The application period for General Education Awards is now closed and will reopen on January 1, 2025.

JFM General Education Awards

Deadline – March 31 of any given year

Awarded to Jewish students who are in need of financial assistance to continue full-time post-secondary education (60% minimum course load) at a University, College or other post-secondary program. This award is based on financial need, academic achievement and community involvement.

To be eligible for an award for general studies, an applicant:

  • Must be Jewish;
  • Must be a resident of Manitoba;
  • Must be applying for, have been accepted into, or be continuing studies at university, college or other post-secondary program (for first-year university see High School Education Awards);
  • Must demonstrate to the satisfaction of the selection committee that they are in need of financial assistance in order to pursue the program *;
  • Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 or ‘C’ average.

* The Jewish Foundation of Manitoba may require information above and beyond that requested in the application in order to confirm financial need. If required, the applicant will be notified.

Assuming the applicant meets the eligibility requirements set forth above, the following criteria will be used by the selection committee in recommending an award:

  • Financial need;
  • Academic achievement;
  • Involvement in the local community;
  • Volunteer work in the Jewish community;
  • Volunteer work in the general community;
  • The nature and length of the program to which the applicant has applied or been accepted.

Scholarships are awarded for studies commencing in September of any given year.

Click here to download a copy of the JFM General Education Awards guidelines.