MITT Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards


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 and the Dave Holden Bursary in Culinary Arts.

Winter 2021 bursary applications are now closed. Recipeints will be notified asap. 

Check this page regularly for Spring and Fall 2021 bursary information.

NEW! MITT Covid-19 Essential Worker Entrance Bursary Ten $1000 bursaries for students who were/are employed in essential services areas since March 2020. Students with parents/guardians employed in essential areas are also eligible. 

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

Business Council of Manitoba Indigenous Education Awards (link to application) DEADLINE TO APPLY: MARCH 31! Contact Student Services at or for assistance and to submit the application. Click here for Award 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 who are studying at MITT may be eligible for bursaries up to $3000.

Variety Manitoba Post-Secondary Education Awards $2000-$4000 in support for MITT students with a permanent disability. 

CICAN Paul and Gerri Charette Bursary Bursaries of up to $5000 each for students with a financial need enrolled in a 1- or 2-year MITT program. Preference given to students from rural, remote or northern areas. If you qualify, contact before September 17, 2021 to be nominated.


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.     

Current Scholarship Opportunities:

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.

Pembina Trails MITT Work Skills Entrance Scholarship $1000 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.

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, 2021.

NEW!! MITT Women in Technology Entrance Scholarships for Fall 2021! Women training for careers in IT and technology are automatically considered for $500 entrance scholarships by applying to MITT before June 30, 2021.

Graphic & Print Technician Students!

Fall 2021 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, 2021.


2021 Printing United Alliance Scholarship As a Printing United Alliance Educational Institution member school, incoming fall 2021 MITT Graphic and Print Technician students are eligible to apply for several $2000 scholarships. 

Mayor's Scholarship for Community Leadership Five $1000 scholarships for students involved in activities that improve Winnipeg communities. Deadline to apply 21 May 2021. 

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 25+ Fall 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.

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