BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships
Harley Bray, a past recipient of the Leader of Tomorrow scholarship

Applications for 2018 are now open!

The University of Manitoba is a place where you can define who you really are. We don't just embrace big dreamers, we encourage them. We recognize the potential of our prospective students and have developed a program to promote strong leaders within the university community. The BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow Scholarship program highlights exceptional high school graduates who combine outstanding leadership potential with academic giftedness. Each scholarship is valued at $16,000, allocated over four years of study.

Follow these steps to apply today:

  1. Fill out the BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow scholarship application (PDF).
  2. Submit the application and two complete sets of copies to Financial Aid and Awards before December 1, 2017
  3. Complete application packages must be submitted in person or by mail. Please do not submit portions of the application separately as they will be deemed ineligible.

A total of nine awards will be given out to students entering any of the direct-entry programs of the University of Manitoba in September 2018. Six of the awards will be given to students graduating from a high school within Manitoba and Northwestern Ontario, and three of the awards will be given out at the national level to students graduating from a Canadian high school found outside of Manitoba.

Candidates will require:

BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships will be offered to students who:

  1. have achieved a high school average of at least 90 percent calculated on the basis of results in (or equivalent courses for Canadian students outside of Manitoba):
    1. English 30S or Français 30S and Anglais 30S
    2. Mathematics 30S (either pre-calculus 30S or applied 30S only)
    3. the highest marks in three of Biology 30S, Chemistry 30S, Physics 30S, History 30F, Geography 30S, Computer Science 30s, or a language at the 30S level other than those accepted for (a) above;
  2. have demonstrated evidence of leadership qualities and future potential;
  3. have demonstrated evidence of a high level of communication skills;
  4. have a record of community involvement (e.g., school, local community city-wide, regional, national, international);
  5. have demonstrated evidence of special abilities other than those shown by academic results (e.g., artistic, athletic, or linguistic skills, literary accomplishments);
  6. have completed a University of Manitoba application for admission by the December 1 deadline, including payment of application fee.

Recipients will be required to present a minimum 90% average based on those courses eligible for the University of Manitoba General Entrance Scholarships.

Potential BMO Financial Group Leader of Tomorrow candidates should also take the time to search for additional scholarships. View our Awards & Scholarships link for links to search engines.

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