UC Entrance Bursaries

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University College Entrance Bursaries

Please be sure to have your application sent in before the deadline of the scholarships and bursaries. Some scholarships require a reference letter(s) from your pastor, teacher, professor, or community leader. If you are to include a reference letter, please include the following:

  1. How long your Referee has known you and in what capacity.
  2. A description of your character.
  3. Why your Referee thinks that you are qualified for the scholarship or bursary that you have applied for.

Please have your referee sent their letter in to info@prov.ca either by mail or through email.




Alumni Bursary

Providence will accept submissions for Alumni Bursary until the end of Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Alumni Bursary, $500 (15 available)

APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 1 or until 15 valid applications are received. This one time bursary is available to new students entering Providence University College or Providence Theological Seminary. The bursary application MUST be completed by an alumnus/alumna on behalf of the prospective student. An additional $250 is available should the student choose to live in residence. These are shared between Providence University College and Providence Theological Seminary.

In order to receive the above bursary, students must meet the following criteria/requirements:

  • Bursary application must be completed by Alumni on student's behalf.
  • The BA applicant must be enrolled in no less than 24 credit hours over the fall and winter semesters for Providence University College.
  • The MA applicant must be enrolled in no less than 18 credit hours over the fall, winter, and summer semesters for Providence University College.
  • The MA applicant must be enrolled in no less than 18 credit hours over the fall, winter, and summer semesters for the Theological Seminary.
  • Applicant must meet criteria for enrollment.

When the above criteria/requirements are met, the recipient will receive $500 awarded in the second semester of their program.

This application will be considered only after a formal application to Providence University College or Providence Theological Seminary has been received.




Christian Ministry Bursary

Providence will accept submissions for Christian Ministry Bursary until the end of Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Christian Ministry Bursary, $500 (3 available)

This one-time bursary is available to the dependent children (i.e. those who apply to Providence University College within one year of high school graduations) of families who are engaged in full-time Christian ministry (missions, full time pastorates, etc.).

In order to receive the above bursary, students must meet the following criteria/requirements:

  • Applicant must be enrolled in no less than 24 credit hours over the fall and winter semesters.
  • Applicant must meet criteria for enrollment.

When the above criteria/requirements are met, the recipient will receive $500 awarded in the second semester of their program.

This application will be considered only after a formal application to Providence University College has been received.

Application deadline: April 1




Latin American Indigenous Student Bursary

Providence will accept submissions for Latin American Indigenous Student Bursary until the end of Saturday, April 1, 2017.

This bursary is available to support Latin American Indigenous students (who are active members of a Latin American Indigenous community) that demonstrate financial need and are committed to using their education to support their Indigenous people group following graduation. Applicants must write a 500-word essay demonstrating financial need and giving a brief summary of their Indigenous heritage. In order to qualify to receive the above bursary, students must meet all of the following criteria/requirements:

  • Applicants must demonstrate financial need (i.e. would not be able to pursue Canadian post-secondary education without financial assistance) by completing our “Demonstration of Financial Need” form;
  • Applicants are required to provide at least two letters of recommendation by Indigenous community leaders;
  • Applicants must demonstrate leadership and experience in community service;
  • Applicants must be active members of a Latin American Indigenous Community (Comunidad Indigena);
  • Applicants must be enrolled as a full time student in either the EAL, EAP, UC or Seminary (24 credit hours over 2 semesters for UC students and 18 credit hours over 2 semesters for seminary students);
  • Applicants must meet the minimum APGA requirement of 2.0
  • When Providence has determined the student(s) having met the above criteria/requirements, the student(s) are deemed to qualify for this bursary. The bursary is awarded equally between 2 semesters (fall and winter). Each year, the bursary will be equally distributed between the applicants who fully meet the requirements of this bursary. The value of the bursary awarded each year may change therefore depending on the number of qualifying applicants.

    Application Deadline is April 1



Music Bursary

Providence will accept submissions for Music Bursary until the end of Saturday, April 1, 2017.

Music Bursary, Sponsored by the Kuhl Foundation $500 (5 available)

This is available during the Fall semester. Please speak to one of the Music Faculty members. Mission Statement of the Foundation: To perpetuate John Douglas Kuhl’s “love of music for its own sake” by encouraging the growth—by way of instrument loans or cash grants—of music-focused institutions and/or musicians originating in Manitoba. This bursary is available to a new or returning full-time student enrolling in a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Music. Applicants must submit a brief resume of their musical activities, and a 400 word essay.

In order to receive the above bursary, students must meet the following criteria/requirements:

  • Applicants must submit a 400 word essay answering two questions: Why do you have a love and interest in music, giving particular attention to classical music? How do you hope to exercise your passion for classical music in the future?
  • Applicant must be enrolled in no less than 24 credit hours over the fall and winter semesters.
  • Applicant must meet criteria for enrollment.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a University College degree program, majoring in music.

When the above criteria/requirements are met, the recipient will receive $500, awarded in the second semester of that year.

Application deadline: April 1




The Peter and Esther Dyck Family Bursary

Providence will accept submissions for The Peter and Esther Dyck Family Bursary until the end of Saturday, April 1, 2017.

The Peter and Esther Dyck Family Bursary, $1000 (1 available)

This one-time bursary is available annually to students attending Albright Church in Winnipeg as regular attendees or participants in the youth program. Applicants must submit a 400 word essay on how studying at Providence will make a difference in their life.

In order to receive the above bursary, students must meet the following criteria/requirements:

  • Applicants must submit a 400 word essay on how studying at Providence will make a difference in their life.
  • Applicants must submit a letter of reference form a member of the Albright Church Pastoral staff.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in no less than 24 credit hours over the fall and winter semesters.
  • Applicant must meet criteria for enrollment.
  • Applicant must be enrolled in a University College degree program.

When the above criteria/requirements are met, the recipient will receive $1000, awarded in the second semester of that year.

Application deadline: April 1