Keith Cooper Scholarship

2021 Applications are available now.

Applications are due on Friday, June 25, 2021 at 11:59pm.

This fund acknowledges the late Keith Cooper, former Educator and Chief Executive Officer of Winnipeg Child and Family Services, and his commitment to youth in care accessing post-secondary education. The scholarship committee awards scholarships of $1,000 based on financial need, academic achievement, and demonstrated career focus & support system. 


  • Currently or previously in the care of a Manitoba Child and Family Services agency for at least 1 year

  • Applied to or currently enrolled in your first certificate, diploma, or degree program at a recognized post-secondary institution for the 2021-2022 school year

  • Be able to meet the institution’s entry or renewal requirements

    • ​Previous Keith Cooper Scholarship recipients are welcome to re-apply


  • Complete the Keith Cooper Scholarship application form

  • Include a copy of your most current high school (and if applicable) post-secondary transcripts 

  • Include one reference letter 

  • Include post-secondary Letter of Acceptance (if applicable, or proof of application/enrolment) 

  • Email your application package to:

For questions and assistance with applications, contact:


Sam Pothier | Student Support Case Manager

phone: 204-987-8661 ext 676