The Business Council of Manitoba represents the best of business leadership, working to make Manitoba an exciting place to live, work and invest. The Business Council recognizes the potential in our Aboriginal community and offers financial support and employment opportunities to Aboriginal citizens who attend post-secondary institutions in our province through this award program. The Business Council offers awards to assist with the cost of tuition, books and supplies during the academic year. Each award is up to a maximum of $3000 for university and $1500 for college students. All applicants are eligible to reapply each year of their studies for a maximum of three years. Recipients of the awards may be considered for summer and/or part-time employment with one of the Business Council’s member companies.
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 a Manitoba public post-secondary institution 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