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Futures Forward Bursary

January 17, 2024
Futures Forward 2024-25

**Tuition Wavier Applications for the 2024-25 School Year Are Now Available. Due: March 31. CLICK HERE**

Futures Forward Application Guide

Are you a current or former youth-in-care with Child and Family Services?  If you answered YES, Futures Forward is accepting applications to waive your post-secondary tuition costs. 

This bursary will cover tuition of a certificate, diploma or undergraduate program at ten colleges and universities in Manitoba.  Also, Tuition Waiver students who are no longer in care are eligible to apply for Living Supports to cover books, supplies, transportation, rent, etc.

You must apply into the post-secondary institution first, participating schools are U of M, U of W, Booth College, Red River College, MITT, University of Saint-Boniface, Brandon University and University College of the North.  There are a limited number of waivers that are awarded each year, so if you plan on attending any of these schools this year, do not wait until the last minute to apply or you may miss your chance! You do not need to have your acceptance letter to apply for the bursary. I was told that U of M fills up fast and first, so consider an alternative institution.

As long as you maintain full-time status and a GPA of no less than 2.0, you should re-apply for each year you are in post-secondary, and there is a very high success rate of receiving this bursary every year you are in school.  There is also an Advancing Futures Bursary for these same students that are in full or part-time studies for an amount of $10,000!  You can apply for the $10,000 bursary each year as long as you meet the eligibility criteria and this money can be used for whatever you want!

To learn more about this you may speak with Karen Sevigny (, Career Advisor located in the Library, or with Guidance. Click HERE for a Tuition Waiver FAQ sheet.

To sign up for a virtual information session, CLICK HERE.

There will be an in-person information session on January 31 (5 - 8pm) at the University of Manitoba. For more information email Evan Forest: 

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