Due to the corona virus, the deadline for the bursary application has been extended. The new date is May 20, 2020.

Knights of Columbus, Manitoba State bursary is a unique program that provides financial support to Knights of Columbus members in “good standing” as well as sons, daughters, grandsons and granddaughters of Knights of Columbus in “Good Standing” who are pursuing post-secondary education at an accredited institute including universities, colleges, technical schools, etc.

Why Apply?
$1,000.00 bursary will be granted to successful applicants.

Who Can Apply?
Only applicants who meet the eligibility criteria described below will be considered for the award

  • Are Canadian residents
  • Are practicing Catholics
  • Have high academic performance, as demonstrated by high school transcripts or university
  • Demonstrate financial need

How to Apply?
The application form and all Supporting Documentation must be submitted by April 1st:
To: Knights of Columbus
Manitoba State Council
L01-1311 Portage Avenue Winnipeg MB R3G 0V3

Supporting Documentation – In addition to your application form, the following documentation is required:

  1. High school transcripts – official copy, may be sent directly by high school or University results (if
    applicable) – official copy may be sent directly by the university (To be submitted as soon as available)
  2. Two letters of recommendation (see instructions on the form provided).
  3. Letter of Admission and Proof of Registration from an accredited post-secondary educational institute.
  4. Letter from your Parish Priest confirming the applicant is a practicing Catholic

English translations must accompany any documents not in English.

Incomplete application materials or application materials received after April 1st will not be considered.
Application materials will not be returned to applicants

What is the Selection Procedure?
A selection committee will evaluate all applications. Each applicant’s motivation and academic potential will be assessed. You will be informed in July about the success of your application. Selection decisions are final. There is no appeal process.

Who Can I Contact for More Information?
If you have any questions, please contact Knights of Columbus Manitoba State:
Email: mbstkc@mts.net Phone: 1-204-663-8022 Fax: 1-204-669-2477
Knights of Columbus Manitoba State Bursary Application available at manitobastatecouncil.ca

DOWNLOAD: Bursary Application Form