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Advancing Futures Bursary

2018-2019 Applications are now closed.

2019-2020 applications will be available January 2020, pending funding approval 

The Advancing Futures Bursary is offered to current and former youth in care who are attending post secondary education. This bursary, coordinated through the Futures Forward program, is intended to assist individuals with education costs to support their training and employment pathway.


Bursaries of up to $10,000 will be based on:

  • Demonstrated financial need

  • Academic standing 

  • Demonstrated career focus 


To be eligible, applicants must be: 

  • A resident of Manitoba

  • Currently or previously in the care of a Manitoba Child and Family Services agency, and 

  • CURRENT student at a recognized post-secondary institution (began studies prior to January 2019)

    • Full-time and Part-time students are eligible

      • Note: Selection Criteria will be evaluated based course load and hours

      • Note: Apprenticeship Technical Training programs are NOT eligible

  • ​Past Advancing Futures award recipients are eligible to re-apply for the bursary
     

How to Apply?

  • Complete the Advancing Futures Bursary application form

  • Include a copy of your current post-secondary transcript

  • Former youth in care - provide a letter from your CFS agency confirming your eligibility 


2018-2019 Applications are now closed.

2019-2020 applications will be available January 2020, pending funding approval 

For assistance with applications, contact:
Laura-Lynne Hildebrand | Tuition Waiver Coordinator 
ph: 204-987-8661 ext 671
email: lhildebrand@yesmb.ca