Each year, one bursary will be awarded to one undergraduate student from each of the following groupings:
(1) Faculty of Arts;
(2) Faculty of Science;
(3) Faculty of Education, Price Faculty of Engineering, or Desautels Faculty of Music;
(4) Asper School of Business, Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, or Faculty of Law;
(5) Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, Faculty of Architecture, School of Art, Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management, or Faculty of Social Work;
(6) Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.
Each year, the bursaries will be offered to undergraduate students who:
(1) are a dependent child* of a current regular, retired, or deceased AESES member**;
(2) are enrolled full-time (minimum 60% course load) in any year of study in one of the groups listed above at the University of Manitoba;
(3) have either:
(a) as entering students, achieved the required minimum entrance requirements based on those courses used for admission to the University;
(b) as continuing students, achieved a minimum grade point average of 2.0; or
(c) as students in the Undergraduate Medical Education Program, are in good standing; and
(4) have demonstrated the highest financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form.
The Director of Financial Aid and Awards (or designate) will name the selection committee for this award.
This agreement may be amended by the mutual consent of the donor (or designate) and the University of Manitoba. All such amendments shall be in writing. In the absence of the donor (or designate), and providing all reasonable efforts have been made to consult, the Board of Governors of the University of Manitoba has the right to modify the terms of this award if, because of changed conditions, it becomes necessary to do so. Such modification shall conform as closely as possible to the expressed intention of the donor in establishing the award.
*As defined by AESES, dependent child refers to any unmarried natural child, adopted child or step-child, including any child for whom the member has been appointed legal guardian, who is chiefly dependent on the member for support and maintenance, up to 25 years of age. NOTE: A student who turns 25 years of age prior to the academic year in which the scholarship is tenable will not be eligible.
**Those members who have signed an AESES Membership Application. Financial Aid and Awards will confirm membership with AESES as part of the selection process.
Faculty(ies):Not specific to faculties/colleges/schools 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.
The Financial Aid & Awards Database includes information on all active, senate-approved, undergraduate and graduate awards administered by the University of Manitoba.
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.