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Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships

Throughout the academic year, Red River College assists students by administering awards, bursaries and scholarships that have been donated by concerned corporations, community organizations and individuals. These awards cover the specific requests of the donors and are intended to assist students who have shown outstanding abilities in academic or vocational areas and/or are in need of financial assistance. For further information, please contact the appropriate academic department or one of the Student Service Centres, or call 204-632-2327. For information on other awards, bursaries, and scholarships, an excellent website is located at www.studentawards.com.

Definition of Terms

  • An Award usually involves multiple criteria such as academic achievement, demonstrated financial need, and school or community involvement.
  • A Bursary is usually given to a recipient based on demonstrated financial need and satisfactory academic progress.
  • A Scholarship is given to a recipient primarily based upon academic achievement.
  • Entrance Awards may require an application and may be awarded to recipients prior to their starting a program.
  • General Awards are available to current RRC students through most academic programs based upon specific award criteria.

Finding awards, scholarships and bursaries

All awards are listed alphabetically by program or category, to aid your search. You may also visit individual program pages and click on Awards and Scholarships for a list of awards specific to that program.


A complete list of awards follows or you may select one of these categories:

Entrance Awards
General Awards
Aboriginal Student Awards
Academic Preparation
Business
Community Services
Continuing Education
Creative Arts
Health and Applied Sciences
Hospitality
Teacher Education
Technology
Trades

Entrance Awards
Betty Andrich Memorial Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
One entrance award, valued at $2000 is available to students enrolled in first year of the full-time Library and Information Technology program for whom the decision to attend Red River College comes after a break or interruption in the continuity of school or employment.  Recipients will have demonstrated interest in volunteerism. Students should submit a letter of application to the faculty indicating why they have chosen to make the transition to this program as well as outlining volunteer work.  A letter of reference supporting the applicants' volunteer activity should also be included. The deadline for applications is September 30.  Please click here to learn more about Betty Andrich and the establishment of the awards.
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Business Administration Relocation Bursary
General RRC Application Required
A $500 bursary is available annually to a student who relocates to Winnipeg, from a rural community, to pursue studies in Business Administration (may be a first-year or second-year student). Students interested in being considered should submit an application form, accompanied by a supporting letter outlining the details of their relocation.  In the selection process, consideration will be given to the contents of this letter, as well as financial need.  Deadline for applications is September 15.
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Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards
Specific Application
Awards are available to persons of Aboriginal ancestry who are Canadian citizens and Manitoba residents who are presently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Manitoba public post-secondary institution in any program. You must maintain full-time status (60% or more course load) and be in need of financial assistance. Awards for college students are valued at $2000.00 (awards for students enrolled in degree programs, i.e. Nursing are $3000) and applicants are eligible to reapply each year of their studies. Recipients may be considered for summer and part-time employment with one of the Business Council’s member companies. Applications are available from the Student Service Centre or from the Business Council's website at (www.businesscouncil.mb.ca.) Deadline for applications is March 31.
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C.P. Loewen Family Foundation Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Bursaries valued at $1000 each are available to students enrolled in full-time post-secondary programs at the Red River College Steinbach Campus.  Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, Room D101 at the Notre Dame Campus.   A letter providing additional information regarding financial circumstances and how this award would make a difference should accompany the application.  Deadline for applications is October 15 for the fall term and February 15 for the winter term.
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Construction Management Entrance Awards
General RRC Application Required

The following awards are available to students who are entering or are in the first year of the Construction Management Degree Program: one Manitoba Heavy Construction Association award valued at a minimum of $1500; one award Paul Charette Construction Management Award valued at $1500; and two Winnipeg Construction Association awards valued at $1500 each. To be eligible applicants must be full time students and will have achieved a minimum 70% average using three Grade 12 (40S) courses: English; Mathematics; and one additional 40S course (highest grade). To be considered for this award, applicants should submit an application, high school transcript, maximum one-page statement indicating why they have chosen this program and how they will benefit from this award. Although not a requirement, a letter of reference from a teacher, guidance counselor, employer or other individual with whom the applicant is well acquainted is recommended, and will be considered an asset. Selections will be based on financial need, statement content and, if included, letter of reference. Deadline for applications is September 15. If the applicant has any construction experience and/or affiliation with Winnipeg Construction Association Members, that information should be included as well. Note: Only one application is required to be eligible for all three of the above mentioned awards. Award name is Construction Management Entrance Awards.
                                                                                                                                                                               

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CUPE Local 998 - Manitoba Hydro Joint Bursary
General RRC Application Required
This bursary, established to commemorate the local's 40th anniversary as a chartered union, is intended to promote and support higher education for members and their families.  A bursary valued at $600 is available annually to a full-time student at Red River College.  A letter confirming CUPE 998 affiliation, including member name and employee number, must accompany the application.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is July 31.  Further details are available at http://998.cupe.ca/2016/03/24/scholarship-bursary-applications-201617/ .
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Dave Orton Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by his family and friends in memory of Dave Orton, a 1979 Red River College graduate of Electrical Engineering Technology.  Two $1000 awards are available to students enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College.  Applicants will have graduated from Murdoch MacKay Collegiate or Transcona Collegiate, preference will be given to graduates of Transcona Collegiate.  The successful recipients will have displayed the same qualities and standards exhibited by Dave Orton; family-oriented, community-minded and involved in sports.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a one-page essay describing how you display the qualities noted above.  At least one letter of reference should also be submitted.  Deadline for applications is December 1.
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Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
A $3500 entrance award is available annually to full-time student entering a diploma program at Red River College. Eligible applicants will have graduated from high school not more than 18 months prior to the beginning of the RRC program with an average of at least 75% in their graduating year. Selection will be based primarily on financial need but consideration may also be given to commitment in community or other extracurricular activities. The recipient may also be eligible to have their award renewed for an additional year of full-time studies in the same program, if he/she continues to demonstrate financial need, has maintained full-time enrolment, and achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 in the previous year. Deadline for applications is July 31.
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Fausto Yadao Award
Specific Application
Established by Mr. Fausto Yadao, a former Dean of Student Affairs at Red River College, to encourage and assist young adults from the Filipino community to access educational opportunities at Red River College. Two scholarships valued at $250 each will be awarded annually to applicants from the Filipino community who are accepted into full-time diploma or certificate programs. Selection will be based on an essay submission not to exceed 1000 words describing their career plans and objectives as well as their involvement in community service. Applicants should submit a letter of application accompanied by the required essay directly to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is August 31.
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Gudmunder Myrdal Bursary
Specific Application
This bursary was established in tribute to Gudmunder Myrdal, first Executive Director of Seven Oaks General Hospital, to assist full-time students in the health profession with the cost of tuition fees.  One bursary of $750 is available annually. Candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrolment in a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in a health service program of studies. Deadline for applications is usually late April.  For exact deadline date as well as application forms, contact Educational Services at Seven Oaks General Hospital, phone 632-3180 or  visit the SOGH website at http://sogh.ca/about/bursaries/.
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H.C. McGregor Entrance Scholarships
General RRC Application Required
Entrance Scholarships valued at $750 each, processed as payments to recipients' program fees, are available for applicants to the following full-time programs at Red River College who graduated from a Manitoba high school within the past five years: Automotive Technician Certificate, Automotive Technician Diploma, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Electrical, Manufacturing CAD, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician and Welding. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and residents of Manitoba. Entrance scholarships are not available to those who have had previous full-time post-secondary enrolments. A student may only hold one entrance scholarship awarded by RRC. Selection will be based on high school average (using four 40S courses: English, Mathematics and two additional 40S courses [highest grade]). Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and should be accompanied by a high school transcript. Deadline for applications for fall programs is July 15 and for winter programs is November 15.
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Harold and Julia Saddington Award
Automatic Selection
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, a $1000 award is available to a first-year Nursing student, enrolled full-time (minimum 60%), who has graduated from a regular Manitoba high school program.  Selection will be based on academic achievement in the following Grade 12 courses: English 40S; Math 40S; and one 40S Science course (highest grade).   Only students who have succesfully completed the first term of the Nursing progam will be considered; selection will be done in December.
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Jim Mandryk Civil Engineering Leadership Award
General RRC Application Required
This award, valued at $500, has been established in memory of Jim Mandryk to assist individuals entering the Civil EngineeringTechnology program at Red River College. Selection criteria will include academic standing (minimum 2.5/C+ average in Grade 12) and volunteer/leadership roles in school and/or community organizations. The answers to the following questions will also be considered in the selection process: a) On what basis have you decided to choose this career? and b) How do you foresee this training benefiting you? Applications and answers to the questions mentioned above should be submitted by September 30.
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Joey Restaurant Culinary Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is available to a first-year Culinary Arts student.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application form should be accompanied by a one page statement explaining the applicant's career goals and impact the award will have in achieving those goals.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Manitoba Blue Cross Award/Bursary Program
General RRC Application Required
The following awards are available to Manitoba students who will be enrolling as full-time students at Red River College: a bursary of $750 to aid a student with disabilities who must incur additional expenses; an entrance award of $750 to aid a Grade 12 student; a bursary of $750 to aid a Grade 12 student, who must travel more than 100 kilometers (one way) to attend. Selection will be based on high academic standing and financial need. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is July 31.  
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Manitoba Hydro Bursaries
Specific Application
Manitoba Hydro offers a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships to Red River College students who are of Aboriginal ancestry or members of employment equity designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities).  A complete list, descriptions, deadline dates, and application forms are available from their website   http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/trades_tech.shtml#eng_tech_year1 .  Manitoba Hydro reviews all applications and makes the selections. Successful recipients of the bursaries are generally notified by early February.  Completed application forms should be submitted directly to Manitoba Hydro by the indicated deadline date (October 1 in most cases). 
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Manitoba Schools Science Symposium (MSSS) Entrance Scholarships
Automatic Selection
A $1500 tuition scholarship is available to a participant of the Manitoba Schools' Science Symposium planning to attend a regular full-time program at Red River College. Selection will be made by the Symposium Committee.
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MHCA Cornerstone Award
General RRC Application Required

An award valued at a minimum $1500 is available annually to a student in any year of the Construction Management Degree Program. Established by the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) this award recognizes its past Board Chairs who since 1945 have laid the cornerstone foundations upon which the MHCA has been built.  It is upon this cornerstone foundation that the MHCA has been able to make, and strives to continue to make, constructive contributions in the development and evolution of public policy at the provincial, regional and national levels. Each Chair is recognized through a ‘A Salute to our Past: A Tribute to our Chairs’ (click link to view all of our past chairs).  To be considered for this award, applicants should submit a general application form, accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a person(s) demonstrably well acquainted with the student including, but not limited to, a teacher, character reference, guidance counsellor or employer who can speak to the applicant's initiative, energy, enthusiasm, perseverance to succeed and passion to make a difference. Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.

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MTS Telecommunications Award
General RRC Application Required
Awards valued at $1000 each are available for Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women entering the following programs on a full-time basis: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronic and Network Technician or Business Information Technology. Recipients who successfully complete their first year of study may have their award renewed for their second year. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, accompanied by a resume, as well as a letter answering the following questions: a) Why do you want to take this program? and b) What are your career aspirations? Selection will be based on academic progress, financial need and applicants' career goals. Deadlines for applications are; October 8 for fall programs and February 1 for winter programs.
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Partners in Education Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Red River College has entered into agreements with some Manitoba High Schools/School Divisions to provide Partners in Education Scholarships for their graduating students who are continuing their education in a full-time program at the College. The scholarships are valued at a maximum of $1000. For more information, contact your high school.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Entrance Bursary for Professional Baking & Patisserie
General RRC Application Required
One bursary valued at $1000 is available annually to a student entering the Professional Baking & Patisserie program at Red River College.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application form including the financial information section, as well as a 250-word essay outlining their career goals.  Application deadline is September 30
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Paul Charette Entrance Award for Civil Technology and Construction Management
General RRC Application Required
Five awards valued at $5000 each towards first-year tuition are available annually to students entering the Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management program at Red River College. Preference will be given to students coming directly from a Manitoba high school. Criteria include having achieved an academic standing of a minimum 70% or "B" average for Grade 12 courses, and financial need. Applicants will also have displayed leadership qualities in the family, school and/or community. Applications should be accompanied by a high school transcript, a one-page essay indicating information regarding the applicant's financial need, and responses to the following questions: What impact will this bursary have on your career goals? What are some examples of how you have demonstrated leadership qualities? Will you be considering a career in the construction industry?.  Also required are two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher or guidance counselor and the other from someone who knows you outside of school (not a relative). Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Application deadline is June 1 for students who are in Grade 12.  Others may apply by the deadline date of September 15.
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Red River College Entrance Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Entrance Scholarships valued at $1000 each, processed as payments to recipients' program fees, are available for applicants to regular full-time programs at Red River College who graduated from a Manitoba high school within the past five years. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and residents of Manitoba. Entrance scholarships are not available to those who have had previous full-time post-secondary enrolments. A student may only hold one entrance scholarship awarded by RRC. Selection will be based on high school average (using four 40S courses: English, Mathematics and two additional 40S course [highest grade]). Recipients will be determined automatically, based on final Grade 12 grades recorded on applicants' records.  Selection will occur after the deadline for submission of final Grade 12 transcripts, prior to the fall and winter term start dates. These scholarships are funded by the Red River College Scholarship and Bursary Endowment and by The Winnipeg Foundation through the following sources: Hannah (Nancy) Boon Fund, available to native students (Status Indian or Metis); Press Radio Fund, available to any student. Additional scholarships, awarded to those students entering these specific programs are funded by the Business Administration, Accounting and Computer Education, School of Business and Applied Arts, and Early Childhood Education Student Scholarship Endowments.
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Red River Exhibition Foundation Inc. Business Industry Scholarship
Specific Application
Students entering or continuing in the Business Administration program at Red River College are eligible to be considered for a scholarship of $1000. Applicants must provide proof of successful completion of last level of education, acceptance to the program, and submit a letter of reference and an essay. Further information is available from the Red River Exhibition website (http://www.redriverex.com/about/red-river-exhibition-foundation/scholarships/) - just click on Business Industry Scholarship.  Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., the second Friday in May each year.
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Red River Exhibition Foundation Inc. Tourism Industry Scholarship
Specific Application
The Red River Exhibition Foundation Inc. offers scholarships to students who are entering their first or second year of a Tourism Management Program. Each award is a minimum value of $1000. Applicants must provide proof of successful completion of their last level of education, acceptance or enrolment in the program, letters of reference from an educator and employer, and an essay. Application deadline is the second week of May. Further information is available from the Red River Exhibition website (http://www.redriverex.com/about/red-river-exhibition-foundation/scholarships/) - just click on Tourism Industry Scholarship.  Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., the second Friday in May each year.
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RRC Adult Learning Centre Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Two bursaries valued at $750 each are available to students who have attended a minimum of four courses, achieved a minimum 75% average in their final term and graduated from a Red River College Adult Learning Centre, who are continuing their education at Red River College.  The bursaries are intended to assist with program fees for a certificate, diploma or degree program at the College and, as such, will be applied directly to those fees.  Students, whose fees are being covered by a sponsoring agency, will be eligible to receive the bursary to assist with other related costs.  Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is October 31.
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RRC Students' Association First Year Entrance Scholarship for Rural Students
General RRC Application Required

A cash scholarship of $1000 will be awarded annually to a student, enrolling full-time in any Red River College program, who originates from a small community outside of Winnipeg. Selection will be based upon high academic standing as indicated by documentation provided (high school transcript should be included). Application deadline is September 15.   

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St. James Collegiate (SJCI) 50th Anniversary Alumni Reunion Legacy Award
Automatic Selection
Two awards consisting of a tuition credit (amount to be determined annually) are available annually to students graduating from SJCI and entering a regular full-time program at Red River College. Criteria for both awards will include school involvement and spirit demonstrated through participation in student groups, volunteer activities, student government, athletics, music or the arts. One award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated particular aptitude in one or both humanities and social science courses in high school. The other award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated particular aptitude in mathematics, science and technology courses in high school. The awards will be presented annually in June at SJCI Convocation with the recipients’ tuition account at Red River College being credited in September.
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Teacher Education Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
Two $600 awards are available annually to students entering the Teacher Education programs at Red River College; preference will be given to those entering the five-year programs.  Applications should be accompanied by a current high school transcript including first-term grades.  Selection criteria will include academic achievement with secondary consideration to leadership qualities or peer support activities.  A reference letter from an educator supporting these traits should also be included.  Application deadline is June 15.
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Tom O’Brien Memorial Entrance Scholarship
General RRC Application Required
Students who are proceeding from a regular high school Senior 4 to a full-time certificate/diploma program at Red River College, and who are Manitoba residents, are eligible to apply for a scholarship equal to the cost of tuition for one year (maximum $1500.00). Criteria include demonstrated academic merit, school or community involvement and financial need. Scholarship applications, transcripts, and letters of reference indicating school or community involvement should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is July 31.
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UFCW Local 832 Annual Scholarship Award
Specific Application
Scholarships are available for those who are UFCW members employed by companies that contribute to the Education and Training Trust Fund. Students enrolling in both full-time and part-time studies are eligible. Application deadline is June 1. For further information, contact the UFCW Training Centre.
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Westland Foundation Education Scholarships
Specific Application
Scholarships are available to students who are entering full-time programs at Red River College within 30 months of graduating from one of the high schools in the Westland Foundation's catchment area; Argyle Alternative High School, Children of the Earth High School, Daniel McIntyre Collegiate Institute, Gordon Bell High School, R.B. Russell Vocational School, St. John's High School, Sisler High School and Tec Voc High School.  The value of each student's scholarship will be determined by the number of 70% or higher marks, earned by the student during grades 7 through 12 (in a school within the Westland Foundation catchment area).  Please visit the Westland Foundation website at www.westlandfoundation.ca for further information about the Foundation, as well as the application form.  Scholarships will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.  Application deadline for fall programs is September 1, and for winter programs is February 15.
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Women in Trades Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Two awards valued at a maximum of $1500 each are available to women who wish to enter non-traditional trades. The awards are intended to cover the cost of tuition, fees and books and, as such, will be paid directly to the student program fees account first. Selection criteria will include satisfactory academic progress, a strong work ethic and financial need. Applications should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres accompanied by a one-page essay or letter describing your career goals and a brief life history as well as a reference letter from a previous instructor, employer or professional who knows you well. Deadline for applications is October 31.
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Youth in Care Bursaries
Specific Application

Removing the financial barriers to education, RRC has a minimum of 20 full tuition bursaries available to Youth in Care. Youth must meet College entrance requirements, be enrolled as full-time students and be in financial need.  Information and an application form is available from the Youth Employment Services website https://www.youthemploymentservices.com/tuition-waivers.

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General Awards
Accessibility Services Director's Award
Automatic Selection

One award of $500 will be presented annually to a student who is connected with Accessibility Services. Students will be nominated by a manager or counsellor in Accessibility Services for consideration. Selection will be based on the letters of support provided by the mangers/counsellors as part of the nomination process.  Deadline for Application: December 5.

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Bob and Jessie Ritch Bursary
General RRC Application Required
The award was created by Bob Ritch, in memory of his late wife. A $500 bursary is available annually to assist a full-time student enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College.  Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need.  Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 1 to January 15.
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Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards
Specific Application
Awards are available to persons of Aboriginal ancestry who are Canadian citizens and Manitoba residents who are presently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Manitoba public post-secondary institution in any program. You must maintain full-time status (60% or more course load) and be in need of financial assistance. Awards for college students are valued at $2000.00 (awards for students enrolled in degree programs, i.e. Nursing are $3000) and applicants are eligible to reapply each year of their studies. Recipients may be considered for summer and part-time employment with one of the Business Council’s member companies. Applications are available from the Student Service Centre or from the Business Council's website at (www.businesscouncil.mb.ca.) Deadline for applications is March 31.
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C.P. Loewen Family Foundation Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Bursaries valued at $1000 each are available to students enrolled in full-time post-secondary programs at the Red River College Steinbach Campus.  Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, Room D101 at the Notre Dame Campus.   A letter providing additional information regarding financial circumstances and how this award would make a difference should accompany the application.  Deadline for applications is October 15 for the fall term and February 15 for the winter term.
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Cindy Petrowski and Phillip Marsh Helping Hands Bursary
General RRC Application Required
This bursary created by Cindy Petrowski and Phillip Marsh to support a First Nations or Metis student in their academic aspirations and help with the financial burden. One bursary valued at a minimum $500 is available to a full-time student attending any program at Red River College. If there is not a suitable First Nation or Metis applicant, the recipient will be selected from one of the other general bursary application pools. Application deadline is January 15.
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Co-operative Education Manitoba (CEM) Co-op Student of the Year Award
Specific Application
Two awards (one valued at $800 and one valued at $400) will be presented annually to students enrolled in a co-operative education program at Red River College who are considered by the Selection Committee to have demonstrated outstanding performance during their co-op work term. Complete eligibility guidelines, selection criteria and application forms for each year's award will be available after September 15 from the Co-operative Education page on Red River College website www.rrc.mb.ca/cooped. Deadline for applications is early December.
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CUPE Local 998 - Manitoba Hydro Joint Bursary
General RRC Application Required
This bursary, established to commemorate the local's 40th anniversary as a chartered union, is intended to promote and support higher education for members and their families.  A bursary valued at $600 is available annually to a full-time student at Red River College.  A letter confirming CUPE 998 affiliation, including member name and employee number, must accompany the application.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is July 31.  Further details are available at http://998.cupe.ca/2016/03/24/scholarship-bursary-applications-201617/ .
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Dave Orton Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by his family and friends in memory of Dave Orton, a 1979 Red River College graduate of Electrical Engineering Technology.  Two $1000 awards are available to students enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College.  Applicants will have graduated from Murdoch MacKay Collegiate or Transcona Collegiate, preference will be given to graduates of Transcona Collegiate.  The successful recipients will have displayed the same qualities and standards exhibited by Dave Orton; family-oriented, community-minded and involved in sports.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a one-page essay describing how you display the qualities noted above.  At least one letter of reference should also be submitted.  Deadline for applications is December 1.
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David and Joan Rew Bursary
General RRC Application Required
This bursary is created by family friends and colleges to celebrate David and Joan Rew for their lifelong commitment to Red River College. A $750 bursary is available to a full-time first year student in any program at Red River College, based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 15.
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De Zaaier Dutch Heritage Fund Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries of $1000 will be awarded to students enrolled in any of the following programs: Aerospace Manufacturing, Automotive Technician, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Electrical, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment Technician, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician, or Welding. Students must be maintaining a minimum 60% academic average and have demonstrated financial need. Application forms should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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Emergency Loans and Bursaries
Specific Application
Assistance is available for full-time students experiencing temporary financial difficulties that may prevent them from continuing their studies. Inquiries should be directed to the Student Service Centre. Funds available for this purpose are provided by the RRC Students’ Association (available to any student), the Aboriginal/First Nations Assistance Fund and the Princess Auto Foundation Fund (available to students enrolled in eligible Trades programs), as well as from the following sources made available through The Winnipeg Foundation: A.J.S. (John) Taunton Fund, available to Aboriginal students; Ida Mary Trotter Fund, available to Aboriginal students; Myrta & Bruce Moorhead Memorial Fund, available to any student.
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Enterprising Women Award
General RRC Application Required
An award of $2500 is available annually to a female student enrolled full-time in a diploma or degree program. Applicants should have completed at least one year of their program and be entering their final year of the program. Selection will be based on financial need and satisfactory academic progress. Some consideration may also be given to community service. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, accompanied by a one-page letter telling about yourself, your career goals and plans for the future. Please include any community service you have done, if applicable. Deadline for applications is July 31.
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Explore Spring/Summer French Language Bursary
Specific Application

If you are currently a full-time post-secondary student with either permanent resident status or Canadian citizenship, you are eligible to receive the $2000 Explore Spring/Summer French language bursary. 
Explore another province in Canada while learning French in a stimulating immersion environment and enjoy five weeks of classes, fun, and discovery. Many institutions across Canada offer Explore and French language courses are adapted to your knowledge of French (beginner, intermediate, or advanced). For more information on Explore or other Official-Languages Programs call toll-free at 1 (877) 866-4242. Apply at www.myexplore.ca by February 28.    

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H.C. McGregor Memorial Fund Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Ten bursaries of $500 are available to full-time students at Red River College enrolled in the following programs: Automotive Technician Certificate, Automotive Technician Diploma, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Electrical, Manufacturing CAD, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician and Welding. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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Hannah (Nancy) Boon Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries of $500 will be awarded to Aboriginal students enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 to January 15.
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John and Marilyn Kenny Award
General RRC Application Required
A minimum $500 award will be available to a student, with one or more dependents, who is pursuing a post-secondary education at Red River College after having being out of high school for five or more years. Applicants must demonstrate financial need and provide a statement explaining why they choose to go back to school. The application deadline is January 15.
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Lieutenant Governor’s Medals For Proficiency
Specific Application
A maximum of four Lieutenant Governor’s Medals will be awarded annually to full-time students at Red River College who, in the opinion of the selection committee, combine, to the greatest extent in their graduating year: a) academic and technical achievement, b) involvement in College and/or community activities, c) good character. Students who meet the minimum academic requirement will be sent an information package outlining the required documentation for selection consideration, prior to the winter and spring convocation ceremonies each year.
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Louis Riel Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries valued at $1000 each are available to eligible Metis students enrolled in a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  An Application for Confirmation of Metis ancestry http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/admissions/LRBursary.pdf  must accompany the bursary application form. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  There will be two application deadlines each year: October 31 and January 30; students are eligible to apply only once each year, by the deadline date occurring soonest after their program start date for the year.
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Making A World of Difference Award
Specific Application
Upon the successful completion of the Intercultural Mentorship Program, mentors can apply for the Making a World of Difference Award.  Information regarding the Intercultural Mentorship Program is available at http://blogs.rrc.ca/diversity/intercultural/mentorship .  Information regarding the Making A World of Difference Award, as well as the application form, and application deadline date is available at https://blogs.rrc.ca/diversity/mawod .
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Manitoba Hydro Bursaries
Specific Application
Manitoba Hydro offers a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships to Red River College students who are of Aboriginal ancestry or members of employment equity designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities).  A complete list, descriptions, deadline dates, and application forms are available from their website   http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/trades_tech.shtml#eng_tech_year1 .  Manitoba Hydro reviews all applications and makes the selections. Successful recipients of the bursaries are generally notified by early February.  Completed application forms should be submitted directly to Manitoba Hydro by the indicated deadline date (October 1 in most cases). 
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Mary Guilbault Metis Bursary
Specific Application
Bursaries are available to Metis students who are involved in their community and show financial need.  For further information contact the Louis Riel Institute - phone 204-984-9480 or e-mail lri@mmf.ca .  Application deadline is October 1.
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Mervin Maxwell Award
Automatic Selection

The Mervin Maxwell Award was established in February 2009 to honour the memory of Mervin Maxwell, a dedicated long-term instructor and the first coordinator in the Certificate in Adult Education (CAE) program at Red River College.  Mervin was a well-respected adult educator who spent his career educating teachers. His passion for his work stemmed from the belief that knowledge and skills related to teaching and learning are as equally important as subject area expertise. A Certificate is presented annually to a graduate of the Certificate in Adult Education Program. The award is intended to meaningfully recognize an individual who has distinguished himself or herself through completion of the CAE program in a manner which demonstrates a commitment to life-long learning and professional development that supports the distinctive ideals of adult learning.

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Minerva SAFE Manitoba Award
Automatic Selection
This award will be given annually to a first year (in the case of a 2 year program) or second year student (in a 3 year program) or group of students who have demonstrated leadership in research that includes, or contributes to, occupational health and safety issues within their field through project design or major project assignment within their program of studies. To be considered, the project must demonstrate that research has occurred, including ensuring that applicable safety legislation, regulation or building codes are incorporated into the project. It must also demonstrate some original application or potential application in the most cost effective way. Safety education and training is a critical component in any safety and health program, projects that include this element will receive a higher evaluation that those that do not. Complete eligibility guidelines and selection criteria are available from the Red River College Environmental Health, Safety and Insurance Services webpage (http://xnet.rrc.mb.ca/healthsafety/new.htm).
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Owen Desnoyers Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
This award was established by family and friends in memory of Owen Desnoyers, who was the Executive Director of the RRC Student's Association for a number of years.  A minimum two awards valued at $1000 each will be available annually to students enrolled in the final year of a diploma, certificate or degree program at Red River College.  Eligible applicants will have attained a minimum GPA of 3.00; have been involved in the College community and contributed to student life at the College.  To be considered, students should submit an application form, accompanied by a one-page essay describing how they meet the criteria for this bursary as indicated.  Fall term application deadline is December 1, and winter term application deadline is March 1.  Students are welcome to apply for each deadline, but must submit a new (updated) application and essay.
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Peace Awards for Refugees
Specific Application

Two $1,000 awards are available annually to current students, in full-time academic programs in their graduating year, who entered Canada as refugees or refugee claimants. The award honours the courage, strength and determination of students who were forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence and have shown perseverance in reaching their educational goals, while overcoming challenges and adapting to a new life in Canada.  The application deadline is in February. Further information and an application form are available from http://www.rrc.ca/peaceaward.  Questions can be directed to Gabrielle Ludusan of the Diversity and Immigrant Student Support Department at 204-632-3847or gludusan@rrc.ca

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Prince of Wales/Princess Anne Bursary
Specific Application
Awards are available for Canadian Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions in Canada. Manitoba Student Aid determines eligibility as part of the Manitoba Student Aid application.  The on-line application is available on their website www.manitobastudentaid.ca.  Applicants with an assessed need of $1 or more (a needs assessment is conducted to determine eligibility for all funding administered by Manitoba Student Aid) will be eligible to receive a $250 bursary.
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Rebel Generation Alumni Award
General RRC Application Required
Red River College’s Rebel Generation Alumni Award is available to students whose parent/guardian is an alumni/apprentice graduate of Red River College. Two $1000 awards (one in the fall and one in the spring) are available each year. Previous recipients are NOT eligible to apply. 
Eligibility:
• Attending full-time in a program of study at Red River College
• Proof of parent/guardian’s attendance at RRC, including first and last name, program name and year of graduation, and supporting documentation (e.g. certificate/diploma/degree, student ID, transcript).
Selection criteria:
To be considered for this award, applications must include the following:
• Two (2) reference letters from individuals attesting to your community and/or school involvement and your leadership experience
• One (1) personal essay or formal letter describing:
o Why you chose Red River College for post-secondary education
o How will your community/school involvement and leadership experience help you reach your career goals
o How this award will make a difference in your life
Application deadlines are November 30 (Fall award) and April 30 (Spring award).                                                                                                                                          
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Rebels Student Awards
Automatic Selection
Two awards valued at $500 each are available to students participating in the Rebels program.  Recipient selection will be made by coaches, based on demonstrated leadership within their team.  Additional consideration will be given to athletes who have also demonstrated leadership within the Rebels program as a whole, the College and the community.  Recipients will have attained a minimum 2.50 GPA.  Students who have received other awards/scholarships for their participation on a Rebels team will not be eligible.
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Red River College Gold Medals
Automatic Selection
The Red River College Gold Medals recognize students in diploma programs who attain the highest cumulative grade point average at or above 3.80 in each academic year. Recipients are presented with a gold medal engraved with their name, program of studies and year at the June convocation ceremonies. Gold medals for programs which graduate students only between June and December will be presented at the January convocation ceremonies.
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Red River College Heritage Group Award
General RRC Application Required
A minimum of three awards valued at a minimum of $500 each are available annually to students who are enrolled in a regular day program leading to a certificate, diploma or joint college/university degree. To be eligible, applicants must have completed one term. Criteria include satisfactory academic progress and demonstrated financial need. A one-page letter must accompany a fully completed application.  The letter should briefly outline your financial circumstances and, should indicate how this award will make a difference.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by the deadline date of January 15.
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Richard (Asher) Webb Social Justice Activist Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required

This is a $1000 award given annually to a student who demonstrates exceptional effort and/or the ability to lead, organize and engage students or members of the community in embodying the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, multiculturalism and social justice.

The successful recipient will be a community activist, advocate or leader who has worked for systemic changes at various levels and with various social identities in mind. Their advocacy may involve (but is not limited to): human rights, LGBTT* issues, anti-racism, anti-poverty, public health, non-violence, community-building and student engagement, or encouraging others on issues of social justice that impact the lives of students and the broader community.

Applications will be evaluated by the Diversity Awards Selection Committee, based on the following criteria:
• Making a significant contribution to equity, inclusion and social justice through community engagement, either in specific positions of responsibility or while involved in organizing activities. (Requirements: Student statement and at least one reference letter)
• Engaging and inspiring other students or members of the community to advocate on social justice issues that impact the lives of students or the general community.
• Financial need may also be considered. Applicants may choose to complete the financial section of the application, and/or include information.
All full-time and part-time Red River College students are welcome to apply. The general application form must be accompanied by a student statement and required letter(s) of reference in order to be considered. The deadline for applications is February 16, 2018.

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RRC Bridging Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Forty bursaries valued at $1000 each are available annually to full-time students who are continuing into the subsequent year of a multi-year program at Red River College, who have successfully completed the previous year.  Selection criteria will include academic progress and financial need.  Recipients of this bursary will not be eligible to also receive an RRC Single-parent Student and/or Parent Student bursary or an RRC Mature Student Bursary, for the same academic year.  Deadline for applications is October 15 for fall and spring start programs and February 15 for winter start programs (applications for the February deadline will only be accepted from students whose subsequent year of studies commenced after October 15).
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RRC Employees' Dependent Award
Specific Application

An award valued at a minimum of $400 is available annually to a student who is currently enrolled in a full time certificate or diploma program at Red River College, and is a dependent (defined as: an employee's or their spouse’s unmarried and financially dependent natural, adopted or step child or any other unmarried financially dependent child for whom you or your spouse has been appointed guardian and who is less than 25 years of age; or your spouse or common-law partner who is not engaged in full time employment and dependent on you for financial support) of an RRC employee (member of the MGEU bargaining unit).  To be considered, students should submit an application form, accompanied by a one-page letter describing why they chose Red River College, and specifically their program, for their post-secondary education, as well as their career goals. The application form is available at http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/admissions/RRCEmployeeDependentAward.pdf . Applications should be submitted to one of the College’s Student Service Centres by the deadline date of September 30.

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RRC Introduction or ACCESS Program Aboriginal Student Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Two bursaries valued at $750 each are available to students of Aboriginal descent who have completed one of the following programs: ACCESS Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing; ACCESS Civil/CAD Technology; Aboriginal Program for College Enrichment and Transition; Introduction to Electrical Engineering Technology; Introduction to Business Information Technology, or Introduction to Trades.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA and must be continuing their studies in a certificate, diploma or degree program at Red River College.  The bursaries are intended to assist with program fees and, as such, will be applied directly to those fees.  Students, whose fees are being covered by a sponsoring agency, will be eligible to receive the bursary to assist with other related costs. Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need.  Deadline for applications is October 31 for fall programs and January 31 for winter programs.
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RRC Mature Student Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Forty bursaries valued at $1000 each are available to students who are enrolled in full-time certificate, diploma or degree programs at Red River College.  These bursaries are intended for students who have not been a regular full-time high school student for a period of five or more years prior to enrolling in their current program.  The selection will be based on financial need.  Recipients of this bursary will not be eligible to also receive an RRC Single-parent Student and/or Parent Student bursary or an RRC Bridging Bursary, for the same academic year.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is October 15 for fall and spring start programs and February 15 for winter start programs (applications for the February deadline will only be accepted from students whose program of studies commenced after October 15).
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RRC Single-parent Student and/or Parent Student Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Forty bursaries valued at $1000 each are available to students who are enrolled in full-time certificate, diploma or degree programs at Red River College.  Preference will be given to single-parent students for ten bursaries and to parent students for ten bursaries.  The selection will be based on financial need.  Recipients of this bursary will not be eligible to also receive an RRC Mature Student Bursary or an RRC Bridging Bursary, for the same academic year.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is October 15 for fall and spring start programs and February 15 for winter start programs (applications for the February deadline will only be accepted from students whose program of studies commenced after October 15).
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RRC Students' Association Athletic Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Cash scholarships of $1,000 will be awarded annually to one male and one female member of the RRC Volleyball, Basketball and Soccer teams - a total of six awards. These awards are based on their athletic performance as determined by their respective coaches at team tryouts and during the season.  Candidates must have graduated from high school in the past 5 years.  Eligibility will be confirmed by the Financial Aid office.
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RRC Students' Association Average Joe/Jill Scholarship
General RRC Application Required
A cash scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time in any Red River College program, who with a 750-1000 word essay describes their creative experience at Red River College, outlining a time they helped a fellow student in need on campus.  The essay should include why they should be awarded the scholarship. Applicants must have achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA in their previous RRC academic term to be considered.  Application deadline December 1st.
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RRC Students' Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Chad, a BA student, was a member of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) during the 1998-99 school year. He died in March of 2000 as a result of a hockey accident. The 1999-2000 SAB agreed to dedicate the Students’ Association Scholarship fund’s first award in Chad’s memory.  One $1,000 award presented to a Red River College student who is a current Student Association Board member, who exhibits leadership qualities and is actively involved in the college and or community. Applicants must submit a 750-1000 word essay describing their involvement in the college and/ or community.  Application deadline is December 15, 2017.
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RRC Students' Association Community Involvement Recognition Award
General RRC Application Required

A cash award of $1000 will be awarded annually to a Red River College student who is able to demonstrate an exceptional level of involvement in his or her community and/or college. Application deadline is December 1st. A letter of reference verifying the applicant's involvement must accompany the application.

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RRC Students' Association Go Green Machine Award
General RRC Application Required
A cash scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time in any Red River College program, who shows their environmental/sustainable green thumb to the committee.  Application deadline December 1.
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RRC Students' Association International Student Scholarship
General RRC Application Required

Four scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to international students, attending a post-secondary Red River College program on a full-time basis. The scholarships will be presented to the students who attain the highest GPA after their first term; applicants must have achieved a minimum 4.00 GPA after first term.  A first term transcript should accompany the application, as well as a one-page statement outlining your experience thus far in Canada and at Red River College. Application deadline is January 15 (students must apply while enrolled in their first year, with the exception of those students who have not yet completed their first term by January 15).  In the event of a tie for GPA achieved after first term, contents of the one-page statement will be considered to select the successful recipients.

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RRC Students' Association Regional Campus Scholarship
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College student attending a regional campus. The scholarship will be presented to the student who attains the highest GPA after the first term. Applicants must have completed their first term to be considered.  A first term transcript should accompany the application. Application deadline is March 30.
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RRC Students' Association Single Parent Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Two cash bursaries of $1000 each will be awarded annually to two full-time Red River College students who are single parents with demonstrated financial need. Application deadline is December 1st.  
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RRC Students' Association Students with Disabilities Bursary
General RRC Application Required
A cash bursary of $1,000 awarded to a full-time Red River College student with physical or learning disabilities able to demonstrate financial need.  Applications should be accompanied by documentation identifying their disability.  Application deadline is December 15, 2017.
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Scotiabank International Student Scholarship
General RRC Application Required
Scotiabank has established a scholarship for international students enrolled in diploma programs at Red River College.  A minimum $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to an international student who has achieved the highest cumulative GPA after their first year of studies.  Those interested in being considered should include a copy of their first-year mark statement with their application.  Deadline for applications is September 15.
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Sibyl McKay Inkster Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries of $500 will be awarded to female Metis students enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 to January 15.
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Southport Aerospace Centre Award
Specific Application
Two awards of $1000 each are available annually to students graduating from full-time programs at Red River College's Portage Campus.  Students must have maintained satisfactory academic achievement, attended 80% of their classes and have graduated in the preceding 12 months.  Application deadline is the 3rd week of February for the Fall term and the 3rd week of June for the Winter term, although students are encouraged to apply at the end of their programs.  Decisions will be made in the first week of May and the first week of July.  Students must submit a letter of application describing their volunteer activities in their home community and contributions made to their class (ie. peer tutoring, organizing activities, etc.).  For further information, please contact the Administration Office at 1-204-856-1914.
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Step Out of Your Box Award
Specific Application

Upon the successful completion of the Step Out of Your Box program, participants can apply for the Step Out of Your Box Award (four awards of $500).  Information regarding the Step out of Your Box program is available at http://blogs.rrc.ca/diversity/intercultural/step-out-of-your-box .  Information regarding the Step Out of Your Box Award, as well as the application form, and application deadline date is available   http://blogs.rrc.ca/diversity/soyb-award .

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Students with Disabilities Crisis Bursaries
Specific Application
Bursaries are available annually to assist students with disabilities (physical, mental, or documented learning disabilities, including visual or hearing impairment). Students who are experiencing financial hardship may be eligible to receive a bursary.  Criteria:
  • The student is eligible to continue in program
  • The student has significant financial need that without assistance, may place them at risk for withdrawing from their program
  • The student has a documented disability
  • The student demonstrates efforts at academic progress

Maximum bursary is $500. Students may apply one time per year for a crisis bursary.  No deadline date. Bursaries are available until limited funds expire. Inquiries should be directed to a manager or counsellor in Accessibility Services.


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Students With Disability Award
Specific Application

Three $500 awards are available annually to assist students with disabilities (documented physical, mental, learning disabilities as well a visual and hearing impairments). Students who are experiencing significant financial need, and are maintaining satisfactory academic progress, may be eligible to receive an award.  To apply, speak with a manager/counsellor in Accessibility Services and include the following in your application package: documentation verifying disability, a letter of support from a manager/counsellor, and an essay or summary from you regarding your current situation or need.  Deadline for applications is December 5.

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Tony Sweetland Athletic Award
Automatic Selection
Tony Sweetland, a grad and former Rebels volleyball player created this award to recognize a student athlete who displays hard work and dedication to their team.  A $500 award will be presented annually to a current member of a Rebel team (preference will be given to a volleyball player). The recipient will have displayed dedication to their team and their program, be a hard worker and must have attended as many practices as possible.  Selection will be made by Rebels' coaches and Athletic Department staff.
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Verna and Stanley Mckay, Sr. Educational Bursary for Aboriginal Students
General RRC Application Required
One $750 bursary is available annually to a full-time, first-year Aboriginal student who has been denied Band funding for their post-secondary studies at the College.  Those interested in being considered should submit a completed application, accompanied by a letter from their Band stating that they have been denied funding, as well as a short statement (paragraph) outlining their involvement in the Aboriginal community.  Selection will be based on financial need and community involvement.  Application deadline is January 15.
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Victoria Inn Award
General RRC Application Required
A minimum $500 award will be presented annually to an employee of the Victoria Inn who is enrolled in a full-time program at Red River College. Applicants must have completed a successful coop placement at the Victoria Inn or have been employed for at least four months with the hotel. Selection criteria is also based on professional student behavior, teamwork and career goals. Applicants will submit a 250-word statement of their career goals and award qualifications, with the application, by September 30.
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Xerox Women in Athletics Coaches' Choice Awards
Automatic Selection
Three awards valued at $1500 each will be awarded to female Rebels team members; one for volleyball, one for basketball and one for soccer.  Recipient selection will be based on sportsmanship, leadership and commitment to the team.
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Aboriginal Student Awards
Assiniboine Credit Union Bursary
General RRC Application Required
One bursary valued at a minimum of $750, to be paid towards the program fees for their next year of the program, will be awarded annually to an Aboriginal student enrolled in the first year of Business Administration or second year of Business Administration Integrated. Selection criteria include satisfactory academic progress (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00), demonstrated financial need, community involvement and mentorship qualities. Applicants must submit to the Student Service Centre, along with their application form, a resume with a specific focus on their community involvement. Deadline for applications is April 15.
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Building Foundation Bursary
Specific Application
Minimum two awards of $1000 each are available to Aboriginal students living in subsidized rental units in Manitoba or receiving rental subsidy funded by Manitoba Housing, who are enrolled in a college program of a minimum one year duration.  Further information is available at www.manitoba.ca/housing .  Application deadline is September 30.
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Business Council of Manitoba Aboriginal Education Awards
Specific Application
Awards are available to persons of Aboriginal ancestry who are Canadian citizens and Manitoba residents who are presently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Manitoba public post-secondary institution in any program. You must maintain full-time status (60% or more course load) and be in need of financial assistance. Awards for college students are valued at $2000.00 (awards for students enrolled in degree programs, i.e. Nursing are $3000) and applicants are eligible to reapply each year of their studies. Recipients may be considered for summer and part-time employment with one of the Business Council’s member companies. Applications are available from the Student Service Centre or from the Business Council's website at (www.businesscouncil.mb.ca.) Deadline for applications is March 31.
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Canada Post Aboriginal Education Incentive Award
Specific Application
Aboriginal students who have returned to school after a prolonged absence (minimum 12 months)  and have successfully completed one year of post-secondary education are eligible to apply for this award of $1000. For more information please visit www.canadapost.ca or contact Rhonda Klippenstein, Aboriginal Student Support Representative, Aboriginal Student Support Centre and Community Relations, Room F209, 204-632-2363. Deadline for applications is August 31.
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Cummins Western Canada Award
General RRC Application Required
Three awards valued at $750 each are available annually to Heavy Duty Equipment Technician students; preference for one award selection will be given to an Aboriginal student. Applicants must be maintaining a "B" average in their studies.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 15.
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Dr. Dabir Ahmad Memorial Bursary
General RRC Application Required
This award was established in memory of Dr. Dabir Ahmad, formerly an instructor at Red River College in Adult Basic Education. During his working career he was sent on missions to remote communities, where he had a chance to teach Aboriginal students. One award valued a minimum of $500 will be available annually to a student enrolled in the second term of the Aboriginal Program for College Enrichment and Transition at Red River College. Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need. Deadline for applications is April 15.
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Gil Purcell Memorial Journalism Scholarship
Specific Application
One award of $400 is available to an Aboriginal student who is studying journalism at a Canadian university or college. For more information please visit www.cp.org or contact Rhonda Klippenstein, Aboriginal Student Support Representative, Aboriginal Student Support Centre and Community Relations, Room F209, 204-632-2363. Deadline for applications is November 15.
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Hannah (Nancy) Boon Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries of $500 will be awarded to Aboriginal students enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 to January 15.
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Heroes of Our Time/Tommy Prince Award
Specific Application
One award of $2000 is available to Aboriginal students enrolled in a full time post-secondary program related to Native Studies.  For more information please visit www.afn.ca or contact Rhonda Klippenstein, Aboriginal Student Support Representative, Aboriginal Student Support and Community Relations, Room F209, 204-632-2363. Deadline for applications is July 21.
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Indspire - Aboriginal Health Careers Awards
Specific Application
Numerous awards valued at $1000 each are available for Aboriginal students pursuing full-time study during the upcoming year in Health Sciences programs (Nursing, Radiology, Lab Technology).  Applications deadlines are June 1, November 1 and February 1.  Further information is available at www.indspire.ca.  Applications are only accepted on-line and students will need to create a login.
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Indspire Post-Secondary Education Bursary Award
Specific Application

Numerous awards with various values are available for Aboriginal students pursuing full-time study in an eligible program with minimum two year duration. Applications deadlines are June 1, November 1 and February 1.  Further information is available at www.indspire.ca.  Applications are only accepted on-line and students will need to create a login.

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Louis Riel Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through funding provided by the Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) and matched by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), bursaries valued at $1000 each are available to eligible Metis students enrolled in a certificate, diploma or degree program (excluding Apprenticeship and upgrading programs) at Red River College, who are maintaining satisfactory academic progress in their program.  An Application for Confirmation of Metis ancestry http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/admissions/LRBursary.pdf  must accompany the bursary application form. Selection will be based on financial need (those receiving other funding, including MMF funding are still eligible to apply).  There will be two application deadlines each year: October 31 and January 30; students are eligible to apply only once each year, by the deadline date occurring soonest after their program start date for the year.
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Manitoba Hydro Bursaries
Specific Application
Manitoba Hydro offers a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships to Red River College students who are of Aboriginal ancestry or members of employment equity designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities).  A complete list, descriptions, deadline dates, and application forms are available from their website   http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/trades_tech.shtml#eng_tech_year1 .  Manitoba Hydro reviews all applications and makes the selections. Successful recipients of the bursaries are generally notified by early February.  Completed application forms should be submitted directly to Manitoba Hydro by the indicated deadline date (October 1 in most cases). 
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Manitoba Metis Federation-Vickar Community Chevrolet Student Awards
General RRC Application Required
Established jointly by the Manitoba Metis Federation and Vickar Community Chevrolet, three $1000 awards are available annually to full-time Metis students.  Eligible applicants will be enrolled in one of the following programs at Red River College:  Automotive Technician (Certificate); Automotive Technician (Diploma); Collision Repair & Refinishing; Introduction to Trades (Automotive); Business Administration; or Commerce, Industry Sales and Marketing. Students interested in being considered should submit an application form, accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an instructor, employer or high school teacher or other reference, that attests to at least one of the following: team work in the classroom or on the job; leadership or volunteer experience in the community; or strong work ethic/commitment to learning. Also required is a one-page (maximum) narrative about the applicant, including career goals, plans for the future, and how this award would make a difference to you. An Application for Confirmation of Metis ancestry http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/admissions/LRBursary.pdf  must accompany the bursary application form.  Deadline for applications is October 31. 
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Mary Guilbault Metis Bursary
Specific Application
Bursaries are available to Metis students who are involved in their community and show financial need.  For further information contact the Louis Riel Institute - phone 204-984-9480 or e-mail lri@mmf.ca .  Application deadline is October 1.
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MTS Telecommunications Award
General RRC Application Required
Awards valued at $1000 each are available for Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women entering the following programs on a full-time basis: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronic and Network Technician or Business Information Technology. Recipients who successfully complete their first year of study may have their award renewed for their second year. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, accompanied by a resume, as well as a letter answering the following questions: a) Why do you want to take this program? and b) What are your career aspirations? Selection will be based on academic progress, financial need and applicants' career goals. Deadlines for applications are; October 8 for fall programs and February 1 for winter programs.
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North West Company Award
General RRC Application Required
Two awards valued at $1000 each, provided by the North West Company, will be awarded annually to deserving Aboriginal students enrolled in the second year of Business Administration or the third year of Business  Administration Integrated. Eligible applicants will have achieved a minimum 2.5 GPA in each previous semester and demonstrate financial need. The application deadline is October 31. The award funds will be applied first to program fees for the year, with any surplus being disbursed to the recipient.
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Nunavut Beneficiaries Scholarships
Specific Application
Students who are enrolled in the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement and are full-time students maintaining a 60% average are eligible for this award of $1500. For more information please contact Rhonda Klippenstein, Aboriginal Student Support Representative, Aboriginal Student Support and Community Relations, Red River College, Room F209, 204-632-2363. There is an application deadline of September 1 for fall courses, and an application deadline of December 15 for winter courses.
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“Our Children, Our Ways” Award
General RRC Application Required
Up to two annual cash awards, up to $750 each, are presented to Aboriginal students enrolled in the ECE Diploma Program (Full-time or Workplace), one to a first-year student and one to a second-year student. Criteria include academic achievement and service to Aboriginal children and families. Submit General RRC Application (Page 1 only, available online, D101 and A309), a Course List & Academic History (downloaded from WebAdvisor), and a one- to two-page typed, response to the question: 'As an Aboriginal student studying ECE, how do you see yourself contributing to the health and well-being of children in the future?'  Submit completed requirements to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of March 31.
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Pitblado LLP Legal Assistant Awards
General RRC Application Required
Two $500 awards, one of which is to be awarded to an Aboriginal student, are available annually to students enrolled in the full-time Legal Assistant certificate program at Red River College.  Selection criteria will include: suitability for employment at Pitblado; prior background in work, school, volunteer and other activities; academic performance; and employability skills.  Students interested in being considered should submit an application form (first page) along with a resumé, and a one-page statement detailing: why you would like to work for Pitblado LPP as an LAA; qualities and abilities which make you suitable for a position there; long-term career aspirations; and commitment to lifelong learning.  The deadline for applications is February 11.
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Prince of Wales/Princess Anne Bursary
Specific Application
Awards are available for Canadian Indigenous students attending post-secondary institutions in Canada. Manitoba Student Aid determines eligibility as part of the Manitoba Student Aid application.  The on-line application is available on their website www.manitobastudentaid.ca.  Applicants with an assessed need of $1 or more (a needs assessment is conducted to determine eligibility for all funding administered by Manitoba Student Aid) will be eligible to receive a $250 bursary.
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RBC Aboriginal Students Awards Program
Specific Application
Ten awards of up to $4000 each are available to Aboriginal students who are enrolled in, or accepted into a full-time post-secondary program, with two years of chosen program remaining. Further information is available from http://www.rbc.com/careers/aboriginal_student_awards.html. Deadline for applications is February 28.  For more information, please contact Rhonda Klippenstein, Aboriginal Student Support Representative, Aboriginal Student Support and Community Relations, Room F209, 204-632-2363.
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Ricoh Canada Award for Computer Applications for Business
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a full-time (60% course load) second-year Computer Applications for Business student.  To be eligible, applicants must be a Manitoba resident and Canadian citizen, and have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is October 1.
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Ross A. Johnston Award
General RRC Application Required
Ross A. Johnston, a retired Provincial Court Judge who recognized the importance of child and family supports provided through social services, established an award program to assist students enrolled in the second year of the Child and Youth Care program.  A minimum of two awards (one will be awarded to an Aboriginal student) valued at a minimum of $1000 will be available annually. Criteria will include satisfactory academic progress (minimum GPA of 2.50 in each first year term) and financial need. Applications should be accompanied by a one-page essay discussing the role of the child and youth care professional in supporting children, youth and families. Deadline for applications is November 30.
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RRC Introduction or ACCESS Program Aboriginal Student Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Two bursaries valued at $750 each are available to students of Aboriginal descent who have completed one of the following programs: ACCESS Aircraft Maintenance & Manufacturing; ACCESS Civil/CAD Technology; Aboriginal Program for College Enrichment and Transition; Introduction to Electrical Engineering Technology; Introduction to Business Information Technology, or Introduction to Trades.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA and must be continuing their studies in a certificate, diploma or degree program at Red River College.  The bursaries are intended to assist with program fees and, as such, will be applied directly to those fees.  Students, whose fees are being covered by a sponsoring agency, will be eligible to receive the bursary to assist with other related costs. Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need.  Deadline for applications is October 31 for fall programs and January 31 for winter programs.
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Sibyl McKay Inkster Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries of $500 will be awarded to female Metis students enrolled in regular full-time programs at Red River College. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 to January 15.
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TD Aboriginal Nursing Fund
Specific Application
Awards are available for Aboriginal students who are enrolled full-time in a Nursing program.  Students must enroll with the Canadian Nurses Foundation. Further information is available at www.cnf-fiic.ca/scholarships.  Deadline for applications is March 31.
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Tim McLean Memorial Bursary
Specific Application
A bursary is available to an Aboriginal student with financial need entering apprenticeship training to obtain certification in a Manitoba designated trade.  Further information is available at www.manitoba.ca/tradecareers .  Application deadline is April 30.
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Verna and Stanley Mckay, Sr. Educational Bursary for Aboriginal Students
General RRC Application Required
One $750 bursary is available annually to a full-time, first-year Aboriginal student who has been denied Band funding for their post-secondary studies at the College.  Those interested in being considered should submit a completed application, accompanied by a letter from their Band stating that they have been denied funding, as well as a short statement (paragraph) outlining their involvement in the Aboriginal community.  Selection will be based on financial need and community involvement.  Application deadline is January 15.
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Academic Preparation
English Speaking Union Award
Automatic Selection
An award of $250 will be presented annually to a student enrolled at the College’s Language Training Centre in any of the English as a Second Language programs. Selection will be based on academic excellence reflected by competency in all aspects of language development (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
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Powerland Computers English as an Additional Language Awards
Automatic Selection
Two awards of $500 each will be presented to students enrolled in any of the English as a Second Language programs; one will be presented to a student completing their program in January and the other will presented to a student completing their program in June. Recipients will have completed their program successfully.  Selection will be made by program faculty.
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RRC Adult Learning Centre Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Two bursaries valued at $750 each are available to students who have attended a minimum of four courses, achieved a minimum 75% average in their final term and graduated from a Red River College Adult Learning Centre, who are continuing their education at Red River College.  The bursaries are intended to assist with program fees for a certificate, diploma or degree program at the College and, as such, will be applied directly to those fees.  Students, whose fees are being covered by a sponsoring agency, will be eligible to receive the bursary to assist with other related costs.  Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is October 31.
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Business
Academic Achievement Awards for First-Year Students
Automatic Selection
Awards of $500 each will be presented annually, each spring, to students who have completed the first year of an Applied Computer Education diploma program, on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.
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Academic Achievement Graduation Awards
Automatic Selection
Awards of $500 each will be presented annually, each spring, to students graduating from an Applied Computer Education diploma program, on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.
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Applied Commerce & Management Education International Student Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented to the International Student enrolled full-time in an Applied Commerce & Management Education program (Business Administration, Commerce/Industry Sales and Marketing, Health Information Management and International Business) who achieves the highest cumulative GPA in their program at the end of April (regardless of the term or year of program).
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Applied Commerce & Management Education Outstanding Student Awards
Automatic Selection
Three $500 awards are available annually, one to each of the following programs: Commerce/Industry Sales and Marketing; Health Information Management and; International Business. Recipients will be nominated by faculty. Consideration may be given to class participation, attendance, effort, improvement, peer support and/or academic achievement.
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Applied Computer Education Athletic Awards
General RRC Application Required
Awards of $500 each will be presented annually, each spring, to students from an Applied Computer Education diploma program.  Applicants must submit an application form along with a description of any athletic activities that they have participated in during the academic year.  Application deadlines are November 30 and March 31.
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Applied Computer Education Department Award
General RRC Application Required
Awards of $1000 will be presented annually, each spring, to students enrolled in an Applied Computer Education program (first or second year).  Applications should be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an instructor, a portfolio of work of which they are proud, a grade report, and an essay.  The essay should describe their experience in the program, their career aspirations, and include examples of class leadership.  Academic achievement will also be considered.  Application deadline is March 31.
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Applied Computer Education Industry Project Awards
Automatic Selection
Students participating in the Industry Project semester in the Business Information Technology and Business Technology Management programs will be eligible for an award of $1000 per team.  The award will be presented to one team, based on overall participation, communication with the client, and the project presentation at the end of the semester.  The award will be split evenly amongst all team members.
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Applied Computer Education Innovation Awards
General RRC Application Required
Awards of $750 each will be presented annually, each spring, to second-year students from the Business Information Technology and Business Technology Management programs.  Applications should be accompanied by an essay describing how they have been innovative during this academic year.  Application deadlines are November 30 and March 31.
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Applied Computer Education Leadership and Community Awards
General RRC Application Required
An awards of $1000 will be presented to a student enrolled in their second year of the Business Information Technology or Business Technology Management programs, who shows leadership in the College or community.  Applications should be accompanied by an essay describing (with examples) their leadership qualities in their family, College and community at large.  Also required are letters of recommendation from an RRC instructor and a member of the community.  Application deadline is March 31.
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Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
General RRC Application Required
A $500 scholarship is available annually to Assiniboia residents, who will be attending full-time for the second year of Business Administration. Applicants must be a resident of Assiniboia (St. James/Brooklands, St. Charles or Charleswood/Tuxedo), and achieved a minimum 3.50 GPA in first year.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page essay or statement outlining the applicant's volunteer activities.  Application deadline is September 30.
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Assiniboine Credit Union Bursary
General RRC Application Required
One bursary valued at a minimum of $750, to be paid towards the program fees for their next year of the program, will be awarded annually to an Aboriginal student enrolled in the first year of Business Administration or second year of Business Administration Integrated. Selection criteria include satisfactory academic progress (minimum cumulative GPA of 2.00), demonstrated financial need, community involvement and mentorship qualities. Applicants must submit to the Student Service Centre, along with their application form, a resume with a specific focus on their community involvement. Deadline for applications is April 15.
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Bison Transport Award of Entrepreneurial Excellence
Automatic Selection
Bison Transport provides a $500 award towards the Business Administration Entrepreneurship Trade Show (first place) Award.
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Business Administration Academic Achievement Awards
Automatic Selection
Three awards valued at $500, $400 and $300 will be presented annually, in each major of the Business Administration program, to the students graduating with the highest cumulative GPA's (minimum 3.80).
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Business Administration Bridging Awards
Automatic Selection
Twenty awards of $1000 each will be awarded annually to students entering the second year of Business Administration based on outstanding academic achievement.
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Business Administration Bridging Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Three $500 bursaries are available annually to students who have successfully completed the first year of the Business Administration program and are entering the second year.  Selection criteria will include satisfactory academic progress and financial need.  Application deadline is September 15.
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Business Administration Entrepreneurship Trade Show Awards
Automatic Selection
Three awards valued at $1000, $750 and $500 will be presented annually to the top three Entrepreneurship Trade  Show groups.  The awards will be divided equally amongst group members.  (Award sizes may be adjusted to ensure fairness dependent on sizes of groups and rankings.)
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Business Administration Integrated Bridging Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Two $500 bursaries are available annually to students who have successfully completed year 2 of the Business Administration Integrated program and are entering year 3. Awards will be paid first to program fees. Selection criteria will include satisfactory academic progress and financial need.  Application deadline is September 15.
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Business Administration Mentorship Awards
Automatic Selection
Two $500 awards (one at each Winnipeg campus) will be presented annually to second-year Business Administration students who participate in the mentorship program.  Recipients will be nominated by faculty with consideration being given to students' activities throughout the year, as well as academic achievement.
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Business Administration Relocation Bursary
General RRC Application Required
A $500 bursary is available annually to a student who relocates to Winnipeg, from a rural community, to pursue studies in Business Administration (may be a first-year or second-year student). Students interested in being considered should submit an application form, accompanied by a supporting letter outlining the details of their relocation.  In the selection process, consideration will be given to the contents of this letter, as well as financial need.  Deadline for applications is September 15.
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Chapman Bursary for Information Technology
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 bursary sponsored by Bob Chapman is available to students in the following programs: Business Information Technology, Electronic and Network Technician, Network Technology CCNA), Network Technology (CCNP) Certificate, Network Technology (CCNP) Diploma. Students is any year of their program are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from a high school in the Prairie Spirit School Division (https://sites.google.com/a/prspirit.org/prairie-spirit-5/school) but all students are encouraged to apply. Recipient selection will be based on financial need. Application deadline is February 1.
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Chartered Life Underwriters Award
General RRC Application Required
This awards program was established by the Winnipeg Chapter of the Chartered Life Underwriters and Chartered Financial Consultants when their association disbanded. Three awards of a minimum of $1000 each will be available annually to students in the second year of Business Administration or third year of Business Administration Integrated. Criteria will include a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 and demonstrated financial need. Deadline for applications is October 15.
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Deanna Marie Thomas Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by her family in memory of Deanna Marie Thomas, daughter of two former Red River College students, two awards of $750 each will be presented annually to students with dependent children. Applications will be accepted from students with demonstrated financial need enrolled in the Business Information Technology, Graphic Design or Business Administration programs who have completed at least one semester and have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. First consideration will be given to those enrolled in the Business Information Technology or Graphic Design programs. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 until January 15.
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Doug Newton Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A $500 scholarship will be presented annually to a full-time student who is graduating from the Applied Accounting  program based on outstanding academic achievement.
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Enterprise Rent-a-Car Canada Ltd Awards
General RRC Application Required
Two awards valued at $500 each; one for the Notre Dame campus and one for the Exchange District campus are available to students enrolled full-time in the second-year of the Business Administration program, majoring in Marketing. Applicants must have maintained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00. Selection will be based on academic achievement and volunteer involvement in the community or at RRC. Those interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a one-page statement describing their volunteer activities. Deadline for applications is September 30.
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Frontier Supply Chain Solutions, Inc. Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Frontier Supply Chain Solutions, Inc., a scholarship valued at $500 is available annually to an International Business student (January start date) who has successfully completed the first term of the program. The successful candidate will have achieved a minimum 4.00 GPA in first term, including a minimum grade of A in the International Logistics course.
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Great-West Life Awards
General RRC Application Required
Ten $2500 awards are available annually to students who will be entering their final year of the following programs: Business Administration, Business Administration Integrated, Business Information Technology or Creative Communications. Students will apply prior to the end of their first year of studies. Criteria include financial need and a strong academic record (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00), as well as volunteerism/community involvement.  An essay or letter outlining volunteerism/community involvement must accompany the application form. Awards will be paid to program fees for the upcoming year. Application deadline for Creative Communications students is March 15; for Business Administration, Business Administration Integrated and Business Information Technology, the application deadline is March 31.
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Health Information Management Practicum/Project Award
Automatic Selection
An award valued at $500 will be presented annually to a Health Information Management student.  Selection will be based on the completion of a major practicum research or administrative project including a PowerPoint Presentation. The recipient must have displayed excellent verbal and written communication skills, applied and displayed their learned theory to the project, with the use a variety of medical, business and technologies skills and tools.
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Henry Penner Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
Established in memory of Henry Penner, an instructor in the Information Systems Technology program, one award valued at a minimum of $400 will be presented annually.  The recipient will be a full-time student entering the second year of the Business Information Technology program and is actively pursuing their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.  Selection will be determined by the program faculty.
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Industrial Truck Service Ltd. - Commerce/Industry Sales and Marketing Award
General RRC Application Required
One award valued at $1000 is available to a full-time Commerce/Industry Sales and Marketing student. Applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA in the first term and have demonstrated financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by the annual deadline date of January 31.
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Jack Allen Huhtala Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Two bursaries valued at $250 each are available to second-year Business Information Technology students.  Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need.  Deadline for applications is January 31.
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Manitoba Hydro Bursaries
Specific Application
Manitoba Hydro offers a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships to Red River College students who are of Aboriginal ancestry or members of employment equity designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities).  A complete list, descriptions, deadline dates, and application forms are available from their website   http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/trades_tech.shtml#eng_tech_year1 .  Manitoba Hydro reviews all applications and makes the selections. Successful recipients of the bursaries are generally notified by early February.  Completed application forms should be submitted directly to Manitoba Hydro by the indicated deadline date (October 1 in most cases). 
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Manitoba Metis Federation-Vickar Community Chevrolet Student Awards
General RRC Application Required
Established jointly by the Manitoba Metis Federation and Vickar Community Chevrolet, three $1000 awards are available annually to full-time Metis students.  Eligible applicants will be enrolled in one of the following programs at Red River College:  Automotive Technician (Certificate); Automotive Technician (Diploma); Collision Repair & Refinishing; Introduction to Trades (Automotive); Business Administration; or Commerce, Industry Sales and Marketing. Students interested in being considered should submit an application form, accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an instructor, employer or high school teacher or other reference, that attests to at least one of the following: team work in the classroom or on the job; leadership or volunteer experience in the community; or strong work ethic/commitment to learning. Also required is a one-page (maximum) narrative about the applicant, including career goals, plans for the future, and how this award would make a difference to you. An Application for Confirmation of Metis ancestry http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/admissions/LRBursary.pdf  must accompany the bursary application form.  Deadline for applications is October 31. 
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Marc and Doreene Desrosiers Award
General RRC Application Required
The Marc and Doreene Desrosiers Awards, each valued at $500, are available to full-time students enrolled at the Steinbach Campus.  The following students are eligible to apply for consideration:  those completing Year 1 of the Business Administration program; and those nearing the exit of the Business, Accounting and Management Certificate, Business and Administrative Studies Certificate or Administrative Assistant Certificate. The awards have been established to support students’ academic aspirations, and relieve some of the financial burden of post-secondary education. The awards are based on academic excellence and community service. Eligible applicants will have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA. To be considered, students should submit an application, accompanied by a 1000-word essay, outlining their suitability as a candidate for this award. Also required is a letter of recommendation from an instructor, and a reference letter from a member of the community, attesting to the applicant’s volunteerism and community service. The selection will be based on essay content and accuracy, instructor recommendation, proven volunteer involvement in the community, as well as academic achievement. Applications should be submitted to the Notre Dame Campus Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the application deadline of April 3, 2017.
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Marjorie Holt Business Administration (Human Resource) Award
General RRC Application Required
One award of $500 is available for a Business Administration student attending full-time in the Human Resource Management major.  To be eligible, applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA in Year 1.  Recipient selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is September 30.
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Matthew Matczuk Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award was created by his family, in memory of Matthew Matczuk, a Business Administration student at the time of his passing.  An annual award valued at a minmum of $400, will be presented to a second-year Business Administration student who is majoring in Marketing.  Business Administration faculty will select the recipient, who will have demonstrated their ability to motivate fellow students, and encourage them to become the best that they can be; characteristics that helped define the kind of person Matthew was. 
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MBNU Chapter of CHIMA Academic Achievement Award
Automatic Selection
A $250 award will be presented annually by the Manitoba/Nunavut Chapter of the Canadian Health Information Management Association to the student enrolled in the Health Information Management program with the highest overall standing.  The recipient must be a member of the MBNU Chapter of CHIMA.
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MED2020 Award
Automatic Selection
An award of $500 will be presented annually to the Health Information Management student who has achieved the highest overall GPA in Year 1 and Year 2.  
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MTS Academic Excellence Award for Information Technology
Automatic Selection
Two $500 awards will be presented annually to students in the second year of the Business Information Technology programs based on outstanding academic achievement in the first year of the program.  One award will be presented for each class start date.
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Norm Konowalchuk Memorial Award for Business Administration Students
General RRC Application Required
This award was established by family and friends in memory of Norm Konowalchuk, a longtime employee of Red River College. A minimum of one $1200 award will be available annually to a second-year Business Administration student enrolled in the final semester, who has attained a minimum 3.50 GPA in term 3, and intends to pursue a university degree and/or professional designation upon receiving their Business Administration diploma. Eligible applicants will have demonstrated volunteerism and leadership, as well as commitment to Red River College, the community and life-long learning. Application forms should be accompanied by a one-page essay outlining the applicant's career aspirations, community activity and suitability for the award (an indication of how this award would make a difference to them and their plans may also be included); a letter of reference from a Business Administration instructor, commenting on the applicant’s degree of commitment and enthusiasm for life-long learning and; a letter of reference related to the applicant's volunteerism, leadership and commitment to the community.  Financial need is a secondary consideration; applicants may choose to complete the financial section of the application and/or include information pertaining to their financial situation in their essay.  Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by March 25. The award funds will be issued directly to registration fees for a university program and/or professional designation classes, upon confirmation of registration by the recipient.
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North West Company Award
General RRC Application Required
Two awards valued at $1000 each, provided by the North West Company, will be awarded annually to deserving Aboriginal students enrolled in the second year of Business Administration or the third year of Business  Administration Integrated. Eligible applicants will have achieved a minimum 2.5 GPA in each previous semester and demonstrate financial need. The application deadline is October 31. The award funds will be applied first to program fees for the year, with any surplus being disbursed to the recipient.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Business Administration Award
General RRC Application Required
One $1000 award is available for a student enrolled full-time in the second-year of the Business Administration program.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community, as well as a reference letter from an instructor attesting to a strong work ethic in class.  Application deadline is September 30.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Business Information Technology Award
General RRC Application Required
Two $1000 awards (one for each start date) are available for students enrolled full-time in Term 3 (second-year) of the Business Information Technology program.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community, as well as a reference letter from an instructor attesting to a strong work ethic in class.  Application deadlines are September 30 (for fall term) and January 31 (for winter term).
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Peter Nykoluk Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
This award was established by his family in memory of Peter Nykoluk, a Business Administration student at the College at the time of his accidental death. A minimum of five bursaries valued at a minimum $1000 each will be awarded annually. Applications will be accepted by students enrolled in the following programs: Business Administration, Business Administration Integrated, Applied Accounting or Commerce/Industry Sales and Marketing. Criteria include satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 until January 15.
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Pitblado LLP Legal Assistant Awards
General RRC Application Required
Two $500 awards, one of which is to be awarded to an Aboriginal student, are available annually to students enrolled in the full-time Legal Assistant certificate program at Red River College.  Selection criteria will include: suitability for employment at Pitblado; prior background in work, school, volunteer and other activities; academic performance; and employability skills.  Students interested in being considered should submit an application form (first page) along with a resumé, and a one-page statement detailing: why you would like to work for Pitblado LPP as an LAA; qualities and abilities which make you suitable for a position there; long-term career aspirations; and commitment to lifelong learning.  The deadline for applications is February 11.
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Red River Exhibition Foundation Inc. Business Industry Scholarship
Specific Application
Students entering or continuing in the Business Administration program at Red River College are eligible to be considered for a scholarship of $1000. Applicants must provide proof of successful completion of last level of education, acceptance to the program, and submit a letter of reference and an essay. Further information is available from the Red River Exhibition website (http://www.redriverex.com/about/red-river-exhibition-foundation/scholarships/) - just click on Business Industry Scholarship.  Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., the second Friday in May each year.
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Ricoh Canada Award for Commerce, Industry Sales and Marketing
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a full-time (60% course load) Commerce, Industry and Marketing student.  To be eligible, applicants must be a Manitoba resident and Canadian citizen, and have achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA in the first semester of the program.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 31.
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Ricoh Canada Award for Computer Applications for Business
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a full-time (60% course load) second-year Computer Applications for Business student.  To be eligible, applicants must be a Manitoba resident and Canadian citizen, and have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is October 1.
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Ricoh Canada Award for First-Year Business Information Technology Students
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a full-time (60% course load) first-year Business Information Technology student.  To be eligible, applicants must be a Manitoba resident and Canadian citizen, and have achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA in the first semester of the program, if currently enrolled in the second semester; or 60% in Grade 12, if currently enrolled in the first semester.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 31.
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Ricoh Canada Award for Second-Year Business Information Technology Students
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a full-time (60% course load) second-year Business Information Technology student.  To be eligible, applicants must be a Manitoba resident and Canadian citizen, and have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 31.
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Salumatics Inc. Health Information Management Award
Automatic Selection
An award of $250 is available annually to a Health Information Management student.   In Year 1, it will be awarded to the student with the highest mark in the 1st year coding course. In Year 2, it will be awarded to the student with the highest cumulative mark over the two 2nd year coding courses. 
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Scotiabank Awards
General RRC Application Required
Three $1000 awards are available annually to domestic students who are interested in pursuing a career in the financial services industry. Eligible candidates will enrolled in the second year (completed at least two semesters) of one of the following programs: Business Administration (Administration, Financial Services or Marketing major only) or Business Information Technology. Criteria include a strong academic record (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00),as well as an essay outlining their future career goals after graduation. Application deadline is November 15.
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VS Solutions Inc. Award for Administrative Assistant (Steinbach Campus)
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award has been established by VS Solutions Inc., for an Administrative Assistant Certificate student attending at the Steinbach Campus.  The award is intended to assist a student with achieving their educational aspirations and lessening their financial burden. The deserving candidate will have a demonstrated financial need and a solid academic standing. Completed applications (including financial section) should be submitted to the Student Service Centre (address on application) by the deadline date of March 31.
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Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Awards
General RRC Application Required
Awards valued at $1250 each are available annually to full-time students enrolled in the second year of Business Administration, Business Information Technology, or Business Technology Management.   Eligible applicants will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA in each previous semester.  The selection of recipients will be based on financial need and academic progress. Application forms should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres. Deadline for applications is October 31.
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Women’s Enterprise Centre Award
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is presented annually to a female student who has completed the first year of Business Administration. Selection criteria include academic progress and an indication of plans for her future business as presented in a 250-word essay. Application forms accompanied by the required essay should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from September 15 – October 15.
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Xerox Awards for Business Information Technology
General RRC Application Required
Three awards valued at $1500 each are available for 2nd year Business Information Technology students.  The Xerox Bridging Award will be based on satisfactory academic performance and financial need.  To be considered, students should submit a general application form, including the financial section, by the application deadline date of March 31.  Selection of the following awards will be made by departmental faculty:  the Xerox Scholarship for Academic Standing will be awarded to a second-year student based on outstanding academic achievement; the Xerox Leadership Award will be awarded to a second-year student who has demonstrated leadership in the classroom.
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Community Services
Canadian Torch Foundation Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a student enrolled in one of the following programs: Child and Youth Care; Disability and Community Support; Early Childhood Education; or Early Childhood Education (Workplace).  The recipient will be a student who has a disability (physical, mental, or documented learning disability, or a visual or hearing impairment), whose request for disability-related accommodations and/or supports from Counselling and Accessibility Services at Red River College, has been approved.  A letter from the applicant's counsellor indicating approval for these accommodations/supports should accompany the application.  Also required is a one-page essay documenting the applicant's involvement in the community, as well as an outline of their short and long term goals. Deadline for applications is January 31.
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Community Living Winnipeg Award
General RRC Application Required
A award valued at $1,000, will be awarded to a student after completion of the first year of the Disability and Community Support program.  Criteria to be considered in the selection include academic responsibility and capability, positive practicum performance and demonstrated leadership qualities.  Students interested in being considered should submit an application form along with a letter outlining how they meet the criteria for this award.  Deadline for applications is October 31.
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Darlene Koch Memorial Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, a minimum $800 bursary will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in either or the (Continuing Education) Studies in Special Needs Education – Practicum in Special Needs Education course, or the second year of Disability and Community Support program. Applicants from Disability and Community Support program must have completed their Term 3 Practicum - Education course. Applicants from the Studies in Special Needs Education –Leading Inclusion Practicum course must have completed the first five courses in Studies in Special Needs Child Care program. Students from both programs should complete a general award and bursary application form. Consideration will be given first to applicants from the Studies in Special Needs Education – Practicum in Special Needs Education course. A letter of reference from a parent of a special needs child or a practicum supervisor should also be included. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, Room D101 by the application deadline date of January 15.
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Dawne MacKay-Chiddenton Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
Dawne MacKay-Chiddenton was a dedicated Child and Youth Care Practitioner who worked in the field for over 20 years and was a strong advocate and fierce voice for vulnerable youth in Winnipeg. Dawne was a key player nationally in the ongoing development of training and education for the CYC Professional. Dawne was a mentor for numerous students in developing their child and youth care practice. This $1000 award is dedicated to support the second year Child and Youth Care student who has demonstrated a passion for their work as a Child and Youth Care Practitioner. Recipient selection will be based on instructor’s observation.
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Denis Delorme Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award is presented to an Aboriginal student graduating from the Child and Youth Care program. The recipient will have demonstrated a high level of achievement in academic courses and all field placements, a strong commitment to the Child and Youth Care field and a desire to assist in improving the quality of life for Aboriginal children and youth.
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Dr. Gretta Brown Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This scholarship was established by the Manitoba Child Care Association (MCCA) in memory of Dr. Gretta Brown and her distinguished contributions to the child care field. Dr. Brown’s lifelong commitment and work forms the basis of the best child care standards in Canada. She led the establishment of the Child Care Services Diploma Program (Early Childhood Education Program (at RRC). A cash award will be made annually to an ECE student who is a member of the MCCA, who upon beginning the second year of her/his studies has demonstrated professionalism and leadership, qualities that Gretta upheld in her long and distinguished career.
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Early Childhood Education Student Award
Specific Application
Up to two annual cash awards of up to $500 each will be presented to returning second year students in the Early Childhood Education Diploma Program: one to a student in the full-time program and the other to a student in the workplace program. Submit a Course List & Academic History (downloaded from WebAdvisor) showing Year 1 marks; a Practicum Feedback Form (available in the Community Services Learning Centre); and a typed response to the question, "How do you see yourself contributing to children and families after graduation and how will this award help you to meet your goals?" (maximum 2 double-spaced pages). Submit completed applications to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of October 31.
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Frances Evers Early Childhood Bursary
Specific Application
A cash award of up to $500 is presented annually to an Early Childhood Education student who is returning to the second year of the program (full time or workplace). Recipients of the award must demonstrate an inquiring, reflective approach to learning; willingness to go beyond the minimal requirements in academics and practicums; a loving, respectful commitment to children; and a dedication to the profession of early childhood education. Submit a one- to two-page typed letter stating how you meet the conditions of the award. Submit completed applications to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of October 31.
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Irene Stratford Memorial Scholarship
Specific Application
Established by the family of Irene Stratford, an annual cash award valued at $500 will be presented to a student entering the second year of the Early Childhood Education program who has demonstrated both academic skill and a natural nurturing care for children. Financial need will also be considered. Students should submit a letter of application, stating how they meet the conditions of the award, accompanied by a "Course List & Academic History" downloaded from WebAdvisor showing Year 1 marks, and one Practicum feedback form (available in the Community Services Learning Centre, room A309) completed by a practicum instructor, practicum supervisor or director.  The letter and accompanying documents should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of October 31.
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Jason Mueller Memorial Award
Automatic Selection

Established to honour the memory of Jason Mueller who graduated from the Disability and Community Support Diploma Program in 2003. This award is intended to honour his spirit by recognizing a student each year who has been able to maintain a positive and energetic approach to their work and others in spite of adversity.  A award valued at $1000 will be presented annually to a student graduating from the Disability & Community Support program, as selected by the program faculty.  If there is not a suitable recipient graduating from the diploma student, the award may be presented to a student graduating from the one-year certificate program. 

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Knowles Centre Justice Jim Smith Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award is presented to a graduating Child and Youth Care student who has demonstrated a commitment to the Child and Youth Care field. The recipient will have demonstrated further commitment to the profession through volunteering in a school, agency or organization that provides services for at-risk children and youth.
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MacDonald Youth Services Award
Automatic Selection
This award is presented to a student in the Child and Youth Care program who has successfully completed the first year of study. The student will be returning to complete year two of the program in the fall. The recipient will have demonstrated strength in working with children in the community and exemplify the highest standards implicit in the MacDonald Youth Services motto 'Building Better Tomorrows'.
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Manitoba Association of Residential Treatment Resources Award
Automatic Selection
A field placement award will be presented to a graduate of the Child and Youth Care Diploma program. The recipient will have demonstrated a high degree of achievement in field placements and a sincere dedication to a career in Child and Youth Care.
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Marymound Child and Youth Care Award
Automatic Selection
This award is presented to a graduating Child and Youth Care student who demonstrates a belief in the inherent value of individuals, has a strengths-based approach to working with young people and their families, and who plans to work in a residential/group placement setting.
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Men In Early Childhood Education
Specific Application
Up to two annual awards, valued at up to $500 each, presented to men enrolled in the first year of the ECE Full Time or ECE Workplace Diploma Program. This award is newly established to recognize the importance of men in ECE, to honour men who have chosen ECE, and ultimately support growing numbers of men in ECE. Selection is based on academic achievement and contribution to Early Learning and Child Care. Submit a Course List and Academic History (downloaded from WebAdvisor) and a one-page typed response to the following question, “How will you contribute to ECE and how will this award help you meet those goals?” Submit completed requirements to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of March 31.
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MK (Community Services) Award
General RRC Application Required
Awards, valued at a minimum of $400 each are to full-time students, who are parents, enrolled in the first year of a Community Services program; Child and Youth Care, Disability and Community Support.  Applicants will have attained a minimum GPA of 3.00 and have had a strong first practicum.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application accompanied by a letter describing how their training has affected their desire to work in the field, as well as a letter of support from their practicum supervisor.  Deadline for applications is January 31.
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MK (Community Services) Award for Early Childhood Education
Specific Application
Awards, valued at a minimum of $400 each, are available to full-time students, who are parents, enrolled in the first year of an Early Childhood Education program: Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education Workplace (students in the ECE Workplace program may have just completed the first year of the program). One award will be available in each program.  Applicants will have attained a minimum GPA of 3.00 and have had a strong first practicum. ECE students interested in being considered should submit a Course List & Academic History (downloaded from WebAdvisor), a letter of support from your practicum supervisor or mentor and a one-page typed letter describing how their training has affected their desire to work in the field. Submit completed applications to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of March 31.
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New Directions Award
Automatic Selection
The New Directions for Children, Youth and Families Award is for an individual in the Child and Youth Care program who demonstrates the value of respect in his or her work with children, their families and communities as well as colleagues in class and field placements.
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“Our Children, Our Ways” Award
General RRC Application Required
Up to two annual cash awards, up to $750 each, are presented to Aboriginal students enrolled in the ECE Diploma Program (Full-time or Workplace), one to a first-year student and one to a second-year student. Criteria include academic achievement and service to Aboriginal children and families. Submit General RRC Application (Page 1 only, available online, D101 and A309), a Course List & Academic History (downloaded from WebAdvisor), and a one- to two-page typed, response to the question: 'As an Aboriginal student studying ECE, how do you see yourself contributing to the health and well-being of children in the future?'  Submit completed requirements to the Student Service Centre, Room D101, by the annual deadline date of March 31.
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Pat Lucki Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award was established by Elmwood Day Nursery in memory of Pat Lucki, a Child Care Services graduate of the College. A $500 award along with a plaque and will be presented annually to a graduating student in the full-time Early Childhood Education Diploma Program (formerly Child Care Services)  based on personal characteristics exhibited by Pat such as enthusiasm, love, thoughtfulness and dedication to children, as recommended by the faculty of the Early Childhood Education Full Time program.
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Positive Early Childhood Education Classmate Award
Automatic Selection
Up to two awards of $100 each will be awarded each academic term (Fall and Winter), one to a student in the ECE Workplace program and one to a student in the ECE Full Time program, as voted by their peers based on support for others in the classroom and the promotion of a respectful, positive and effective learning atmosphere. Annual deadlines are October 31 for the fall term and March 31 for the winter term.
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Ross A. Johnston Award
General RRC Application Required
Ross A. Johnston, a retired Provincial Court Judge who recognized the importance of child and family supports provided through social services, established an award program to assist students enrolled in the second year of the Child and Youth Care program.  A minimum of two awards (one will be awarded to an Aboriginal student) valued at a minimum of $1000 will be available annually. Criteria will include satisfactory academic progress (minimum GPA of 2.50 in each first year term) and financial need. Applications should be accompanied by a one-page essay discussing the role of the child and youth care professional in supporting children, youth and families. Deadline for applications is November 30.
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Youth Recreation Activity Worker Bursary
General RRC Application Required
One bursary valued at $750 is available to a student who has graduated from the Youth Recreation Activity Worker program, having achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, and is continuing their studies in the Child and Youth Care diploma program at Red River College.  The bursary is intended to assist with program fees for the Child and Youth Care program and, as such, will be applied directly to those fees.  Students, whose fees are being covered by a sponsoring agency, will be eligible to receive the bursary to assist with other related costs.  Selection will be based on academic achievement and financial need. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is October 31.
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Continuing Education
Continuing Education Student Growth Award
General RRC Application Required
An award valued at $500 has been established by Continuing Education staff members, and is available to any part time continuing education student with demonstrated financial need. The eligible candidate should submit a general application form, along with a short statement outlining how this award will make a difference. The award will be applied to the cost of an upcoming Continuing Education course.  The application deadline is November 18th.
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Darlene Koch Memorial Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, a minimum $800 bursary will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in either or the (Continuing Education) Studies in Special Needs Education – Practicum in Special Needs Education course, or the second year of Disability and Community Support program. Applicants from Disability and Community Support program must have completed their Term 3 Practicum - Education course. Applicants from the Studies in Special Needs Education –Leading Inclusion Practicum course must have completed the first five courses in Studies in Special Needs Child Care program. Students from both programs should complete a general award and bursary application form. Consideration will be given first to applicants from the Studies in Special Needs Education – Practicum in Special Needs Education course. A letter of reference from a parent of a special needs child or a practicum supervisor should also be included. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, Room D101 by the application deadline date of January 15.
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George Andrew Mitchell Technical Bursary
Specific Application

A bursary of up to $1,000 (to cover the cost of one class and the required books) is available for students with demonstrated financial need, who are registered part time in courses in any of the following Continuing Education programs: CADD Training, Computer Applications, Computer and Network Support, Digital AV Production, Drafting/CAD, Graphic Communications, Professional Photography, Trade & Industrial Skills, Web Site Development, and preparatory courses leading to these programs. Application forms are available from the Continuing Education Office, C116 Notre Dame Campus or can be downloaded from http://www.rrc.mb.ca/files/File/coned/GeorgeAndrewScholarshipForm.pdf .  Eligible students must attach a minimum 1 page, double spaced essay, outlining how the bursary will assist with their educational goals. Applications must be received by the School of Continuing Education no less than 30 days prior to the start date of the class that the bursary will be used towards. Bursary recipients are
eligible to apply each calendar year; however preference will be given to first time applicants.

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Gervin Alexander Dobbin Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
A $200 award has been established to honour the memory of former Evening Program Supervisor, Gervin Alexander Dobbin. The award is available annually and is presented during the fall term to a part-time evening/Saturday program student who is a single parent with a financial need and who is currently registered in a Continuing Education program.  Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.
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Karel Van Helden Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required

This award was created by his family, in memory of Karel Van Helden, a former instructor for the Power Engineering Fourth Class courses in the School of Continuing Education at Red River College. Awards totaling a minimum of $500 will be available annually.  Eligible applicants will be enrolled in one of the following programs/courses: Power Engineering Fourth Class Part A course within the School of Continuing Education or Year 2 of the full-time Power Engineering Technology program.  The award is intended to assist the recipient with the cost of their studies and, as such, will be applied as a payment to the course/program fees.  If payment has already been made, the award recipient(s) will be reimbursed an amount equal to the award amount. Students interested in being considered for this award should submit an application form accompanied by a letter, in which they describe how receiving this award will make a difference to them.  Selection will be based on financial need and evidence of a strong work ethic; a recommendation letter from an instructor, focused on work ethic in the classroom, should accompany this application.  Although preference will be given to students with dependent children, all are encouraged to apply.  Deadline for applications is December 15.

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Marylla Ginkel Apparel Design Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award has been created by the late Ramon Zelech to honour the memory of his mother, Marylla van Ginkel. Marylla was a premiere ladies dress designer whose fashion design education began in Poland, and was pursued further at a reputable Fashion Academy in New York during the 1940s. This award is available to an Apparel Design student whose passion is to develop a career in this industry. The successful candidate will have completed three courses from the Apparel Design program at Red River College with minimum 3.0 GPA. The application should be accompanied by a short paragraph outlining the applicant’s career goals. The application deadline in Jan 15th.
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“Our Children, Our Ways” Distance Education Award
Specific Application
One award of $500 is available annually to a student in the Studies in Aboriginal Child Care program who has completed a minimum of three of the required courses.  Those interested in being considered should submit the following: a cover letter, a current Grade Report downloaded from WebAdvisor, an answer (approximately 500 words, typed and double-spaced) to the question, "As a student of Aboriginal child care, how do you see yourself contributing to the well-being of children in the future?"  Selection will be based on academic achievement and response to the above question.  Letter of application should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by the deadline date of June 30.
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Pitblado LLP Legal Assistant Awards
General RRC Application Required
Two $500 awards, one of which is to be awarded to an Aboriginal student, are available annually to students enrolled in the full-time Legal Assistant certificate program at Red River College.  Selection criteria will include: suitability for employment at Pitblado; prior background in work, school, volunteer and other activities; academic performance; and employability skills.  Students interested in being considered should submit an application form (first page) along with a resumé, and a one-page statement detailing: why you would like to work for Pitblado LPP as an LAA; qualities and abilities which make you suitable for a position there; long-term career aspirations; and commitment to lifelong learning.  The deadline for applications is February 11.
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Project Management Institute (PMI) Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a Continuing Education Project Management graduate based on the following criteria. 60% will be based on student academic performance and 40% will be based on demonstrated mentorship, professional ethics and leadership qualities. A selection committee will recommend a recipient to the Advisory Committee for endorsement.
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Red River Mutual Award for General Insurance
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award has been established by Red River Mutual, and is available to students attending the General Insurance program at RRC. Eligible applicants will have a good academic standing, including passing both Insurance Institute exams, and have a demonstrated financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by the application deadline of January 31.
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RPL Practitioner Certificate Student Award
Specific Application
To foster professionalism in the practice of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and to enhance a community of professional practitioners in Manitoba, the Manitoba Prior Learning Assessment Network (MPLAN) offers one award, valued at $400, annually to a student embarking on or having partially completed studies in the RPL Practitioner Certificate program at Red River College. Applications will be accepted between October 1 and March 15 each year. The recipient will be informed by MPLAN via letter/e-mail on or before April 15 and the award will be available for a fifteen-month period to be used towards the tuition costs of courses within the RPL program. For further information and an application form, visit www.mbplar.ca and click on Awards>Student Award.                                                         
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Wynward Insurance Group General Insurance Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award established by Wynward Insurance Group is available to a student attending the General Insurance program at RRC. The eligible candidate will have demonstrated financial need. Applications should be accompanied by a one page statement outlining reasons for choosing the insurance field, as well as how receiving this award would make a difference. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is August 31.
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Creative Arts
3D Computer Graphics - Outstanding GPA Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to the 3D Computer Graphics student who is graduating with the highest cumulative GPA.
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Advertising Association of Winnipeg Award
Automatic Selection
Created by the Advertising Association of Winnipeg, two $500 awards will be available annually.  One will be presented to a first-year Creative Communications student pursuing a major in Advertising in 2nd year, and the other will be presented to a second-year Graphic Design student pursuing an advanced diploma. The selected students must have a minimum GPA of 3.5, have positive attitudes, show leadership, and support fellow classmates.
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Asper Media Studies Award
General RRC Application Required

Two awards valued at $2000 each are available annually to full-time first-year students; one to a Creative Communications student and the other to a Digital Media Design student.  To be eligible, applicants will have completed the first term of their program and have attained a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Those interested in being considered should submit a fully-completed application accompanied by a one-page statement indicating how this award will make a difference to them and their educational goals.  Deadline for applications is March 15.

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Barbara Cook Endres Award
Automatic Selection
This award was created by the Manitoba Society of Artists to honour the vast contributions of Barbara Cook Endres to the MSA over her lifetime, to perpetuate her memory, and to express gratitude for her abiding interest in supporting the continuance of the MSA mission of promoting and encouraging Manitoba’s visual artists. One $300 award will be presented bi-annually (beginning in 2013) to the Graphic Design - Advanced student, who has achieved the highest grade in the Visual Exploration course.  The recipient will be selected by department faculty.
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Betty Andrich Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
One second-year award, valued at $2000 is available annually to students in the second year of the full-time Library and Information Technology program who have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Students should submit a letter of application to the faculty, outlining volunteer work in the community and/or Library community, as well as a letter of reference supporting the applicants' volunteer activity.  The deadline for applications is September 30.  Please click here to learn more about Betty Andrich and the establishment of the awards.
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Betty Andrich Memorial Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
One entrance award, valued at $2000 is available to students enrolled in first year of the full-time Library and Information Technology program for whom the decision to attend Red River College comes after a break or interruption in the continuity of school or employment.  Recipients will have demonstrated interest in volunteerism. Students should submit a letter of application to the faculty indicating why they have chosen to make the transition to this program as well as outlining volunteer work.  A letter of reference supporting the applicants' volunteer activity should also be included. The deadline for applications is September 30.  Please click here to learn more about Betty Andrich and the establishment of the awards.
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Betty Andrich Memorial Graduation Scholarship
Automatic Selection
One $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student graduating from the full-time Library and Information Technology program who has achieved the highest cumulative achievement in Reference courses. Please click here to learn more about Betty Andrich and the establishment of the awards.
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Bob Brandson Student Award
Automatic Selection
Established in honour of the retirement of Bob Brandson, Writing Supervisor for 24 years, at CHUM Radio.  Bob was a graduate of the Creative Communications program at RRC, and made an immeasurable contribution to radio.  A $1000 award will be presented annually to a first-year Creative Communications student who has chosen advertising as their major.  The award will be paid to the recipient's second-year tuition.  The recipient will have demonstrated raw talent for radio, creativity, willingness to assist fellow students, and the ability to lead by example.
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Broadcasters Association of Manitoba Awards
Automatic Selection
Two awards will be presented to graduating Creative Communications students: one award for outstanding achievement in radio production and the other for outstanding achievement in television production.
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Bruce Gillespie Collection Award
Automatic Selection
A $1000 award is given annually to a Graphic Design-Advanced student based on an in-class poster assignment.  Bruce Gillespie was an instructor in the Graphic Design program at Red River College from 1989 until his passing in 2008. Over the course of his two decades at RRC, he crossed paths with hundreds of aspiring graphic designers whose lives he touched as a teacher, mentor, big brother and friend. It was Bruce’s great passions for teaching, music, collecting and sharing that led some of his former students and colleagues to create the Bruce Gillespie Collection Award, to honour his memory and his contribution to the program.
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Canadian Public Relations Society - Manitoba Public Relations Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This scholarship is presented annually by the Canadian Public Relations Society - Manitoba to a second-year Creative Communications student who is a CPRS Manitoba student member. The scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest overall academic achievement in PR. The $500 award is made by CPRS Manitoba to recognize the student’s achievement and to assist the winner as they make the transition to a career in  public relations.
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Deanna Marie Thomas Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by her family in memory of Deanna Marie Thomas, daughter of two former Red River College students, two awards of $750 each will be presented annually to students with dependent children. Applications will be accepted from students with demonstrated financial need enrolled in the Business Information Technology, Graphic Design or Business Administration programs who have completed at least one semester and have attained a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5. First consideration will be given to those enrolled in the Business Information Technology or Graphic Design programs. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and will be accepted from December 15 until January 15.
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Dennis B. Pankiw Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
One award valued at $750 will be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in the first year of the Graphic Design program.  The recipient will have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5. While academic achievement shall be considered, the award will not necessarily be awarded to the candidate with the highest grades. A selection committee will look at student improvement during the program.  Consideration will be given to financial hardship situations such as single parent, living away from home or self-supporting. The criteria carrying the most weight in the selection process will be demonstrated artistic merit, professional promise and academic achievement as judged by the selection committee.
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Digital Media Design Award of Excellence
Automatic Selection

One $1000 award is given to a graduating Digital Media Design student who displays outstanding work across multiple classes, a positive attitude and strong work ethic.

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Digital Media Design Community Award
General RRC Application Required
Two awards of  $1000 are available annually to a first or second-year DMD student who demonstrates that they have given back to the community.  This award is intended to encourage and acknowledge volunteerism and the spirit of giving back.  Relevant supporting letters documenting community involvement should accompany the application.  Application deadline is March 15.
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Digital Media Design First-Year Outstanding GPA Award
Automatic Selection
A $750 award will be presented annually to the first-year DMD student who has achieved the highest cumulative GPA.
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Digital Media Design Leadership Award
Automatic Selection
Two $1000 awards will be presented annually to DMD students; one to a first-year student and one to a second-year student.  The recipients will have demonstrated leadership, maturity, positivity, professionalism, willingness to be a team player, and be someone that actively motivates and helps out other students.  The selection process will be by ballot; both students and faculty will vote (faculty votes will count as three votes and student votes will count as one vote). 
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Don Wittman Memorial Award
Specific Application

Two awards (value to be determined by interest earned) of a minimum $2000 each will be available annually to full-time students in the Creative Communications program; one to a first-year student and the other to a second-year student.  The recipients will have demonstrated an interest and proficiency in the widest range of sports and sports journalism and have shown initiative and commitment to volunteering and /or involvement in the sports community.  Those interested in being considered should submit a brief letter or resume in which they outline their interest and activities in sports and sports journalism.  Letter(s) of reference should also be included.  Deadline for applications is March 15.

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Eric and Jack Wells Excellence in Journalism Awards
Specific Application
Eric and Jack Wells Excellence in Journalism Awards are named after two nationally recognized journalists who were mentors to scores of young journalists. One bursary of
$1,250 and one award of $1250 are available to a second year Creative Communications students majoring in journalism. The award is based on commitment to
journalism, excellence, and volunteerism. The successful candidates will be selected by faculty and experienced journalists from Wells foundation.
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Great-West Life Awards
General RRC Application Required
Ten $2500 awards are available annually to students who will be entering their final year of the following programs: Business Administration, Business Administration Integrated, Business Information Technology or Creative Communications. Students will apply prior to the end of their first year of studies. Criteria include financial need and a strong academic record (minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00), as well as volunteerism/community involvement.  An essay or letter outlining volunteerism/community involvement must accompany the application form. Awards will be paid to program fees for the upcoming year. Application deadline for Creative Communications students is March 15; for Business Administration, Business Administration Integrated and Business Information Technology, the application deadline is March 31.
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Harold and Doris Margolis Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, two $1000 scholarships will be presented annually to students enrolled full-time in the Graphic Design program; one to a first-year student and one to a second-year student.  One $500 award will be presentedannually to a student enrolled full-time in the Graphic Design-Advanced program.  Selection will be made by the Graphic Design faculty based on overall academic performance and exceptional visual creative abilities.
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James S. Purvis Bursary Fund
Automatic Selection
A cash award will be presented annually to a first-year Creative Communications student on the basis of outstanding academic achievement.
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John Harding Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
John Harding was a Creative Communications instructor who taught and encouraged his students to write well. This award was established by his family, friends and colleagues to give a promising Creative Communications student facing emotional or financial hardship, an impetus to continue to write well. It is presented annually with selection of the recipient being made by the department’s instructors. Contact the Creative Arts department for further information.
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Library and Information Technology Endowment Award
Automatic Selection
An award of $500 will be presented to the graduating student with the highest cumulative achievement in the Cataloguing courses.
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Lloyd A. White Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Digital Journalism
Specific Application
The Lloyd A. White Memorial Scholarship for Excellence in Digital Journalism, valued at $1000, will be awarded annually to a Red River College second-year Creative Communications journalism student.  It will be awarded for innovation in digital journalism, based on the most innovative data journalism project proposal. The selected recipient will receive the award and will be offered one-on-one mentoring to see their project get off the ground.
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Louise Charette Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
This award was established in loving memory of Louise Charette, an award winning CBC journalist.  Valued at $1000, it is available annually to a first-year Creative Communications student. Students who are members of under-represented groups at Red River College, or who face physical, social, economic, cultural or other barriers in their pursuit of education, are encouraged to apply. Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing the barriers they have overcome and their plans for the future.  In the selection process, preference will be given to those applicants who have declared their major as Journalism, and/or have graduated from Elmwood High School.  Deadline for applications is March 15.
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Mandy Coyne Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This award was established by the family of Mandy Coyne who was a Graphic Design student.  A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a first-year Graphic Design student who has demonstrated a high degree of dedication, self-discipline and overall professionalism in his or her studies.
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Manitoba Association of Library Technicians (MALT) Award
Automatic Selection
The Manitoba Association of Library Technicians presents this award to a first-year Library and Information Technology student based on demonstrated academic excellence in the technical component.
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Manitoba Library Association Award
Automatic Selection
The Manitoba Library Association presents an award to a full-time graduating student in the Library and Information Technology program who has demonstrated academic excellence and career promise. The recipient’s achievement is also honoured on a plaque displayed in the Library at the College.
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Manitoba Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association (MSSA) Jack Matheson Award
Specific Application
The MSSA initiated this award in recognition of Jack Matheson, former Winnipeg Tribune sports editor and CJOB broadcaster, who was the first person to hire Red River College graduates to work in sports journalism in Manitoba. Awards valued at a minimum of $500 will be available annually to students enrolled at Red River College who demonstrate an interest in a career in sports writing, sports broadcasting, sports production and/or sports public relations. Recipients will have had sports-related post-secondary, freelance and/or volunteer work experience and involvement in sports and community activities. They will have demonstrated academic achievement and shown potential for success in the field of sports writing, broadcasting production, or public relations. Application forms are available from the Creative Arts department. Deadline for application forms is December 1.
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MAVLI Student Achievement Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by Manitoba Association of Visual Language Interpreters (MAVLI), a minimum $500 award is available to a first or second year student enrolled in the American Sign Language – English Interpretation joint degree program. To be eligible, applicants must be a member of MAVLI and a full- time RRC student. Selection will be based on academic standing, and involvement in MAVLI, the interpreting community, Deaf community and the community at large.  Information pertaining to involvement as noted above should be outlined in a one-page statement which must accompany the application.  Up-to-date transcripts for Red River College and the University of Manitoba must also be included.  Deadline for applications is March 15. 
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Murray Lloy Memorial Bursary
Specific Application
Three bursaries of up to $500 each may be presented annually to Creative Communications students on the basis of need. This award was established to honour the memory of Creative Communications graduate and instructor, Murray Lloy. A first-year student should be carrying a full course load and plan to continue into second year. A second-year student should be eligible for graduation at the time application is made. Students should apply in writing to the Creative Arts department.
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OnWard Achiever Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Graphic Design graduate Greg Ward and his wife Joanna Ward, two scholarships valued at $500 each are presented to Graphic Design students who have above average grades, are willing to help others and displays professionalism in their studies. One scholarship will go to a first year student and one will go to a second year student.
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Par Excellence EQ Award
Specific Application
Established by former Library and Information Technology instructor Pat Routledge, the recipient of this award is supportive of his or her classmates and displays a positive attitude.  The recipient contributes to an encouraging teaching experience.  Students should submit a letter of reference for a classmate, in which they describe how their nominee meets the criteria for this award.  Nominations should be submitted to a member of the Library and Information Technology faculty.
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Robert Drinnan Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established to honour the memory of Creative Communications instructor, Robert Drinnan. A certificate and cash award is made to a first-year Creative Communications student on the basis of academic progress, participation, attendance, and attitude.
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SAM Advertising Awards for Excellence
Automatic Selection
Cash awards are presented to second-year Graphic Design and Creative Communications students based on attendance, academic progress and attitude.
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Terry Kuzina Memorial Award for Graphic Design
Automatic Selection
This award was established to honour the memory of Terry Kuzina, who founded two companies, Kuzina Design and Fusion Communications, after attaining his diploma in Advertising Art as well as a Bachelor of Fine Arts. His enthusiasm and persistence shone, as he invested himself into the lives of many young designers, several of them students from the College's Graphic design program.  A $2000 award will be presented annually to a second-year Graphic Design student who plans to enter the Graphic Design - Advanced program; the award will be paid directly to the program fees. Selection will be done by department faculty, Theresa Kuzina and her committee.
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University Women's Club of Winnipeg Millennium Scholarship
Specific Application
An annual scholarship of $600 will be awarded to a student in the Creative Communications program who: has completed either three years of the joint-degree program (two at the University of Winnipeg and one at Red River College) or two years at any university and one at Red River College; has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 and; has shown evidence of leadership, outreach and community involvement. The Journalism instructors will initiate the application process and determine the award recipient.
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Valerie Fostey Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This scholarship was established by her family in memory of Valerie Fostey who, due to a severe illness, passed away during her first year in Graphic Design at the College. A $500 scholarship will be awarded annually to a first-year Graphic Design student who has demonstrated a high degree of dedication, self-discipline and overall professionalism in their studies.
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Vision TV Scholarship
General RRC Application Required

S-Vox is the owner and operator of Joytv 11 (CIIT-TV), Winnipeg’s first faith-based local television station. S-Vox (now ZoomerMedia) established the Vision TV Scholarship in honour of Betty and Willard Thiessen who founded CIIT-TV, Winnipeg's first faith-based television station, and are Canadian broadcast pioneers, particularly in Christian-based broadcasting. Two awards valued at a minimum of $1750 each will be available annually to students who have successfully completed the first semester of the Digital Media Design program at Red River College, and are enrolled for a minimum of 12 hours of credit courses in that program. Selection criteria will include demonstration of a contribution to the College and/or the wider Winnipeg community, through an interest in spirituality and faith. Those interested in being considered should submit an application form to the Digital
Media Design Program Coordinator. Application forms must be accompanied by: a statement explaining how their faith/spirituality may affect their career direction (100 words of less); a statement pertaining to their choice of three words based on spirituality/faith that best describe them, and providing evidence/examples of how they exhibit these qualities, and; two letters of reference - one from a Creative Arts faculty member  and the second from an adult community member who knows them outside of Red River College (excluding relatives). Application deadline is March 15.


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Women in Media Foundation Awards
General RRC Application Required
Four awards of $1000 are available to female students enrolled in the Creative Communications or Digital Media Design programs at Red River College (preference will be given to first-year students, but all are encouraged to apply). Applicants will have achieved a minimum GPA of 2.50 and have a demonstrated financial need. Preference for one award will be to an Aboriginal, visible minority, or student with a disability. Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement outlining the applicant's career aspirations, their experience at Red River College and what the award would mean to them.  Applications should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres. Deadline for applications is March 15.
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Xerox Awards for Graphic Design
General RRC Application Required
Three awards valued at $1500 each are available for 2nd year Graphic Design students.  The Xerox Bridging Award will be based on satisfactory academic performance and financial need.  To be considered, students should submit a general application form, including the financial section, by the application deadline date of March 15.  Selection of the following awards will be made by departmental faculty:  the Xerox Scholarship for Academic Standing will be awarded to a second-year student based on outstanding academic achievement; the Xerox Leadership Award will be awarded to a second-year student who has demonstrated leadership in the classroom.
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Health and Applied Sciences
Animal Health Technology Faculty Award
Automatic Selection
Two $250 cash awards are available annually to students in the Animal Health Technology program.  One award is presented to a student based academic achievement after the first year of the program. One award (and a plaque) is presented to a graduating student who demonstrated vast improvement academically and in skills throughout the program.
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Barbara Nagler Memorial Bursary (Barbara’s Bursary)
General RRC Application Required
Established by her family in memory of Barbara Nagler, awards are available annually to students enrolled in the Animal Health Technology program. Two bursaries valued at a minimum of $750 will be awarded to second-year students and two bursaries valued at $600 will be awarded to first-year students. Selection criteria include a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA, participation in volunteer activities (including within the Animal Health Technology program such as peer tutoring, assisting with department events/displays, etc.) and financial need. Application forms are available from, and should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres. A one-page letter indicating volunteer and other relevant information must accompany the application. Deadlines for applications are; September 15 for the second-year bursaries and January 31 for the first-year bursaries.
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Barbara Nagler Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by her family in memory of Barbara Nagler, two $300 scholarships will be awarded annually to students graduating from the Animal Health Technology program based on academic achievement.
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Bernice Parrott Award
Automatic Selection
Established to recognize the hard work and effort put forth by students as they work towards completion of the requirements of the Bachelor of Nursing program. Two awards are presented annually to  students entering Year III, based on faculty nomination.
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Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Award
Automatic Selection
A book is awarded to a graduating Animal Health Technology student who has demonstrated high academic proficiency and excellent clinical skills.
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Canadian Animal Blood Bank Award
Automatic Selection
A $300 award will be presented annually to a graduating Animal Health Technology student who demonstrated exceptional interest and skills during the blood collection labs.
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Colin Maxwell Memorial Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Two $500 bursaries are available to assist students entering the Medical Radiologic Technology program or the Radiation Therapy program. Selection will be based on financial need.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is September 30.
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College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba (CRNM) Gold Medal
Automatic Selection
A gold medal is awarded to the student who achieves the highest cumulative GPA (minimum 3.75) and excels clinically throughout the Bachelor of Nursing program.
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Dental Assisting Program Awards
Automatic Selection
Four monetary awards will be presented annually to Dental Assisting students; two to full-time students and two to part-time students.  Awards will be presented to students based on satisfactory overall academic standing, exemplary team work and leadership in practical environments.  In addition, awards will be presented to students based on demonstrated commitment to the program by taking initiative and being self-directed to assist and support, however needed.
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Dental Assisting Program Bursary
General RRC Application Required
A monetary bursary is available to a full-time RRC student enrolled in the Dental Assisting program who is experiencing financial difficulties.  Selection will be based on financial need and satisfactory academic progress.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre accompanied by a letter outlining the applicant's financial circumstances.  Deadline for applications is January 12.
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Dr. Michaela Burley Outstanding Work Ethics Awards
Automatic Selection
A monetary award will be presented annually to a  Dental Assisting student who maintain a positive attitude, is punctual, works hard, helps other students, goes over and above expectations, and give their best effort at all times. 
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Dr. Raymond Green Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This scholarship was established in memory of Dr. Raymond Green, an instructor in the Chemical and Biosciences program from 1992 – 2001. An award will be presented to a student enrolled in the second year of the Chemical and Biosciences Technology program. Criteria will include academic standing, exemplary teamwork within the academic setting, leadership in laboratory environments and consistency of effort in sciences. For further information contact the academic department. 
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Elizabeth Scaife Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
An award valued at $500 will be presented annually to a BPIEN (Bridging Program for Internationally Education Nurses) student who intends to become a nurse in Canada.  The recipient will have achieved outstanding academic achievement in three of the five academic courses in the program, and have demonstrated exceptional performance in the clinical portion of the program.  The recipient will be selected by the program faculty. 
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Elsevier Nursing Theory Award
Automatic Selection
Textbook awards are given to 3 students with outstanding academic achievement in the course NRSG-1301 Nursing Techniques in Term 1 of Bachelor of Nursing Program.
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Elsevier Science Canada Award
Automatic Selection
A book is awarded to a graduating Animal Health Technology student based on high academic achievement.
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Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Bursaries
Specific Application
Bursaries of $750 each are awarded annually to students enrolled full time in Year 3 of the Bachelor of Nursing program.  Eligible applicants must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. Financial need will be the primary selection criterion. Application forms are available online in the Nursing Repository and should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres (Notre Dame Campus or the Exchange District Campus). Application deadline is February 6th.
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FRNM Refresher Nursing / BPIEN Bursaries
Specific Application
Bursaries of $500 each are awarded annually to students enrolled in the Refresher Nursing program (applicants must have successfully completed the Professional Nursing Practice course) and/or Bridging Program for Internationally Educated Nurses (BPIEN) program (applicants must be enrolled in Level 2).  Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need. Application forms are available online from the Nursing Repository and should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres (Notre Dame Campus or Exchange District Campus). Application deadlines are November 30 and March 31.
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Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories Student Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 is available to a student completing the first year and entering the second year of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program.  Eligible applicants will have attained a minimum 3.00 GPA in each of the first two terms of the program.  Students interested in being considered should submit an application form, accompanied by a one-page essay regarding how their activities, including academic, personal, professional and volunteer, align with Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories' mission of "Caring for People".  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by the annual deadline date of May 31.
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Germiphene Corporation Award
Automatic Selection
A monetary award is presented annually to a graduating Dental Assisting student with the highest achievement in Infection Control.
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Gudmunder Myrdal Bursary
Specific Application
This bursary was established in tribute to Gudmunder Myrdal, first Executive Director of Seven Oaks General Hospital, to assist full-time students in the health profession with the cost of tuition fees.  One bursary of $750 is available annually. Candidates must be enrolled or accepted for enrolment in a post-secondary institution on a full-time basis in a health service program of studies. Deadline for applications is usually late April.  For exact deadline date as well as application forms, contact Educational Services at Seven Oaks General Hospital, phone 632-3180 or  visit the SOGH website at http://sogh.ca/about/bursaries/.
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Harold and Julia Saddington Award
Automatic Selection
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, a $1000 award is available to a first-year Nursing student, enrolled full-time (minimum 60%), who has graduated from a regular Manitoba high school program.  Selection will be based on academic achievement in the following Grade 12 courses: English 40S; Math 40S; and one 40S Science course (highest grade).   Only students who have succesfully completed the first term of the Nursing progam will be considered; selection will be done in December.
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Hill’s Pet Nutrition Canada - Small Animal Nutrition Award
Automatic Selection
A $200 award is given to a graduating Animal Health Technology student who demonstrates proficiency in small animal nutrition and plans to work in small animal practice.
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Indspire - Aboriginal Health Careers Awards
Specific Application
Numerous awards valued at $1000 each are available for Aboriginal students pursuing full-time study during the upcoming year in Health Sciences programs (Nursing, Radiology, Lab Technology).  Applications deadlines are June 1, November 1 and February 1.  Further information is available at www.indspire.ca.  Applications are only accepted on-line and students will need to create a login.
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Jean Burrows Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established upon the retirement of Jean Burrows, Chair of the Nursing Department from 1974 to 1998. One award will be presented annually to a student with outstanding academic achievement in Year 1 of the Bachelor of Nursing Program. Course load is taken into consideration in determining the award recipient.
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John Elsbury Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Two awards valued at $500 each are available annually to students completing the first year and entering the second year of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program.  Criteria will include outstanding academic achievement (with emphasis on Transfusion Science and related courses) and demonstrated financial need. Annual deadline for applications is May 31.
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Karen Wall Aboriginal Nursing Student Award
Specific Application
Established upon the retirement of Karen Wall, Chair of the Nursing Department from 1998 to 2014, one award of $1000 award will be available annually to a nursing student of aboriginal heritage who is in the 3rd year of the BN Program. The student must a have a record of community service to an aboriginal community and have a cumulative GPA of 2.5. Applicants must provide information regarding their community service; a letter of reference supporting these activities is required. Application forms are available online from the Nursing Repository. Application deadline is: 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 2, 2016 .
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Karla Ferens Memorial Entrance Award for Health Care Aide
General RRC Application Required
The Karla Ferens Memorial Entrance Award for Health Care Aide was established by family and friends in memory of Karla Ferens, a 2011 Red River College graduate of the Health Care Aide program. Two $750 awards will be available annually to students attending the Health Care Aide certificate program at the College's Notre Dame Campus; one award will be available to each of the start dates for this program. The successful recipients will have displayed the same accomplishments exhibited by Karla Ferens; involved in sports and leadership qualities. Those interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a one-page essay describing how they display the qualities noted above, why they chose the Health Care Aide program, and how they embrace healthy living in their daily routine.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, Room D101.  Application deadlines are September 15 for the fall term and March 1 for the winter term.
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Manitoba Dental Assistants Association Award
Automatic Selection
A certificate and monetary award is presented annually to a graduating Dental Assisting student whose conduct and qualities characterize a professional.
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Manitoba Dental Association Award
Automatic Selection
A certificate and monetary award is presented annually to a graduating Dental Assisting student based on academic achievement.
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Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association Bursary
General RRC Application Required
One $300 bursary is available annually to a second-year Animal Health Technology student based on high academic standing and demonstrated financial need. Applications are available from the Student Service Centres. Deadline for applications is September 15.
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Manitoba Veterinary Medical Association Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Two $300 scholarships will be presented annually to Animal Health Technology students. One scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated academic proficiency and practical technical abilities during the first year of the program. One scholarship will be awarded to a graduating student who demonstrates outstanding academic and technical proficiency.
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Manitoba Veterinary Technologist Association Awards
Automatic Selection
Two $200 awards are available annually to students in the Animal Health Technology program. One award is presented to a student with outstanding academic achievement after the first year of the program. One award is presented to a graduating student who has demonstrated compassion to animals and fellow students throughout the program. A class vote will be used to select this recipient.
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Mary Langhan Nursing Award
Automatic Selection

Established by friends and family of Mary Langhan, the award will be presented annually to a third-year student who has has expressed a special interest in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and demonstrated a high level of skill in these clinical settings. Mary nursed in ICU, taught prenatal classes and worked in her favourite discipline of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for 26 years until her retirement in 2000. Two of Mary’s greatest strengths were kindness and courage, and the recipient of this award will be a student who also exemplifies these qualities.

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Maureen Barrett Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by her parents as a memorial to their late daughter, three cash awards of approximately $500 are available annually to a student completing the first year and entering the second year of the Medical Laboratory Sciences program. Criteria will include outstanding academic achievement and demonstrated financial need. Annual deadline for applications is May 31.
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McPhillips Animal Hospital Medical Nursing Award
Automatic Selection
A stethoscope is awarded to a graduating Animal Health Technology student demonstrating excellent medical nursing skills.
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Medical Radiologic Technology First-Year Award
General RRC Application Required
A bursary award of $500 is available to full-time students in the first year of the Medical Radiologic Technology program. The selection criteria include satisfactory academic progress (a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of Term 1) and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is February 28.
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Medical Radiologic Technology Second-Year Awards
General RRC Application Required

Two $500 awards are available to full-time students enrolled in the second year of the Medical Radiologic Technology program.  Selection criteria will include financial need and satisfactory academic progress (applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA in each term of Year 1).  Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Deadline for applications is September 30.

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MRI Academic Achievement Award
Automatic Selection

A $250 cash award and a certificate of achievement will be presented annually to the MRI student who attains the highest academic standing at the end of the first semester. 

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Nursing Community Service Award
Specific Application
Two awards of $750 are available annually in the BN program, one to a 2nd year student and one to a 3rd year student. Eligible students must a have a record of volunteering/community service within the last two years, attend school full time and have a degree GPA of 3.0.  Application forms are available online from the Nursing Repository. Application deadline is June 15th annually.
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Nursing Legacy Awards
Automatic Selection
Established by combining donations from a number of sources, including substantial contributions from the Stanton and Duncan families, and Nursing faculty. These award recognizes outstanding clinical performance of students during the various Clinical Nursing Practice courses within the Bachelor of Nursing program. Course load is taken into consideration in the selection process.  Recipients are selected by the Nursing faculty.
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Nursing Student Leadership Award
Specific Application
Two awards of $ 750 are available annually in the BN program, one to a 2nd year student and one to a 3rd year student, who have demonstrated leadership amongst their peers within the nursing program. Students are nominated by a peer or a faculty member for this award. For students wishing to nominate a peer for this award, application forms are available online from the Nursing Repository. Application deadline is June 15th annually.
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Nursing Students Endowment Bursaries
Specific Application
Bursaries of $750 each are available annually to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing program. Bursaries are available for Year 1 students and Year 2 students. Eligible applicants must be enrolled full-time and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50. Financial need will be the primary selection criterion. Application forms are available online from the Nursing Repository and should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres (Notre Dame Campus or Exchange District Campus). Application deadline for Year 1 students is April 18th and for Year 2 students is December 21st.
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Nursing Students Endowment Scholarships
Automatic Selection
The Nursing Awards Committee annually distributes two scholarships based on outstanding academic achievement to students enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Nursing program. Recipients will have been enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours per term.
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Sharon Hopfner Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, a minimum $500 bursary will be awarded annually to a student enrolled in the second year of Medical Radiologic Technology program who is attending their clinical practice courses in a rural facility (name and location of facility should be included on the application form). To be eligible, applicants will have completed the first year of their program and have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA in each term. Selection will be based on financial need.  Deadline for applications is July 31.
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Sharon Towarnicki Memorial Award
Specific Application
Established in memory of Sharon Towarnicki, an instructor and student advisor in the Nursing program at RRC. Funds are available to assist students enrolled in the Bachelor of Nursing Program who are experiencing emergency financial crises. Applicants must be full-time students with regular attendance. Application forms are available from the Student Service Centre and an appointment, with the Coordinator, Student Awards and Financial Aid to discuss the financial situation, is required. No awards will be made until after January 1 each year.
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Sinclair Dental Award
Automatic Selection
A certificate and monetary award is presented annually to a Dental Assisting student for outstanding practical skills and overall performance.
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Sophie Katarynych Award
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, two $600 awards will be presented annually to second-year students in the Animal Health Technology program. Selection will be based on high academic standing with financial need also taken into consideration. Deadline for applications is September 15.
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Southglen Veterinary Hospital Award
Automatic Selection
$1000 is awarded to a graduating student from the Animal Health Technology Program who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and technical proficiency throughout the course of the program.
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Sunstar Americas, Inc. Award
Automatic Selection
A plaque and a monetary award is presented annually to a  Dental Assisting student for outstanding oral health education.
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TD Aboriginal Nursing Fund
Specific Application
Awards are available for Aboriginal students who are enrolled full-time in a Nursing program.  Students must enroll with the Canadian Nurses Foundation. Further information is available at www.cnf-fiic.ca/scholarships.  Deadline for applications is March 31.
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Thorey Johnson Nursing Award
Specific Application
In honour of their mother, Mrs. Johnson’s daughters have established this award to be presented to a nursing student in the Bachelor of Nursing program, who has successfully completed Senior Practicum in a rural setting, and who has expressed a special interest in rural nursing practice. The recipient will have demonstrated a high level of skill in the clinical setting, sound academic achievement, as well as a caring and compassionate attitude with patients. Application forms are available online from the Nursing Repository in late August.
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Wilfred Dychuk Award
Automatic Selection
An award of $200 is presented to a Chemical and Biosciences Technology student who demonstrates proficiency in the analytical chemistry laboratory during the first year of the program.
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Hospitality
Apprentice Cook Award
Automatic Selection
Two awards valued at $250.00 each will be presented annually.   One award will be presented to the Apprentice Level 1 student that demonstrated professional promise in both academic studies and practical skills throughout the term; one award will be presented to the Apprentice Level 2 student who has high academic achievement, demonstrated leadership and professionalism is a practical environment. 
    
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Ardent Mills Award
Automatic Selection
A $200 award is presented annually to a student in Professional Baking, who demonstrates excellent daily practical performance including reliability, safety/sanitation and professionalism.
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Bakemark Canada Award
Automatic Selection
A $300 award is presented annually to a dedicated student in Professional Baking who demonstrates leadership, teamwork and professional skills.
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Canadian Culinary Federation (CCF) Awards
Automatic Selection
An award valued at $350 and a one-year CCF Winnipeg Branch membership will be awarded to the second-year Culinary Arts student (who is a Junior CCF member) with the best overall ratings and feedback for both their cooperative education work terms. 
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Canadian Hospitality Foundation
Specific Application
The Canadian Hospitality Foundation offers awards each year. One award of $3000 is offered to a high school student entering the Hospitality and Tourism program. One award of $2000 is offered to a student who is completing their first year and is entering the second year of the Tourism or Hotel and Restaurant Management programs. The selection is by application and based on work experience, academic achievement, leadership, ability to get along with others and professional promise. Applications are submitted in May and awards are made in November. Contact the Hospitality Department for application information.
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Champs Food Systems - Phil Hiebert Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
The $250 Phil Hiebert Memorial Award is presented by Champs Food Systems Ltd. to a second-year student in the Hotel and Restaurant Management program. Selection is based on a demonstrated passion for the industry as indicated by the above average co-op employer evaluation. Financial need and academic achievement are also contributing factors in the selection process.
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Chef's Hat Inc. Award
Automatic Selection
Two awards are presented to term 6 Culinary Arts students.  The recipients will have exhibited the qualities of a positive attitude, team work, leadership and initiative while performing their role as chef of the day.
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Confrérie de la Chaîne des Rôtisseurs Award
Automatic Selection
Annually, two awards of $1000 are presented to Culinary Arts students and one award of $1000 is presented to a Hotel and Restaurant Management student in their final academic term. The recipients will have demonstrated excellence in cuisine and service, and professionalism in academic work and practical labs. Recipients will also be selected based on demonstrated outstanding professional promise.
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Culinary Arts Legacy Award
General RRC Application Required
An award of $500 is available annually to a second-year Culinary Arts student who has displayed leadership skills and demonstrated community involvement.  Deadline for applications is September 30.  A 250-word essay describing the applicant's leadership skills, volunteer service/community involvement and financial need should accompany the application.  Contact the Hospitality Department for more information.
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Demos "Jimmy" Ginakes Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by his family and friends in memory of Demos “Jimmy Ginakes”,  an award valued at a minimum of $750 is available, for each intake, to students enrolled in the second year of the Culinary Arts program at Red River College. The successful recipients will have displayed professional behavior in class and be career-focused. Preference will be given to Pony Corral Restaurant & Bar employees. Those interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a one-page essay describing how you display the qualities noted above.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Doug Stephen and Kerri Irvin-Ross Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a term 5 Culinary Arts student.  Selection will be based on financial need and academic achievement.  Applicants must have achieved a minimum 2.5 GPA in their first year of the Culinary Arts program to be considered for this award. Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Fairmont Winnipeg Student Award
Automatic Selection
A $1500 award will be presented annually to a second-year Hotel and Restaurant Management student.  Department faculty will select a student who as acted as an ambassador for the College and has displayed leadership in the program, with consideration given to their accomplishments since being enrolled in the program.
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Garland Commercial Ranges Limited Awards
Automatic Selection
One award of $750 will be presented to a Culinary Arts student in their final term.  Selection criteria includes outstanding academic achievement and excellent ratings from co-op placements.
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Harvest Bakery Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to a Professional Baking student who has demonstrated exceptional abilities in the breadmaking courses of the program.  As well the recipient will have displayed a strong work ethic and commitment and passion for the profession.  Selection will be made by the faculty following the academic portion of the program.
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Hospitality and Culinary Arts Competition Travel Awards
Automatic Selection
Awards are available to students in Hospitality or Culinary Arts programs who are selected to represent RRC at local, national or International competitions. Recipients of the award will have demonstrated outstanding professional promise defined as evidence of future ability and potential to perform exceptionally in their professional life. Recipients will be selected by faculty. Award value will be dependent upon travel costs and available funds.
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Joey Restaurant Culinary Award
General RRC Application Required
 A $500 award is available to a second-year Culinary Arts student.  Selection criteria will include financial need and academic progress.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Joey Restaurant Culinary Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is available to a first-year Culinary Arts student.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application form should be accompanied by a one page statement explaining the applicant's career goals and impact the award will have in achieving those goals.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Joey Restaurant Hospitality Award
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is available to a second-year Hotel and Restaurant Management student.  Selection criteria will include financial need and academic progress.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Les Marmitons Most Promising Chef Award
Automatic Selection
Established by Les Marmitons Winnipeg Chapter. One award valued at $1000 will be presented to a Culinary Arts second year, sixth term student at Red River College. Selection will be based on performance in second year academic and coop terms, as well as leadership qualities. The recipient will have also acted as an ambassador by representing the school at industry events.
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Manitoba Canola Growers Association Award
Specific Application
Awards valued at $500, $300 and $200 will be given to the Professional Baking students who have developed the most innovative baking recipe using Canola Oil as their main fat, with the emphasis on using local products. 
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Manitoba Pork Award
Specific Application
Annual awards of $1000, $750 and $500 will be given to three deserving Culinary Arts students who have developed the most innovative pork recipes.
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Manitoba Restaurant and Foodservice Association Awards
Automatic Selection
Two $300 awards are offered to second-year students in Hotel and Restaurant Management and Culinary Arts. The award is based on high academic achievement, co-op work performance evaluations and a preference for work in restaurants.  Students must have completed a co-op placement at an MRFA member's establishment.
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Manitoba Turkey Producers and Granny's Poultry Award
Specific Application
Awards totaling $2250 (1st place $1000; 2nd place $750; and 3rd place $500) are presented annually to Culinary Arts students who have developed the most innovative turkey recipes. 
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Norm Konowalchuk Memorial Award for Culinary Arts Students
General RRC Application Required
This award was established by family and friends in memory of Norm Konowalchuk, a longtime employee of Red River College. One award, valued at $500 is available annually to a Culinary Arts student with a satisfactory academic standing who is enrolled in, or entering, the second year of the program. Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing the applicant's leadership skills and career goals. Although not a requirement, preference will be given to a student who demonstrates volunteerism/community involvement; please include information regarding this topic in your statement as well.  Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by September 30.  
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Paterson GlobalFoods Culinary Arts Award
General RRC Application Required
Three $1000 awards are available to students enrolled full-time in term 4  (second-year) of the Culinary Arts program.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Entrance Bursary for Professional Baking & Patisserie
General RRC Application Required
One bursary valued at $1000 is available annually to a student entering the Professional Baking & Patisserie program at Red River College.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application form including the financial information section, as well as a 250-word essay outlining their career goals.  Application deadline is September 30
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Paterson GlobalFoods Hospitality Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available to a student enrolled full-time in term 4 of the Hotel and Restaurant Management program.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Professional Baking & Patisserie Graduate Award
Automatic Selection
One award valued at $1000 will be presented annually to a student graduating from the Professional Baking & Patiserrie program.  The recipient will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, displayed leadership qualities and demonstrated professionalism.
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Pepsi Hospitality Student Co-op Travel Award
Automatic Selection
Awards are available to students in Hospitality or Culinary Arts programs who will be attending a co-op outside of Manitoba. Recipients of the award will have demonstrated outstanding professional promise defined as evidence of future ability and potential to perform exceptionally in their professional life). Scholastic achievement will also be considered in the selection process. The award will be provided to partially cover expenses associated with co-op travel. No application required. Recipients will be selected by faculty. Award value dependent upon travel costs and available funds.
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Professional Baking Academic Achievement Award
Automatic Selection
A $600 award is presented annually to a Professional Baking student based on outstanding academic achievement.
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Professional Baking Practical Skills Achievement Award
Automatic Selection
A $400 award is presented annually to a Professional Baking student who has displayed exceptional practical skills in the lab.
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Queen's Jubilee Culinary Award
Automatic Selection
One award of $500 is presented to a second-year Culinary Arts student.  The recipient must have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50.  Selection criteria include demonstrated exceptional organizational skills, clean work station and professional personal grooming, as well as an outstanding attendance record.
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Red River Exhibition Foundation Inc. Tourism Industry Scholarship
Specific Application
The Red River Exhibition Foundation Inc. offers scholarships to students who are entering their first or second year of a Tourism Management Program. Each award is a minimum value of $1000. Applicants must provide proof of successful completion of their last level of education, acceptance or enrolment in the program, letters of reference from an educator and employer, and an essay. Application deadline is the second week of May. Further information is available from the Red River Exhibition website (http://www.redriverex.com/about/red-river-exhibition-foundation/scholarships/) - just click on Tourism Industry Scholarship.  Deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m., the second Friday in May each year.
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Ron Long Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required

Established in memory of Ron Long, a long time and founding member of the Canadian Culinary Federation (CCF).  One award valued at $500 is available annually to a Term 5 student enrolled in the Culinary Arts program.  Selection will be based on demonstrated commitment and passion for the industry; traits for which Ron Long was known.  Some consideration will also be given to financial need and satisfactory academic progress.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application form along with a one-page explanation of their career goals and volunteer service related to the hospitality sector.  Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.

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Russell Food Equipment Award
Automatic Selection
Two $250 awards are presented to students entering their second year; one in Culinary Arts and the other in Hotel and Restaurant Management.  Selection criteria includes an above average first co-op assessment and lab practical assessment; volunteer involvement in the industry and must show an eagerness to learn about the industry.
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School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts Bridging Awards
General RRC Application Required
Awards with a minimum value of $500 are available to students entering the second year of Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management or Tourism Management.  The awards are based on good academic standing, professional goals and financial need. Applications must be submitted before the date their work term begins with a 250 word explanation of their career goals. Awards will be applied to tuition once the student is registered in Term 4 classes.
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School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts Cooperative Education Awards
General RRC Application Required
Awards of $500 are available to students who have completed their first term of cooperative education and are entering second year of either Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management or Tourism Management. Selection will be based on good academic standing, successful completion of a coop placement with a very good or better employer rating, and financial need. Applications must be accompanied by a 250 word explanation of their coop goals and how they were successful in meeting those goals. Applications are due on the fourth Friday of the term.
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School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts Graduate Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Scholarships of $1000 will be presented to a graduating student in the Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management or Tourism program. The scholarship is awarded based on a successful academic record of honours status. Professional promise will also be considered as demonstrated by successful cooperative education placements and professional student behaviour. Scholarships will be awarded after completion of all program requirements.
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School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts Professional Leadership Awards
Automatic Selection
Awards with a minimum value of $750 are available to students who are completing their final academic term in either Culinary Arts, Hotel and Restaurant Management or Tourism Management. Recipient selection is based on leadership, as demonstrated in practical labs, group projects, professional student behaviour, and a commitment to their studies profession through volunteerism, mentorship and employment.
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Shannon Ellis Outstanding Student Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
A $1000 award is presented annually to a Professional Baking student who has displayed commitment to the baking profession, by volunteering their own time to learning new skills, while maintaining an above average GPA and exceptional lab skills. 
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Skills Award - School of Hospitality and Culinary Arts
Automatic Selection
A maximum of $500 will be awarded to a student who participates in the Skills Manitoba Cooks Trade, Baking Trade or Restaurant Service competition, achieves a gold medal ranking, and is willing to proceed to the National Skills Competition.  Awards are given after the Skills Manitoba competition results are finalized.
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Victoria Inn Award
General RRC Application Required
A minimum $500 award will be presented annually to an employee of the Victoria Inn who is enrolled in a full-time program at Red River College. Applicants must have completed a successful coop placement at the Victoria Inn or have been employed for at least four months with the hotel. Selection criteria is also based on professional student behavior, teamwork and career goals. Applicants will submit a 250-word statement of their career goals and award qualifications, with the application, by September 30.
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WOW! Hospitality Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 is available annually to students currently enrolled in the second year of the Hotel and Restaurant Management program.  Selection will be based on financial need and career aspirations.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement outlining the applicant's career aspirations.  Deadline for applications is September 30.
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Zep Manufacturing Company of Canada
Automatic Selection
An award of $250 will be presented to a second-year Culinary Arts student who has demonstrated outstanding sanitation and safety practices in the kitchen labs.
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Teacher Education
Isabella Dryden Award for Teaching Excellence
Specific Application
The Educators of Business and Information Technology (EBIT) of Manitoba offer an annual scholarship of $1000 to assist graduates of the Business Teacher Education program with furthering their education. The scholarship funds will be available for use by the recipient for a 24-month period only. Applicants graduating from the Joint RRC/U of W Program should submit an application, an original lesson plan and a current transcript to EBIT. For further information contact the Teacher Education Department or EBIT. Application forms are available from the EBIT website www.myebit.org.  Deadline for applications is June 30.
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Manitoba Teachers’ Society Bursaries
Automatic Selection
Cash awards will be presented to students enrolled in the final year of the Business/Technology, Industrial Arts/Technology or Technical Vocational Teacher Education programs. Selection of recipients will be made by the Teacher Education faculty based on criteria such as academic progress and student teaching success. Recipients will have exhibited the personal qualities considered essential for successful teaching.
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Teacher Education Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
Two $600 awards are available annually to students entering the Teacher Education programs at Red River College; preference will be given to those entering the five-year programs.  Applications should be accompanied by a current high school transcript including first-term grades.  Selection criteria will include academic achievement with secondary consideration to leadership qualities or peer support activities.  A reference letter from an educator supporting these traits should also be included.  Application deadline is June 15.
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Technology
AECOM Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Two scholarships of $1000 each are available to students entering the final year of Municipal Engineering Technology and Structural Engineering Technology.
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American Concrete Institute (ACI) Manitoba Chapter Scholarship
General RRC Application Required

Established by the American Concrete Institute (ACI) Manitoba Chapter, a minimum $1000 award is available to a student enrolled in their final year of the Architectural/Engineering Technology, Municipal Engineering Technology, Structural Engineering Technology or Construction Management program.  To be eligible applicants must have attained a minimum 2.50 cumulative GPA.  To be considered, interested student should complete an application form and submit it along with a statement (paragraph) describing the applicant's past experience and intended career plans, and how these relate to concrete.  Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November. 

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ASM International Manitoba Chapter Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A $500 award and an ASM Metals Handbook is presented to a student entering the second year of the Mechanical Engineering Technology program who is taking a full program load and attains the highest standing in the metallurgy course.
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Association of MB Land Surveyors Scholarship
Automatic Selection
One $800 Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors Scholarship is given to a student entering Geomatics Technology.
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Beach Rocke Awards
Automatic Selection

Two awards of $1000 each are presented annually to full-time Structural Engineering Technology students based on outstanding academic achievement.  One will be awarded to a student entering Year 2, the other to a student entering Year 3.

 

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Bird Construction Company Limited Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Two awards are available annually; a $750 award is presented to a student entering Architectural/Engineering Technology and a $1,500 award is presented to a student in the final year of the Architectural/Engineering Technology program.
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Bird Construction Employee Red River College Alumni Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This award was established by a long standing partner of RRC, Bird Construction, and its employees who are graduates of Red River College. A minimum of $1,000 award will be awarded to a student in the final year of his/her studies in Construction Management, based on outstanding academic achievement. The selection will be made by faculty.
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Bockstael Construction - Construction Management Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1500 award will be presented annually to a Year 3 Construction Management student who has attained a minimum 2.50 GPA at the end of Year 2. Selection will be based on demonstrated leadership qualities, as well as financial need.  The application should be accompanied by a letter of reference from a teacher, guidance counselor, instructor, community leader or employer attesting to the applicant's leadership qualities in school, work or the community.  Application deadline is the first Friday in November.
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Boeing Canada Technology Limited Scholarship
Automatic Selection
One award of $1000 and two awards of $500 are given to students entering the second year of Mechanical Engineering Technology.
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Bryan I. Dreger Award
Automatic Selection

Established in memory of Bryan I. Dreger by the Association of Manitoba Land Surveyors and his friends and colleagues, four awards are available for full-time Geomatics Technology students at Red River College. Two awards, minimum $1500 each, will be granted annually to students entering the third year of the Geomatics Technology program at Red River College. Deserving candidates must have a high academic standing, have worked for a land surveying firm in their most recent co-op, and be Canadian Board of Examiners for Professional Surveyors candidates. Two awards, minimum $750 each, will be granted annually to students entering the second year of the Geomatics Technology program at Red River College. Deserving candidates must have a high academic standing and have worked for a land surveying firm in their most recent co-op. All awards recipients will be selected by the department faculty.

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C.E. Littler Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
A minimum $100 award is presented annually by the Institute of Power Engineers (Winnipeg Branch) to a first-year student (who is a student member of the Institute) in the Power Engineering Technology program, based on demonstrated academic and technical ability.
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Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) Civil Engineering Tech Entrance Award
General RRC Application Required
The Canadian Public Works Association Manitoba Chapter Civil Engineering Technology Entrance Award, valued at $1000, is available to first-year Civil Engineering Technology students.  Selection will be based on financial need.  To be considered, students should submit a completed application form by the deadline date of September 15.
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Canadian Public Works Association (CPWA) Municipal Engineering Technology Award
General RRC Application Required
The Canadian Public Works Association Manitoba Chapter Municipal Engineering Technology Award, valued at $1000, is available to third-year Municipal Engineering Technology students.  To be eligible for consideration, students should submit an application form accompanied by a short statement describing their desire to pursue a career in public works.  Selection will be based on this statement content as well as financial need.  Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.
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CARIC (Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada) Award
General RRC Application Required

Established by CARIC - Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada.  One award of a $1000 is available to a third year student enrolled in the Mechanical Engineering Technology Program.  The eligible candidate should be a full time student who is enrolled in the Aerospace Technology elective course. Additional consideration  may be given to applicants who have completed a co-op  placement with an aerospace company, or have been involved in student competition groups such as Shell eco-challenge.  Applicants should also display an interested in Aerospace related technical  reporting. Students interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a statement outlining their involvement in student competition groups and their interest in the Aerospace industry. The application deadline is Oct 15th.

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CentrePort Canada Scholarship for Environmental Engineering Technology
Automatic Selection
A $500 scholarship is available to a third year Environmental Engineering Technology Program student at Red River College. The qualified candidate will be selected by faculty based on outstanding academic achievement. Preference will be given to a female candidate.
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Certified Technicians and Technologists Association of MB (CTTAM) Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Three scholarships of $1000 are given to one student member entering the second year of each Civil Engineering Technology, Electronic Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology based on academic standing.
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Chapman Bursary for Information Technology
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 bursary sponsored by Bob Chapman is available to students in the following programs: Business Information Technology, Electronic and Network Technician, Network Technology CCNA), Network Technology (CCNP) Certificate, Network Technology (CCNP) Diploma. Students is any year of their program are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students who have graduated from a high school in the Prairie Spirit School Division (https://sites.google.com/a/prspirit.org/prairie-spirit-5/school) but all students are encouraged to apply. Recipient selection will be based on financial need. Application deadline is February 1.
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Cibinel Architecture Award for Architectural/Engineering Technology
Automatic Selection
Created by Cibinel Architecture Ltd an award valued at a minimum of $500 is available to a student who has completed 2nd year and is enrolled in 3rd year of the Architectural/Engineering Technology program. The recipient will be selected by faculty, based on individual performance and professionalism throughout the year.
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CISC Manitoba North West Ontario Region Award
Automatic Selection
Established by the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction, a $1000 award is available annually to a full-time third-year student in the Structural Engineering Technology program.  The successful recipient will have achieved outstanding academic success in the program, with emphasis on the grade achieved in the Steel Design course.  Other criteria will include attendance and demonstrated professionalism in class. 
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Civil Engineering Technology Scholarship
Automatic Selection
$500 is presented to a student who has attained a high standing and is in either their second or final year of a Civil/CAD Technology program.
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Concrete Manitoba Award
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is available annually to a Structural or Municipal Engineering Technology student who has completed Year 2 with a minimum 2.50 GPA. Eligible students will have graduated from a Manitoba high school and be a Manitoba resident.  Those interested in being considered should submit an application along with an essay or statement (maximum one page) describing their interest in concrete technology, and in expanding their knowledge in this field.  Application deadline is the first Friday in November.
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Construction Institute of Canada Student Bid Competition Award
Automatic Selection
The Construction Institute of Canada’s Student Bid Competition is held annually.  Red River College’s Construction Management faculty selects a team (maximum four members) to represent the College at the competition.  If the team medals in one of the three categories, an award consisting of $500 per term member will be presented.  Awards will be presented in April after the competition results are known.  Contact the Civil Engineering Technology Department for more information.
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Construction Management Continuing Students Awards
General RRC Application Required

The following awards have been established for full-time students continuing their studies in the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year of the Construction Management program at Red River College:  four Winnipeg Construction Association Awards valued at $1500 each; and one Paul Charette Construction Management Award valued at $1500.  Eligible students will have attained a minimum 70% (3.00 GPA). Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need. If the applicant has been employed by a Winnipeg Construction Association Member, that information should be included on the application. Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November. Only one application is required to be considered for these. Award name is Construction Management Continuing Students Awards.

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Construction Management Entrance Awards
General RRC Application Required

The following awards are available to students who are entering or are in the first year of the Construction Management Degree Program: one Manitoba Heavy Construction Association award valued at a minimum of $1500; one award Paul Charette Construction Management Award valued at $1500; and two Winnipeg Construction Association awards valued at $1500 each. To be eligible applicants must be full time students and will have achieved a minimum 70% average using three Grade 12 (40S) courses: English; Mathematics; and one additional 40S course (highest grade). To be considered for this award, applicants should submit an application, high school transcript, maximum one-page statement indicating why they have chosen this program and how they will benefit from this award. Although not a requirement, a letter of reference from a teacher, guidance counselor, employer or other individual with whom the applicant is well acquainted is recommended, and will be considered an asset. Selections will be based on financial need, statement content and, if included, letter of reference. Deadline for applications is September 15. If the applicant has any construction experience and/or affiliation with Winnipeg Construction Association Members, that information should be included as well. Note: Only one application is required to be eligible for all three of the above mentioned awards. Award name is Construction Management Entrance Awards.
                                                                                                                                                                               

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Construction Management Milestone Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to a full-time Construction Management student entering fourth year of the program, who has attended all three previous years (six academic semesters and three co-op semesters).  The recipient will have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.40, have demonstrated professional behavior in class, and received positive co-op employer feedback.
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Dynamic Machine Corporation Mechanical Engineering Technology Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to a Mechanical Engineering Technology student based on academic and technical achievement in the Fluid Power component of the program.
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Edward S. Smendziuk Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award is presented annually to a full-time Civil Technology student in his or her graduating year and is based upon high academic standing, participation in extracurricular activities, and leadership qualities. The award honours the memory of Edward S. Smendziuk, department head of Civil Technology, who passed away suddenly in October of 1984.
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Elizabeth Ptashnik Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
Established by the friends and family of Elizabeth Ptashnik, cash awards of a minimum $1000 is available annually to a female student entering the second or third year of the Environmental  Engineering Technology program (preference will be given to third-year students).  Applicants will have achieved a minimum 2.75 GPA and display a strong work ethic.  Application forms should be accompanied by a one-page letter describing the applicant's motivation in selecting this program of studies, their career goals, and why they believe they should be selected to receive this award.  Although not mandatory, a letter of reference from a co-op employer would be considered an asset.  Application deadline is the first Friday in November.
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Environmental and Sustainable Economy Education Award
Automatic Selection
A $300 award is available to a third-year Environmental Technology student.  Recipients will have demonstrated volunteerism and initiative in the class, and have received a positive co-op work placement report. 
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Ernst Hansch Construction Ltd. Award
Automatic Selection
Four awards of $300 each are given to students who have demonstrated academic excellence, and interest and commitment in the Architectural or Structural Engineering Technology program.
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F. Ross Browne CSC Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, a scholarship in the amount of $550 plus a one-year student membership in the CSC is given for high academic performance to a student enrolled in the second year of Civil Engineering Technology in one of the following specializations: Architectural/Engineering Technology; Municipal Engineering Technology or; Structural Engineering Technology program.
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Flynn Canada Awards
Automatic Selection
Two $1000 awards will be presented annually to the students achieving the highest GPA; one to a second-year Architectural Engineering Technology student, and the other to a second-year Structural Engineering Technology student as selected by program faculty.
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Frank M. Fowler Memorial Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, scholarships of a minimum $750 each will be awarded annually to students who have attained a minimum GPA of 3.00 after the first year of Civil Technology and have entered one of the major fields of study (currently Architectural/Engineering, Environmental , Geomatics, Municipal and Structural Engineering Technology). Recipients will have displayed good character and demonstrated community commitment through some participation outside the classroom.
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Frederick David Taylor IV Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award was established by family and friends in memory of Frederick David Taylor IV , a 2014 graduate of Greenspace Management program at Red River College. Frederick was always passionate about the environment and outdoors. This passion continued when after graduation from RRC he started Sustainable Organic Solutions, which focuses on the environment and organic soil health amendments. To keep Frederick’s legacy going and to support students who share similar qualities, a minimum of $500 will be available annually to a Greenspace Horticulture Diploma student. Recipients will be selected by faculty based on commitment to the environment and sustainable Horticultural practices along with exemplary team work and leadership in the classroom.
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Greenspace Horticulture Faculty First-Year Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement during the Year 1 of the program.
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Greenspace Horticulture Faculty Scholarships
Automatic Selection
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement during Year 1 and 2 of the program.  Additionally, Hortscape and Turfgrass Excellence Awards will be awarded to greenspace students who exemplify strong academic standing and extracurricular involvement in the Greenspace profession.
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Greenspace Skills Award
Automatic Selection
A $1000 award will be presented to the top-achieving Skills Manitoba Greenspace team, who will be representing Manitoba at the national competition.
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Greg McLachlan Memorial Award for Mechanical Engineering Technology Student
Automatic Selection
Established by his family and friends in memory of Greg McLachlan a Red River College Alumni and a dedicated instructor with over 35 years of experience impacting students in their future careers in Mechanical Engineering Industry. One $1000 award is available to a Mechanical Engineering Technology student in their final term of studies. The successful recipient will have displayed the same qualities and standards exhibited by Greg McLachlan; dynamic personality, great sense of humour, passion for helping others, and a team player. The recipient will have attained a good standing for the Electrical/Electronic Fundamentals and Instrumentation and Control courses. The qualified candidate will be selected by the faculty.
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Henry Penner Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
Established in memory of Henry Penner, an instructor in the Information Systems Technology program, one award valued at a minimum of $400 will be presented annually.  The recipient will be a full-time student entering the second year of the Business Information Technology program and is actively pursuing their Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification.  Selection will be determined by the program faculty.
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Hutchinson Award for Building Design Technology
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award sponsored by Jill Hutchinson is available to a second-year student enrolled in the Building Design Technology program. Eligible applicants will have achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA after first year.  Recipient selection will be based on financial need. Application deadline is the first Friday in November.
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Institute of Power Engineers (Winnipeg Branch)
Automatic Selection
Two awards of a minimum $100 each are presented annually to second-year students (who are student members of the Institute) in the Power Engineering Technology program, based on demonstrated academic and technical ability.
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Integrated Power Services Electrical Engineering Technology Award
Automatic Selection
A $1000 award will be presented annually to a student continuing in the Electrical Engineering Technology program who has achieved a minimum 3.00 cumulative GPA, exhibited leadership qualities and been actively involved in the College.
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Jessica Miner Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Two awards valued at $1000 each will be presented annually to outstanding Electronic and Network Technician program students.
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Jim Mandryk Civil Engineering Leadership Award
General RRC Application Required
This award, valued at $500, has been established in memory of Jim Mandryk to assist individuals entering the Civil EngineeringTechnology program at Red River College. Selection criteria will include academic standing (minimum 2.5/C+ average in Grade 12) and volunteer/leadership roles in school and/or community organizations. The answers to the following questions will also be considered in the selection process: a) On what basis have you decided to choose this career? and b) How do you foresee this training benefiting you? Applications and answers to the questions mentioned above should be submitted by September 30.
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Jim S. McEwan Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
This award was created by his family, in memory of Jim S. McEwan, to assist 2nd year Mechanical Engineering students. One award of $1200 is available annually. To be eligible, students must have achieved a minimum 2.8 cumulative GPA at the end of Year 1 and a minimum “B” average in the first year Technical Communication course, as well as have a demonstrated financial need. Recipients will be selected using these criteria. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is October 15.
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Ken Rist Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A $500 award is presented annually in memory of Ken Rist, a 1981 alumni of the Civil Technology - Building Technology program to a full-time student who has demonstrated academic excellence and is entering the second year of studies in Structural Engineering or Architectural/Engineering Technology.
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Landscape Manitoba Scholarship
Specific Application
Greenspace Horticulture students may be eligible to apply for the Landscape Manitoba Scholarship program.  Visit http://www.landscapemb.com/ or see a faculty member for an application.
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Lee Shirtliffe Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
In memory of Lee A. Shirtliffe, former Lead Instructor in the Instrumentation Engineering program, an award of $400 will be presented annually to a regular full-time student entering the third year of  Instrumentation Engineering Technology. Selection will be made by program faculty.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated academic excellence and leadership qualities in class.
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Lewis Instruments Ltd. Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Proudly sponsored by Lewis Instruments Ltd., a 60 year old company supplying Land Surveying equipment, a $1000 award is provided annually to a student entering the second year of full-time studies in the Civil Engineering Technology program. The recipient will have demonstrated both academic excellence and leadership qualities.
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Louis Picard Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1500 award is available annually to a third-year GeomaticsTechnology, who has achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.
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Magellan Aerospace Scholarships
Automatic Selection
Two awards of $400 each are given to students entering the second year of Electronic Engineering Technology and Mechanical Engineering Technology.
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Manitoba Aerospace Association Mechanical Engineering Technology Award
Automatic Selection
Established by Manitoba Aerospace Association, one award will be presented annually to a third-year Mechanical Engineering technology student enrolled in the Aerospace Technology elective course, who has completed a co-op placement with an aerospace company. The eligible candidate will have demonstrated teamwork, work ethic, attention to details, as well as honesty and reliability. Selection will be done by department faculty.
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Manitoba Aerospace D'Arcy Phillips Award
Automatic Selection
The Manitoba Aerospace D'Arcy Phillips Award is sponsored by Manitoba Aerospace Association and Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council. One award, minimum $500, will be granted to a student attending the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Diploma program. The recipient will have following characteristics: honesty, reliability, team work, work ethic and attention to detail. The recipient will be selected by the department faculty.
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Manitoba Association for Resource Recovery Corp. Award
General RRC Application Required
Two awards of $500 each are available annually to a second or third year student in the Environmental Engineering Technology Program. Eligible applicants will have attained a minimum GPA of 2.5 in the previous year and demonstrated financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Students Service Centre. Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.
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Manitoba Golf Superintendents Association Scholarship
Specific Application

Students enrolled in the Greenspace Horticulture program may be eligible to apply for scholarships administered by the Manitoba Golf Superintendents Association.  Visit http://www.mgsa.mb.ca/cim/42C182_271T9412.dhtm for criteria and applications.

 

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Manitoba Good Roads Association Municipal Engineering Technology Scholarship
Automatic Selection
The MGRA Scholarship is a tribute to the memory of Robert Kwok,a long term Municipal Engineering Technology instructor, as an acknowledgement of the many years of service Robert provided in training Municipal Councils, Managers and Operations staff in gravel road design and maintenance, providing an invaluable service to this association.  The scholarship will be presented annually to a Municipal Engineering Technology student who has excelled in the Roadway Design I course and is enrolled in Roadway Design II.
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Manitoba Horticultural Societies Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to a second-year Greenspace Horticulture Diploma student based on academic and practical achievement, and a demonstrated interest in the Horticultural aspects of the program.
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Manitoba Hydro Bursaries
Specific Application
Manitoba Hydro offers a number of awards, bursaries and scholarships to Red River College students who are of Aboriginal ancestry or members of employment equity designated groups (women, Aboriginal people, members of visible minority groups, and persons with disabilities).  A complete list, descriptions, deadline dates, and application forms are available from their website   http://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/trades_tech.shtml#eng_tech_year1 .  Manitoba Hydro reviews all applications and makes the selections. Successful recipients of the bursaries are generally notified by early February.  Completed application forms should be submitted directly to Manitoba Hydro by the indicated deadline date (October 1 in most cases). 
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Manitoba Hydro Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A scholarship of $1000, along with the opportunity to be considered for summer employment will be awarded annually to a student entering the second year of Electrical Engineering Technology.  Selection will be made by program faculty.
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Manitoba Hydro X Club Winnipeg Chapter Bursary
General RRC Application Required
A $500 bursary is available annually to a first-year Electrical Engineering Technology student.  Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need.  Application deadline is January 31.
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MHCA Cornerstone Award
General RRC Application Required

An award valued at a minimum $1500 is available annually to a student in any year of the Construction Management Degree Program. Established by the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (MHCA) this award recognizes its past Board Chairs who since 1945 have laid the cornerstone foundations upon which the MHCA has been built.  It is upon this cornerstone foundation that the MHCA has been able to make, and strives to continue to make, constructive contributions in the development and evolution of public policy at the provincial, regional and national levels. Each Chair is recognized through a ‘A Salute to our Past: A Tribute to our Chairs’ (click link to view all of our past chairs).  To be considered for this award, applicants should submit a general application form, accompanied by a letter of recommendation from a person(s) demonstrably well acquainted with the student including, but not limited to, a teacher, character reference, guidance counsellor or employer who can speak to the applicant's initiative, energy, enthusiasm, perseverance to succeed and passion to make a difference. Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.

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Milton Matheson Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
Mrs. Eulah Matheson has established a scholarship fund in memory of her husband, Milton Matheson as a lasting tribute to Milton's unwavering belief and interest in young people and educational achievement.  Two $500 awards will be presented annually to third-year Electronic Engineering Technology students based on outstanding academic achievement.
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MTS Academic Excellence Award for Electronic Engineering Technology
Automatic Selection
A $1000 award will be presented annually to a student in the second year of the Electronic Engineering Technology program based on outstanding academic achievement in the first year of the program.
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MTS Telecommunications Award
General RRC Application Required
Awards valued at $1000 each are available for Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women entering the following programs on a full-time basis: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electronic and Network Technician or Business Information Technology. Recipients who successfully complete their first year of study may have their award renewed for their second year. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, accompanied by a resume, as well as a letter answering the following questions: a) Why do you want to take this program? and b) What are your career aspirations? Selection will be based on academic progress, financial need and applicants' career goals. Deadlines for applications are; October 8 for fall programs and February 1 for winter programs.
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Neelin Wilson Construction Inc. Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Two awards of $750 each are to be awarded to students entering the second year of Civil Engineering Technology who have demonstrated either highest academic achievement or greatest improvement in both written and oral communication.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Building Design Technology Award
General RRC Application Required
One $1500 award is available to a student enrolled full-time in the second-year of the Civil Engineering Technology program in the Building Design Technology specialization.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community, as well as a reference letter from an instructor attesting to a strong work ethic in class.  Application deadline is the first Friday in November.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Business Information Technology Award
General RRC Application Required
Two $1000 awards (one for each start date) are available for students enrolled full-time in Term 3 (second-year) of the Business Information Technology program.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community, as well as a reference letter from an instructor attesting to a strong work ethic in class.  Application deadlines are September 30 (for fall term) and January 31 (for winter term).
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Paterson GlobalFoods Structural Engineering Technology Award
General RRC Application Required
One $1500 award is available to a student enrolled full-time in the third-year of the Civil Engineering Technology program in the Structural Engineering Technology specialization.  Recipients will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA, demonstrated volunteer activity in the community and displayed a strong work ethic in class.  Applications should be accompanied by a one-page statement describing career aspirations and volunteer activity in the community, as well as a reference letter from an instructor attesting to a strong work ethic in class.  Application deadline is the first Friday in November.
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Paul Charette Entrance Award for Civil Technology and Construction Management
General RRC Application Required
Five awards valued at $5000 each towards first-year tuition are available annually to students entering the Civil Engineering Technology or Construction Management program at Red River College. Preference will be given to students coming directly from a Manitoba high school. Criteria include having achieved an academic standing of a minimum 70% or "B" average for Grade 12 courses, and financial need. Applicants will also have displayed leadership qualities in the family, school and/or community. Applications should be accompanied by a high school transcript, a one-page essay indicating information regarding the applicant's financial need, and responses to the following questions: What impact will this bursary have on your career goals? What are some examples of how you have demonstrated leadership qualities? Will you be considering a career in the construction industry?.  Also required are two letters of recommendation (one from a teacher or guidance counselor and the other from someone who knows you outside of school (not a relative). Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Application deadline is June 1 for students who are in Grade 12.  Others may apply by the deadline date of September 15.
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Paul Charette Year 2 Civil Technology and Construction Management Awards
General RRC Application Required
Five awards valued at $3000 each towards second-year tuition are available annually to second-year students (third-year students who have required Manitoba Student Aid funding for their previous years may also apply) in the Civil Engineering Technology (any major) or Construction Management programs. Criteria include having achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 and financial need. Applications should be accompanied by a one-page essay.  The essay should demonstrate your interest in the Civil  EngineeringTechnology/Construction Management program and include answers to the following questions: a) Will you be considering a career in the construction industry? b) What impact will this award have on your career goals? and c) How have you demonstrated leadership qualities (provide examples)?  A reference letter from an instructor, commenting on your degree of commitment and enthusiasm for life-long learning, is also required.  Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.
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Ricoh Canada Award for First-Year Business Information Technology Students
General RRC Application Required
A $1000 award is available annually to a full-time (60% course load) first-year Business Information Technology student.  To be eligible, applicants must be a Manitoba resident and Canadian citizen, and have achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA in the first semester of the program, if currently enrolled in the second semester; or 60% in Grade 12, if currently enrolled in the first semester.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 31.
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Robert Kwok Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required
A $1500 award is available annually to a second-year student who has achieved a minimum 2.50 GPA at the end of the first year of the Civil Engineering Technology program and is pursuing a diploma in one of the available majors.  The recipient will have displayed a positive attitude with respect to attendance, actively participated in his classes, and have shown an improvement in grades over the course of the first year.  Eligible students should submit an application form, accompanied by a letter from an instructor that speaks to the requirements as outlined.  Deadline for applications is the first Friday in November.
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Roning Group Award
Automatic Selection
An award of $500 is given to a Civil, Electronic Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology student displaying the greatest proficiency in oral and written communication, and in report writing.
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Skills Manitoba - Civil Engineering Technology Awards
Automatic Selection
A maximum of $1200 will be awarded to Civil Engineering Technology department student  who participates in the Skills Manitoba competition, achieves a gold medal ranking, and is willing to proceed to the National Skills Competition.  If there is not a Civil Engineering Technology department student proceeding to the National Skills Competition, the award may be given to one or more Civil Engineering Technology  students who have achieved a medal at the provincial level.  Awards are given in April or May after the competition results are known. Contact the Civil Engineering Technology Department for more information.
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Stantec Consulting Ltd. Architectural/Engineering Technology Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Stantec Consulting Ltd., to reflect their commitment to champion educational excellence, a $1000 award will be presented annually to a student entering the second year of Architectural/Engineering Technology , who has attained a minimum 4.00 GPA in the first year of their program.
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Stantec Consulting Ltd. Electrical Engineering Technology Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Stantec Consulting Ltd., to reflect their commitment to champion educational excellence, a $1000 award will be presented annually to a student entering the second year of Electrical Engineering Technology, who has attained a minimum 4.00 GPA in the first year of their program.
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Stantec Consulting Ltd. Mechanical Engineering Technology Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Stantec Consulting Ltd., to reflect their commitment to champion educational excellence, a $1000 award will be presented annually to a student entering the second year of Mechanical Engineering Technology, who has attained a minimum 4.00 GPA in the first year of their program.
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Stantec Consulting Ltd. Municipal Engineering Technology Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Stantec Consulting Ltd., to reflect their commitment to champion educational excellence, a $1000 award will be presented annually to a student entering the second year of Municipal Engineering Technology, who has attained a minimum 4.00 GPA in the first year of their program.
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TD Insurance Meloche Monnex Award
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is available annually to a second- or third-year student in the Civil Engineering Technology family of programs (Architectural, Building Design, Environmental, Geomatics, Municipal or Structural).  The recipient will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA and exhibited the qualities of team work and leadership in the classroom or in their place of employment.  To be considered, an application accompanied by a letter of reference from an instructor or employer, attesting to the applicant's qualities of team work and leadership, should be submitted by the deadline date of the first Friday in November.
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Technical Communication Faculty Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Two awards of $300 each will be presented annually to students entering the fourth term of the Technical Communication Diploma program at Red River College. Selection will be made by program faculty based on demonstrated skills and qualities as future technical communicators. These skills and qualities include writing skills, research skills, teamwork skills, overall communication skills and professionalism.
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Technologies Student Award
General RRC Application Required
In honour of Ron Blicq’s outstanding service to Red River College and the community at large, an award of $500 is presented annually to a student in second year of full-time studies in the Civil, Electronic or Mechanical Engineering Technologies. Selection will be based on the applicant’s involvement in the College community and/or their contributions to student life at the College as well as demonstrated financial need. To be considered, students should submit an application form, accompanied by a one-page statement outlining how they meet the criteria for this award. Application deadline the first Friday in November.
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Viterra Inc. Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Viterra Inc to support academic excellence, two scholarships of a minimum $1000 are available annually.  One will be awarded to an Electrical (Pre-Employment) certificate program student and the other will be awarded to a second-year Power Engineering Technology diploma program student.  The successful recipients for these awards will be selected by the faculty based on outstanding academic achievement.
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Western Association of Broadcast Engineers Award
Automatic Selection
An annual award of $350 will be presented to a student who has completed the first year of the Electronic Engineering Technology program at the College and is entering the second year.
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Xerox Awards for Business Information Technology
General RRC Application Required
Three awards valued at $1500 each are available for 2nd year Business Information Technology students.  The Xerox Bridging Award will be based on satisfactory academic performance and financial need.  To be considered, students should submit a general application form, including the financial section, by the application deadline date of March 31.  Selection of the following awards will be made by departmental faculty:  the Xerox Scholarship for Academic Standing will be awarded to a second-year student based on outstanding academic achievement; the Xerox Leadership Award will be awarded to a second-year student who has demonstrated leadership in the classroom.
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Xerox Awards for Electronic Engineering Technology
General RRC Application Required
Three awards valued at $1500 each are available for 2nd year Electronic Engineering Technology students.  The Xerox Bridging Award will be based on satisfactory academic performance and financial need.  To be considered, students should submit a general application form, including the financial section, by the application deadline date of October 15.  Selection of the following awards will be made by departmental faculty:  the Xerox Scholarship for Academic Standing will be awarded to a second- or third-year student based on outstanding academic achievement; the Xerox Leadership Award will be awarded to a second- or third-year student who has demonstrated leadership in the classroom.
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Trades
Allan and Louise Windas Bursary Award
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries valued at $750 are available to assist students financially who are pursuing careers in a Trades area, on a full-time basis in a minimum five-month program. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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Arnold Bros. Transport Award for Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
Automatic Selection
Arnold Bros. Transport, one of the best Canadian Transport Companies, partnered with Red River College to support Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanics in their educational journey. One award of $500 is available to a student completing the Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic program. The eligible candidate should have a strong work ethic, be a team player, and present leadership qualities in the class. The selection will be made by faculty based on the instructor’s recommendations and practicum feedback.
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Birchwood Automotive Group Limited Award for Automotive Students
General RRC Application Required
This award was established by Birchwood Automotive Group Limited to honour their retired technicians who have made significant contributions within the automotive industry. One award of $1,000 will be available  annually to a student graduating from the Automotive Technician certificate program whose work experience is completed at a dealership. Selection will be based on commitment to the program, satisfactory academic achievement, and demonstrated leadership qualities. Applications should be accompanied by a reference letter from the dealership and short statement outlining “why do you think you should be selected as the recipient of this award?”.  Application deadline is March 31, 2017.
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Bison Transport Justin St. Hilaire Award
Automatic Selection
Bison Transport provides a $500 award to a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic student.  The successful candidate will have maintained a minimum 3.00 GPA and show an interest in pursuing a career in the on road equipment industry.  Selection will be done by department faculty.
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Bob and Jessie Ritch Trades Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Established with a donation from the estate of Robert Ritch, three bursaries of $500 each will be available to full-time students attending any of the following Trades programs: Aerospace Manufacturing, Automotive Technician, Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Electrical, Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment Technician, Precision Metal Machining, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician or Welding.  Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter start programs is March 15.
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Bockstael Construction - Carpentry Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Two $500 bursaries are available annually to students enrolled in the Carpentry program.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline for the fall start date is October 15 and for the winter start date is March 15.
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Builders Furniture Ltd. Entrance Scholarship
General RRC Application Required
A $500 award is available to a first-year Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology diploma student who has graduated from Elmwood High School or Kildonan East Collegiate.  The recipient will have attained a minimum 70% average in Grade 12.  Those interested in being considered for this scholarship should submit an application form accompanied by their final high school transcript.  Deadline for applications is September 30.
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C.K. Machine Tool & Industrial Supply Inc. Award
Automatic Selection
Cash awards will be presented annually to a Manufacturing Technician student based on academic and technical achievement.
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Carpentry Awards
Automatic Selection
Awards are presented annually to students enrolled in full-time programs related to Carpentry and Woodworking as follows: Three awards ($150, $100 and $50) are presented to the top three students in each of the "pre-employment" classes. $50 is awarded to each of the students who represent the College at the Skills Competition (maximum six awards). $300 is awarded to each of the top six Level IV Carpentry Apprentice students.
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Cummins Western Canada Award
General RRC Application Required
Three awards valued at $750 each are available annually to Heavy Duty Equipment Technician students; preference for one award selection will be given to an Aboriginal student. Applicants must be maintaining a "B" average in their studies.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Application deadline is January 15.
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dahl Outstanding Student Award
Automatic Selection
Established by dahl Brothers Canada Limited, one award valued at $500 is available to students enrolled in the Level two Plumbing program. Recipient will have to take an 80% of a full course load and obtain 3.0 GPA or higher. Selection will be based on academic achievement and personal skills such as teamwork, accountability, and positive attitude. The selection will be made by the instructional team.
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Dave McClelland Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award has been established in memory of David McClelland by his family, friends and colleges, to honour David's significant impact on the success of Red River College’s carpentry department. A $500 award will be presented annually to a Carpentry student.  Effective verbal and written communication skills, attendance and punctuality will be factors used by the department faculty in selecting a deserving recipient.
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De Zaaier Dutch Heritage Fund Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Through The Winnipeg Foundation, bursaries of $1000 will be awarded to students enrolled in any of the following programs: Aerospace Manufacturing, Automotive Technician, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Electrical, Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment Technician, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician, or Welding. Students must be maintaining a minimum 60% academic average and have demonstrated financial need. Application forms should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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Dean's Achievement Awards - Transportation
Automatic Selection
Five awards of $500 each will be presented annually to a graduating student in each of the following programs: Automotive Technician Certificate, Automotive Technician Diploma, Collision Repair and Refinishing, Heavy Duty Mechanic and Outdoor Power Equipment Technician. The selected recipients will have achieved a minimum 80% average and have demonstrated: trade skills, teamwork and leadership skills, ability to work independently and a positive attitude.
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Dynamic Machine Corporation Manufacturing Technician Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to a Manufacturing Technician student based on academic and technical achievement in the Advanced Machining component of the program.
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Edward John Przednowek Sr. Memorial Award for Cabinetry and Woodworking
Automatic Selection
This award was established in memory of RRC alumni Edward John Przednowek Sr., who graduated in the early 1950's from the Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology program at Manitoba Technical Institute (now Red River College). One award, valued at $500, will be available annually to the second-year Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology student who builds the most innovative project. Recipient selection will be made by faculty.
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Electrical Academic Achievement Awards
Automatic Selection
Two awards valued at $500 each are presented annually to Electrical ("pre-employment") students; one to a fall term student, and the other to a winter term student.  Recipients must have attained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (70%) or greater, and have demonstrated a positive attitude, displayed initiative and leadership in the program, and assisted other students.
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Electrical Association of Manitoba Award
Automatic Selection
Established by the Electrical Association of Manitoba, two awards, valued at $250 each, will be presented annually to deserving students in the five-month Pre-Employment Electrical program; one to a student enrolled in the fall offering and one to a student enrolled in the winter offering.  Selection is based on academic performance, attitude, attendance and desire to continue in the trade.
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Frank Thomas Memorial Carpentry Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Established to honour Mr. Thomas’ lifelong commitment to the carpentry trade, two $500 bursaries will be available annually to deserving students enrolled full-time in the Carpentry program.  Selection will be based on financial need.  Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter start programs is March 15.
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Frederick David Taylor IV Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
This award was established by family and friends in memory of Frederick David Taylor IV , a 2014 graduate of Greenspace Management program at Red River College. Frederick was always passionate about the environment and outdoors. This passion continued when after graduation from RRC he started Sustainable Organic Solutions, which focuses on the environment and organic soil health amendments. To keep Frederick’s legacy going and to support students who share similar qualities, a minimum of $500 will be available annually to a Greenspace Horticulture Diploma student. Recipients will be selected by faculty based on commitment to the environment and sustainable Horticultural practices along with exemplary team work and leadership in the classroom.
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Gene Haas /Thomas Skinner Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Established by the Gene Haas Foundation (established by Gene Haas: Haas Automation, Inc. leading CNC machine tool manufacturer), 10 bursaries valued at $1000 each are available annually to students enrolled in the Manufacturing Technician and Precision Metal Machining programs. Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need.  Applications should be submitted by the deadline date of January 31.
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Gene Haas Foundation Award
Automatic Selection
Established by the Gene Haas Foundation (established by Gene Haas: Haas Automation, Inc. leading CNC machine tool manufacturer), six awards valued at $1000 each are available annually; three to students in second year completing the fourth term of the Manufacturing Technician program, and three to students completing the Precision Metal Machining program. Selection will be based on leadership qualities, involvement in extracurricular activities, mentorship qualities and good academic standing.
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Greenspace Horticulture Faculty First-Year Scholarship
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented to a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement during the Year 1 of the program.
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Greenspace Horticulture Faculty Scholarships
Automatic Selection
A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a student who has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement during Year 1 and 2 of the program.  Additionally, Hortscape and Turfgrass Excellence Awards will be awarded to greenspace students who exemplify strong academic standing and extracurricular involvement in the Greenspace profession.
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Greenspace Skills Award
Automatic Selection
A $1000 award will be presented to the top-achieving Skills Manitoba Greenspace team, who will be representing Manitoba at the national competition.
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Gunther Hille Award
Automatic Selection
This award was created by family, friends and colleagues of Gunther Hille, Piping Trades instructor at Red River College. Gunther began his career at Red River College in 2000. He taught hundreds of  students; both apprenticeship and pre-employment. He was a passionate and exceptional instructor who made an important difference in his students’ lives. A $250 award will be presented to two students, one from the fall and the other from the winter intake, attending the (pre-employment) Plumbing program at Red River College. The faculty will select the candidates based on leadership skills and team spirit demonstrated in the classroom, positive attitude, and minimum 3.0 GPA.
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H.C. McGregor Entrance Scholarships
General RRC Application Required
Entrance Scholarships valued at $750 each, processed as payments to recipients' program fees, are available for applicants to the following full-time programs at Red River College who graduated from a Manitoba high school within the past five years: Automotive Technician Certificate, Automotive Technician Diploma, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Electrical, Manufacturing CAD, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician and Welding. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and residents of Manitoba. Entrance scholarships are not available to those who have had previous full-time post-secondary enrolments. A student may only hold one entrance scholarship awarded by RRC. Selection will be based on high school average (using four 40S courses: English, Mathematics and two additional 40S courses [highest grade]). Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre and should be accompanied by a high school transcript. Deadline for applications for fall programs is July 15 and for winter programs is November 15.
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H.C. McGregor Memorial Fund Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Ten bursaries of $500 are available to full-time students at Red River College enrolled in the following programs: Automotive Technician Certificate, Automotive Technician Diploma, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Electrical, Manufacturing CAD, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician and Welding. Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need. Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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H.C. McGregor Merit Awards
Automatic Selection
Sixteen merit awards of $750 each will be presented annually to a student in each of the following programs: Automotive Technician Certificate, Automotive Technician Diploma, Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Electrical, Manufacturing CAD, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration & Air Conditioning Technician and Welding. The selected recipients will have achieved a minimum 75% average and have demonstrated: academic excellence, leadership skills and teamwork in a classroom, lab, shop and work experience environment, where applicable.
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Herb Society of Manitoba Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Herb Society of Manitoba, a $200 award will be presented to a first-year Greenspace Horticulture program student who has attained the highest cumulative marks in term 1 and is presently enrolled in term 2.
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Industrial Truck Service Ltd. - Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Award
General RRC Application Required
One award valued at $1000 is available to a full-time Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic student. Applicants must have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA (as of February 15) and have demonstrated financial need.  Recipients will be selected using these criteria.  Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre by the annual deadline date of March 15.
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Jack Meyer Memorial Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Scholarships are awarded annually to students enrolled in Collision Repair and Refinishing, Automotive Technician – Certificate (includes Automotive Technician – Work Experience) and Collision Refinishing. $200 is available for each subsequent apprenticeship level (maximum value $800 per scholarship). Selection is made by the department faculty based on criteria such as academic standing, good verbal and written communication skills, attendance and punctuality, cooperation, ability to work independently, positive attitude, ability to accept criticism and suggestions and meets or exceed standards set by the Department of Education, Apprenticeship Board and Trade Advisory Committee.
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Karel Van Helden Memorial Award
General RRC Application Required

This award was created by his family, in memory of Karel Van Helden, a former instructor for the Power Engineering Fourth Class courses in the School of Continuing Education at Red River College. Awards totaling a minimum of $500 will be available annually.  Eligible applicants will be enrolled in one of the following programs/courses: Power Engineering Fourth Class Part A course within the School of Continuing Education or Year 2 of the full-time Power Engineering Technology program.  The award is intended to assist the recipient with the cost of their studies and, as such, will be applied as a payment to the course/program fees.  If payment has already been made, the award recipient(s) will be reimbursed an amount equal to the award amount. Students interested in being considered for this award should submit an application form accompanied by a letter, in which they describe how receiving this award will make a difference to them.  Selection will be based on financial need and evidence of a strong work ethic; a recommendation letter from an instructor, focused on work ethic in the classroom, should accompany this application.  Although preference will be given to students with dependent children, all are encouraged to apply.  Deadline for applications is December 15.

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Ken Preboy Memorial Award
Automatic Selection
Established to honor the memory of Ken Preboy, automotive instructor for 22 years in the ASEP and Apprenticeship programs, and to recognize his dedication to students.  This award, valued at a minimum of $750, will be presented annually to a Automotive Apprenticeship student displaying the qualities and standards exhibited by Ken such as hard work, determination and commitment to the industry, as recommended by the automotive instructors.
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Landscape Manitoba Scholarship
Specific Application
Greenspace Horticulture students may be eligible to apply for the Landscape Manitoba Scholarship program.  Visit http://www.landscapemb.com/ or see a faculty member for an application.
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Lather ISM (Interior Systems Mechanic Apprentice) Awards
Automatic Selection
Awards are available to students graduating from the Apprentice Lather program.  Selection will be based on outstanding academic achievement.
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Manitoba Aerospace D'Arcy Phillips Award
Automatic Selection
The Manitoba Aerospace D'Arcy Phillips Award is sponsored by Manitoba Aerospace Association and Manitoba Aerospace Human Resources Council. One award, minimum $500, will be granted to a student attending the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Diploma program. The recipient will have following characteristics: honesty, reliability, team work, work ethic and attention to detail. The recipient will be selected by the department faculty.
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Manitoba Golf Superintendents Association Scholarship
Specific Application

Students enrolled in the Greenspace Horticulture program may be eligible to apply for scholarships administered by the Manitoba Golf Superintendents Association.  Visit http://www.mgsa.mb.ca/cim/42C182_271T9412.dhtm for criteria and applications.

 

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Manitoba Horticultural Societies Award
Automatic Selection
A $500 award will be presented annually to a second-year Greenspace Horticulture Diploma student based on academic and practical achievement, and a demonstrated interest in the Horticultural aspects of the program.
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Manitoba Metis Federation-Vickar Community Chevrolet Student Awards
General RRC Application Required
Established jointly by the Manitoba Metis Federation and Vickar Community Chevrolet, three $1000 awards are available annually to full-time Metis students.  Eligible applicants will be enrolled in one of the following programs at Red River College:  Automotive Technician (Certificate); Automotive Technician (Diploma); Collision Repair & Refinishing; Introduction to Trades (Automotive); Business Administration; or Commerce, Industry Sales and Marketing. Students interested in being considered should submit an application form, accompanied by a letter of recommendation from an instructor, employer or high school teacher or other reference, that attests to at least one of the following: team work in the classroom or on the job; leadership or volunteer experience in the community; or strong work ethic/commitment to learning. Also required is a one-page (maximum) narrative about the applicant, including career goals, plans for the future, and how this award would make a difference to you. An Application for Confirmation of Metis ancestry http://www.rrc.ca/files/file/admissions/LRBursary.pdf  must accompany the bursary application form.  Deadline for applications is October 31. 
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Manitoba Motor Dealers Association Transportation Technology Awards
Automatic Selection
Three awards valued at $1000 each will be presented annually to students enrolled full-time in Transportation Technology-related programs at Red River College; Automotive Technician - Certificate, Automotive Technician - Diploma; and Collision Repair and Refinishing, whose Work Experience is completed at a dealership. Selection will be based on students' outstanding academic achievement and performance and attitude during work experience placements, as demonstrated in the reference letter submitted by the dealership. 
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Manitoba Trucking Association Awards
Automatic Selection

Two $1000 awards are available annually to Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic students.  Department faculty will nominate students using the following criteria: interim grades; attendance; class participation; academic achievement (both theoretical and practical); and leadership.  Consideration will also be given to students' intended career path.  Final selection of recipients will be made by the Manitoba Trucking Association. 

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Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg Technician Excellence Award
Automatic Selection
This award was established in 2015 by Mercedes-Benz Winnipeg. One award valued at min $1,000 will be presented annually to a full-time student enrolled in the Automotive Technician Diploma program at Red River College whose work experience is completed at a dealership. Selection will be based on academic achievement (minimum 3.00 GPA), leadership skills, and teamwork in classroom, shop and work experience settings. The selection will be made by the RRC instructional team, taking into consideration instructor recommendations and references from the work experience dealership.
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Mid Canada Marine and Powersports Dealer Association Awards
Automatic Selection
A $500 tool gift card award will be presented annually to a student graduating from the Outdoor Power Equipment Technician certificate program, and a $1000 tool gift card award will be presented annually to a sttudent graduating from the three-year Marine and Outdoor Equipment Technician Apprenticeship program.  Recipients will be selected based on high academic achievement, and demonstrated trade, teamwork and leadership skills.  The recipients will also have displayed the ability to work independently and a positive attitude.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Carpentry and Electrical Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Four $1000 bursaries are available for students enrolled full-time in the Carpentry and Electrical programs (five-month); two are available for Carpentry students (one for the fall and one for the winter term), and two are available for Electrical students (one for the fall and one for the winter term).  Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need.  Application deadlines are October 15 (for the fall term) and March 15 (for the winter term).
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Paterson GlobalFoods Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Awards
Automatic Selection
Two $1000 awards are available annually to students enrolled in the Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic program.  Selection will be based on outstanding achievement in both the theory and practical aspects of the program.
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Paterson GlobalFoods Welding Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Four $1000 bursaries are available for students enrolled full-time in the Welding program at Red River College. Two are available for the August start date of the program and two are avialable for the November start date of the program. Selection will be based on demonstrated financial need.  Application deadlines are October 15 (for the August start date) and November 30 (for the November start date).
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Perry Allan Scholarship Award
Automatic Selection
Established to honour the memory of Perry Allan, who taught in gas-fitting for twenty-five years, and to recognize his dedication to students. Two awards consisting of $750 and a pair of plated gas-fitters pliers engraved with the award name will be presented annually to a 3rd Level Apprenticeship Gas-fitting student (including students from Mechanical and Engineering, Pipefitting, Steamfitting, Plumbing and Refrigeration) for demonstrated academic and technical ability and professionalism.
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Peterbilt Manitoba Awards
Automatic Selection
Established by Peterbilt Manitoba, two awards of $500 each will be available annually; one to a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic student and the other to a Collision Repair and Refinishing student.  Eligible students will be enrolled in a full course load and maintaining satisfactory academic achievement.  Selection will be based on financial need as well as personal integrity, commitment to the program, good character, class engagement and involvement in student life and the College community.  Applications should be accompanied by a reference letter from an instructor providing background regarding the selection criteria indicated.  A one-page statement from the applicant should also be included, outlining their involvement in student life and the College community.  Application deadline is March 15.
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Princess Auto Foundation Awards
General RRC Application Required
Awards valued at $2000 are available to students enrolled in the following programs: Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Aerospace Manufacturing, Automotive Technician (Certificate or Diploma), Cabinetry & Woodworking Technology, Carpentry, Collision Repair & Refinishing, Electrical, Greenspace Horticulture (Diploma), Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, Introduction to Trades, Manufacturing CAD, Manufacturing Technician, Outdoor Power Equipment Technician, Plumbing, Precision Metal Manufacturing, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician or Welding.  Complete application forms, accompanied by an essay or statement discussing the impact that receiving this award would have on the applicants' studies/goals, should be submitted to the Student Service Centre.  Selection will be based on financial need and the applicants' essay/statement.  Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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Sandvik Coromant Awards
Automatic Selection
Established by Sandvik Coromant, two awards valued at $500 each are available annually to students entering the second year of the Manufacturing Technician program.  The Academic Achievement and Leadership Award will be presented to a student who has attained a minimum 3.50 GPA at the end of first year, and has demonstrated leadership in the classroom.  The Academic Excellence Scholarship will be presented to the student who has achieved the highest GPA at the end of first year. 
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Southport Stevenson Aviation Scholarship
Automatic Selection
One award of $1000 will be presented annually to the student completing Level 4 of the Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Apprenticeship program with the highest GPA.
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Ted M. Konyk Bursary
General RRC Application Required
The Ted M. Konyk Bursary, founding partner Dynamic Machine Corp., is available to assist students in the first year of the Manufacturing Technician program with completing their first year and continuing into the second year of the program. Two cash bursaries (estimated value is $2000 each) are available annually.  Selection will be based on financial need and satisfactory academic progress; applicants will have achieved a minimum 3.00 GPA.  Preference will be given to students from northern Manitoba (including Creighton, SK). The bursary funds will be disbursed in two parts; half will be awarded at the time of selection; the remainder will be awarded as a payment to second-year fees, once the enrolment is completed.  A letter introducing the candidate and indicating how he/she sees training fitting into future career plans must accompany the application. Deadline for applications is April 20.  Application forms should be submitted to Student Service Centre.
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Tim McLean Memorial Bursary
Specific Application
A bursary is available to an Aboriginal student with financial need entering apprenticeship training to obtain certification in a Manitoba designated trade.  Further information is available at www.manitoba.ca/tradecareers .  Application deadline is April 30.
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Toromont/Caterpillar Foundation Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by the Toromont and Caterpillar Foundations, four scholarships are awarded annually to students graduating from the Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic certificate program.  Scholarships will be awarded in the following categories: top overall achievement, top academic standing, top skills level, most dedication in the class.
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Viterra Inc. Scholarship
Automatic Selection
Established by Viterra Inc to support academic excellence, two scholarships of a minimum $1000 are available annually.  One will be awarded to an Electrical (Pre-Employment) certificate program student and the other will be awarded to a second-year Power Engineering Technology diploma program student.  The successful recipients for these awards will be selected by the faculty based on outstanding academic achievement.
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William J. Atkinson Award
Specific Application
Awards of $1000 will be presented annually to students completing the following trade technician programs: Refrigeration Level 1, Plumbing Level 2, or Steamfitter Level 3. Students must have attained an academic standing of at least 75%. Recipients will have had community involvement and/or volunteerism and have demonstrated leadership skills. Application forms are available from the academic faculty and should be submitted, accompanied by a current transcript as well as a reference from a former educator or employer, to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications is June 30.
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William J. Atkinson Bursaries
General RRC Application Required
Bursaries of $750 are available to students enrolled full-time in the following programs: Electrical; Plumbing and; Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technician.  Students interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by a letter outlining their career goals, why they chose this field of studies, and how this award would contribute to their success in the program.  An interim academic progress report from an instructor should also be included.  Selection will be based on satisfactory academic progress and financial need.  Application forms should be submitted to the Student Service Centre. Deadline for applications for fall start programs is October 15 and for winter programs is March 15.
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Wolseley Mechanical Steve Murowski Scholarship
Automatic Selection
This scholarship program was created by Wolseley Mechanical to honour Steve Murowski at the time of his retirement. Two awards of $500 will be presented annually to students in the Plumbing program. Selection will be made by program faculty based on academic achievement. 
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Women in Trades Bursary
General RRC Application Required
Two awards valued at a maximum of $1500 each are available to women who wish to enter non-traditional trades. The awards are intended to cover the cost of tuition, fees and books and, as such, will be paid directly to the student program fees account first. Selection criteria will include satisfactory academic progress, a strong work ethic and financial need. Applications should be submitted to one of the Student Service Centres accompanied by a one-page essay or letter describing your career goals and a brief life history as well as a reference letter from a previous instructor, employer or professional who knows you well. Deadline for applications is October 31.
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