Scholarships

MTS Future First Scholarship program

Connect to Your Future with the MTS Future First Scholarship Opportunities!

An educated, dynamic workforce is vital to developing vibrant economies and healthy communities. MTS is proud to support students in their pursuit of the skills needed for our province to thrive.

MTS Future First offers the following scholarship and bursary opportunities:

  1. The MTS Future First Scholarship Program

    Thinking about chasing your dreams in the telecommunications field?

    If you're pursuing a post-secondary education you might be eligible for an MTS Future First scholarship.

    You could earn:

    • $1000 towards tuition for up to two years
    • Summer employment opportunities with MTS

    Both high school students entering into their first year of post-secondary studies and current post-secondary students are eligible.

    High School Applicants - English (Deadline April 30)

    Candidats D’Écoles Secondaires - Francais (Deadline April 30)

    Post-Secondary Applicants - English (Deadline July 15)

    Candidats Poursuivant Des Études Postsecondaires - Francais (Deadline July 15)

    View the Terms and Conditions.

  2. MTS Future First Scholarship in Aboriginal Business Education

    As a long-time supporter of the Aboriginal Business Education Partners (ABEP) program at the I.H. Asper, MTS Future First is proud to present the MTS Future First Scholarship in Aboriginal Business Education. The purpose of the award is to recognize students in the ABEP program in the I.H. Asper School of Business at the University of Manitoba. Each year, one scholarship of $1,000 will be offered to an undergraduate student who:

    • is a member of the Aboriginal Business Education Partners (ABEP) program;
    • is enrolled full-time (minimum 80% course load) in the B.Comm. (Hons.) program in the I.H. Asper School of Business;
    • has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0.

    Deadline for applications is July 31, 2017.

    For further information regarding the MTS Future First Scholarship in Aboriginal Business Education, please contact the Aboriginal Business Education Partners office.

  3. MTS Future First Bursary in Aboriginal Business Education

    MTS Future First also offers 2 (two) $1,000 bursaries to undergraduate students who:

    • are members of the Aboriginal Business Education Partners (ABEP) program;
    • are enrolled full-time (minimum 60% course load) in the B.Comm. (Hons.) program in the I.H. Asper School of Business;
    • have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 2.0;
    • have demonstrated financial need on the ABEP bursary application form as approved by the Financial Aid and Awards office at the University of Manitoba.

    Deadline for applications is July 31, 2017.

    For further information regarding the MTS Future First Bursary in Aboriginal Business Education, please contact the Aboriginal Business Education Partners office.

  4. Red River College Awards for Electronic Engineering or Telecommunications Students

    MTS Future First also offers two awards for students studying electronic engineering or telecommunications at Red River College. Information on these awards can be found here.

    1. MTS Academic Excellence Award for Electronic Engineering Technology
      Automatic Selection

      A $1000 award will be presented annually to a student in the second year of the Electronic Engineering Technology program based on outstanding academic achievement in the first year of the program.

    2. MTS Telecommunications Award
      General RRC Application Required

      Awards valued at $1000 each are available for Aboriginal peoples, members of visible minorities, persons with disabilities and women entering the following programs on a full-time basis: Electrical Engineering Technology, Electrical Engineering Technology Integrated, Electronic and Network Technician or Business Information Technology. Recipients who successfully complete their first year of study may have their award renewed for their second year. Applications should be submitted to the Student Service Centre, accompanied by a resume, as well as a letter answering the following questions: a) Why do you want to take this program? and b) What are your career aspirations? Selection will be based on academic progress, financial need and applicants' career goals. Deadlines for applications are; October 8 for fall programs and February 1 for winter programs.

  5. Brandon University – MTS Awards for Aboriginal Students
  6. MTS Future First offers a number of scholarships and bursaries to Aboriginal students at Brandon University taking courses in computer sciences or business administration. Information on these awards may be found here. After clicking the link, enter "MTS" in the search field.