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Research Fields TEST Humanities
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Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility From the bequest of Dorothy Anna Naylor, funds have been placed in the keeping of the Winnipeg Foundation. Mrs. Naylor was the wife of Dr. Bernard Naylor and the daughter of Senator Crerar, P.C., LL.D. This fund will be used to offer the Senator Thomas Alexander Crerar Scholarships to students pursuing graduate studies in the subject area of Humanities at the University of Manitoba. The Winnipeg Foundation will confirm the value of these awards annually. In each year when the award is offered, two scholarships of equal value will be offered to graduate students who:

(1) are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the first year of any Master of Arts or Doctoral program in the subject area of Humanities offered at the University of Manitoba;

(2) have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours of study (or equivalent);

(3) have successfully completed their undergraduate degree from any program offered by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba within the past 12 months at the time they take up the award;

(4) has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and the ability to succeed in their desired field of graduate study.

In the event that candidates are of approximately equal merit, preference in selection will be given to students pursuing graduate studies in the areas of Canadian History, Philosophy, English Literature, or French Literature.

**NOTE: For the 2017-2018 competition, the above noted requirements have to be met as of the Fall 2017 term - students must be registered in Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 terms in order to be considered eligible for this scholarship.**

Value 2 awards, valued at $7,000.00 each
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba for the 2017-2018 academic year
Deadlines October 27
Application Details NOTE: There are 5 composite award competitions including this one and all have the same application requirements and deadline for the 17-18 competition - October 27th, 2017. If you intend to apply for multiple composite awards then only one set of application documents needs to be submitted. Please note on your cover sheet the names of all the composite awards you wish to be considered for with your application package.

*To apply, please submit the following items to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at 500 University Ctr. by the deadline.

1. Cover page - this should include the following information: your full name, University of Manitoba student number, University of Manitoba email address, your program and department (example: MA in Philosophy) and the name(s) of the composite award(s) you are applying for.

2. A copy of your current academic CV - please ensure it includes relevant work experience and academic experience, as well as any information on any other awards/funding that you currently hold and have previously held.

3. A statement (approx. 500 words) that speaks to your academic research interests and goals in your graduate program.

4. Two (2) academic letters of reference - ideally these letters should be submitted by professors who have recently supervised your research and are familiar with your academic performance.

Reference letters:

Reference letters can be forwarded by one of the following methods...

- Included with a complete application package in a SEALED envelope with a signature of the referee across the seal.

- Forwarded directly to Graduate Studies, addressed to Sara Sealey, Composite Award, arriving in a SEALED envelope with a signature of the referee across the seal.

- Forwarded by e-mail from the referee directly to the Awards Office (sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca). The preferred format is a PDF email attachment which must be signed by the referee (unsigned reference letters will not be accepted).

The selection committee is to be named by the Dean of Graduate Studies and is to include the Dean (or designate) of the Faculty of Arts.

Contact: Sara Sealey - Sara.Sealey@umanitoba.ca
Updated: September 22nd, 2017


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