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Name COMPOSITE Award (UNIVERSITY WOMENS CLUB OF WINNIPEG GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP)
Research Fields TEST Arts, women
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility A scholarship of $3000 is offered annually by the University Women's Club of Winnipeg Scholarship Trust Fund to support outstanding students who have completed an undergraduate degree from either the University of Manitoba or the University of Winnipeg and have chosen to pursue studies in a Master's or Ph.D. program at any university recognized by Graduate Women International (formally called the International Federation of University Women). Each year, one scholarship will be offered to the student who:

(1) has either:

a) successfully completed any undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree at either the University of Manitoba or the University of Winnipeg within the previous academic year; or

b) successfully completed any undergraduate program leading to a Bachelor of Arts general or advanced degree and has successfully completed a pre-Master's program at either the University of Manitoba or the University of Winnipeg within the previous academic year in preparation for graduate-level study;

(2) has achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours of completed university-level study (or equivalent);

(3) has been accepted to, and intends to pursue studies within the next twelve months in any graduate program which leads to a Master's or Doctoral degree at an institution that is recognized by Graduate Women International;

(4) has demonstrated outstanding academic achievement and the ability to excel in their graduate program.

Applicants from both the University of Manitoba and the University of Winnipeg will be required to submit an application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba which demonstrates how they meet criteria (3) and (4).

In the event that the selected recipient does not register for the graduate program as indicated in their initial application, the scholarship will be provided to the next qualified candidate in order of merit, if any.

The Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba (or designate) will name the selection committee for this award and will include the Registrar of the University of Winnipeg (or designate).

Value 1 award valued at $3,000.00
Currency Canadian
Tenable at For the 2017-2018 academic year at any university recognized by the International Federation of University Women.
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).


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

 

 
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