For applicants who have not already submitted their Award applications to the universities or colleges:

In light of the precautions being taken surrounding the COVID-19 virus, and the closures of many institutions, most applicants will be unable to drop their Award applications off at the universities and colleges.

To accommodate this current situation:

Scanned applications may be emailed to:

If you do not have electronic capabilities:

Applications may be mailed to:
Business Council of Manitoba
Suite 800 – One Lombard Place
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0X3

Although at this time we are not formally extending the deadline, we understand there may be issues with students submitting their applications by the March 31st deadline.

Students may still submit applications as soon as possible with a brief note of explanation.

We will be accepting all applications.

Who Qualifies

If you are of Aboriginal ancestry you are eligible to apply for a Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Award provided you meet the following criteria;

  • You are a citizen of Canada and permanent resident of Manitoba, having resided in Manitoba for the last 12 months
  • You plan to enroll in one of the recognized and authorized Manitoba post-secondary institutions in the upcoming academic year, in any discipline (trades, business, general studies, science, etc.)
  • You maintain fulltime status (at least a 60% course load)
  • You are in need of financial assistance

If you are receiving funding from other sources, you may still apply for this award to cover additional costs.