Employment equity groups

The purpose of employment equity is to achieve equality in the workplace – no person shall be denied employment opportunities or benefits for reasons unrelated to ability. It also corrects the conditions of disadvantage in employment experienced by some groups.

Employment equity means more than treating people in the same way. It also requires special measures and the accommodation of differences.

These bursaries will help us create a workforce that represents all Manitobans. All applicants must self-declare as a member of a designated diversity group.

Submission information is listed on our applications.

Employment equity bursary

We offer $1,500 bursaries to 7 students.

  • Student must be enrolled in the first year of a 4-year degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Business program at University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, or Brandon University,
    OR
  • Student must be enrolled in the first year of a 2 to 2.5 year diploma program at Red River College or Assiniboine Community College in:
    • Computer Analyst/Programming;
    • Information Systems Technology;
    • Business Information Technology;
    • Engineering Technologies (civil, electrical, electronic, instrumentation, mechanical, communications, or power).
  • Academic performance, home community, financial need, and community involvement are considered.

How to apply

Application deadline is October 1.

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First year Information Technology Bursary

We offer $1,500 bursaries to 2 students.

  • Student must be enrolled in the first year of Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering at University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, or Brandon University,
    OR
  • Student must be enrolled in the first year of a 2 to 2.5-year diploma program Red River College or Assiniboine Community College in:
    • Computer Analyst/Programming;
    • Information Systems Technology;
    • Business Information Technology;
    • Computer Systems Technology.
  • Academic performance, home community, financial need, and community involvement are considered

How to apply

Application deadline is October 1.

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Second year to final year Information Technology bursary

We offer $2,500 bursaries to 2 students.

  • Student must be enrolled in their second to final year of Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba, University of Winnipeg, or Brandon University,
    OR
  • Student must be enrolled in their second to final year of 2- to 2.5-year diploma program at Red River College or Assiniboine Community in:
    • Computer Analyst/Programming;
    • Information Systems Technology;
    • Business Information Technology;
    • Computer Systems Technology.
  • Academic performance, home community, financial need, and community involvement are considered

How to apply

Application deadline is October 1.

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First year Engineering Technology bursary

We offer $1,500 bursaries to 6 students.

  • Student must be enrolled in their first year of Engineering Technology (civil, electrical, electronic, instrumentation, mechanical, communications, or power) studies at Red River College or Assiniboine Community College.
  • Academic performance, home community, financial need, and community involvement are considered.

How to apply

Application deadline is October 1.

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Second year to final year Engineering Technology bursary

We offer 6 bursaries of $1,500 to 6 students.

  • Student must be enrolled in their second year to their final year of Engineering Technology (civil, electrical, electronic, instrumentation, mechanical, communications, or power) studies at Red River College or Assiniboine Community College.
  • Academic performance, home community, financial need, and community involvement are considered.

How to apply

Application deadline is October 1.

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Construction Management Degree bursary

We offer bursaries to 6 students.

  • Student must be enrolled in 4-year Construction Management Degree program at Red River College.
  • Bursaries for each year are:
    • Year 1 Civil Technician Certificate: 2 $750 bursaries;
    • Year 2 Construction Technician Certificate: 1 $1,000 bursary;
    • Year 3 Construction Technology Diploma: 2 $1,500 bursaries;
    • Year 4 Bachelor of Technology, Construction Management: 2 $2,000 bursaries.
  • Academic performance, home community, financial need, and community involvement are considered.

How to apply

Application deadline is December 1.

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