Scholarship Application Deadline
To guarantee eligibility for scholarships, awards and bursaries, you are encouraged to apply by our March 31st priority deadline*. You could be eligible for scholarships if you apply after our priority deadline, but it would be on a first come, first served basis. **NEW** scholarships and awards available in 2018 with May 30th application deadline
Booth University College offers high-quality, affordable, private education. We strive to make our bachelor degree programs as affordable as possible to as many people as we can through programs which recognize and reward students. These scholarships, awards & bursaries translate into big savings on tuition and residence. We encourage you to look through the offerings below and CONTACT ADMISSIONS if you have any questions.
We are proud to be a partner with the Province of Manitoba in the MANITOBA SCHOLARSHIPS and BURSARIES INITIATIVE (MSBI)
The objectives of the MSBI program are to:
· encourage private donations for bursaries and scholarships by providing matching funds;
· assist students that are in financial need with bursaries and other needs-based awards;
· recognize merit by supporting scholarship programs.
This Scholarship is for a Red River College Graduate in Business Administration, who has demonstrated commitment to social entrepreneurship and applying business knowledge to building a better world. *New award with May 30th application deadline
This Scholarship is for a transfer student who has demonstrated socially conscious leadership in their community.*New award with May 30th application deadline
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE TO NEW STUDENTS (renewable for 2nd year)
|This entrance scholarship is available to all Canadian and American incoming high school students with a high school average grade of 80% – 87%
This entrance scholarship is available to all Canadian and American incoming high school students with a high school average grade of >88%
|BA and BBA Programs||$2000||This entrance scholarship is available to all incoming high school students with a high school average grade of > 80%|
Scholarships Available to Salvationist Students
This Scholarship was first offered in 1993 and is intended to provide financial assistance up to $4,000 CDN, towards tuition and books, for Salvationist students from African Salvation Army Territories who wish to study at Booth University College as a full-time student. *May 30th application deadline
This Scholarship is for a Mature Student who has demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning with socially conscious leadership in their community. *New award with May 30th application deadline
This Award is for a student, newly admitted to Booth University College and Booth University College Residence, who demonstrates leadership and commitment to community engagement through volunteerism and social entrepreneurship. This Award is renewable for one additional year, at 50%, pending successful reapplication.*New award with an EXTENDED application deadline of July 31st
Awards Available to Salvationist Students
|Tuition||$2000||This award is available to all Salvationist students, both incoming and returning, with an incoming high school average of >70% or transfer students with a CGPA of >3.0. A Corps Officer Recommendation is required.|
|Residence||$1000||This award is available to all Salvationist students, both incoming and returning. You must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours (4 courses). A Corps Officer Recommendation is required.|
AWARDS AVAILABLE TO RETURNING STUDENTS
The following scholarships are awarded to returning Booth University College students by our Financial Awards Committee. The committee selects scholarship winners with input from our faculty and the Dean of Students. Scholarship recipients will be advised of their scholarship prior to the start of the fall semester.
STUDENT LIFE AWARDS
|The B. G. Price Scholarship||$250||This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1983 and maintained by Mr. Bram Price. Normally given to a student without other scholarship support who is judged a worthy recipient on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in student life, and Christian service.|
|The Gordon Brown Memorial Scholarship||$200||This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1987. Normally given to a returning student of exemplary Christian character who is judged a worthy recipient of financial support on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in student life, and Christian service.|
SOCIAL WORK AWARDS
|The Charles & Hazel Knowles Memorial Bursary||$150||This bursary is available to a student in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program who has a financial need and a significant record of community service working with the financially disadvantaged.|
|The Edgar & Fairie Halsey Memorial Scholarship||$200||This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1992. Normally awarded to the second year student who achieves the highest overall average in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program. Both classroom achievement and fieldwork skills are essential aspects for consideration. The scholarship is to be applied to third-year tuition fees at Booth University College.|
CHURCH LEADERSHIP AND MISSIONS AWARDS
|The Albert & Val Becklund Scholarship||$500||This scholarship is awarded to a student who regularly attends The Salvation Army:
1. Winnipeg East Church, or if there is no student qualifying, then
2. Another Salvation Army church or corps.
This student must demonstrate exemplary Christian character and leadership both in the life of the church and at Booth University College, and has a financial need.
|The Donnelly Memorial Scholarship||$500||This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1989. Normally given to a returning Level Two or Level Three Salvation Army student with a minimum 2.5 AGPA, who will be participating in missions preferably outside of Canada. In the event that no mission opportunities are available in a given year, the award can be provided for missions opportunities within Canada.|
|The Major Bernard & Ann Borden Scholarship||$300||This scholarship is awarded to a full-time returning student who attends the Weetamah Corps, participates in the ministry of the Corps, maintains a 2.5 AGPA, shows a genuine compassion for the disenfranchised of the inner city, and portrays a servant attitude in their daily living.|
|The Reg Rowe Bursary||$500||This bursary is awarded to a returning student who is industrious, exemplifies Christian character and gives consistent support to their church/corps and has financial need.|
We are committed to enhancing accessibility for deserving students who lack adequate financial resources. Bursaries are available to returning students by filling out and submitting the Application form online or by printing and submitting the pdf version Bursary Application.
Booth UC is a partner in the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI), which means that our students are able to access more bursary money to help pay for course tuition fees. Canadian or permanent resident students who are able to demonstrate financial need are invited to apply through the Booth UC Bursary form available below.
To be eligible, your application (including approximated budget) must be submitted by 4:00 p.m. on the following dates:
- July 31 – for funding in the Fall semester *
- November 15 – for funding in the Winter semester*
- March 31 – for funding in the Spring semester **
- May 15 – for funding in the Summer semester **
These bursaries are non-renewable. Each semester, students may apply for a bursary.
*Students must maintain a full-time equivalency enrolment status in order to qualify for bursary consideration
**Students must enrol in 6 credit hours (minimum) in order to qualify for a bursary in the Spring and Summer semesters
FINANCIAL AID & SUPPORT
Canada Student Loans
Booth University College has been designated as an eligible institution under the Canada Student Loan Act (Institutional Code – DPAP). Financial assistance may be available to those who qualify. Application forms may be secured from the Minister of Education, Student Aid Branch, in the relevant province. Canada Student Loans are open to all legal residents of Canada for application to Booth University College. Students are urged to make early application. For more information, please visit the Government of Canada’s CanLearn website.
Manitoba and Out-of-province student aid recipients are also subject to the fee payment deadlines. Any disbursements received will be automatically paid towards the tuition owing for the semester. Any remaining funds will be forwarded to the student.
United States Student Loans
Booth University College is approved as an eligible institution for U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid (Federal School Number G25772). Information on Federal Student Aid can be found here.
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)’s Post-Secondary Student Support Program (PSSSP)
The Government of Canada offers financial assistance to eligible First Nation and Inuit students pursuing post-secondary education. Visit their website for more information.
Tuition Discount for Senior Learners
Learners 65 years of age or older may, upon presentation of proof of age, enrol in Booth University College courses for credit or audit without paying tuition. Standard course fees apply and a $50.00 per course administration fee is assessed and payable on enrolment. A maximum of 15% enrollment in any course will be comprised of such tuition-free learners. Such seats are allotted on a first come first served basis after all fee-paying students are enrolled in a course.
Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
Through this scholarship program, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Foundation supports the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. Award amounts are $10,000, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 and includes a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership. For more information, click here to visit their website.