Awards Database

Name: Frank Swift Fund Bursary
Award Number: 23214
(To provide bursaries for undergraduate students entering the Faculty of Social Work)
Type: Bursary
Renewable: No
Value: $7250
Number of awards: Variable
Eligibility criteria:
Each year, one or more bursaries will be offered to undergraduate students who: (1) have either: (a) self-declared as a First Nations, M├ętis or Inuit person from Canada; or (b) registered with Student Accessibility Services at the University of Manitoba; (2) are enrolled full-time (minimum 60% course load) in the first year of study in any undergraduate program offered by the Faculty of Social Work; and (3) have demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form. In the event that there are no students who meet criterion (1), the bursary may be awarded to students who meet criteria (2) and (3).
Faculty(ies): Faculty of Social Work Students with disabilities Indigenous Students
Program(s): Open to All International Students
Major(s): Open to All
Application Info:
General bursary criteria: (1) All students must complete courses in both the fall and winter terms to be eligible. (2) In most cases, students must register for and complete at least 60 percent of a full course-load per term (i.e., a minimum of 9 credit hours per term). Graduate students do not have to adhere to credit hour minimums provided they are registered as full-time students over the fall and winter terms with the Faculty of Graduate Studies. (3) Students must meet minimum G.P.A. requirements. Continuing students must have a minimum degree G.P.A. of 2.0. New students (from high school) must have a grade 12 average of 70% or higher. Students admitted on Mature Student Status may also be eligible for bursary consideration. (4) Financial need must be clearly documented on the application. Students who have applied for government students loans from other provinces must provide a copy of a current official government loan assessment to support their declaration of financial need. Please note Manitoba Student Aid recipients do not need to submit a copy of their Notice of Assessment. (5) International students in their first year of post-secondary study in Canada are not eligible to apply to the general bursary program.
Available: The University of Manitoba General Bursary Application is available through Aurora Student at the beginning of August every year. In addition to the UM general bursary application, applicants must also complete a Frank Swift Bursary application available through the Faculty of Social Work's Award website:
Due: October 1st

Information current as of September 26, 2023 @ 20:40 and is subject to change
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