Bursaries

Bursaries are a form of student funding for which repayment is not required.  Bursaries are typically offered to Full-Time students who have demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form, and the Faculty of Law Supplemental.  Bursary criteria typically include a minimum grade point average requirement, although financial need is the first and foremost consideration. The intention of the bursary program is to assist with Winter Term tuition.

In 2017-18, $434,252 was allocated in needs-based funding to Robson Hall students.  Of the total number of students who applied, 73% received assistance, with an average bursary amount of $3,500.00.

With one application Law students are considered for all Law specific bursaries. A complete listing of bursaries can be found by searching the Financial Aid & Award Database.

How to Apply:

  • Submit an application to government student aid in your home province.  Most applications are available in June.
  • Submit your final assessment from student loans. You may email it to Marie Jivan or drop off a copy in the General Office (303 Robson Hall)
  • Login to AURORA and under the ‘Student Awards and Financial Aid’ tab, complete the 2018/2019 Aid Year University of Manitoba General Bursary application AND the Faculty of Law Supplemental Section; both are required (step-by-step instructions)

Please note the following dates and deadlines:

  • August 1:  uManitoba General Bursary Application and Faculty of Law Supplement opens in AURORA
  • October 1:  application deadline. When this date falls on weekend, the application will close on the next business day.
  • October 1:  submit final assessment to Marie Jivan
  • mid-November:  bursary allocations applied to AURORA student for Winter Term tuition

Refer to Commonly Presented Scenarios, and/or email Marie Jivan with your questions.

You will not be able to print a summary of the information submitted for the ‘Faculty of Law Supplemental’ section in AURORA.

Last updated: May 16, 2018

Emergency Bursaries

The purpose of the Faculty of Law emergency bursary program is to provide short-term assistance to students who experience unexpected and immediate financial expenses or constraints. This includes, but is not limited to, unanticipated personal living costs, and unexpected delays in government loans and other award funding. 

At any point during the academic year, Emergency Bursaries are available to Robson Hall students.  Students are asked to submit a written application including an explanation of their circumstances and a budget outlining expenses and resources; and identifies a dollar amount. Further questions/inquiries should be directed to Marie Jivan.

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