Norway House Cree Nation Community Health & Wellness Foundation Bursary
(To financially support students who are members of the Norway House Cree Nation band who are in an undergraduate degree program in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba.)
Number of awards:
Each year, beginning in 2020-2021 and ending in 2023-2024, two bursaries will be offered to two undergraduate students who:
(1) have self-declared as First Nations, Métis or Inuit people from Canada;
(2) have self-declared as a member of the Norway House Cree Nations band;
(3) are enrolled full-time (minimum 60% course load) in any year of an undergraduate degree program offered by the following Faculty and Colleges at the University of Manitoba:
(a) Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Interdisciplinary Health Program;
(b) Max Rady College of Medicine;
(c) College of Rehabilitation Sciences;
(d) College of Pharmacy;
(e) College of Nursing; or
(f) Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry;
(4) have either:
(a) if enrolled in any of the Interdisciplinary Health programs offered by the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, have met the minimum entry requirements;
(b) if a continuing student, have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 2.5, or
(c) if enrolled in the Max Rady College of Medicine, are in good standing; and
(5) have demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form.
In the event that there is only one student or no students who do not meet all of the above criteria, the bursary or bursaries will be given to a student or students who have graduated from a high school within the Province of Manitoba, and who meet criteria (1), (3), (4) and (5) above.
In the event that there is only one student or no students who do not meet criteria (1), (3), (4), (5) and who have graduated from a high school within Manitoba as outlined in the paragraph directly above, the bursary or bursaries will be given to a student or students who have met criteria (1), (3), (4) and (5) above.
Faculty(ies):Max Rady College of Medicine, College of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Pharmacy, College of Nursing, College of Dentistry Students with disabilities Indigenous Students
Program(s):Open to All International Students
Major(s):Open to All
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.
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Information provided is correct and accurate as of the date of inquiry but may be subject to change. In the event of a discrepancy between the database and the Financial Aid & Awards Office, information presented by Award Officers at the Financial Aid & Awards Office shall prevail.