POST-SECONDARY SUPPORTS: MANITOBA
Crossroads Learning Centre – http://www.crossroadslearning.ca/bursaryscholarship-info.html
Though these sources of funding may not be specific to youth in/from care, the Crossroads Learning Centre has a comprehensive list of links to awards at specific post-secondary institutions in Manitoba, Aboriginal scholarships and bursaries, scholarships for students with disabilities, scholarship search engines, and other places that award scholarships.
General Child and Family Services Authority – http://www.generalauthority.ca/youth-resources-scholarships
Has a list of provincial scholarships in Manitoba and a comprehensive PDF download with more information on scholarships, applying, and choosing universities for youth in/from care.
Manitoba Advancing Futures Bursary – http://voices.mb.ca/advancing-futures-bursary/
This bursary covers up to $10,000 per student for former youth in care.
Mountain View School Division – http://www.mvsd.ca/students.cfm?subpage=1314
Though these sources of funding may not be specific to youth in/from care, the Mountain View School Division’s website has a variety of provincial (Manitoba)/national scholarships and lists them according to their application deadline.
University of Manitoba – Youth-In-Care Grant – http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/scholarships/3709.html
This grant is available to new and continuing students at the University of Manitoba who are in/from care and supports the costs of undergraduate tuition. The value of the grant is a maximum of $5,000 per year for a maximum of 4 years.
University of Winnipeg – Youth In Care Tuition Waivers – https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/of.html
The University of Winnipeg covers undergraduate fees of former or current youth in care.
Voices – http://voices.mb.ca/resources/scholarships/
Has a list of scholarships, including two national scholarships, that youth in/from care can apply for.