Scholarship for Students Graduating from the Adult Learning Centre

The Chown Centennial Scholarship is an award offered to a student graduating from the Adult Learning Centre and entering the University of Manitoba.

This award is valued at $1000 and may be held together with:

  1. The Isabel Auld Entrance Scholarship
  2. The Chancellors’ Scholarship
  3. The President’s Laureate Scholarship
  4. The University of Manitoba Entrance Scholarships
  5. The Leader of Tomorrow Scholarships

A selection committee, consisting of staff members, will review all applications to nominate a recipient for this award at the convocation ceremony in June.


Applicants must fulfill the following criteria to be considered for selection:

  • Graduate from the Adult Learning Centre in either August, December or April of the graduation year (note that students upgrading are not eligible for this scholarship);
  • Achieve a minimum average of 85 percent in the Grade 12 courses that allow the applicant to be eligible to enter any degree program at the University of Manitoba;
  • Be admitted in and register for a full-time (24 credit hours) course load in the upcoming academic session in any direct-entry program;
  • Complete the Chown Centennial Scholarship Application Form (available at the front desk);
  • Prepare an academic essay (500 words maximum) detailing the following:
    • Reasons why the applicant should be selected as the recipient;
    • Future goals and/or plans of the applicant; and
    • Examples of citizenship, leadership and/or volunteering;
  • Provide a letter of recommendation from someone outside the school who is nota relative; and
  • Submit all application related items to front desk staff within the third week of May.