Scholarship Application

Eligibility Criteria

  • Heritage: Applicants must self-identify as a member of the Black, African, or Caribbean diaspora
  • Educational Status: Applicants must be currently enrolled in or accepted to a post-secondary institution in full-time studies.
  • Community Engagement: Demonstrate a commitment to community involvement, volunteer service and leadership.
  • Academic Achievement: Applicants should have a strong academic record.
  • Financial: Applicants must demonstrate financial need.
  • Residency: Applicants must be residents of Manitoba.


  • Review Eligibility: Make sure you meet all the necessary criteria.
  • Prepare Your Documents: Gather your academic transcripts, letters of reference, a personal essay, and any other required documents.
  • Complete the Application Form: Fill in the application form with accurate and up-to-date information.
  • Submit by Deadline: Ensure your complete application is submitted by March 1st.

Scholarship Program

The Congress of Black Women of Manitoba offers eligible women of colour to this scholarship program to encourage and support the start or continuation of education in their chosen fields of study.


NEW for 2024:

Two $1,000 Scholarships Available!
The Congress of Black Women of Manitoba proudly offers two scholarships, each valued at $1,000, to support and encourage academic excellence and community leadership among post-secondary students.

Streamlined Application Process
We value your time and effort. Our new, simplified application form is designed to make your application process smooth and straightforward.

Open to All Aspiring Students
In our commitment to inclusivity, COBW membership is not required to apply for these scholarships. We encourage all eligible students to take this opportunity to advance their educational goals.

Application Deadline: March 1st, 2024
Mark your calendars! Applications are open until March 1st. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this exciting opportunity.

Payment of the award will be made directly to the educational institution.

Have Any Questions?

Please send any questions or queries to us and we will respond within seven business days.