MASW Affirmative Action Bursary
(for a student who is Aboriginal or a recent immigrant to Canada entering their final year of the Bachelor of Social Work program who has maintained clear academic standing and has demonstrated financial need)
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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. Applicants must also complete an additional application for this bursary available on the Faculty of Social Work's Award website: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/social_work/financial/index.html
Due: October 1st
Information current as of December 06, 2022 @ 0:59 and is subject to change
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