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Research Fields Human Ecology
Categories Home Economics/Human Ecology
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Ms. Marion Vaisey-Genser has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba, with a contribution from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative. Marion Vaisey-Genser (nee Berryhill) earned a B.Sc. (H.Ec.) in 1949 from the University of Manitoba and an M.Sc. (Nutrition) from McGill in 1951. Following academic appointments at Mount St. Vincent College in Nova Scotia, Oregon State College in the United States and the Ontario Agricultural College in Guelph, she returned to the University of Manitoba as a faculty member in 1981 and initiated research and teaching in the Sensory Evaluation of Foods. She subsequently served as a Head of the Department of Foods and Nutrition, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and Associate Vice-President (Research). She was appointed a Senior Scholar in Foods and Nutrition when she retired in 1993. The fund shall be used to support an award for a graduate student who:
  • is enrolled full-time (currently or in the year preceding the deadline for the award) in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba, and whose advisorís primary appointment is in the Faculty of Human Ecology;
  • has completed a significant piece of research and has presented it in the form of a manuscript (submitted or to be submitted for publication to a peer review journal);
  • has been accepted to present this research at a national or international conference;
  • has achieved the highest academic standing among the eligible students in a given year (a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.85 [or equivalent] on the last 30 credit hours completed - undergraduate and graduate).
  • Value Available annual income
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at Faculty of Human Ecology University of Manitoba
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Contact the Faculty of Human Ecology.

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