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Scholarships & Awards

At Booth University College, we strive to make a high-quality education as affordable as possible through programs which recognize and reward students. Our scholarships and awards translate into big savings on tuition and residence. Look through the offerings below and contact Admissions if you have any questions.

Scholarships for high school students

Entrance Scholarship – $2,000 (automatically awarded and renewable for 2nd year)

This scholarship is available to all incoming high school students with a high school average grade of at least 80%.

Available to Canadian, US and International high school students.

President’s Entrance Scholarship – 1-Year Tuition

The President invites you to apply for this scholarship which recognizes a high school student, who demonstrates academic excellence and who portrays consistent and outstanding dedication to Education for a Better World.

Applicant must be enrolled in a degree program at Booth UC, in the September following graduation from a Canadian high school with a minimum entrance average of 90%. The application deadline is March 31st.

Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership – Booth UC Matching – $1,000

This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding dedication to making their community a better place to live, is admitted to a Booth UC degree program and has been awarded the Mayor’s Scholarship for Community Leadership. 

Booth UC will match the equivalent to the Mayor’s scholarship. The application for the matching scholarship is due March 31st.

Scholarships for returning or transfer students

Business Innovation Scholarship – $4,000

Returning Booth UC Business Administration degree students are invited to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to the student who can demonstrate an innovative business idea. The application deadline is March 31st.

2 + 2 Business Scholarship – $2,000

This $2,000 Scholarship is for a Red River College Business Diploma Graduate, who is new newly enrolled in the Bachelor of Business Administration degree and has demonstrated a commitment to social entrepreneurship and is applying business knowledge to building a better world.  The application deadline is March 31st.

Transfer Student Scholarship– $250/3 credit hour course

This scholarship is for a transfer student who has demonstrated socially conscious leadership in their community.  The application deadline is March 31st.

Scholarships for Salvationist students

New – Canada and Bermuda Territory Salvationist Award

Beginning fall 2021, new, qualified Canada and Bermuda Territory Salvationist students will receive a 50% reduction in tuition, and a $2000/year residence award for their 1st year of study at Booth UC. Students may study at the Winnipeg campus, or virtually. Cannot be combined with the Entrance Scholarship for high school students.

This award is renewable for qualified students, for their 2nd year.

The Salvationist Tuition Scholarship* and Salvationist Residence Award** will be available for the 3rd and 4th year of study at Booth UC.

Qualifications include:

  • A Salvationist in good standing from the Canada and Bermuda Territory.  A corps officer recommendation letter is required. Go to the Corps Officer Recommendation form
  • A 70% or higher high school graduation average (or B-, 2.7 average for transfer students). 
  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.7 or higher for the second year of the award and receive a corps officer recommendation from a Winnipeg corps officer (if studying on the Winnipeg campus). 
  • Must be enrolled for at least 12 credit hours per term. 

*Salvationist Tuition Scholarship – $2,000 (automatically awarded and renewable for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year)

This award is available to Salvationist students in all territories, both incoming and returning, with an incoming high school average of >70% or transfer students with a CGPA of >3.0. A Corps Officer Recommendation is required. Go to the Corps Officer Recommendation form. Cannot be combined with the Canada and Bermuda Territory Award.

Major and Mrs. Festus Uko Abara Scholarship -$4,000

This Scholarship was first offered in 1993 and is intended to provide financial assistance up to $4,000 CDN, towards tuition and books, for Salvationist students from African Salvation Army Territories who wish to study at Booth University College as a full-time student. The application deadline is March 31st.

USA Eastern Territory Scholarship

First offered for the 2001-2002 academic year, this scholarship is maintained by The Salvation Army, USA Eastern Territory, to assist one international student to attend Booth University College for one academic year.  The student must be a Salvationist in good standing and must be approved by his/her Territorial Commander.

John and Lorraine Gerard Scholarship -$500 each for five students

This scholarship is for five students who are in the Bachelor of Arts – Religion program and who are associated with a Salvation Army Corps. 

Application deadline

To guarantee eligibility for scholarships, awards, and bursaries, apply by March 31st’s priority deadline. If your application is submitted after March 31st, it may be eligible on a first-come, first-served basis. 


The gifts of scholarship and bursary have enabled me to focus on my studies, get the desired grades, and acquire the knowledge and skills needed to become a social worker. As I look forward to finishing school in April 2021, I will always be grateful to Booth University College donors for being kind and invested in my education by making the bursaries available. 

Due to the financial support, I will be able to help the needy and vulnerable individuals in society to meet their goals.”
Japhlet Lolo, Social Work Student

Contact Us

Bursaries

We’re proud to partner in the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative (MSBI). Go to the Financial Support page to learn about bursaries and application deadlines.

Bursary Application

Financial support

For information about bursaries and financial support, go to the Financial Support page

International Student Scholarships

Canadian Generals Scholarships

First offered for the 2001-2002 academic year and maintained by The Salvation Army, Canada and Bermuda Territory. This award is to assist international students (between the ages of 18 and 35) to attend Booth University College for one academic year.  The students must be Salvationists in good standing and must be approved by their Territorial Commanders.

  • General Bramwell Tillsley Scholarship
  • General Arnold Brown Scholarship
  • General Clarence Wiseman Scholarship

Florence C. Gray Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is normally given to an international student of outstanding merit (without other scholarship support) to defray Booth University College tuition costs.

John and Helen Waldron International Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to international students  judged worthy on the basis of academic achievement, Christian character, contribution to the life of the college and potential for future leadership in The Salvation Army

Additional Scholarships

Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program 

Through this scholarship program, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Foundation supports the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. Award amounts are $10,000, $5,000, $2,500 and $1,000 and includes a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership. For more information, go to the ACFE website.

Additionally, Booth UC will award $1000 to the winner of the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship for the current year. The winner must be a newly enrolled or returning student in a BBA degree program at Booth UC. The Booth UC application is due on March 31st.

Harland Scholarship

This scholarship is awarded to one or more students graduating from the 4-year Bachelor of Arts program and who are applying for further studies in a theological or professional discipline.  The scholarship is payable upon enrollment in a qualified program.

Awards: applications required

Campus Impact Award – $250 per 3 credit hour course

This award is for a returning Booth UC student.  The student must be enrolled in a degree program and demonstrate active campus engagement and commitment to seeking hope, justice and mercy for all. The application deadline is March 31st.

Community Impact Award – $250 per 3 credit hour course

This award is for a new Booth UC student.  The student must be enrolled in a degree program and demonstrate active community engagement and commitment to seeking hope, justice, and mercy for all.  The application deadline is March 31st.

Community Impact Award For Indigenous Students Scholarship – $250 per 3 credit hour course

This award is for new Indigenous Booth UC students.  The students must be admitted to a degree program and actively contribute to community engagement and are committed to seeking hope, justice, and mercy for all.  The application deadline is March 31st.

Community Impact Award For Students From Frontier School Division Scholarship – $250 per 3 credit hour course

This award is for new graduates from Frontier School Division.  The students must be admitted to a degree program and actively contribute to community engagement and are committed to seeking hope, justice, and mercy for all.  The application deadline is March 31st.

Life Long Learning Award – $250 per 3 credit hour course

The award is for a new or returning Mature Student who has demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning with socially conscious leadership in their community. The application deadline is March 31st.

Life Long Learning Award for Students From The Winnipeg Adult Education Centre – $250 per 3 credit hour course

This scholarship is for graduates from the Winnipeg Adult Education Centre.  The students must be admitted to a degree program and have demonstrated a commitment to lifelong learning with socially conscious leadership in their community.  The award is renewable for one year. The application deadline is March 31st.

Residence Leadership and Engagement Award – $1,000/term

This award is for a student, newly admitted to Booth University College and Booth University College Residence, who demonstrates leadership and commitment to community engagement through volunteerism and social entrepreneurship.  This award is renewable for one additional year, at 50%, pending successful reapplication. The application deadline is March 31st.

Salvationist student awards

**Salvationist Residence Award – $1,000

(Automatically awarded and renewable for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year) This award is available to Salvationist students from all territories, both incoming and returning. You must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours (4 courses). It cannot be awarded to The Residence Leadership and Engagement Award recipients. A Corps Officer Recommendation Form is required.  Go to the Corps Officer Recommendation form. Cannot be combined with the Canada and Bermuda Territory Award.

Awards for returning students: automatically awarded

The following awards are given to returning Booth University College students by our Financial Awards Committee. The committee selects award winners with input from our faculty and the Dean of Students. Recipients will be advised of their award prior to the start of the fall semester.

Student Life Awards

The B. G. Price Scholarship $250: This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1983 and maintained by Mr. Bram Price. It is normally given to a student without other scholarship support who is judged a worthy recipient on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in student life, and Christian service.

The Gordon Brown Memorial Scholarship $200: This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1987. It is normally given to a returning student of exemplary Christian character who is judged a worthy recipient of financial support on the basis of academic achievement, involvement in student life, and Christian service.

Social Work Awards

Fisher Memorial Social Work Scholarship $1000: The annual scholarship will be given to a social work student entering their third year of study at Booth UC. The student will be one of the 3 students who have obtained the highest GPA at the completion of their second year of social work at Booth UC. The award will go to the student who exhibits the most promise and worthiness, as chosen by the Director of the School of Social Work. The scholarship funds will be deposited to the student’s tuition account at Booth UC.

The Charles & Hazel Knowles Memorial Bursary $150: This bursary is available to a student in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program who has a financial need and a significant record of community service working with the financially disadvantaged.

The Edgar & Fairie Halsey Memorial Scholarship $200: This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1992. It is normally awarded to the second year student who achieves the highest overall average in the Bachelor of Social Work degree program. Both classroom achievement and fieldwork skills are essential aspects for consideration. The scholarship is to be applied to third-year tuition fees at Booth University College.

Church Leadership and Mission Awards

The Albert & Val Becklund Scholarship $500: This scholarship is awarded to a student who regularly attends The Salvation Army: 1. Living Hope Community Church, or if there is no student qualifying, then 2. Another Salvation Army church or corps. This student must demonstrate exemplary Christian character and leadership both in the life of the church and at Booth University College, and has a financial need.

The Donnelly Memorial Scholarship $500: This scholarship was first offered at graduation in 1989. It is normally given to a returning Level Two or Level Three Salvation Army student with a minimum 2.5 CGPA, who will be participating in missions preferably outside of Canada. In the event that no mission opportunities are available in a given year, the award can be provided for missions opportunities within Canada.

The Major Bernard & Ann Borden Scholarship $300: This scholarship is awarded to a full-time returning student who attends the Weetamah Corps, participates in the ministry of the Corps, maintains a 2.5 CGPA, shows genuine compassion for the disenfranchised of the inner city, and portrays a servant attitude in their daily living.

The Reg Rowe Bursary $500: This bursary is awarded to a returning student who is industrious, exemplifies Christian character and gives consistent support to their church/corps and has financial need.