MITT Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Any questions about the opportunities listed below can be directed to studentawards@mitt.ca, or 204 989 6512. For program-specific awards, please visit our External Awards page.

Entrance Awards

Welcome to MITT! Entrance awards are available to domestic students entering MITT and are automatically assessed based on your high school grades in English and Math.

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 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

Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust MITT Graphic and Print Technician students will be automatically 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

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

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.

MITT General Bursary This award is funded by the Student Awards Fee, MITT, and the Winnipeg Foundation. MITT is committed to supporting students to complete their education and overcome financial barriers. MITT provides financial assistance in the amount of $500 awards to current MITT students with a demonstrated financial need. Bursary applications are available in October and March of each year. Please check back here for updated application links and deadlines then.

Sophos Women in Tech Bursary This award is funded by Sophos Inc. 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 will be available in October, and students who qualify will be contacted directly by Student Awards to complete an application.

Joe Sawtus Ukrainian Student Bursary This award is funded by the Joe Sawtus/Canadian Motorcycle Bursary Fund. Awards in the amount of $1500 are distributed automatically to recipients of the MITT Ukrainian Tuition Waiver to provide support with the cost of school supplies throughout their term of study.

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)

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. To apply, contact the MITT Student Services office at studentawards@mitt.ca to express your interest. Deadline each September

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. To apply, contact the MITT Student Services office at studentawards@mitt.ca to express your interest. Deadline each October

Vickar Automotive Group Southern Chiefs’ Organization Educational Bursary This award is open to members of the 34 SCO First Nations communities, studying in any MITT program, with demonstrated financial need. Click here for more details. Applications will be available in October via the MITT General Bursary application

Scholarships

Imperial Award for Electrical or Millwright This award is funded by Imperial. 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. Applicants must be academically strong in high school with a 65% average or higher, must demonstrate financial need, provide a personal statement demonstrating volunteer or community leadership, and provide a letter of reference. Applications will be available in October via the MITT General Bursary application.

To see more program-specific awards like this, please visit our External Awards page.

Awards for International Students

MITT International Scholarship This award is funded by the MITT Student Awards fee. 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.

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.

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