Scholarship Overview

The University of Winnipeg is proud to announce its scholarship program for the academic years 2024-2025, designed to support international students embarking on undergraduate, master's, and diploma studies in Canada. With 53 scholarships available, this partially funded initiative offers awards ranging from $3,500 to $5,000, aiming to attract talented students who demonstrate academic excellence and leadership qualities. The scholarship program underscores the University of Winnipeg's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community, connecting individuals from various cultures and nurturing global citizens.

Host Institution(s)

The University of Winnipeg, a dynamic and vibrant institution located in the city's heart, serves as the host for these scholarships. Renowned for its small class sizes, academic excellence, and unique program offerings like the Bachelor of Arts in Human Rights and a Master’s degree in Indigenous Development Practice, the university consistently ranks high for its overall reputation and environmental commitment.


Eligible candidates can apply for scholarships across a wide array of fields, including but not limited to Art, Development Economics, Criminal Justice, Applied Computer Science, Bioscience, Technology, Public Policy, History, Public Administration, and Peace and Conflict Studies. This variety ensures that students from diverse academic backgrounds can find a program that aligns with their interests and career goals.

Scholarship Value

The University of Winnipeg Scholarships vary in value, with undergraduate awards up to $5,000, graduate awards also up to $5,000, and diploma awards at $3,500. These scholarships aim to alleviate the financial burden on international students, contributing towards tuition fees and enabling recipients to focus on their studies and leadership development.


To be eligible for the University of Winnipeg Scholarships, candidates must:

  • Possess a minimum 80% admission average or its equivalent.
  • Be entering the first year of any program at the University of Winnipeg.
  • Demonstrate exceptional leadership qualities through their personal statement, resume, and reference letters.

Application Instructions

Applicants must follow a detailed process to apply for the University of Winnipeg Scholarships:

  1. Application Form: Download and thoroughly read the Application Procedure Form.

  2. Complete Application: Ensure the application is fully completed, attaching a personal statement, a resume highlighting leadership activities, and two reference letters detailing the applicant's character and achievements.

  3. Submission: Compile the entire application package into a single PDF file and email it to Additionally, applicants must complete an admission application to the University of Winnipeg by the scholarship deadline.

Deadlines for application vary by program, with undergraduate awards due by April 1, 2024, graduate awards by June 1, 2024, and other specific dates for diploma and specialized programs.