SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

The Red River College Students’ Association is proud to offer the following awards to deserving students of Red River College Polytechnic. These awards are administered by the college. Awards are usually $1000 and if there is a surplus of funds, extra awards are given usually starting with the Single Parent.
All awards need to be submitted through the college web site, www.rrc.ca under Awards + Bursaries. The deadline and criteria for applications are noted on each award.

Results might take 3-4 months from deadline. All applicants and winners will be notified via email when results will be out.

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RRC Polytech Students’ Association 2SLGBTQIA+ Award   

 

General RRC Application Required

 

Three awards, valued at $1000 each, are available with preference given to the following groups: Two-Spirit, BIPOC, and Trans and Gender Diverse.  The recipients will have shown volunteer dedication to their respective community, whether RRC Polytech SA, RRC Polytech, or community involvement outside college life.  Eligible applicants will maintain satisfactory academic progress.  To be considered, the student must identify as a member of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community. A general application should be submitted, accompanied by a written reference from a community member attesting to the applicant’s volunteer dedication and a one-page statement outlining their impactful community involvement. Financial needs will also be considered.  The application deadline is September 15th.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca. The deadline for 2022 will be September 15th (2022) ongoing deadline will be April 15th.

RRC Polytech Students’ Association 2SLGBTQIA+ Academic Excellence Scholarship 

 

General RRC Application Required

 

One $1000 scholarship shall be given to a full-time RRC Polytech student who shows dedication to their community, be it RRC Polytech SA, RRC Polytech, or community involvement outside college life. Eligible applicants will have achieved a minimum cumulative GPA of 4.00. To be considered, the student must identify as a member of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community; a general application should be submitted, accompanied by a written reference from a community member attesting to the applicant’s volunteer dedication and a one-page statement from the applicant outlining their impactful community involvement.  The application deadline is July 15th.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca.

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Chad Hildebrand Memorial Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

Chad, a BA student, was a member of the Student Advisory Board (SAB) during the 1998-99 school year. He died in March of 2000 as a result of a hockey accident. The 1999-2000 SAB agreed to dedicate the Students’ Association Scholarship fund’s first award in Chad’s memory. One $1,000 award shall be presented to a Red River College Polytechnic student who is a current Students’ Association Board member, exhibits leadership qualities, and is actively involved in the college and/or community. Applicants must submit a one-page statement describing their involvement in the college and/or community. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca.

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Community Involvement Recognition Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

One award of $1000 will be awarded annually to a Red River College Polytechnic student who can demonstrate an exceptional involvement in their community and/or college. A letter of reference verifying the applicant’s involvement must accompany the application. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca.

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Go Green Machine Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

One scholarship of $1,000 shall be awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time in any Red River College Polytechnic program who shows their environmental/sustainable green thumb to the committee. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Indigenous Student Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

A scholarship of $1,000 shall be awarded annually to an Indigenous student enrolled in any full-time program, who can demonstrate satisfactory academic progress, financial need and is actively involved in the college and community. Applicants must be self-identified as Indigenous in their Red River College Polytechnic student record. Applicants must submit a one-page outline with their application form, specifically focusing on their college/community involvement. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association International Student Bursary

 

General RRC Application Required

 

Two bursaries of $1000 each will be awarded to second-year international students attending a post-secondary Red River College Polytechnic program on a full-time basis. The recipients will have shown volunteer dedication to the RRC Polytech community or community involvement outside college life.  Eligible applicants will maintain satisfactory academic progress. To be considered, a general application should be submitted, accompanied by a written reference from a community member attesting to the applicant’s volunteer dedication, a one-page statement from the applicant outlining their impactful community involvement, and must demonstrate financial need. The application deadline is September 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association International Student Scholarship

 

General RRC Application Required

Two scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to international students attending a post-secondary Red River College Polytechnic program on a full-time basis. The scholarships will be presented to the students who attain the highest GPA after their first term; applicants must have achieved a minimum 4.25 GPA after the first term. A first-term grade report should accompany the application, as well as a one-page statement outlining your experience thus far in Canada and at Red River College Polytechnic. If a tie for GPA is achieved after the first term, the contents of the one-page statement will be considered to select the successful recipients. The application deadline is January 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Regional Campus Scholarship

 

General RRC Application Required

 

A $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic student attending a regional campus (Portage, Steinbach, Winkler, Interlake, and Peguis – Fisher River. The scholarship will be presented to the student who attains the highest GPA after the first term. Applicants must have completed their first term to be considered. A first term grade report should accompany the application. The application deadline is March 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Single Parent Bursary

 

General RRC Application Required

 

Two bursaries of $1000 each shall be awarded annually to two full-time Red River College Polytechnic students who are single parents with demonstrated financial need. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Students with Disabilities Bursary

 

General RRC Application Required

 

A bursary of $1,000 shall be awarded to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic student with physical or learning disabilities able to demonstrate financial need. Applications should be accompanied by documentation identifying their disability. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Bursary

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

Five bursaries valued at $1000 each are available annually to full-time Red River College Polytechnic students who are enrolled in the following programs:  Administrative Assistant; Business/Technology Teacher Education; Dental Assisting; Health Care Aide; Indigenous Language – Cree; Indigenous Language – Ojibwe; MRI and Spectroscopy; Paramedicine – Primary Care Paramedic; Pathway Business Creative Communications Digital Technology; Pharmaceutical and Food Manufacturing or Professional Photography.  To be considered, students should submit an application form accompanied by a letter describing their financial circumstances. Recipients will be selected based on financial needs.  The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca. financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Alumni Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 award will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic student who has graduated within 12 months, achieved a GPA of 4.0 or above, and is employed. To be considered, a completed application should be submitted, accompanied by a reference letter from their employer, as well as a one-page statement explaining how they will be contributing to the economy. Preference will be given to alumni who are working in the field of their Red River College Polytechnic education. The application deadline is March 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association BIPOC Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 award will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic student who identifies as black, indigenous, and a person of colour. To be considered, a completed application should be submitted, accompanied by a letter explaining their experience at the College as a BIPOC student and advocating for their community at the College. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Relocation Bursary

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 bursary is available annually to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic student in any year of their program who has demonstrated the need for financial support in relocating to Canada, moving to Winnipeg from a rural area, or hardship inside the city with housing services. The application should include a short statement describing the relocation hardship. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Women in the Workforce Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 award will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic student who identifies as a female and has contributed to their field of studies. To be considered, a completed application should be submitted, accompanied by a short paragraph outlining their previous/current employment related to their current field of study. The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association Be the Change You Want To See Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 award is available annually to a full-time Red River College Polytechnic Nursing Student demonstrating satisfactory academic progress. The nursing student must be enrolled in the second or third year of the program and have a full-time course load in the program. To be considered, a completed application should be submitted, accompanied by a maximum 200-word paragraph describing a challenge they faced during their studies at the College and how they overcame it.  The application deadline is October 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca

RRC Polytech Students’ Association First Year Entrance Scholarship for Rural Students

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

A $1000 scholarship shall be awarded annually to a student originating from any small community outside of Winnipeg who has enrolled full-time in any Red River College Polytechnic program. Selection will be based upon high academic standing as indicated by high school transcript, which must be included. The application deadline is August 15th. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca