Contact the Access Program
The Access Program provides holistic support to Indigenous, newcomer, and other students. With Access, you will find the supportive place, people, and programs that will help you succeed.
Access is located in Migizii Agamik (Bald Eagle Lodge), on the U of M’s Fort Garry Campus.
Area Director’s Office: (204) 474-9145
General Inquiries: (204) 474-8000
Toll-free in Manitoba: 1-800-432-1960 ext. 8000
Room 221 – 114 Sidney Smith St.
The University of Manitoba
The University of Manitoba Access Program offers two major programs:
University of Manitoba Access Program (UMAP) – open to students choosing an academic path leading to most degrees or diplomas at the University of Manitoba.
Health Careers Access Program (HCAP) – is exclusive to Indigenous (Metis, Status, Non-Status, Inuit) residents of Manitoba, and is designed to prepare you for entry to health-related professions such as Medicine, Dentistry, Dental Hygiene, Pharmacy, Medical Rehabilitation (Physical, Occupational, and Respiratory Therapy), and Nursing.
Our Professional Health Program (PHP) provides supports to HCAP students throughout their health professional programs.
Applications for students starting university in the fall are due on May 1.
The Centre is open to all Aboriginal students (First Nations, non-status, Inuit and Metis) who require academic, personal or cultural assistance.
Bursaries & Scholarships
- Aboriginal Bursary Search Tool
- Scholarships Canada
- Helen Betty Osborne Memorial Foundation
- Louis Riel Institute
- Manitoba Hydro Awards, Bursaries & Scholarships
- University of Manitoba Bursaries
- Building Foundations Bursary
- Manitoba Métis Federation Inc. Métis Employment & Training
- MTS Pursue Your Calling Scholarships
- Canadian Nurses Foundation – Scholarships