MITT Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

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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 and as well as generous donations from the RBC Convention Centre and the Louise and Allan Windas Bursary (Winnipeg Foundation). Bursary donations are also provided by private individuals and families, as seen with the Joe Sawtus and Canadian Motorcycle Motosport Bursary and the Dave Holden Bursary in Culinary Arts.

UPDATE - Nov 16, 2020: Fall 2020 General Bursary applications are now closed. Recipients will be notified within the next 2-3 weeks. 

Check this page in March 2021 for infromation on Winter 2021 bursaries.

Louis Riel Institute: Senator Gerry & Margaret St. Germain Bursary $1000 for Métis students who excelled in grade 12 math and/or science. Deadline to apply 26 June 2020

Indspire Indigenous Education Awards MITT is a proud Indspire donor and supports four $2500 awards each year for Indigenous post-secondary students. 

CICAN Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Bursaries of up to $5000 each for students with a financial need enrolled in the first year of a 2-year MITT program. UPDATE: In recognition of the increased pressure on students as a result of covid-19, 10 additional bursaries have been added for the 2020-21 academic year. 


Throughout Manitoba and Canada, there are many organizations who sponsor student scholarships. 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.     

New for Fall 2021! 

Southern Chiefs Organization and Vickar Auto Group Launch New Scholarship for Fall 2021! 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 September 2021 for application info.

Current Scholarship Opportunities:

MITT Women in Trades Entrance Scholarships for September 2020! Women who apply for any of the September 2020 trades programs listed below will automatically be considered for an entrance scholarship.To be considered future students must submit a MITT program application no later than June 30, 2020.  

Recipients are chosen based on grades from the high school Math and English submitted with the program application. If you are a woman considering a career in trades, apply early and get a head start on your career training! Learn more about Women in Trades at MITT.

Eligible programs:

  • Auto Mechanics
  • CAD Technician
  • Carpentry
  • Electrical Applications
  • French Electrical


  • Industrial Mechanic / Millwright
  • Industrial Welding
  • Motosport Technician
  • Industrial Electronic

Eligible Students:

  • Students must be female/identify as female
  • Full-time post-secondary
  • Canadian citizen or permanent resident

If you have questions about studying at MITT, we would love to talk to you about which MITT program is right for you. Please contact MITT Recruitment at (204) 989-6541 or

September 2020 Canadian Printing Industries Scholarship Trust: Graphic and Print Technician Entrance Scholarship

MITT Graphic and Print Technician students will be considered for a $1500 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, 2020.

Fogolar Association of Winnipeg: Premio Campo Fogolar 2020 (Information and Application; pdf) - $1000 for students with family origins from either the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia or Veneto (FVG) Regions of Italy. Deadline to apply 31 October 2020. 

Southcan Electric Ltd. 2020 Scholarship - $500 for students with interests in renewable energy. Preference given to Electrical Applications students but all trades areas considered. 

Manitoba Beef Producers Scholarship - Six $500 scholarships for active MB beef producers or their children. Application deadline extended to November 6, 2020. 

Mechanical Contractors Association of MB: Marc Lynch Scholarship Award - For MCAM member companies' staff and family starting first-year studies in any MITT program area.  

National Union of Public and General Employees -Tell Us Why Unions Matter (annual award).

TransCanada Community Scholarships - Scholarships for community leadership, Indigenous students, and trades programs. 

ATCO Indigenous Education Awards - Merit-based awards, bursaries and scholarships for Indigenous students entering a trades or technical program.

Horatio Alger National Vocational & Technical Scholarship - Up to $3000 to pursue vocational and technical education.

Support Our Troops - Scholarships for current/former members of the military and their families.

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MITT International Student Mid-Term Scholarships

International students in an MITT post-secondary trades or technical program are automatically considered for scholarships based on their grades and work skills at the mid-point of the academic year.

Congratulations to the 40+ Winter 2020 students who received an MITT International Student Mid-Term Scholarship!


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.

MITT Graduate Awards

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