In September of 2004, the Flying ‘M’ Athletic Club assembled a committee to develop the criteria and selection process for the new George Tanner Scholarship. The Scholarship is distributed through the Winnipeg Foundation directly to the educational institution the recipient is attending.

This $400.00 scholarship is awarded annually.

The goal of the Scholarship is to alleviate some of the financial stress of student-athletes who wish to continue their track and field training while attending a post secondary institution.

Deadline for application is October 31, 2018. 

Who can apply:

  • Any full-time post secondary student with a minimum GPA of 2.0 competing in Track and Field in Manitoba who is a current member in good standing of Athletics Manitoba.
  • **Preference will be given to current members in good standing of the Flying ‘M’ Athletic Club.
  • **An athlete can receive the scholarship a maximum of 2 times in their career.

Selection Process:

The Flying ‘M’ Athletic Club Selection Committee will receive and evaluate all applications for the George Tanner Scholarship. The following criteria will be used for candidate selection:

  • Athletic Achievement
  • Financial Need
  • Involvement in Track and Field

Please forward your completed application form and your application letter by November 15, 2015 to George Tanner Scholarship Selection Committee, c/o 423 Ash St, Winnipeg, MB R3M 0R1 or email toflyingmathleticclub@hotmail.comIf you have any questions regarding the application process, please call Jill Seymour at 489-7361.

Information and Application form