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Research Fields TEST International Relations or Industrial Relations
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility Open to graduates of any Canadian university who engage in (commence or continue) graduate study in the United States or the United Kingdom, of international or industrial relations (including the international or industrial relations aspects of law, history, politics and economics). Mr. King expressed the hope in his will that this scholarship would "afford to Canadian students in the future opportunities to broaden their outlook and sympathies and contribute in some measure to that understanding of the problems and policies of other countries which is the basis of international good will". The award will be based on high academic achievements (all A's or very nearly so; entire academic history), personal qualities and demonstrated aptitudes. Approximately four travelling scholarships are awarded annually. Part- and full-time students are eligible to apply.

Note: this award is tenable in the 2018-2019 academic year, so you must meet the eligibility requirements as of the 18-19 academic year to be eligible.

Value $10500
subject to change. Four awarded annually across Canada. Approx. $10,500.00.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Universities/Institutions in the United States or the United Kingdom
Deadlines February 1
Application Details Applications must be made to the Faculty of Graduate Studies of your “home” university. This is the Canadian university from which you most recently graduated or are currently enrolled. You must be a graduate of a Canadian university when tenure of the scholarship begins.

A complete application consists of the following, each of which should be addressed to the “Mackenzie King Scholarships Competition” c/o the Faculty of Graduate Studies of your “home” university:

1. The completed and signed application form (including attached sheets A and B as described on that form). The application form can be downloaded at:


2. Three letters of reference from persons who have an intimate knowledge of your record and ability and are able to give a critical evaluation of your plans for graduate study. At least two of these testimonials must be from persons under whom you have taken your major work at university, or from senior colleagues with whom you have been associated in academic teaching or research. NOTE: Reference letters will be accepted in hard copy only. The letters must be signed and clearly indicate the contact information of the referee. The reference must arrive at your home university in an envelope that has been sealed and endorsed (signed over the back flap) by the referee.

3. Current University of Manitoba students must provide a Student History which can be ordered/obtained at the Registrar's Office. A Student History is a transcript that is printed on plain paper, and there should be no charge for this to be requested/ordered. Please have them send the Student History to Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant, 500 University Centre.(Note: Aurora web transcripts will not be accepted). For other institutions outside the University of Manitoba, we will print your transcripts from your student file here in Graduate Studies and add them to your completed award application when it is received.

All these items must be received by your home university by February 1st, 2018. If the University of Manitoba is your “home” university, please submit your completed application to:

Mackenzie King Scholarships Application
c/o Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant
Faculty of Graduate Studies
500 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

For additional application details, please visit:


Additional information can be found at:


Please direct any questions regarding this award to Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant, Faculty of Graduate Studies via email at sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca

Updated: December 11, 2017


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