The Manitoba Government and the Nellie McClung Foundation present the Nellie McClung Trailblazer Scholarships for Young Women

The Manitoba Government and the Nellie McClung Foundation present the Nellie McClung Trailblazer Scholarships.

These awards are for female students considering careers in the exciting fields of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), business or underrepresented trades. Careers in these areas offer excellent job opportunities, great earning potential and stimulating work environments.

The Nellie McClung Trailblazer Scholarships are for female students considering careers in the underrepresented trades, science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) or business.

There are two categories of awards being offered:

  • Grade 12 students: Five awards of $1,000.00 will be granted to female students in grade 12 who have demonstrated an aptitude in an area of study that could lead to further education and/or careers in STEM, business or underrepresented trades.
  • Post-secondary students: Five awards of $1,750.00 will be granted to female students who are in their first year of post-secondary study in STEM, business or underrepresented trades programs.

Eligible female students are encouraged to submit a complete application to the Manitoba Status of Women Secretariat by 4:30 p.m. CST on February 9, 2018.

For more information, including application forms and submission instructions, go to Manitoba Status of Women.