CME is committed to supporting the inclusion and success of Indigenous communities across Canada. As a part of our Indigenous workforce development strategy to engage and support those in traditionally underrepresented communities within manufacturing, we are proud to announce a scholarship in the hopes of reducing barriers to access a quality education, and in turn, to build a rewarding career. If you are person of Indigenous ancestry considering a career in manufacturing in Manitoba, learn how you may be eligible to be awarded a scholarship worth $2,500.


  •  Person of Indigenous ancestry
  • Exhibit a strong commitment to pursue and complete a program that will lead to a career in manufacturing
  • Citizen of Canada, having resided in Manitoba for the last 12 months
  • Plan to enroll or are enrolled in one of the recognized and authorized Manitoba post secondary institutions in the upcoming academic year in any discipline (trades, business, etc.)
  • Individuals who intend to build a manufacturing career in Manitoba


  • Write a 500 word essay that includes:
    –     Tell us about yourself
    –     Why you want a career in manufacturing
    –     Your short and long term goals
    –     How you see your career benefiting your community
  • Submit your essay using the following file name format:
    –     “Lastname.Firstname – CMEScholarship”
    –     Include your full name, address, email and phone number on your entry
  • Submit your application to workforcedevelopment.mb@cme-mec.ca with the subject line “CME Scholarship Application”

Deadline to apply is January 28, 2024