Applications now open for MTS Future First scholarships

Helping build Manitoba's future.

WINNIPEG, March 1, 2016 /CNW/ - With its dedication to helping young people in Manitoba take control of their future, MTS encourages high school and post-secondary students throughout the province to explore the many opportunities available with MTS Future First scholarships.  MTS is now accepting applications.

There are a variety of scholarships and bursaries to choose from, giving students interested in a career in telecommunications several options as they consider where their education will take them. "MTS Future First is all about creating opportunities," said MTS Chief Human Resources Officer Marvin Boakye.  "The scholarships and bursaries supported by MTS Future First will make it easier for students to access education and pursue their dreams."

The scholarships are available for students attending educational institutions throughout Manitoba including the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, Red River College, Université de Saint-Boniface, Brandon University, and University of the North, among others.

"Nobody should miss out on building a bright future because they can't afford it," added Mr. Boakye.  "MTS Future First is happy to help young people get where they want to be."

Information on all MTS Future First scholarship and bursary opportunities can be found at

About MTS

At MTS, we're proud to be Manitoba's leading information and communications technology provider. We're dedicated to delivering a full suite of services for Manitobans – Internet, Wireless, TV, Phone Service and Security Systems plus a full suite of Information Solutions, including Unified Cloud and Managed Services. You can count on MTS to make connecting your world easy. We're with you.

We live where we work, and actively give back to organizations that strengthen our communities. Through MTS Future First, we provide sponsorships, grants and scholarships, value-in-kind support and volunteer commitment in Manitoba.

MTS Inc. is wholly owned by Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (TSX: MBT).

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SOURCE Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.

For further information: Craig Lawrence, Community Investment, 204 941-7378,


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