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City of Winnipeg Aboriginal Education & Civic Pathways Award DEADLINE EXTENDED TO: May 12, 2017

May 02, 2017 at 10:17 AM

The City of Winnipeg offers a scholarship and service award program for Indigenous students attending schools located in Winnipeg within all 7 school divisions (Winnipeg School Division; St. James-Assiniboia; Pembina Trails; Seven Oaks School Division; Division Scolaire Franco-Manitobaine; River East Transcona; Louis Riel).


  • The program is designed to encourage students to stay in school and to consider post-secondary education in careers found at the City of Winnipeg (Public Service).
    • Some of the careers are: Planner; Architect; Engineer; Technologist; Librarian; Accountant;  Information Technology Specialist; Police Officer; Paramedic; Firefighter; Trades (ex: Electrician, Pipefitter, Welder).


The awards are open to all Indigenous students attending school full-time within the seven school divisions in Winnipeg in grades 7 to 12, with preference being given to students who are experiencing social or financial hardship. Students must be nominated by a teacher or administrator who is familiar with the student’s academic performance, family situation and extracurricular activities.


Scholarship recipients will be selected by a City of Winnipeg panel on a competitive basis through an evaluation of students’ demonstrated academic achievement as provided by teachers on the application form, teacher recommendations, extracurricular activities, and career interests.

Application forms and more information can be found by clicking on the links below according to grade level. 

Junior High School Scholarships (Grade 7-9)

Senior High School Scholarships (Grade 10-11)

Post-Secondary Entrance Scholarship (Grade 12)