Awards Database


Name: Margaret Tobin Bursary for Single Parents in Social Work
Award Number: 25482
Description:
(to encourage single parents to pursue postsecondary education in the Faculty of Social Work)
Type: Bursary
Renewable: No
Value: $1775
Number of awards: 1
Eligibility criteria:
Each year, one bursary will be offered to an undergraduate student who: (1) is a single custodial parent with a dependent child or children; (2) is enrolled part-time or full-time in the Faculty of Social Work, in either the Bachelor of Social Work program or the Inner City Bachelor of Social Work program; (3) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 2.0; and (4) has demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form. In any year that there is no student who meets all of the criteria outlined above, the bursary may then be offered to: (a) an undergraduate student who: (1) is a single custodial parent with a dependent child or children; (2) is enrolled part-time or full-time in the in the Northern Bachelor of Social Work program offered by the Faculty of Social Work; (3) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 2.0; and (4) has demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form; or (b) a graduate student who: (1) is a single custodial parent with a dependent child or children; (2) is enrolled part-time or full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in any Master’s of Social Work degree offered by the Faculty of Social Work; (3) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0; and (4) has demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form. Students completing the Bachelor of Social Work by distance education are not eligible for this bursary.
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.
Due: October 1st

Information current as of December 06, 2022 @ 2:42 and is subject to change
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