Acomi Student Bursary Program

The African Communities of Manitoba Inc. (ACOMI) in partnership with the Manitoba Institute of African-Canadian Affairs (MIACA) offers financial support to university and college students from the African community on an annual basis (i.e. for each academic year: September to June). The program called the "Acomi Student Bursary Program" supports youth of African heritage attending post-secondary institutions (university or college) in Manitoba.

Applicants must satisfy the following Criteria:

•  Applicants must be members of the African Community;
•  Applicants must show academic promise and potential for success at the Collegiate or at the University;
•  Applicants must be recommended by a representative from their respective communities;
•  Applicants must demonstrate financial need.


• Applicants must be admitted to a University or a College in Manitoba; pursuing a degree or a    professional diploma program.
• All bursary recipients must be registered for courses as full-time students during the academic year specified for the award.


The bursary support will cover the cost of tuition and fees for up to $2000.


• All students must apply to and be admitted to a University or a College in Manitoba as appropriate;
• All students should complete the Bursary Application Form;
• All students should obtain a recommendation from a representative of their community.


Applications are received between June-August before the start of the academic year. Completed Applications and Recommendation Forms should be submitted by 31st. August to: 

ACOMI Resource Centre, 
101 – 421 Kennedy Street;
Winnipeg, MB.
R3B 2N2

Phone: (204) 221-6696


Application Form:

For more information and the application form, please click on the link below:

Acomi Bursary Program and Application Form

Past Bursary Recepients