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The BUILDINGFoundations Bursary Program

A chance to learn.

A chance to grow.

The BUILDINGFoundations Bursary Program provides $1,000 bursaries to post-secondary students in Manitoba.

To be eligible, you must be living in subsidized rental housing or receive a rental subsidy funded by Manitoba Housing, including those living in:

  • direct-managed housing
  • sponsor-managed housing
  • non-profit housing
  • co-op housing
  • urban native housing

Bursaries are awarded based on academic achievement and community participation.

How to apply for a BUILDINGFoundations Bursary:

Applications are accepted until September 30th each year.

Open and complete the fillable version of the BuildingFoundations Bursary application (PDF). Please fill it out, print it and sign the declarations. You can then scan the completed form and e-mail it back to us
( ) as an attachment or mail your application to:

  • BUILDINGFoundations Bursary
    2nd Floor – 352 Donald Street
    Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H8.

Bursary for Post-Secondary Students:

$1,000 bursaries are available to post-secondary students studying in a Manitoba university or college post-secondary program at least one academic year in length.

Bursary for Graduate Students:

One of the $1,000 bursaries may be available for a graduate student studying at a Manitoba university. The graduate student who applies may be offered a summer internship with the Department of Families where a position exists suitable to the applicant's field of study.

You can help students pursue their education goals and future dreams by making a donation to the BUILDINGFoundations Bursary Fund by visiting The Winnipeg Foundation or by calling the Foundation at 204.944.9474 (toll-free 1.877.974.3631).

You can also complete and mail the Student Success through your donation - The BUILDINGFoundations Bursary Fund donation form (PDF)

Where can I get more information about the BUILDINGFoundations Bursary?

Bursary Contact us at:

Department of Families - Manitoba Housing
2nd Floor - 352 Donald Street
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H8
Phone: 204-945-4663
Toll free: 1-800-661-4663
Fax: 204-945-5710







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