Scholarships, Bursaries, & Prizes
Scholarships, Bursaries, and Prizes
Thanks to the generous support of donors and the Manitoba Scholarships and Bursaries Initiative, St John’s College is able to assist College members and graduates in meeting their education costs through a variety of scholarships, bursaries, and prizes.

College Membership: To be eligible you must be registered as a St John’s College member by the application deadline. Graduates and students who change faculties may need to re-register as members. College membership is open to all students of the U of M and of the College’s Faculty of Theology.

How to register as a member of St John’s College: Go to the U of M homepage: http://www.umanitoba.ca/ Log into “Aurora Student” Select “Enrolment and Academic Records” Select “Declarations” Select “Declare College Membership” Select “St John’s College” verify current information and select “Add.” An annual membership fee of no more than $30 will be added to your U of M account.

Application Forms: The fillable application form is linked following the criteria. Handwritten applications will not be accepted. Application form and all supporting documentation must be received on or before the deadline.

Supporting documentation:

A single sided, one page, letter of application: Unless otherwise specified on the application form your letter should include: a little bit about yourself; your goals, volunteer experience, sports, student government, music, church life, community involvement, financial need, leadership potential, capacity and desire to help others, Humanitarian qualities etc.

Financial Need Worksheet: If applicable it will be attached to the application.

Reference Letters: It is recommended to get at least three reference letters. Unless otherwise specified on the application form, the letters should be general character references and can be used for several different SJC awards. They can be provided by anyone who is not related to you, such as a volunteer supervisor, professor, employer, teacher etc. It may be helpful if you provide your letter of application to your referee. If your referee has authorized you to use their letter for several SJC awards, advise them that it is best not to date the letter or be award specific. The letter should be given directly to you so that you have a master copy & can make copies to attach to the awards you are applying for.

Transcripts: U of M transcripts will be obtained by the Awards Clerk. Entrance students must include final high school transcripts. Students who are coming to the U of M from another university must include their transcripts. If you are applying for several awards at the same time, you may submit a single set of external transcripts.

Application Deadlines: April 1st & July 31st. Your application and all supporting documentation must be received by 4:30 pm on or before the deadline. If the deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, it will be extended until 4:30 pm the next business day. Late or incomplete applications will normally be disqualified. 

Selection of Recipients: Unless otherwise noted on the application form, recipients will be selected by the St John’s College Scholarship Committee. The Committee may choose to split awards between multiple recipients, or not to make an award at all.

Notification of Recipients and Donors: The Awards Clerk will only write to the recipients. Please make sure your contact information on Aurora Student is kept up-to-date. The names of award recipients and alternates will be announced to the Assembly of St John’s College. Recipients’ names will be printed in the College’s Convocation program, and may also be published in other promotional material of the College, such as the Annual Report. Recipients’ names, and if requested by the donor, the information about how they met the award criteria may be sent to award donors or their families. Recipients will be encouraged to send a thank-you note to donors c/o the Awards Clerk.

Payment and Award Certificates: With the exception of a few, payment will be made at the St John’s College Convocation on the first Sunday in November. If exempt, specifics will be included in the notification letter. Award Certificates will be presented to recipients at Convocation.

Entrance Students For students who will begin their first-year of university in the fall, and who will enroll as full-time students and St John’s College members at the U of M. Entrance students may also be eligible for other awards with a July 31st deadline please see below.

Arthur Uniacke Chipman Entrance Scholarship: Up to $1450
Criteria:
• to be awarded to the student entering first-year university as a full-time student and member of St John’s College
• who best combines academic achievement and leadership ability
• minimum average of 80% in the final year of high school is required
• where applicants are of roughly equal standing on these criteria, preference will be given first to students who are registered with mature-student status and second to those with significant financial need
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Henry Irvine Graham Entrance Scholarship: Up to $5175 (Funds for this award are shared with the H. Irvine Graham Undergraduate Scholarship)
Criteria:
• the major criterion will be a demonstration of how the applicant is “well-rounded” and has overcome difficulties in order to realize their full potential
• must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
• be entering the first year of studies at the U of M with a minimum of 18 credit hours
• register as a member of St John’s College
• have demonstrated exceptional academic promise, diversity of interests, potential for leadership, and community service
• this scholarship may not be held concurrently with other scholarships totaling more than $500
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Laurence Frank Wilmot Entrance Scholarship: Up to $5125
Criteria:
• to be awarded to a student entering first year at the U of M and who is a member of St John’s College.
• the recipient shall be registered in a full-time undergraduate program.
• awarded for proven leadership abilities and demonstrated interest in (a) community and/or the welfare of fellow students, (b) athletics, and/or (c) other activities.
• scholastic ability and academic potential shall be considered however, the award will not necessarily go to the candidate with the highest grades.
Application deadline July 31st Application form

First Year Students These awards are for St John’s College members who are completing their first year of university. First year students may also be eligible for awards listed under “General”, “Residence Students” and “Prizes”.

Helen & Bill Battershill Scholarship: Up to $1900 (Funds for this award will be shared with the George W. Battershill Scholarship)
Criteria:
• full-time undergraduate student at the University of Manitoba and member of St John’s College
• entering second year of full-time studies in a minimum of 24 credit hours at the U of M in September
• have a minimum sessional grade point average of 3.00
• have demonstrated active participation in the College e.g. student government, athletics, intramurals, committee work, Chapel, other College activities, etc.
• continue as a College member in the fall
• preference will be given to applicants who have completed a minimum of nine credit hours (with a minimum grade of B in each course) in any two of the following departments: English, History, and Philosophy (none of these departments is to be given preference over another)
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Burman/Drewry Scholarship: Up to $675
Criteria:
• to be presented to a St John’s College member completing the first year of university studies
• for excellence in academics, leadership abilities, and participation in university life, particularly in athletics
• must re-register as a College member in September
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Dance Bursary: Up to $750
Criteria:
• to be awarded to a St John’s College member who is completing the first year of university studies and who demonstrates financial need
• must re-register as a College member the following academic year
Application deadline April 1st Application form


General These scholarships and bursaries are for St John’s College students in any year of study.

Marion Abra Memorial Bursary: Up to $975
Criteria:
• awarded to recognize both scholarly accomplishment and financial need
• completed at least one year as a full-time student registered at St John’s College (by the end of April)
• achieved an overall average of B or better, and demonstrated significant financial need
• for applicants meeting these criteria, each of the following factors will be considered an advantage, but not a requirement: mature student status, single parent status, major in a humanities subject
• must re-register as a College member in September
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Peter Aitchison Memorial Bursary
Criteria:
• Must be enrolled as a member of St John’s College
• Must be enrolled as a full-time student, preferably a graduate, in the Faculty of Science, Math Programme.
• Preference will be given to Graduate students pursuing an Applied Math programme. Undergraduates in 3rd and 4th year enrolled in a four-year Applied Mathematics programme or Mathematics programme combined with Physics, Economics or Computer Science may also be considered
• Must demonstrate a financial need
• Must demonstrate non-scholastic interest such as community involvement, athletics, leadership, etc.
Application Deadline: April 1st Application Form

Beverley and Bishop Allan Bursary: Up to $1000
Criteria:
• awarded to an undergraduate St John’s College member who has completed at least one year at the U of M as a full-time student, ending with no less than a cumulative 2.8 GPA
• is registered as a full-time student with a minimum 18 credit hours
• must demonstrate financial need
• preference will be given to a student who currently resides in Manitoba and has done so for the past 5 years. Each recipient will receive the award for 2 years. The above criteria must be fulfilled in the second year
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Willard J. Condo & Walter Barfoot Memorial Bursary: Up to $150
Criteria:
• open to St John’s College members majoring in Religion or in the Faculty of Theology at St John’s College
• demonstrate financial need
• a commitment to and capacity for ministry shall be considered
• applicants must provide two letters in support of their community involvement
• preference will be given to students in the Faculty of Theology at St John’s College
Application deadline July 31 Application form

James F. Blewett Memorial Bursary: Up to $775
Criteria:
• for a St John’s College member and full-time student in any year of studies
• must demonstrate financial need
• have demonstrated ongoing humanitarian qualities (for example, through volunteer work or community service), and a commitment to academics and their school communities
• preference will be given to students who are enrolled in Education or who are majoring in Human Resources Management in the Asper School of Business
Application deadline July 31st Application form

K. C. Bolton Debating Award: Up to $175
Criteria
• for a St John’s College member who has demonstrated exceptional involvement in debating
Application deadline April 1st Application form
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31, 2017

The George Thomas Chapman Memorial Bursary: Up to $200
Criteria:
• must be a member of St John’s College
• have a demonstrated significant financial need
• open to U of M undergraduate and graduate students
• open to full and part-time students
• continue as a member of the College in the fall
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Alice Cheatley Bursary: Up to $1000
Criteria:
• for a St John’s College member registered in a full-time program who has done work in one or more of these areas: the United Nations, Political Studies as related to International Relations, or Canadian Studies
• minimum sessional GPA of 3.00 required
• must demonstrate significant financial need
• must re-register as a College member and full-time student in the fall
Application deadline April 1st Application form

† Children-of-Clergy Bursaries: several awards, total available up to $5100
Criteria:
• awarded to St John’s College members with a parent who is a clergy member of the Anglican Church of Canada
• students entering their first or subsequent year of studies at the U of M or in the St John’s College Faculty of Theology in the fall are eligible for these bursaries
• the bursaries will be awarded at the discretion of the Bishop of Rupert’s Land
Application deadline July 31st Application form

James Frost Cross Memorial Trophy: trophy plus prize of up to $375
Criteria:
• presented to the student of St John’s College deemed to be the most proficient in the combined fields of academics and athletics, and to have made a significant contribution to the welfare of the College and his/her fellow students. The recipient will be selected by the St John’s College Students’ Association, subject to approval by the Scholarship Committee and the Warden
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Ivan J. R. Deacon and Phyllis E. Deacon Bursary: Up to $1000
Criteria:
• St John’s College members enrolled at the U of M or in the College’s Faculty of Theology may apply
• the recipient shall be registered in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program
• first-year students are eligible to apply
• demonstrated financial need
• community involvement and leadership potential may be considered
• preference will be given to a student who is of Canadian aboriginal ancestry, self-declared (Inuit, Métis, Non-Status Indian, or Treaty/Status Indian)
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Charles Edward Drewry Bequest Limited emergency funding may be available for St John’s College members in the form of a loan or bursary. Students should meet with the Awards Clerk to submit a written request. The awarding of funds from the bequest is at the discretion of the Warden. No deadline submit request at any time.
Application form

Donnie Eastwood Memorial Bursary: Up to $2100
Criteria:
• members registered in full-time studies (minimum 18 credit hours) at either the U of M or the College’s Faculty of Theology may apply
• cumulative average of at least a B (3.00 GPA) is required, or, for first-year students, a high school average of no less than 80% in the final year of high school
• demonstrated financial need
• demonstrated capacity and desire to help others shall be considered
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Michael and Muriel Ewanchuk Bursary: Up to $3075
Criteria:
• for a St John’s College member registered in a full-time undergraduate or graduate program
• must demonstrate financial need
• must include one or more letters from professors describing how the applicant’s studies have focused on the history of Ukrainians in Canada, particularly in Manitoba
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Janice Filmon Bursary
Criteria:
• Open to SJC members who are registered in full-time studies at the graduate or undergraduate level
• will have demonstrated exceptional volunteer experience in the College, University and/or community
• has taken a leadership role in school or community volunteer activities
• have demonstrated a significant financial need
• must continue SJC membership in the fall
Deadline Date: 1st April Application form

Henry Irvine Graham Undergraduate Scholarship: Up to $5175 (Funds for this award are shared with the H. Irvine Graham Entrance Scholarship
Criteria:
• the major criterion will be a demonstration of how the applicant is “well-rounded” and has overcome difficulties in order to realize their full potential
• must be a citizen or permanent resident of Canada
• must be entering the second year or later of undergraduate studies at the U of M with a minimum of 18 credit hours
• must be a member of St John’s College
• must have demonstrated exceptional academic promise, diversity of interests, potential for leadership, and community service
• may not be held concurrently with other scholarships totaling more than $500
Application deadline April 1st Application form

William E. Harrison Bursary: Up to $2300
Criteria:
• for a full-time student in the Faculty of Theology at St John’s College applicants must have good academic standing, students must provide a letter from the Dean of Theology attesting to this
• However, if no suitable Theology student applies applications from U of M students registered as St John’s College members will be considered
• must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00, and students entering their first year at U of M must have a minimum average of 80% in the final year of high school
• applicants must provide two letters in support of their community involvement
• must demonstrate financial need
• capacity and desire to help others shall be considered
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Hoskins Scholarship: Up to $1250
Criteria:
• to be awarded to a full-time St John’s College member who has completed at least first year at the U of M
• entering second year Science or later at the U of M
• will have completed courses with high standing in the following: (1) Calculus and (2) a course designated with a “w” signifying writing content
• must re-register as a full-time student and College member in September
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Terry McDowall Bursary
Criteria:
• is registered in a Humanities programme at the U of M
• continue as a member of the College in the Fall
• demonstrate significant financial need
• open to undergraduate and graduate students
• preference will be given to a student who is a self-declared Canadian Aboriginal (Inuit, Metis, Non-Status Indian, Status/Treaty Indian)
Deadline Date: July 31st Application form

Morgan Scholarship: Up to $1150
Criteria:
• must have a permanent residence in rural Manitoba
• that is, a residence outside Winnipeg and the R.M.s of Cartier, East St Paul, Headingly, Macdonald, Ritchot, Rockwood, Rosser, Springfield, St Andrews, St Clements, St François-Xavier, Taché, West St Paul
• must be a full-time undergraduate student with a cumulative average of at least a B (3.00 GPA) or, for first-year students, an average of no less than 80% in the final year of high school
• must register in full-time studies and as a St John’s College member at the U of M in September of the current year
• must provide three letters of support indicating a demonstrated record of outstanding contributions and commitment to the community
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Partners in Education Award: Up to $500
Criteria:
• the applicant must be enrolled as a St John’s College member in full-time studies, either at the University of Manitoba or in the St John’s College Faculty of Theology
• must have an average grade of at least a B (cumulative GPA of 3.00) at the end of regular session
• involvement in the life of St John’s College and volunteer activities in a community will be considered
• financial need may be considered
• Must re-register in full-time studies and as a College member in September
• preference will normally be given to a member of a parish of the Anglican Church of Canada
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Jack and Eva Rogers Memorial Trust Fund: Up to $ 1175
Criteria:
• Open to students entering or continuing in full/part-time studies who have declared Religion as a major at the University of Manitoba or open to students entering or continuing in full/part-time studies in the Faculty of Theology at St John’s College
• demonstrate significant financial need
• must continue as a member of the College in the fall
Application deadline July 31 Application form

St John’s College Students’ Association Awards: Up to $2000
Criteria:
• for St John’s College members who are registered in full-time studies at the U of M with a minimum term GPA of 2.00
• successful candidates will have demonstrated involvement in College life during the current academic year
• involvement in a community of faith may also be considered
• applicants must provide a brief essay on the topic “What St John’s College Means to Me”
• financial need may be considered
• preference may be given to students who have not previously received the award
• funds provided and recipients selected by the St John’s College Students’ Association
Application deadline April 1st Application form

St Luke’s Award: Up to $550
Criteria:
• entering or continuing full-time studies either in an undergraduate program of the U of M, or in the College’s Faculty of Theology
• must be registered as a St John’s College member
• minimum cumulative GPA of 2.50 required for returning students
• preference will be given to a “recognized participant” in St Luke’s Anglican Church in Winnipeg
• demonstrated involvement in community and public service
• financial need will be considered
• applications will be reviewed by a selection committee of the Parish of St Luke
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Alfred H. Shephard Bursary: Up to $5650
Criteria:
• members who will have completed one year of full-time studies (minimum of 18 credit hours) at the U of M by May of the current year
• demonstrate clear financial need
• must be continuing in full-time studies (minimum of 18 credit hours) at the U of M as a St John’s College member in September
Application deadline: April 1st Application form

John and Jilleen Stafford Bursary
Criteria:
• Must be enrolled as a member of St John’s College
• Be enrolled as a continuing full-time undergraduate student in the Faculty of Engineering at the U of M
• Preference will be given to a student who has shown improvement in grades over the course of their university studies
• Must demonstrate financial need
• Must demonstrate non-scholastic interests in community involvement (such as food banks, shelter programs), athletics, leadership, etc.
Application deadline: April 1st Application form

Senior Students (year 2+) For students completing their second or later year of study. Open to undergraduate and graduate students. Senior students may be eligible for awards listed under “General”, “Graduate Students”, “Dentistry, Law, and Medicine”, “Residence Students” and “Prizes”.

All Saints James Brown Bursary: Up to $450
Criteria:
• for a St John’s College member who has demonstrated financial need. Must have successfully completed a minimum of 60 credit hours by May of the current year. Must register for a full-time program (minimum 18 credit hours) with an emphasis on Canadian Studies at the U of M, as a St John’s College member, in September of the current year. Applicants must provide letters from one or more professors indicating that their studies contain a significant component pertaining to Prairie Studies
• if a candidate fulfilling the above criteria is not found then the Bursary can be awarded to a student with a minimum of 60 credit hours in any field of study
Application deadline April 1st Application form

George W. Battershill Scholarship: Up to $1900 Funds for this award will be shared with the Helen & Bill Battershill Scholarship.
Criteria:
• to be awarded to a St John’s College member registered in full-time studies in the Faculty of Education at the U of M in the fall
• minimum Degree GPA of 3.0
• the recipient will have participated actively in College life.
• preference will be given to students who hold a degree from the U of M and who were College members at the time of graduation
• the recipient must register as a St John’s College member in the fall
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Canadian Shield Scholarship: Up to $1500
Criteria:
be a member of St John’s College
be a Research Fellow, Graduate Student or Undergraduate Student (going into third or fourth year with a minimum course load of 18 credit hours), at the University of Manitoba
register in full-time studies at the University of Manitoba in September of the current year if a Graduate or Undergraduate Student
have letters of support from one or more professors indicating that the study of subjects pertaining to the Canadian Shield, with a focus on renewable energy, i.e. water, wind and sun; environmental impact studies and resource management; and related fieldwork, constitutes a significant part of the student’s studies at the University
have a grade of B or better in each course relevant to the Canadian Shield in the current academic year, or latest year of study
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Class of 63 Scholarship: Up to $500
• have completed 90 credit hours at the University of Manitoba
• be enrolled in either Arts or Science
• have a minimum GPA of 3.00
• must be registered as a member of St John’s College
• show a commitment to volunteerism within their community and have two letters of support outlining their volunteer efforts
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Nancy Cullen Bursary:  Two awards of $2500 each
This award will be available for two years commencing in 2017. Recipients of the bursary in 2017 are not eligible to receive it again in 2018. Criteria:
• Must register as a member of St John’s College in the fall in which the bursary is awarded
• Must have demonstrated a significant financial need
• The winners of the 2017 bursaries cannot hold other awards from St John’s College worth more than $500 between April 1, 2017 and March 31, 2018
• The winners of the 2018 bursaries cannot hold other awards from St John’s College worth more than $500 between April 1, 2018 and March 31, 2019
• Preference will be given to applicants who are not necessarily the highest achieving students but who are serious about their studies
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Wendy Hansen Memorial Scholarship: Up to $1675
Criteria:
• candidates must be nominated by two other students
• for a full-time student registered in second year or later at the U of M as a St John’s College members
• demonstrated exceptional academic involvement in College and university life, while maintaining an average grade of at least a B
• involvement in College and university life may include participation in some or all of the following: student government, athletics, intramurals, College activities, committee work, etc.
• must re-register as a College member in September
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Canon Grant Hyslop Bursary: Up to $500
Criteria:
• member entering or continuing part-time or full-time studies in the Faculty of Education at the U of M
• must demonstrate financial need
• have a minimum GPA of 2.50
• have demonstrated active participation in the College
• must register as a College member in the fall
• preference will be given to students who hold a degree from the U of M and who were St John’s College members at the time of graduation, and to students who are active within an Anglican parish, as demonstrated by a letter from their priest or a member of their congregation, describing their involvement
Application deadline April 1st Application form
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31, 2017

Dr. June Marion James Scholarship: Up to $1000
Criteria:
• enrolled in the Faculty of Science
• completed 30 credit hours at the U of M
• minimum GPA of 3.75
• registered as a member of St John’s College
• demonstrate financial need
Application deadline July 31st Application form

C.A.E. Jensen Scholarship: Up to $500
Criteria:
• entering 3rd year or later
• awarded to a full-time St John’s College member in full-time studies at the University of Manitoba
• demonstrated academic excellence; with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50
• substantial non-scholastic interest such as athletics, music, student government, etc.
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Mary and Patrick Lee Bursary: Up to $1125
Criteria:
• for a St John’s College member or graduate who will travel to Uganda to share their expertise in fields such as Education, Theology, Medicine, Architecture or Engineering, to offer help in developing the skills of Ugandans, and to encourage them in their work
Application deadline April 1st Application form

The Lajos Lukács Scholarship in Pure Mathematics: Up to $50
Criteria:
• must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.0
• must be a student in pure mathematics
• preference will be given to individuals enrolled in the following Mathematics programs in the order of priority: 1) Masters; 2) PhD; 3) Honours program; for Graduate students area of research must be topological algebra, general topology, or categorical topology; Honours students must have completed Math 3240 Topology 1 with a minimum grade of A
• must register as a member of St John’s College in the Fall
Application deadline July 31st Application Form

Erin Palamar Bursary in Nursing: Up to $1175
Criteria:
• full-time student registered in the Faculty of Nursing in second year or later at the University of Manitoba
• St John’s College member
• minimum GPA of 3.0
• financial need will be considered
• demonstrates involvement in College and or university life (may include participation in some or all of the following: student government, College activities, committee work, etc.)
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Canon Maurice Poole Entrance Bursary: Up to $1525
Criteria:
• To be awarded, based on financial need, to a student who is entering or continuing in full/part-time studies and who has declared Religion as a major at the University of Manitoba.
• The recipient must be registered as a St John’s College member.
Application deadline July 31st  Application Form

Gordon O. Rothney Scholarship in Modern World History: Up to $575
Criteria:
• For a History student (honours, major, minor, or graduate program) who is completing at least the second year of undergraduate studies
• registered as a St John’s College member
• must have received a grade of B or better in six or more credit hours of History in the current year
• must register in a program of History Studies, including at least six credit hours in Modern World History and as a College member in September
Application deadline April 1st Application form
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31, 2017

Symons Scholarship in Canadian Studies: Up to $350
Criteria:
• completed at least 60 credit hours with a minimum GPA of 3.00
• must register in a full-time program (minimum 18 credit hours) with an emphasis on the study of Canada at the U of M in September of the current year, and as a member of St John’s College
• must have a demonstrated record of outstanding contributions and commitment to the community
• preference will be given to students enrolled in the Canadian Studies Program (honours, major, minor).
Application deadline April 1st Application form
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31, 2017

Anthony Waterman Fellowship: Up to $ 775
Criteria:
• Awarded to a research fellow, graduate student, or senior undergraduate student registered as a St John’s College member who is or was in an Economics program (honours or major), or in an Honours Management program, and who will present (or who recently presented) an Economics paper at a conference. Minimum GPA of 3.00 required
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Terry and Les Wiens Bursary
Criteria:
• must register as a member of the College in the fall
• have demonstrated a significant financial need
• must be an undergraduate students who has completed 30 credit hours
• must be a full-time student registered in a minimum of 18 credit hours
• priority will be given to those student who show volunteerism within the community or in the College
Application deadline April 1st Application form

The Kathryn & Robert Young Graduate Scholarship: Up to $350
Criteria:
• awarded to an undergraduate in final year of study in history or to a graduate student who intends to pursue a Masters or PhD degree in history at any Canadian university
• open to full and part-time students
• candidate must show proof of acceptance/enrollment in a Canadian graduate program
• must have a minimum GPA of 3.5
• preference will be shown for students who have participated in the life of St John’s College
Application deadline April 1st Application form
APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JULY 31, 2017


Graduate Students Students entering or continuing in the Faculty of Graduate Studies may also be eligible for awards listed under “General”, “Senior Students”, “Dentistry, Law, and Medicine”, “Residence Students”, or “Prizes”.

Arthur Uniacke Chipman Graduate Scholarship: Up to $3500
Criteria:
• beginning a Master’s or Ph.D. program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the U of M
• register as a College member in September
• minimum sessional GPA of 3.50 in each of the final two years of the previous program required
• preference will be given to those studying in the Humanities and Social Sciences
• award includes the use of a Graduate Carrel in the College for the academic year. Recipients will be selected by the St John’s College Scholarship Committee, but notification of recipients and payment will be made by the University’s Faculty of Graduate Studies
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Colin Inkster Memorial Award: Up to $2450
Criteria:
• awarded on the basis of academic achievement to a member or graduate of St John’s College who shows promise of achieving distinction in graduate work
• must be a Canadian citizen
• preference will be given to applicants who appear likely to make a contribution in the fields of either Canadian Studies or Religion Candidates may be doing graduate work at the U of M or at another university
Application deadline April 1st Application form


Dentistry, Law, and Medicine

John E. Abra Memorial Bursary: Up to $1200
Criteria:
• entering or continuing in a full-time program in Dentistry, Medicine, or Law
• must have been a full-time undergraduate student at the U of M and have been a member of St John’s College
• demonstrate significant financial need
• must have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.00
• preference will be given to a Dentistry student at the U of M
Application deadline July 31st Application form

R. Kelly McGinnis Memorial Scholarship: Up to $875
Criteria:
• for a St John’s College graduate entering first-year Medicine at the U of M
• must have demonstrated active involvement in the College
Application deadline July 31st Application form


Residence Students For students living in St John’s College Residence (except the Kathleen Burrows Lightcap Bursaries, which are open to St John’s College members living in any residence on campus).

Revd. Canon and Mrs. Thomas D. Conlin Bursary: Up to $12,275
Criteria:
• entering the first or subsequent year in St John’s College Residence in September
• St John’s College member in a full-time program of study at the U of M
• must have a demonstrated financial need
• demonstrated record of outstanding contributions and commitment to his or her community
• must have a minimum sessional GPA of 3.00, or 80% in the final year of high school
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Arthur H. Hoole Bursary: Up to $825
Criteria:
• entering the second or later year as a resident student of St John’s College
• must be a full-time student registered in a program of studies at the U of M as a St John’s College member
• min GPA of 3.00
• financial need will be considered
• involvement in residence community life may be a factor in the selection
Application deadline April 1st Application form

Kathleen Burrows Lightcap Bursaries: several awards, up to $3500 Criteria:
• St John’s College members living in any residence on campus
• must demonstrate financial need
• academic standing will be considered
Application deadline July 31st Application form

Murdith McLean Scholarship: Up to $1000
Criteria:
• must be entering second year or later as a resident of St John’s College
• awarded to the St John’s College resident student who best combines contributions to residence life with academic achievement
• must be registered as a College member and as a full-time student (minimum 18 credit hours) at the U of M
• minimum GPA 3.00 required
• residents may apply or be nominated for this Scholarship
Application deadline April 1st Application form

St John's College Residence Association Award: Up to $400
Criteria:
• for St John's College residence students registered in full-time studies at the University of Manitoba
• with a minimum GPA of 2.00
Application deadline April 1st Application form


Automatic Awards Awarded to St John’s College members registered as full-time students at the U of M based on grades achieved during regular session (September-April). A minimum grade of B is required. Credit hours in the subject area, sessional credit hours, and sessional grade point average may be taken into account. The Awards Clerk will notify you if you are a recipient. All St John’s College members will be considered for these awards and prizes. No application is necessary.

St John’s College Alumni Association Scholarship: Up to $550 Awarded for the highest marks upon completion of University 1 as a St John’s College member and a full-time student. Must re-register as a College member in September.

Jane Bancroft Memorial Book Prize in French: Up to $475 For the St John’s College member entering third or fourth year who achieved the highest mark in a 2000- or 3000-level French course (with preference given to French Literature). Must re-register as a full-time student and College member in the fall.

Jean and Fred Bancroft Prize: Up to $400 Awarded for highest cumulative GPA (minimum 3.0) to a student who is registered as a College member and full-time undergraduate student at the U of M, and who is majoring in Religion (in a General, Advanced, or Honours program). Must be continuing in a program of Religion at the undergraduate or graduate level at the U of M as a College member in the fall. If no student meets these criteria, the Scholarship Committee will consider full-time students of the College’s Faculty of Theology who have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and who are continuing on in the Faculty.

G. L. Broderson Memorial Award: Up to $775 For the highest grade in a Canadian Literature course.

Cassap Prize: Approximately $75 For the student registered as a member of St John’s College and in the Diploma in Applied Theology who receives the highest grade in SJH100 Anglican History. If no SJC Theology student is eligible then the award shall be given to a St John’s College student who receives the highest grade in the previous year in a University of Manitoba course in the History of Christianity, in one of the following courses HIST 2180, HIST 2990, RLGN 1350, RLGN 2036, RLGN 2040, RLGN 2050, RLGN 2529, RLGN 2530, RLGN 2550, RLGN 2560, RLGN 3230, RLGN 4200, RLGN 4280. For recipients who are students of the University of Manitoba, the prize will be presented as a gift card to the U of M Book Store.

Herbert E. N. Chisholm Prize: Up to $250 For excellence in the study of the Classics in Greek and Latin.

Lovell Clark Award: Up to $275 For academic excellence in the second or third year of an undergraduate History program (General, Advanced, or Honours). Must be continuing a program of study in History as a College member.

Marjorie Dance Scholarship: Amount TBA Must be a member of St John’s College. Preference given to one female and one male candidate. Must have completed 30 credit hours but no more than 60 credit hours. Candidate must have declared English or History as their major/honours. Awarded based on highest Cumulative GPA. Must register as a St John’s College member the following Fall

Friends of St John’s College Scholarships:
six awards of up to $400 each Three first-year awards based on highest sessional GPA: two to University 1 students and one to a student in any other faculty or school. Three second-year awards based on highest sessional GPA: one to a student in Arts, one to a student in Science, and one to a student in any other faculty or school.

Sibyl Inkster Centennial Medal: medal plus up to $125 For academic excellence in the graduating year of the General Arts program (based on the final 30 credit hours completed). St John’s College members who graduated or are scheduled to graduate with a General B.A. this year will be considered in the fall. Members who declare an October graduation date after the Awards Clerk has prepared a list of candidates will not be considered.

Sibyl Inkster Scholarship in English: Up to $775 For highest standing in a minimum of six credit hours of 1000-level English.

C. E. Kent Memorial Prize: Up to $725 For the highest grade in six credit hours of a first-year Mathematics course.

C. C. Landon Memorial Entrance Scholarship: Up to $700 Awarded to the student with the highest grades upon entering first-year university. All first-year students who have joined St John’s College by the first day of classes in September will automatically be considered.

Malcom Scholarship in Modern Languages: two awards of up to $200 each One award for high standing in French and one award for high standing in German. Must re-register as St John’s College members the following academic year.

The Dr. William Norton Award: Up to $200 The award will be made to the student with the highest Degree GPA having completed a minimum of 18 credit hours in geography, it is open to undergraduate or graduate students in a Geography programme, preference will be given to individuals enrolled in BA Geography, preference will be given to a student in Human Geography

William Pickering Prize in Sociology: Up to $225 Awarded to a full-time undergraduate Sociology student (Major, Minor, or Honours program) who has completed second or third year. For highest standing in a second- or third-year Sociology course. Must re-register in Sociology and as a College member in the fall.

Ted and Edna Poulter Scholarships: two awards of up to $750 Two equal scholarships of $750 will be awarded annually; one at Glenlawn Collegiate and one at Dakota Collegiate. The scholarships are to be awarded based on the following criteria: The student must be eligible to graduate in the current school year, with a minimum graduating average of 78%. Upon graduation, the student must apply for and be accepted in a program of studies at the University of Manitoba. Awarded for demonstrated leadership in student affairs, sports, music, or other school-related activities. The recipient must become a member of St John’s College; and be registered in a program of studies at the University of Manitoba by September.

Royal Astronomical Society Award: Up to $200 For highest marks in an Astronomy course. May not be available every year.

Sir John Schultz Scholarship: Up to $1200 For excellence in Canadian History.

Kevin D. Toyne Prize in Legal Philosophy: Up to
25
For the highest mark in PHIL 3430: Problems in Legal Philosophy. If no eligible candidate is registered in PHIL 3430, then the committee will consider St John’s College members in PHIL 2860: Philosophy of Law and PHIL 2870: Philosophy and Law, or equivalents. Minimum grade of “B” in the course is required. Preference will be given to undergraduate students.

Margaret Waterman Memorial Scholarship: Up to $600 Awarded based on highest Degree GPA. The candidate must be registered as a St John’s College member, be enrolled as a full-time undergraduate student at the U of M in the Faculty of Arts, have declared a major in a Humanities subject (as defined by the U of M calendar), and have successfully completed at least six credit hours in Humanities between May 1 of last year and April 30 of this year. The recipient should have a minimum Degree GPA of not less than 3.50; and be continuing studies at the undergraduate or graduate level at the U of M and as a member of St John’s College in the fall.


Donations and Establishing New Awards: St John’s College is happy to work with donors to establish new awards or increase current awards. Donors who are interested in establishing an award or contributing to a current one, should contact the Development Officer at 474-9350. Please make cheques payable to “St John’s College”. Our Charitable Registration number is 119180495 RR0001.