These scholarships are offered to students who are entering university for the first time on the basis of the full International Baccaluareate Diploma.
7 award tiers will be set, with the required points and the amount of award determined annually. As an example, in 2006-2007, the tiers and the accompanying award values were as follows:
|Tier I||43-44 points||$2,800|
|Tier II||40-42 points||$2,500|
|Tier III||37-39 points||$2,200|
|Tier IV||34-36 points||$1,900|
|Tier V||31-33 points||$1,600|
|Tier VI||28-30 points||$1,300|
|Tier VII||25-27 points||$1,100|
Students who have already received a University of Manitoba Entrance Scholarship which is equal to or greater than the amount in their IB tier listed above will not receive any further funding. Students whose UM Entrance Scholarship amount is lower then their IB tier will receive an award for the difference.
This award is open to candidates from any province or country.
Candidates will require:
- Completion of the full diploma program, including completion of the course Theory of Knowledge, the extended essay and involvement in volunteer work through the CAS (extra-curricular, community services activities) component;
- A minimum grade of 4 or better on each of the three higher level and the three subsidiary level papers;
- Submission of IB results to the University of Manitoba Financial Aid and Awards Office by September 1st.