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.

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RRC 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 presented to a Red River College student who is a current Student Association Board member, who exhibits leadership qualities and is actively involved in the college and or community. Applicants must submit a 750-1000 word essay describing their involvement in the college and/ or community.  Application deadline is November 1st.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca .

 

RRC Students’ Association Community Involvement Recognition Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

A cash award of $1000 will be awarded annually to a Red River College student who is able to demonstrate an exceptional level of involvement in his or her community and/or college. A letter of reference verifying the applicant’s involvement must accompany the application.  Application deadline is November 1st.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca .

 

RRC Students’ Association Go Green Machine Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

A cash scholarship of $1,000 will be awarded annually to a student enrolled full-time in any Red River College program, who shows their environmental/sustainable green thumb to the committee.  Application deadline is November 1st. Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.

 

RRC Students’ Association Indigenous Student Award

 

General RRC Application Required

 

One award in the amount of $1000 will be awarded annually to an Indigenous student enrolled in any fulltime program. Selection criteria include satisfactory academic progress, demonstrated financial need, and community involvement. Applicants must submit to the Student Service Centre, along with their application form, a one-page outline with a specific focus on their community involvement. Applicants must be self-identified as Indigenous in their Red River College student record.   Application deadline is November 1st.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca . 

 

RRC Students’ Association International Student Scholarship

 

General RRC Application Required

 

Four scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to international students, attending a post-secondary Red River College 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 4.00 GPA after 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. Application deadline is January 15th (students must apply while enrolled in their first year, with the exception of those students who have not yet completed their first term by January 15).  In the event of a tie for GPA achieved after first term, contents of the one-page statement will be considered to select the successful recipients. Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca .

 

 

RRC Students’ Association Regional Campus Scholarship

 

General RRC Application Required

 

A $1000 scholarship will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College student attending a regional campus (Portage Campus; Steinbach Campus, Winker Campus or Interlake and Peguis-Fisher River Campus). 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 transcript should accompany the application. Application deadline is March 30th.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca .

 

RRC Students’ Association Single Parent Bursary

 

General RRC Application Required

 

Two cash bursaries of $1000 each will be awarded annually to two full-time Red River College students who are single parents with demonstrated financial need.   Application deadline is November 1st.  Completed applications should be forwarded to financialaid@rrc.ca .

 

 

RRC Students’ Association Students with Disabilities Bursary

 

General RRC Application Required

 

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

 

 

 

RRC Students’ Association Bursary

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

Five bursaries valued at $1000 each are available annually to full-time Red River College 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 need.  Application deadline is November 15th.  Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.

 

 

RRC Students’ Association Alumni Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 cash award will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College student who has graduated within 12 months, achieved a GPA of 4.0 or above andis employed. To be considered, a completed application should be submitted, accompanied by a reference letter from their employer, as well as a 300-word letter 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 education.  Deadline for applications is March 1st.  Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.

 

 

RRC Students’ Association BIPOC Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 cash award is available awarded annually to a full-time Red River College student who identifies as black, indigenous and/or a person of color. 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. Deadline for application is November 15th.  Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.

 

RRC Students’ Association Relocation Bursary

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 cash bursary is available annually to a full time RRC 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 200-word essay describing the relocation hardship.  Application deadline is November 15th.  Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.

 

RRC Students’ Association Women in the Workforce Award

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 cash award will be awarded annually to a full-time Red River College student who is a woman and has contributed in their field of studies. To be considered, a completed application should be submitted, accompanied by a 200-word letter outlining their previous/current employment, related to their current field of study.  Deadline for applications is November 15th.  Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.

 

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

 

General RRC Polytech Application Required

 

One $1000 cash award is available annually to a full-time Red River College Nursing Student who has a GPA above or equal to 2.5. The nursing student must enrolled in the second or third years 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 that challenge.  Application deadline is November 15th.  Completed applications should be sent to financialaid@rrc.ca.