Scholarship and Bursary Opportunities – Manitoba

factsManitoba Landscape

The Manitoba Nursery Landscape Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the interests of horticulture and landscape professionals. MBNLA’s members are businesses and individuals committed to upholding the highest standards of the nursery and landscape industry. These awards aim to achieve these goals by:

  • Promoting the professional development of individuals already working in the profession.
  • Attracting and encouraging quality students who will make valuable contributions to the profession.

Top Student Award

A $300 award is available annually for each level offered for a Landscape Horticulturist student with the highest Grade Point Average. The winning students will be contacted by MBNLA once all grades are finalized. Deadline March 1st of each year.

Top Journeyperson Award

A $300 award is available for the Landscape Horticulturist student who scores the highest mark on the Red Seal Final Exam. Open to Apprentices who are writing the test for the first time (not when the exam is challenged). Deadline June 1st of each year.

Landscape Horticulturist Award 

A $1,000 award is available annually for a Landscape Horticulturist student (2nd, 3rd or 4th level) who demonstrates exceptional interest and contribution to the green profession in Manitoba. This award is meant to cover the registration cost and other expenses for the next level of the Red Seal program. Those interested in being considered should submit an application form accompanied by one-page letter outlining their commitment to a green profession, contribution to program-related activities and participation in recognized green profession-related associations, as well as verification of their academic standing from the most recently completed level. Application deadline is April 15th.

Landscape Horticulturist Skills Canada Award 

A $1,000 award will be presented annually to a Landscape Horticulturist team (two students) who will be travelling to compete in the Landscape Gardening event at the Skills Canada National Competition. This award is meant to assist with the travel expenses and to complement the $500 wage subsidy available from the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA). Recipient selection will be made by program faculty.



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