Indigenous Student ScholarshipsJanuary 10, 2022
Important Resources for Indigenous Students:
Winnipeg School Division Scholarship Website: Scholarships and bursaries for Indigenous students are listed here, along with many other financial aid opportunities.
Indspire (Formerly The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation): Provide Indigenous peoples, especially youth, with the funds and tools required to achieve their potential. There are scholarships and bursaries available for Aboriginal students at different levels of academic study. These financial opportunities include:
Aboriginal Health Careers Bursary and Scholarship Award
First Nations, Inuit, and Metis Post-Secondary Education Bursary Award
Legal Studies for Aboriginal People (LSAP) Pre-Law Bursary Award
First Nations, Inuit and Metis Fine Arts Bursary Awards for Undergraduate Study and for Training/Lessons/Internships
Manitoba Hydro offers a number of scholarships and bursaries each year, many of which provide opportunities for Indigenous students. These financial opportunities include:
Science Fair Award
First Year Engineering Bursary
First Year Information Technology Bursary
Employment Equity Bursary
Generating Futures Scholarships
Certificate Program Award
The Frank Wesley Award
Visit the MB Hydro website for more information on available opportunities.
Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation
The Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation, created in her memory as a fitting tribute to her life, provides financial assistance to Aboriginal persons enrolled in post-secondary studies in Manitoba. The Foundation also recognizes deserving students who are making a difference in eliminating barriers of racism, sexism and indifference in our society.
Visit the website for more information about available bursaries
Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth
The Foundation for the Advancement of Aboriginal Youth (FAAY) is a national scholarship and bursary program administered by CCAB that responds to the critical need to assist Aboriginal high school and post secondary students with bursaries and scholarships — through the generous support of program sponsors.
Visit the website for more information on available opportunities