• Graduation Info
  • NHS Graduation Awards
  • Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Safe Grad Parent Committee

Tanya Pomaranski, Melissa Neufeld, Kathleen Wiebe and Krista Shidel



Grad Photos

Grad Pictures on Friday, February 23, 2024 – By appointment only

Click HERE for the booking link

Grad Picture Retakes on Friday, April 5, 2024 – By appointment only


Grad Meetings

Grad Student Meeting on Thursday, October 12, 2023 – 11:30 AM

Grad Parent Meeting on Thursday, October 12, 2023 – 7 PM

Grad Student Meeting on Friday, February 9, 2024 – 11:30 AM


Convocation, Banquet Dinner and Safe Grad

Grad Banquet Tickets on sale Tuesday, May 28, 2024 – 11:00-1:00 and 4:00-6:00 at NHS

Grad Rehearsal on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 – 10:00 AM at NHS *all grads must attend

Grad 2024 will be Wednesday, June 26th

  • Convocation at NHS –  3:00 PM *by invitation only
  • Banquet at Niverville Heritage Centre – 6:30 PM *by invitation only
  • Safe Grad – 9:00 PM *by invitation only


Graduation Awards

The following criteria for the following awards are guidelines only. Each award will be given out at the discretion of the donors and the administration. 


Post-Secondary Education Required In The Fall:

Chown Centennial Scholarship ($1000)

  • best ‘all round’ graduate registered for full course program at U of Manitoba
  • minimum average of 85% on at least 5 credits at Grade 12 level

Niverville Credit Union Scholarship ($1000)

  • average of 75% or better
  • registered for full course program at a post-secondary institution

Parent Advisory Council Award (2 awards of $250 each)

  • average of 75% over all 40 level courses
  • good attendance
  • displays positive citizenship and character
  • post-secondary education or training at university or college, trades, or GAP year studies

Niverville Physiotherapy Athletic Scholarship (2 awards of $300 each) 

  • two separate awards to a male and female athlete.
  • excelled in two varsity sports
  • registered at a post-secondary institution in the fall
  • preference given to students going into medical or sports-related faculties

Hanover Teachers’ Association ($1000)

  • student has maintained high grades in his/her year of graduation
  • student has demonstrated excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership activities and a love of learning
  • student has participated in school activities and is involved in the community
  • student will be entering a post-secondary program of study in the fall session of his/her graduating year

Ivy Friesen “Change the World” Memorial Award ($500)

  • given in honour of former NCI teacher Ivy Friesen
  • enrolled in a post-secondary institution
  • positive outlook on life, natural leader who leads by example, selflessness, hardworking and inclusiveness


Post-Secondary Education At A Later Date:

Town of Niverville Award ($1000)

  • full course load; high academic standing
  • involved in both school and community life
  • pursuing post-secondary education, not necessarily next year
  • resides in Niverville or at least makes community contributions to this region

Niverville Firefighters Scholarship ($500)

  • a top graduate, full course load
  • demonstrates leadership
  • post-secondary plans in future or going into firefighting, ambulance, policing

Niverville Family Chiropractic Scholarship ($500)

  • exhibits excellence in character and academics. 
  • will be going on to post-secondary education, but not necessarily directly after graduation
  • preference will be given to a student who plans to study or take part in an exchange experience abroad

Raj Raichura & Co Inc Award (2 awards of $500 each)

  • motivated, hardworking student who exhibits strength of character 
  • going on to post-secondary university, college or trade school


Post-Secondary Education Not Necessarily Required:

Joy Fund ($1000)

  • not necessarily have high marks, or be planning to attend a post-secondary educational institution
  • shown their selflessness and love to others
  • someone who seeks to better the lives of others without need of personal recognition

MLA Ron R. Schuler Award ($300)

  • a student who most exemplifies volunteerism
  • shows dedication to the common good: extensive involvement in school and demonstrated potential for leadership, honesty, perseverance, friendliness, and dependability
  • resides in the Springfield-Ritchot Constituency (RM of Ritchot, Town of Niverville, Western portion of the RM of Springfield)

Niverville MCC Thrift Store Bursary (2 awards of $500 each)

  • volunteered his/her time for the betterment of school or community
  • bursary is to be issued toward cost of a program that involves volunteer work or any post-secondary education, with preference going to volunteer opportunity

Wiens Furniture Young Leader Award  ($1000)

  • recognizes a student who is well-rounded, takes his/her studies and responsibilities seriously while maintaining an eager outlook on life and also being a conscientious and involved participant in the life of the school community

BSI Insurance Award ($500) 

  • B – Bright Side – displays an optimistic and positive outlook in all areas of life.
  • S – Service – shows a strong passion for helping others around and willingly seeks opportunities to give back to the community and/or school.
  • IIntegrity – is an individual who displays strong ethical principles and is of sound moral character.
  • award recipient does not have to obtain high marks.

Governor General’s Bronze Medal (no $)

  • highest academic standing in Grade 11 and Grade 12 courses.

Scholarships, Awards and Bursaries

Webpage with Multiple Scholarships 

  1. https://www.scholarshipscanada.com/
  2. https://yconic.com/
  3. https://scholartree.ca/
  4. https://scholarships.studentscholarships.org/
  5. https://studentawards.com


Individual Scholarships

  1. 2023-24 MBP Scholarship Form
  2. https://www.mhsaa.ca/awards/
  3. https://www.leonardfnd.org/
  4. https://www2.mb.bluecross.ca/community-wellness/scholarships
  5. https://www.hydro.mb.ca/careers/students/award_scholarship_bursary/
  6. https://scholarships.nupge.ca/
  7. https://www.rbc.com/dms/enterprise/scholarships.html
  8. https://portal.scholarshippartners.ca/welcome/td_en
  9. https://cpamb.ca/foundation/Bursaries-Scholarships/high-school-scholarships
  10. https://www.bmo.com/aboriginal/en/scholar.html
  11. https://scholarships.studentscholarships.org/bmo_bank_of_montreal_scholarship_2899.php
  12. https://terryfoxawards.ca/


University/College Scholarship Links

  1. University of Manitoba: https://umanitoba.ca/financial-aid-and-awards/entrance-awards
  2. University of Winnipeg: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/awards/
  3. Red River College: https://www.rrc.ca/future-students/awards/
  4. Providence University College: https://www.prov.ca/admissions/financing-your-education/scholarships-bursaries/
  5. Canadian Mennonite University: https://www.cmu.ca/future/financial/scholarships
  6. Booth College: https://boothuc.ca/admissions/scholarships-financial-aid/


Big Scholarships: 


Manitoba Student Loans

If you get a student loan, you are then eligible for “bursaries” which need to be applied for and earned. Many students take out the loan, and put it in the bank (spend as little of it as possible) and then use the bursary money they get.