Meet the 2021 recipients of the Congress of Black Women of Manitoba Scholarship! These 4 change makers were awarded scholarships towards their post-secondary education in recognition of their passion to lead and inspire positive change in their communities.


“Thank you so much for this great news! I am humbled, extremely grateful, and honoured to have been selected as a recipient of this scholarship. When I think of the investment the Congress has made in the lives of countless young black women, I am inspired. Thank you for investing in my future! With gratitude.” 

Daniella ARCHER | 5th yr, Civil Engineering/Film Studies | University of Manitoba

Inaugural recipient of the COBW Dr June James OM, STEM Scholarship


Thank you very much. I am truly grateful.”                                                                            

Tamunoibi EKINE | 3rdyr, Faculty of Architecture, Interiors Environment | University of Manitoba


“Thank you so much for the scholarship, I appreciate your kind benefaction. Thank you so much for the great news! I am grateful to have received the award and would love to volunteer for the Congress again. I shall keep in contact.”                                                                                        

Soala BIOSAH | 2ndyr, Economics/Political Science | University of Manitoba


“I’m absolutely honoured to be selected as the recipient of your scholarship and to have you say such kind things about me! Thank you so much for granting me this opportunity, and I look forward to volunteering and being a student member of your organization.”                                                                                  

Mily BALIHO | 3rdyr, Hon. Political Studies/International Relations | University of Manitoba