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2020-2021 University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship

April 12, 2021 — 
Applications for the University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship will be available starting April 1, 2021, and the deadline to submit the application is, May 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m.

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UM Food Bank alleviates financial stress during pandemic

April 6, 2021 — 
Responding to the unique needs of the pandemic, UM changed the way the food bank supports students. Faculty, staff and retirees have stepped up to support the cause.

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$30 million distributed to support UM students during 2019-20 academic year

March 16, 2021 — 
Financial Aid a key part of responding to the needs of students during the pandemic

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McCall MacBain Scholarship Finalist Caitlin Thomas


UM Master’s Student named McCall MacBain Scholarship finalist

March 1, 2021 — 
University of Manitoba graduate student Caitlin Thomas [MA/21] could be one of Canada’s next McCall MacBain Scholars at McGill University. She has been named a finalist for the prestigious award and will complete interviews this month to see if she makes the final cut.

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BellMTS Mobile Offer


Discounted Mobile Internet Plans for UM Students Continue for Winter Term

February 1, 2021 — 
The University of Manitoba and BellMTS are pleased to be able to provide UM students with more affordable access to technology. 

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BellMTS Mobile Offer


UM students get more affordable rates on Mobile Internet plans

August 31, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba and BellMTS are pleased to be able to provide UM students with more affordable access to technology. 

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New CIBC bursary supports first year healthcare students

June 16, 2020 — 
CIBC is investing $500,000 over two years in the education of tomorrow’s healthcare professionals.


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Meet the 2020 Leaders of Tomorrow

May 26, 2020 — 
University of Manitoba’s BMO Financial Group Leaders of Tomorrow and Indigenous Leaders of Tomorrow scholarship recipients were awarded to nine individuals who showed far-reaching abilities.  

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Faculty of Arts

Faculty of Arts launches COVID-19 UM Student Emergency Fund

May 12, 2020 — 
The Faculty of Arts COVID-19 UM Student Emergency Fund offers financial support to Arts undergraduate and graduate students directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.

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Student loan repayments suspended for 6 months

April 7, 2020 — 
In a move to help students experiencing financial difficulties during the COVID-19 pandemic, the provincial government has suspended student loan repayment for six months.


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