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Admission Requirements

Your Academic History
If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit My Education for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College Polytechnic; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.

DOCUMENT SUBMISSION METHODS

Upload Through Your Future Student Account (preferred method)

  • Scan your document(s) and save the file. Ensure you keep your original documents as the College may request to see them at any time.
  • Go to www.rrc.ca/apply and log in.
  • Click on your application, then Supplemental Items & Documents.

If you do not have a Future Student Account or require assistance, please contact our Student Service Centre at 204-632-2327.

Mail or In-Person: Student Service Centre Click here for address and hours of service

E-mail: register@rrc.ca

Fax: 204-697-0584

Internationally Educated Applicants - visit www.rrc.ca/credentials for credential assessment information.

Submission of required documentation indicating proof of completion of admission requirements is due within 30 days of applying unless otherwise noted in the program's admission requirements.

However, if you apply within 6 weeks of the program start date, admission requirements are due within 5 days of applying.

This program is open to Manitoba residents of Aboriginal ancestry only. Applications for this program received from individuals who are not a Manitoba resident and/or not a member of an Indigenous community will be cancelled with no refund of the application fee.

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Grade 12 Graduation
    • Submit proof of graduation from Grade 12, including one credit in each of the following courses:
      • Grade 12 English
      • Grade 12 Math
        and
  2. Aboriginal Ancestry
    • Provide proof of Aboriginal ancestry and membership with an Indigenous community by submitting one of the following:
      • Certificate of Indian Status (Treaty Card)
        or
      • Manitoba Metis Federation (MMF) Card
        or
      • Letter of Support from a First Nations Band
        or
      • Letter of Support from a recognized Aboriginal organization (examples include Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development (CARHD) or the Aboriginal Council of Winnipeg)
        and
  3. Autobiography
    • Submit a 2-3 page autobiography that demonstrates your preparedness and suitability for this program.  Your autobiography should describe the following:
      • Your present situation
      • Your past experiences with learning
      • How you became interested in your chosen field of studies
      • Your personal strengths and challenges
      • Steps you've taken to prepare for college
      • Your participation in the community
      • Your future goals
    • Your autobiography be evaluated and assigned a score that reflects your potential for success in the program. If your score is within acceptable range you will be invited to attend a personal interview.  If your score does not fall within the acceptable range, your application will be cancelled.
      and
  4. Interview
    • Participate in a personal interview to assess your personal, social, and financial readiness for College (eg. housing, finances, childcare, supports, wellbeing, study skills, time management, competing commitments etc.)
    • This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date
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