Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Entrance Awards

Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. offers 3 annual bursaries valued at $5000 each for Canadian high school students who:

  • are Canadian citizens or permanent residents;
  • have graduated from a Canadian high school or CEGEP no longer than 18 months prior to the start of the 2017/2018 academic session;
  • have demonstrated financial need based on a Government Student Loan assessment from their home province and have completed a University of Manitoba bursary application;
  • are registered for full-time study in University 1 or any Faculty or School at the University of Manitoba that admits students directly from high school;
  • have achieved a minimum average of 80% on their high school courses used for admission.

Applicants for this bursary must submit a complete copy of their final government loan assessment from their home province for the 2017/2018 academic session, along with their completed University of Manitoba bursary application.

The awards are renewable in the 2nd, 3rd and 4th years of a student’s first degree program at the University of Manitoba. Recipients must maintain a full-time courseload, achieve a minimum sessional grade-point average of 3.5 each year and continue to demonstrate financial need yearly (government student loan and bursary applications must be submitted for each academic session).

Students must complete the Fairfax bursary application available here as a pdf file.