External Awards

Throughout Manitoba and Canada, there are many organizations who sponsor student scholarships and bursaries. Future and current MITT students are encouraged to research and apply for every scholarship and award where they meet some or all of the eligibility criteria.

Search for scholarships specific to an industry or program of study, or for other interests and activities such as: sports affiliations, volunteerism and community involvement; religious/cultural associations; unions or corporate scholarships through parents or family member's employers. Below are some examples.

If you have questions about the awards below, please check the organization website or contact them directly. We advise you to research these awards thoroughly, as the details may change and we cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.

Program-Specific Awards

Welding and Millwright Programs

Manufacturing Trades and Technology Program Scholarship $2000 award for students entering post-secondary with the goal of entering the manufacturing industry as a career. Deadline January 15th

Imperial Award for Electrical or Millwright One award per year in the amount of $2000 is available to support a student in the Electrical Applications or Millwright program who identifies as female or Indigenous. Applications will be available in October.

Graphic and Print Technician Programs

Printing United Alliance Scholarships As a Printing United Alliance Educational Institution member school, incoming fall MITT Graphic and Print Technician students are eligible to apply for several $2,000 scholarships. Deadline May 15th

Tech Programs

Sophos Women in Tech Bursary Three awards in the amount of $1500 are available to support students in MITT's tech programs who identify as female and who demonstrate a financial need. Applications available in October.

Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership Five $1000 scholarships for students involved in activities that improve Winnipeg communities. Deadline June 2nd

Manitoba Beef Producers Scholarship Six $500 scholarships for MBP members or their children. Deadline June 23rd

Gord Hannon Memorial Scholarship $500 awarded to a Manitoba resident, who identifies as female, and and who is working to overcome barriers to education as a result of systems and actions that have led to poverty or oppression, or are the result of colonization, racism, discrimination or inequities. Deadline July 15th

Rise Above Scholarship Single parents with sole custody of their children may be eligible for bursaries up to $3,000. Deadline July 31st

Building Foundations Bursary $1,000 for students living in subsidized housing or receiving rental subsidity from Manitoba Housing. Deadline September 30th

Manitoba Motor Dealers Association Annual Supplier Scholarship  6 scholarships valued at $1000, awarded to Manitoba students at a secondary or post-secondary level who are pursuing education that could lead to employment with a new car, truck or heavy truck dealership in Manitoba (high school trades program, or a post-secondary area of study related to business including Business Administration, IT, Human Resources, Communications and Marketing). Deadline October 30th

Premio Campo Fogolar Award $1,000 for students with Friuli Venezia Giulia/Veneto Heritage. Deadline October 31st

National Union of Public and General Employees Tell Us Why Unions Matter. Deadline July 7

Support Our Troops Scholarships for current/former members of the military and their families. Deadline July 20th

Storwell's Foster Children Bursary Program Awards $2,000 annually to an applicant formerly in foster care to help them attend post-secondary education. Deadline December 31st

Horatio Alger National Vocational & Technical Scholarship Up to $3,000 to pursue vocational and technical education. Deadlines vary

TransCanada Community Scholarships For community leadership, Indigenous students, and trades programs

Native Women's Association of Canada Awards for Indigenous women, mothers, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse peoples. Three different awards are being offered, click the link to see the Scholarships and Bursaries in the menu. Deadline July 14th

ATCO Indigenous Education Awards Merit-based bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students entering a trades or technical program. Deadline is August 16th

Jack Jacobs Football Scholarship Open to all athletes (including non-football) who identify identify as having Indigenous heritage from Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario. Must be attending final year of high school and planning to attend post-secondary in the fall. Deadline August 31st

Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Fund Awards Acknowledge Indigenous students who are making a difference in eliminating the barriers of racism, sexism, violence and indifference in society. Apply for one of 30 awards valued at $2,500 each. Deadline is October 17th

Sarah Gaulin Memorial Scholarship Awards $1000 for students with ongoing mental health conditions attending post-secondary in the fall. Deadline April 1st

Variety Manitoba Post-Secondary Education Awards $2,000-$4,000 in support for students with a permanent disability. Deadline June 30th

Eleanor Pluchinski Memorial Scholarship Awards five $1000 scholarships annually in the fall to post-secondary students with experiences of mental illnesses or mental health challenges. Deadline extended to September 29th

Our staff can provide general advice on funding sources and applications.

Contact studentawards@mitt.ca, or 204 989 6512.

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