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Indigenous Business Student Bursaries

We're committed to the 92nd Call to Action, ensuring that Indigenous peoples have equitable access to jobs, training, and educational opportunities in the corporate sector. Every year, ACU awards four bursaries of $2,000 to students of Indigenous Ancestry who are enrolled in a post-secondary business program or are already studying in a business program at a post-secondary institution in Manitoba.

When can I apply for a bursary?

Applications are accepted every year, from September to January 31st. Applications submitted outside of this window will not be considered.

Who can apply?

We invite students who meet the following criteria to apply:
  • Indigenous ancestry
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary business program in Manitoba
  • Taking a minimum of three courses
  • Good academic performance
  • Demonstrated financial need
  • Involved in the community

When are successful applicants notified?

Bursaries are awarded every spring.


How to apply 

Complete the application, include cover letter, resume, proof of indigenous ancestry and transcript with your application.               

Submit completed application:

  • By email: peoplesolutions@acu.ca
  • By fax: 204.478.5525
  • By mail: Assiniboine Credit Union — People Solutions: Bursary Program

6th floor, 200 Main Street, Box 2, Station Main

Winnipeg, MB  R3C 2G1

 

Questions? 

Please email peoplesolutions@acu.ca or call 204 958 8588


Why does ACU award bursaries to Indigenous Students?

Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) values Diversity and Inclusion and seeks a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve.
ACU is committed to the 92nd Call to Action, to ensure Indigenous Peoples have equitable access to jobs, training, and education, opportunities in the corporate sector.

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