Academic Scholarships & Bursaries

Returning Student Scholarships


 

Find information on how to apply for MSC returning student scholarships.

The application deadline for returning student scholarships is:  April 8, 2020  October 1, 2020

International Student Scholarships

Up to $1,500/year

International student scholarships are awarded to international students studying on a student visa.

Dr. J.E. Isaac Scholarship - not available in 2020-21

Up to $1,000

The Dr. J.E. Isaac Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a Menno Simons College program, based on academic merit. Dr. Isaac was a founding member of the Menno Simons College Board and a well-known Winnipeg surgeon.

Elizabeth Buckland Memorial Scholarship

$1,000

This scholarship is for students returning to Menno Simons College. It was established in honour and memory of Elizabeth Buckland, who recognized the particular challenges faced by Indigenous People and newcomer Canadians and saw the potential of education to overcome this challenge.

 

Gisela Saborowski Memorial Scholarship 

$1,000

This scholarship is for students returning to Menno Simons College and was established in memory of Gisela Saborowski. It has been established to support students who have overcome challenges in the pursuit of their education.

Isaac & Margaret Redekop Scholarship - not available in 2020-21

Up to $300

The Isaac & Margaret Redekop Scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in a Menno Simons College program, based on academic merit and leadership skills. Margaret Redekop was a long-time member of the Menno Simons College Board and a teacher in the River East School Division.

 

Ivan Esau Leadership Scholarships

$1,300/year

The Ivan Esau Leadership Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in a Menno Simons College program, based on exceptional academic record and proven leadership qualities. This scholarship was founded by Mr. Paul Esau in honour of his father, Ivan Yakovlevich Esau. To honour the intention of the donor to develop leaders in the Mennonite community, at least one scholarship will be awarded to an active member of a Mennonite church (however, all students are encouraged to apply). 

 

Margarita Esau Achievement Scholarships

Up to $700/year

The Margarita Esau Achievement Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in a Menno Simons College program, based on strong academic record and proven leadership qualities. This scholarship was founded by Mr. Paul Esau in honour of his mother, Margarita Yakovlevna Esau. 

 

Menno Simons College Student Association Scholarship

Up to $500

The Menno Simons College Student Association (MSCSA) Scholarship is awarded to a student enrolled in a minimum of two Conflict Resolution Studies or International Development Studies courses in the academic year. The recipient will be active in pursuing the values of the MSCSA, including principles of peace, justice, equality, social action, and community.

 

Dr. Bernie & Marge Wiebe Scholarship - not available in 2020-21

$300

The Dr. Bernie & Marge Wiebe Scholarship is awarded to a returning Menno Simons College student who demonstrates both academic achievement and leadership in addressing conflict, inequality, and poverty, and entering the second, third, or fourth year in a Menno Simons College program. Dr. Wiebe was the founding professor and curriculum developer of the Conflict Resolution Studies Program at Menno Simons College.

*Note: The amount or the number of scholarships available may vary based on the total amount of the scholarship fund.

Suzanne St. Yves Amani Peace Prize

Up to $425/year

This prize will be given to a student who has completed at least 30 credit hours and has a declared major in Conflict Resolution Studies. The recipient will have a demonstrated commitment to peacebuilding, either locally or internationally. Preference will be given to adult learners, Indigenous students, students with disabilities, newcomers to Canada, people from war-affected regions, refugees, or students from inner-city neighbourhoods in Winnipeg. Applicants must provide a list of activities, training, and/or volunteerism that demonstrates peacebuilding experiences as well as one reference letter from a professor/instructor at Menno Simons College.

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