Mayor's Scholarship Application for Community Leadership

Mayor Brian Bowman invites you to apply for the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership, which recognizes students who have demonstrated consistent outstanding dedication to solving a community problem or making their community a better place to live.

The Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership will award up to five (5) $1,000 scholarships to recognize the achievements of Winnipeg’s young leaders and support them to reach their educational and career goals. Community leadership can be demonstrated through activities that promote racial and social inclusion, drive reconciliation, encourage environmental stewardship, support and empower Winnipeg’s less fortunate, along with many other activities and initiatives that make Winnipeg a place we are all proud to call home.

The Scholarships will be presented by Mayor Brian Bowman at City Hall.

Who is Eligible:

  • High school graduates with a minimum overall grade average of 70%
  • Those entering their first year in post-secondary education on a full-time basis at a recognized college or university in the City of Winnipeg
  • Those who have made a significant contribution to Winnipeg and demonstrated outstanding community leadership

Submitting an Application:

Applications must be submitted using the application form enclosed and include three letters of reference to ensure it is considered by the selection panel. Please be sure to include accurate contact information for yourself and references as this information will be used for official correspondence. Applications close on May 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. and may be submitted online at or by mail. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Application Form

Deadline for Applications: May 17, 2019

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Allowed extensions: .doc .docx .gdoc .pdf .zip .rtf .txt .pages

Allowed extensions: .doc .docx .gdoc .pdf .zip .rtf .txt .pages


Alternatively download the English Application Form (PDF) or French Application Form (PDF) for print.
Submit paper applications to:
Office of Mayor Brian Bowman
510 Main Street,
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 1B9