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From Futures Forward–Please find below information regarding post-secondary tuition waiver applications for the 2024-25 academic year.  Applications are due March 31, 2024.

Tuition Waivers are scholarships offered by 10 participating universities and colleges to current and former youth in care in Manitoba – no age cap! They can cover up to the full tuition cost of your college or university degree, diploma, or certificate, with additional funding available for supplies and a living stipend.

Applications are now available and are due March 31!

To be eligible to apply you must:
• Be a current or former youth in Manitoba CFS care (no minimum amount of time required; no age cap)
• Have applied to a participating post-secondary institution OR be a current student at a participating post-secondary institution
• You do not need an acceptance letter to apply

Please note:

  • Each participating institution has its own application form. Please read the application carefully and complete fully.
  • Funding and fees covered varies per institution.
  • Application fees and program deposits where applicable are the responsibility of the applicant.
  • Tuition Waivers are not guaranteed. Note that Futures Forward does not provide any funding; decisions are up to the discretion of each individual institution.

Information Sessions:

**Futures Forward is holding a number of tuition waivers information sessions over the next few months.  This includes in-person events on January 30 in Brandon (at Assiniboine Community College with Brandon University), and January 31 at the University of Manitoba.  The U of M event will includes presentations from all institutions participating in the tuition waiver program.

There are also several virtual sessions:
January 23, 12:30 – 1:30pm
February 6, 12:30 – 1:30pm
February 20, 6:00 – 7:00pm
March 5, 12:30 – 1:30pm

To register for an information session please visit this site. 

Please see the Futures Forward 2024 Scholarship Guide This guide includes a comprehensive list of post-secondary scholarships and awards available for youth in and from care.

For more information please visit the Futures Forward website or contact: