MITT Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Any questions about the opportunities listed below can be directed to studentawards@mitt.ca, or 204 989 6512.

Bursaries

Bursaries provide support to current MITT students for living expenses while studying. Bursaries are available each year for domestic students with a demonstrated financial need and minimum academic standing. Check this page in October, March and June of each year for bursary applications.

Bursaries are funded by MITT, The Winnipeg Foundation, and private donors as seen with the Joe Sawtus Canadian Motorcycle Motosport Bursary.

Indspire Indigenous Education Awards MITT is a proud Indspire donor and supports four $2,500 awards each year for Indigenous post-secondary students.

Business Council of Manitoba Indigenous Education Awards Apply through MITT: Contact Student Services at studentawards@mitt.ca, or Ryan.Bruyere@mitt.ca for info.

Advancing Futures Bursaries Up to $10,000 for former youth-in-care who are studying at MITT (See also the Futures Forward Tuition Waiver Program proudly supported by MITT).

Rise Above Scholarship Single parents with sole custody of their children may be eligible for bursaries up to $3,000. Applications for 2021-22 are closed.

Variety Manitoba Post-Secondary Education Awards $2,000-$4,000 in support for students with a permanent disability. Check their website in early Spring 2022 for the 2022-2023 intake information.

Colleges and Institutes Canada Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary: Bursaries of up to $5,000 each for college and institute students that demonstrate financial need and face challenges or barriers to participating in and completing post-secondary education. Applications have closed for the Fall 2021 intake, with the next deadline of October 1, 2022.

Colleges and Institutes Canada Bird Construction/Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary: Support to college and institute Indigenous students that demonstrate financial need and face challenges or barriers to participating in and completing post-secondary education. This includes 4 bursaries of $2,500 each. Students must apply through MITT, deadline each December.

MITT Covid-19 Essential Worker Entrance Bursary We awarded ten $1,000 bursaries to students who were employed in essential service areas during the pandemic. Students with parents/guardians employed in essential areas are also eligible. Congratulations to our Essential Worker Bursary recipients!

Graduate Awards

MITT Graduate Awards recognize the outstanding student achievements and are awarded at convocation each year. Students are nominated for MITT Program Excellence and industry-sponsored awards based on grades, practicum performance, leadership, as well as citizenship and volunteerism. Both international and Canadian/Permanent Resident students are eligible.

Scholarships Administered by MITT

For International Students

International Scholarships: International students in an MITT post-secondary trades or technical program can submit an application to be considered for the MITT International Scholarship. This scholarship is available at the mid-point of the academic year, and is awarded based on high academic achievement as well as a written personal statement. Scholarships are valued at $500 each and are made possible by the MITT Student Awards Fund. The number of awards available vary year to year and are based on student enrolment.

For Canadian/Permanent Resident Students

MITT Women in Technology Entrance Scholarships: Women training for careers in IT and technology are automatically considered for $500 entrance scholarships by applying to MITT before June 30 of each calendar year.

MITT Women in Trades Entrance Scholarships continue for Fall 2021! Women pursuing career training in the trades are automatically considered for $500 entrance scholarships by applying to MITT before June 30 of each calendar year.

2021 Printing United Alliance Scholarship As a Printing United Alliance Educational Institution member school, incoming fall 2022 MITT Graphic and Print Technician students are eligible to apply for several $2,000 scholarships.

Fall 2021 Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust MITT Graphic and Print Technician students will be considered for a $1,500 entrance scholarship based on grades from their high school entrance requirements. No separate application is required, but students must apply online to Graphic and Print Technician no later than June 30, 2022.

Pembina Trails MITT Work Skills Entrance Scholarship $1,000 for students attending MITT following graduation from one of the following high schools: Oak Park, Vincent Massey, Fort Richmond Collegiate, Shaftesbury, PT Alternative HS, PTEC. Contact your high school guidance counsellor to be considered.

Vickar Automotive Group Southern Chiefs’ Organization Educational Scholarship. This award is open to members of the 34 SCO First Nations communities, studying in any MITT program. Click here for more details and watch this page in early October 2022 for application info.

Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters Manitoba Scholarship [PDF]. Deadline January 15, 2023.

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