), and February 22. Note: To be nominated by NPC, your detailed outline must be submitted to Guidance by MONDAY, FEB. 4. Please speak with a counsellor for details.
The Colonel Douglas H. Gunter Award Available to all graduates. Applicants must submit an original work that satisfies the requirements given (text, visual art, audio or video production), and a completed application form. 5 prizes of $1,000 each Deadline: February 23
Optimist International Oratorical Contest Present a speech on the topic, "Where are my Roots of Optimism?" This link contains the video of the speech that won $22,500 last year. See your guidance counsellor for more information. $2,500 Deadline to apply: February 28 (speech contest will be held at the beginning of April)
RBC Students Leading Change Scholarships Minimum of 75% average in grade 12 year, and pursuing post-secondary studies in Fall. 8 awards of $10,000 each (3 reserved for Royal Bank student clients) Deadline: February 28 @ 2pm
The VOICES Scholarship Program Is comprised of four different awards for youth in care. Please click on the link for complete information and application forms. $500 - $2,000 each depending on award Deadline:
The Canadian Association of Principals Student Leadership Award Our school can nominate ONE student who has demonstrated outstanding leadership. Student must be in the top 20% of their class. Speak with your guidance counsellor and submit your completed application by MONDAY, FEB. 18 for consideration. $750 Deadline: postmarked March 1
Stacey Levitt Memorial Award This annual high school student award encourages Canadian youth to embody Stacey’s qualities and ideals and Parachute’s overarching goal of a long life lived to the fullest, while maintaining an approach that is rooted in risk management and injury prevention. The award could be put towards an educational endeavour, engagement in sports, or investment in a travel experience – all pursuits that would have resonated with Stacey. Award recipients are expected to write a reflection on the impact of the funding on their life, due within one year of the distribution of funds. $2,500 Deadline: March 1
RE/MAX "Quest for Excellence" Bursary Must apply online - students are required to write a short essay (1,250 word MAX.) conveying the contributions they have made to their communities. 16 bursaries of $1000 each. And one flight in a Hot Air Balloon! You may want to read the winning essays as a sample of what they're looking for. Deadline: March 13
Leonard Foundation Financial Assistance Program For students enrolled or enrolling in an accredited undergraduate degree program in Canada, studying full-time. Preference will be given to daughters or sons of ordained clergy, licensed elementary or secondary school teachers, Canadian military personnel, graduates of a Canadian Military College, members of the Engineering Institute of Canada and members of the Mining and Metallurgical Institute of Canada. Preference is also given to those who have previously received an award from The Leonard Foundation. 140 awards of $1,000 - $1,500 each Deadline: March 15
WOW Wellness of the Whole Award Dairy Producers of Manitoba in partnership with Manitoba Physical Education Teachers' Association wants to encourage and recognize students to develop positive attitudes and behaviours, healthy living practices and community involvement for success later in life. A student needs to be nominated by someone from NPC. Certificate of recognition at assembly, shirt. Deadline: March 18 - speak with Guidance. April 9 final deadline for submission.
Metro Winnipeg Council for Exceptional Children To support special needs students from Manitoba. The individuals must be entering or in the first year of a current full time education or training program in a Post Secondary Canadian institution (Community College, University, Campus Life, etc.). The scholarship money will be given directly to the recipients upon verification of enrollment. 2 awards of $500 each Deadline: March 18
Centennial Entrance Scholarship Will be awarded to a Manitoba high school student who plans to enter the two-year diploma or four-year degree program at the University of Manitoba. Click here for more U of M Agriculture and Food Sciences scholarships. 12 Awards of $2000 each Deadline: April 2
Retail as a Career Scholarship For students pursuing a business, retail, or marketing-related program at college or university! 1 award of $5,000 1 award of $3,000 18 awards of $1,000 each Hotel and Travel expenses paid trip to Toronto for May 29 & 30 to attend the STORE 2018 event. Deadline: April 3
MTS Young Humanitarian Awards YHA’s are given to students with caring hearts who are involved in good works in their schools and communities. Compassion, caring, self-sacrifice, leadership, creativity – these are the qualities we look for. And it doesn’t matter how old the student is. Academics are NOT a consideration. Deadline: April 5
MTC Scholarship & Apprenticeships Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre assists emerging Manitoban artists with their education by offering scholarships and apprenticeships. Various awards and values Deadline: April 6
Girl Guides of Canada This national scholarship program supports girl and adult Girl Guide Members in their post-secondary education. 25+ awards of $1,000 - $2,000 each. Deadline: April 9
Chartered Professional Accountants Scholarship For students who have an interest in business or accounting and will be attending a Manitoba university. 13 awards of $1,000 each (6 go specifically to rural students) Deadline: April 9
Community Leaders - In support of students who demonstrate a strong community commitment through leadership, volunteerism, community involvement or other activities that benefit their community.
Indigenous Legacy - In support of Indigenous students (First Nation, Métis, Inuit or Non Status) pursuing any full-time, post-secondary program at a registered education institute.
Trades - In support of students who are enrolled in a full-time, post-secondary trades program that is relevant to a career in the energy industry.
50 scholarships of $1000 (Community Leaders) 25 scholarships of $5000 (Indigenous Legacy) 75 scholarships of $1000 (Trades) Deadline: April 15
Premier's Healthy Living Award for Youth with $500 Bursary The Premier's Healthy Living Award for Youth recognizes the achievements of young Manitobans who are positive role models for other children and youth in promoting healthy lifestyles. Award recipients will receive a $500 bursary and commemorative medal at a public recognition ceremony at the Manitoba Legislative Building. Up to 10 of the most outstanding applicants from across Manitoba will be selected. Up to 10 awards of $500 Deadline: April 28
Mark Dickof Memorial Scholarship Award The award is open to any student or team of students (between the ages of 14 and 18) who can demonstrate positive leadership in addressing mental health and wellbeing through action or raising awareness concerning the de-stigmatization of mental health and/or the promotion of mental wellbeing. $250 (specifically for a rural/northern student) Deadline: April 30
Folklorama & The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba: The Mark & Dorothy Danzker Scholarship for Excellence For students who demonstrate an active involvement in preserving cultural heritage through volunteer work, employment or contributions to a cultural activity in the general community. Applicants must be attending, or planning to attend post-secondary, between the ages of 17-25, and be a resident of Manitoba for at least 6 months. Average of 75% or better. 5 awards of $1,000 each Deadline: April 30
Voice for Animals High School Essay Contest Do a project about either the mistreatment of one animal species or one cause of animal suffering, occurring anywhere in the world, and possible measures to reduce it. Various awards from $200 - $650 Deadline: April 30
South Central Citizenship Award This award is intended to recognize students in South Central Manitoba who make a meaningful contribution to their community. Applicants must be in good academic standing with an established plan for post-secondary education or training for the fall of 2018. They should have had some involvement and leadership responsibilities in and out of school. They should display model citizenship, be respectful, and have a spirit of co-operation and a positive attitude. 3 awards of $250 each Deadline: May 1
Scouts Canada Provides financial support to members of Scouts Canada entering or continuing in full-time studies at Canadian Universities or Colleges. 17 Scholarships Deadline: May 1
1800Wheelchair.ca Scholarship Project-based contest that varies each year. Check website for this year's details. 2 awards of $500 each Deadline: May 1
Red River Exhibition Scholarships Scholarships for each of the following areas: Aerospace, Automotive, Agriculture and Agri-Food, Business, & Tourism $1,000 each Deadline: The 2nd Friday in May
Ken Dryden Scholarship For students who are currently, or formerly, in the care of the Canadian child welfare system. Each scholarship covers up to $3,000 or 80% of the cost of tuition and fees, whichever is less, and is renewable annually, based on reasonable progress toward the completion of a first undergraduate degree, diploma or certificate from an accredited publicly funded postsecondary education institution. 8 awards (as specified above) Deadline: May 11
The Keith Cooper Scholarship For young people who have been cared for by any of the four Manitoba Child and Family Services Authorities. Recipients may apply for the scholarship for an additional three years so that a student might complete a four-year university, technical or vocational program. One or more totaling $7,500 each Deadline: May 18
Rainbow Stage Scholarships For students pursuing singing, dancing, acting, set design, lighting and sound, management or production, music, etc. Applicants must be prepared to appear before the committee for a brief interview and/or performance. 4 awards of $750 each Deadline: May 22
B. Davis Scholarship Write an essay, 1000 words OR LESS: "Describe the three characteristics of leadership you value most. Discuss why you believe that these traits are so important and how you feel that they are developed in an individual." Your submissions must be sent to us by email at email@example.com $1,000 Deadline: May 22
Merit Contractors Association of MB Scholarship Awarded to students enrolled, or applying to enroll in a degree or diploma program in the study of a construction trade or a construction related occupation or profession (Engineering, Electrical etc.) at University or College $500 per MB high school Deadline: Submit completed application to NPC Guidance by May 25.
TADD Manitoba Scholarship Students are asked to explain their involvement in TADD (Teens Against Drunk Driving), or other positive school and/or community initiatives. 2 awards of $500 each (one to a Winnipeg student, and one rural). Deadline: May 31
MADD Canada Bursary Fund For students who have been severely injured or who have had a parent, guardian or sibling killed or severely injured in an impaired-driving related crash and are pursuing any full time post secondary education. 1 award of $8,000 Additional awards of $4,000 Deadline: May 31st of each calendar year
French Immersion Studies Bursary For Manitoba students who have English as a first language to pursue their studies in a French Immersion Intensive Study Program at a Canadian bilingual or French-language post-secondary institution outside Manitoba. Click here for more information. $2,500 awarded in two instalments OR $1,250 for one semester of study Deadline: May 31
Monsanto Opportunity Scholarship For students planning to enroll at a Canadian post‑secondary institution (degree or diploma) in a first-year agriculture, food science or culinary program. Many awards of $1,500 each! Deadline: May 31
RightLabs High School Scholarships Two scholarships available: 1. Acting Out Grad - Describe how you express yourself through music, acting, or working behind the scenes 2. Making Grad Great - For the Grade 12 student who best displays how they went the extra mile to make grad special at their school. 2 awards of $500 each Deadline: May 31
Manitoba Blue Cross Entrance Awards VARIOUS AWARD CATEGORIES! Students apply directly through their college or university to be considered for these awards. 7 awards of $750.00 each Deadline: June 1
Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary This bursary is available to Manitoba Beef Producers members or their children attending a university, college or other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a field of study related to agriculture or those acquiring a skilled trade that would be beneficial to the rural economy. Write an essay discussing "What the beef industry means to my family, my community and Manitoba." 6 bursaries of $500 Deadline: June 1
Manitoba Beef Producers Bursary Open to MBP members or their children attending a university, college, other post-secondary institution or pursuing trades training. Preference will be given to those students pursuing a field of study related to agriculture or to those acquiring a skilled trade that would be beneficial to the rural economy. 6 awards of $500 each Deadline: June 1
Abbott and Fenner Scholarship Program To apply for this scholarship students will need to write an essay on the topic given. The essay should be between 500 and 1000 words. $1000 Deadline: June 14
RRC Teacher Education Entrance Award Preference given to students entering the 5-year Education degree at Red River College for Industrial Art and Technology, Business and Technology, or Technical Vocational streams. 2 awards of $600 each Deadline: June 15
CLAC Scholarships For CLAC members, their spouses, children, and grandchildren who are attending/will be attending an accredited post-secondary institution in Canada. Applicants may also be registered/will be registered in an apprenticeship program (provided the post-secondary program is accredited) in Canada, and can be enrolled in either full-time or part-time studies. Awards of $1,500 each Deadline: June 30
June Callwood Harmony Scholarship Harmony Movement awards scholarships to exceptional young people who are being the change in their schools and communities. These students are highly active in combating racism and discrimination in their schools and communities by building on the values of harmony and equity. 10 awards of $1,000 each Deadline: June 30
CMU Spring Scholarship Contest The Canadian Mennonite University Spring Scholarship Contest is open to all high school and post-secondary students who are new to CMU. Simply make sure you meet the eligibility requirements and complete the entry form. 3 prize packages, each worth approximately $700 - Tuition, Meals & Parking, or Textbooks Deadline: July 2
National Union Scholarships For students who are the children of, or foster children of, a member of the National Union of Public and General Employees. Write a 750 - 1,000 word essay on a specific topic... see website for details. 5 different awards of $1,500 each Deadline: July 6
have demonstrated financial need based on a Government Student Loan assessment from their home province and have completed a University of Manitoba bursary application;
are registered for full-time study in University 1 or 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.
3 bursaries of $5,000 each Deadline: July 15
Canadian Blood Services - Assignment Saving Lives Bursary Program To become eligible for bursaries, students are challenged to recruit potential blood donors between May 29th 2017 and September 2nd 2017. This Contest is open to all residents of Manitoba, who are 16 years of age or older who: are presently enrolled in a secondary school in Canada or in a post-secondary education program in Canada; and, fully complete, and submit the Canadian Blood Services Contest Registration form. Deadline: July 31