UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA - VIRTUAL OPEN HOUSE

Wednesday, October 28th - 2:00pm-8:00pm (Central Daylight Time)

REGISTER TODAY ON OUR WEBSITE: umanitoba.ca/openhouse

  • Explore: Visit over 25 booths in our UM expo to gather information and learn more about our academic programs, services and community.
  • Connect: Initiate 1:1 text, video or audio chats with representatives from UM faculties and programs.
  • Watch: Attend live presentations and virtual campus tours, offered throughout the event.

     Our Virtual Open House is a come-and-go style event: register anytime on or before event day, log-in from any device between 2pm and 8pm (CDT) on Wed. Oct. 28, and start exploring!  Parents and counsellors may register in addition to individual students – all are welcome to attend.

    Win a $1,000 Tuition Prize!

    Grade 12 students who register and attend our Virtual Open House will be automatically entered into a draw for a chance to win one of three $1,000 tuition prizes, to be applied to your 2021 University of Manitoba tuition fees!*

    *Winners will be contacted following the event.  Some conditions apply.

    For full event details, visit umanitoba.ca/openhouse.  We look forward to hosting your students on Wednesday, October 28!

 

** Please click on the links found in each individual scholarship listing for this year's application and due date. 

Some scholarships may not yet be available; please continue to check these links. 

SCHULICH LEADER SCHOLARSHIP - NOMINTATION PROCESS NOW OPEN! -

A Schulich Leader is a Nominee who has been selected by one of our 20 partner universities to receive $100,000 or $80, to pursue an undergraduate degree in an eligible STEM program. In addition to this large financial award, they join an elite network and benefit from student enrichment opportunities throughout the year.  

Please visit the Schulich Leader Scholarship website http://www.schulichleaders.com/ to learn more about the scholarship.

Eligibility:

  • Graduate high school in the 2020/2021 academic year
  • Be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  • Plan to enroll in an eligible STEM program at one of our partner universities (view eligible programs at schulichleaders.com/universities)
  • Meet the following criteria:
    • Academic excellence AND
    • Leadership, charisma and creativity.

      Strong consideration will be given to students with financial need.
  • Be entrepreneurial-minded and intend to pursue a career in one or more of the following focus areas:
    • (A) Technology;
    • (B) Engineering;
    • (C) Entrepreneurship and business enterprise;
    • (D) Applied scientific research.

Please note that Schulich will NOT consider students who:

  • Focus on activism (environmental/political/societal)
  • Intend to become a practicing physician and/or medical researcher

    (e.g. Doctor, Dentist, Nurse, Psychologist, Pharmacist, Optometrist, etc.)
  • Intend to become a Professor and conduct theoretical research

River East Collegiate can only submit ONE nominee for this award. Please note that the nomination does not secure the scholarship – SCHULICH will be selecting 50 students across Canada to award with this scholarship.

To be considered as the REC Schulich Nominee, submit the following to Ms. Evans in Student Services no later than 3 p.m., Friday, November 13, 2020:

  • An essay of no more than 600 words outlining:
    • Plan for University and Career goal
    • Top 3 achievements (academic or other)
    • Why you should win this nomination
    • (optional) Extenuating circumstances you want the REC Scholarship Committee to consider for your nomination eg. Financial hardship

Winner of the nomination will be informed in December, 2020. This student will then be considered by Schulich for the Scholarship.


 *BUSINESS COUNCIL OF MANITOBA ABORIGINAL EDUCATION AWARDS- $3000 for University, $2000 for College. Criteria: Canadian Citizen and permanent resident of Manitoba, will be attending a recognized post-secondary institution in Manitoba as a full time student, Aboriginal student studying in any area of study, in need of financial assistance. Successful candidates are eligible to reapply each year of their studies, up to 3 years. For more information and to apply go to: http://businesscouncil.mb.ca/aboriginal-education-awards Application deadline March 31 each year.

*HORATIO ALGER CANADIAN SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM
Receive up to 10,000.00 for post-secondary studies 

  • exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a Bachelor's degree
  • demonstrate critical financial need (annual net family income of $65,000.00 or less)
  • be involved in co-curricular and community activities
  • display integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity
  • maintain a minimum grade percentage of 65
  • be a Canadian citizen 

Application deadline is October 25 of each year

*LUPA DI ROMA SCHOLARSHIP

 The Lupa di roma Lodge of the Sons of Italy provides a $1,000.00 every year to financially assist a fulltime student of Italian descent, as they enter a post-secondary institution such as a university or an accredited college. For more information click here -  Scholarship Information and Application The applicant will need to fill in the application in full and provide a transcript of marks as well two letters of reference are required. the student will also need to provide a resume. Applications must be received by September 1.

*LORAN SCHOLARS FOUNDATION
Applications are now open available online at: https://apply.loranscholar.ca/
Eligibility for high school students:

  • be in your final year of uninterrupted full-time studies in high school
  • cumulative average of 85%
  • hold Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status
  • be at least 16 years of age by September 1 of the following year

If you have any questions regarding eligibility please contact Loran Scholars Foundation at info@loranscholar.ca

*MARK AND DOROTHY DANZKER SCHOLARSHIP - FOLKLORAMA - This scholarship acknowledges students who demonstrate an active involvement in preserving their ethno-cultural heritage through volunteer work, employment or contributions to a cultural activity within Manitoba. FIVE post-secondary scholarships of $1,000.00 each and one post-graduate scholarship of $2,500.00 will be awarded to students between the ages of 17 and 25 who are enrolled at or have been accepted to a post-secondary school in Canada. Please check out link below for application forms and reference guidelines. DEADLINE IS FEBRUARY 28 of any given year.
https://www.jewishfoundation.org/scholarships/types-of-scholarships/mark-and-dorothy-danzker-scholarship

*NORTH AMERICAN VAN LINES SCHOLARSHIPThe scholarship will be given to a few chosen students who are pursuing a degree in logistics, supply chain management, business, or a similar field and are planning on pursuing a career in logistics. Each scholarship is $1,000 and is available to current college students and to those who are enrolling full-time. All applications must be complete and submitted by December 15 Annually. Please click North American Van Lines Scholarship  for details. 

*NORTH KILDONAN LEADER SCHOLARSHIP - For more information and to apply https://www.mayorbowman.ca/applications/mayors-scholarship

*RED RIVER COLLEGE – INDIGENOUS EDUCATION BURSARIES

In the pilot year 2018/19, the Building Brighter Futures bursary provided support to 85 aspiring Indigenous students by matching dollar for dollar to cover the full cost of tuition, books and supplies for students enrolled in RRC's Indigenous Education programs. Now in its second-year, the innovative partnership will provide $1 million in financial support and enable students to enroll in all Indigenous Education programs. Further information their website: Red River Awards
 
*RE/MAX of Western Canada "Quest For Excellence" Bursary Program

This program was established by RE/MAX of Western Canada to recognize the success and ongoing pursuits of Western Canadian Students in regards to leadership and community contribution initiatives.  Students can enter online at  https://blog.remax.ca/quest-for-excellence/.  2021 Quest for Excellence program is open for submissions from September 14, 2020 until midnight March 15, 2021.  Only online entries will be accepted.


*RINGETTE MANITOBA SCHOLARSHIP and RINGETTE MANITOBA BURSARY  - Ringette Manitoba is now accepting applications for the following:

Ringette Manitoba Scholarship
Ringette Manitoba Bursary
Please encourage all eligible individuals to submit applications for the scholarship and bursary. We want to support our athletes in their academic endeavours. Applications and additional information can be found at: Ringette Manitoba 

*RON MEYERS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP -  click this link for application information: Ron Meyers Memorial Scholarship for the Performing Arts​
The successful candidate must meet the following criteria:
- full time student who is a MB resident
- student who is striving toward making performance his/her future objective
- history of performance activity
- has been accepted into a performing arts program at the post-secondary level

Application deadline: 4:30 p.m. the second Friday in May

*SUNOVA CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP - Criteria: must be a member of Sunova Credit Union. . Please go to the Sunova website: Sunova Scholarship 
Only online applications will be accepted.

Scholarship value: $7,500.00   Deadline is MARCH 31

 
 *TRANSCANADA SCHOLARSHIPS – 100 scholarships X $1,000 - awarded to students who demonstrate a strong commitment to their communities through volunteerism, leadership and other activities. https://www.tcenergy.com/community-giving/scholarships/Canada-En/

  *UNITED WAY - Youth Leaders in Action Scholarship
The purpose of the United Way Youth Leaders in Action Scholarship is to celebrate the contributions of young community leaders who have made a difference in the lives of others. Four awards of $500 are granted each year. Recipients will be students who are connected with United Way-funded organizations as participants, volunteers, or staff members.
Award Criteria:

  • Academic potential
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Community involvement
  • Connection with a United Way-funded organization:
Website: Youth Leaders in Action Scholarship 

  *UNIVERSITY OF WINNIPEG 
U of W Application Information - Deadline for high school applicants is March 1,. 

*UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA EXTERNAL AWARDS

 Click here for list of external awards

*UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA

Applications for Fall 2020 admission to the University of Manitoba are now available online at umanitoba.ca/applynow.

The application deadline for students applying to all other Direct Entry programs is March 1, 2020.  Students interested in applying to University 1 are also encouraged to apply by March 1, 2020.  University 1 will accept applications until August 1, 2020 but students who apply after March 1 will not be eligible to be considered for entrance scholarships.

To review our admission requirements and application procedures, please visit umanitoba.ca/admissions.

Entrance Scholarship Deadline – March 1, 2020

Students must apply for admission to the University of Manitoba by March 1st, 2020 to be automatically considered for our general entrance scholarship program. Entrance scholarship values range from $1,000 - $3,000 for eligible Canadian applicants. Full details and a list of approved courses for scholarship eligibility can be found on our website.

Centennial Entrance Scholarships

The University of Manitoba and Manitoba Agriculture (Province of Manitoba) are offering 11 Centennial Entrance Scholarships valued at $2,000 to high school students who are applying for Fall 2020 to pursue a degree or diploma in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. Applications need to be submitted with a letter outlining the students’ vision for rural Manitoba and career goals for working in the agri-food industry, as well as several other required documents. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2020. Learn more by visiting the Centennial Entrance Scholarships


*UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN 

December 1 is the deadline to apply for early admission* for the 2020 Fall Term (September) for:

*Students must submit transcripts and supporting documents by December 1 for early admission.

Please click on resource below to view website

Deadlines and applications requirements for universities of Winnipeg, Brandon and Manitoba

Manitoba Scholarship and Career Handbook

The Manitoba Scholarship and Career Handbook is designed for High School students that are thinking about entering university, college, or technical school. The book features hundreds of scholarships and lots of tips on how to find and apply for scholarships. As a bonus, we have included 50 Career Profiles. Each profile outlines the education required to get into that specific field and statistics on unemployment and salary expectations. You can view the book by clicking on the following link:

All applications for scholarships are available from the REC guidance office.


CAREER PLANNING

Right here. Right Now. In Manitoba….career options are endless and figuring it all out can be hard. Please check out this website for a list of opportunities right here in Manitoba. You can pick your career, what the job market is like and which post-secondary institutions offer courses to help you with your goals!  Visit:http://www.setyourcourse.ca/career-planning

UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA...Engineering Access Program - The University of Manitoba is looking to help out any Aboriginal students who are interested in pursuing a degree in Engineering. For more information visit: Engineering Access Program

 

STUDENTS INTERESTED IN TRADES....an estimated 10,700 well paying trades careers will be opening up in Manitoba over the next 8 years. Visit http://www.tradeupmanitoba.com for further details and consider RED RIVER COLLEGE and apprenticeship programs in Manitoba as your means of accessing these trades.

 

ABORIGINAL BURSARIES SEARCH TOOL - Your Education. Your Future. - click here.

EXTRA CREDIT OPTIONS

Here are some ways that high school credits can be earned outside of the normal classroom setting.

Music Credit
Students can earn up to four additional academic credits based on results from private music lessons through the Royal Conservatory of Music or the Western Board of Music. These credits are only recognized as additional credits beyond the 30 required credits and cannot be used for graduation purposes. Students should consult with one of the guidance counsellors or music teachers to receive credits.

Foreign Language Exam - NOT AVAILABLE 2020 - 2021

Military Credit
One credit is recognized on the successful completion of the Cadet Basic Training program, and one credit on the successful completion of the Cadet Advanced Training program. Documentation must be provided. These credits are only recognized as additional credits beyond the 30 required credits and cannot be used for graduation purposes. Student should consult with one of the guidance counsellors to receive credits.

Volunteer Credit
An information and verification form is available for the counseling office if a student wishes to engage in 55 to 110 hours of voluntary credit with an agency which contributes to the community. Examples are hospitals, nursing homes, pet shelters, etc. The maximum is 1 credit. Individual arrangements and verification are the responsibility of the interested student. .

Distance Education
Please see the Distance Education Manitoba website: http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/di/iso/fees.html for a list of courses offered. There is a cost of $200.00 per course. During the school year please consult with a guidance counsellor to sign up.