Student Financial Assistance, Scholarships and Bursaries

Here are links and information about scholarships/bursaries/awards for post secondary Inuit students. If there are any additional questions please contact info@manitobainuit.ca or call (204) 774-6848

www.louisrielinstitute.com

-This website contains information that can help students find sources of funding for school and scholarship or bursary links

Winnipeg Metis Association Inc.

(204) 589-4327

Employment/Education Counsellors (Winnipeg)

Jacquie McLeod - jmcleod@mmf.mb.ca

Cathy Buors- cbuors@mmf.mb.ca

Other Regions of Manitoba

http://www.louisrielinstitute.com/sources-of-funding-for-school.php

Red River College-Program and Course Catalogue

http://me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/AvailableAwards.aspx#Aboriginal%20Student%20Awards

-Red River College provides access to bursary and scholarship information with different categories including Aboriginal Student Awards

Student Service Centre

(204) 632-2327

register@rrc.ca

Continuing Education

(204) 679-1789

cde@rrc.ca

University of Manitoba-Awards Database:

https://wwwapps.cc.umanitoba.ca:8443/searchableAwards/searchForm/awardSearch

-       The University of Manitoba has its own database of awards that lets students pick through the options to find scholarships right for them

-       There is a form that Aboriginal students can fill out and once registered, they will be eligible for automatic indigenous specific academic awards and scholarships

o   Self Declaration Form http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/indigenous/media/Canadian_Aboriginal_Self_Declaration.pdf

Financial Aid and Awards

(204) 474-7543

awards@umanitoba.ca

The Indigenous Student Centre

asc@umanitoba.ca

Government of Canada:

https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1351185180120/1351685455328

            - The Government of Canada provides a search engine specifically for scholarships and bursaries for aboriginals so students can find ones that apply to them

Manitoba Region

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

365 Hargrave Street

Room 200

Winnipeg, Manitoba

R3B 3A3

1-800-567-9604

Indspire:

www.indspire.ca

-       This website is a charity that invests in education for indigenous people and distributes financial awards to aboriginal applicants

Bursaries and Scholarships

1-855-463-7747

education@indspire.ca

Mentorship for Students

416-987-0242

rivers@indspire.ca

Online Aboriginal Scholarship Guide:

http://www.ammsa.com/book/export/html/145

-       This is an online list of scholarships and bursaries available to Aboriginal Students across Canada, there is a Manitoba section provided as well as national scholarships

***Contact information varies from scholarship to scholarship, please read the given information that is attached with the desired scholarship/bursary***

www.scholarshipscanada.com

-This website is a search engine that helps students find scholarships that is right for them

info@ScholarshipsCanada.com

University of Winnipeg:

http://uwinnipeg.ca/awards/aboriginal-students.html

            -University of Winnipeg provides a PDF (Aboriginal Student Funding Poster) that generalizes entrance and in-course awards for First Nation, Metis and Inuit students. There is a link for applications and information for the two sections under the title of award

Aboriginal Academic Advisor

Andrea McCluskey

a.mccluskey@uwinnipeg.ca

(204) 786-9865

Aboriginal Student Support Officer

Jeff Booth- j.booth@uwinnipeg.ca

(204) 786-9922

Awards and Financial Aid

(204) 779-8946

awards@uwinnipeg.ca

Manitoba Metis Federation:

Client Intake Application Informaiton:

http://www.mmfemployment.ca/post_secondary_funding.php

Scholarship/Bursary Information

http://www.mmfemployment.ca/scholarship_bursaries.php

            - The Manitoba Metis Federation provides post secondary funding if a Client Intake Application form is completed and submitted to the given information on the link provided. The form will be reviewed and a staff member will contact any full time Metis, Non-status Indian and Inuit student for an appointment.

            - There is a separate page dedicated to scholarship/bursary information and links for the desired applications. Each application provides information as to how/where/when they must be submitted

Client Intake Application Submission

Mario Gordon – mario.gordon@mmf.mb.ca

Metis Employment & Training

Winnipeg: (204) 586-8474

Other Regions

http://www.mmfemployment.ca/contact.php