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Name WOMENS HEALTH RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF CANADA FULL TIME
Research Fields TEST Women's Health
Categories Unrestricted
Women
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility The Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada has offered the Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada Graduate Scholarship annually since 1992. In 2009, the Foundation established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba to support the Scholarship in perpetuity. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has made a contribution to the fund. The fund will be used to offer scholarships to graduate students whose research focus is in some area of women’s health. Three scholarships valued at $3,000 will be offered to graduate students who:

  • are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in any Masters or Doctoral program;
  • have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
  • have demonstrated superior intellectual ability and academic accomplishment;
  • are undertaking or has proposed to undertake research in any area of women’s health for his/her thesis or practicum.

  • For this 2019-2020 competition year, there is a one-time call for TWO additional $3000 awards each – this is for students specifically researching Ovarian and Breast Cancer. When applying for the WHRFC Full-Time award, those students who are applying for this one-time call shall make this clear when submitting their application to their department for the internal deadline. These students who apply for the Breast and Ovarian Cancer one-time call can only submit one application for the WHRFC Full-Time Award for 2019-2020.

    A student admitted to a Master’s or Doctoral program under the “Provisional Status” may not receive this award during the provisional period. The selected recipient must meet the above criteria, including intending to register full time in both the Fall 2019 and Winter 2020 terms in order to be eligible for the 19-20 WHRFC award.

    Recipients may hold the Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada Graduate Scholarship concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

    NOTE: there is a part-time award for the Women's Health Research Foundation of Canada, also found on our database. It is worth $1,500.00 and for part-time students enrolled in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Please see the link here for more information: http://webapps.cc.umanitoba.ca/gradawards/index.asp?WCI=SearchForm&WCE=browse&keywords=&criteria=any&category=0&citizen=0&range=0-1000000&tenable=0&byResearch=on&byAward=on&byEligibility=on&id=3672&letter=W
    Value $3,000 approx.
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at University of Manitoba for the 2019-2020 competition year.
    Deadlines April 30
    Application Details Applicants are to submit applications and required documentation to their department first. Please contact your department for their internal deadline, as they will need to send your entire application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Departments are to submit the completed application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at 500 University Centre no later than April 30, 2019.

    Current applications for this application year are available online at: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/WHRFC_FullTime_2015.pdf

    Please make sure you read the application carefully. You will need two (2) additional reference letters, which is in addition to part 3 and part 4 of the application. The two additional reference letters can be submitted via hardcopy and must arrive in envelopes that have been sealed and endorsed (signed over the back flap).

    Contact:You can contact the Awards Assistant, Laura McMillan, at 474-8089 or email her at laura.mcmillan@umanitoba.ca if you have any questions about the award.

    Updated: March 5, 2019
     

     
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