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Research Fields TEST chemistry
Categories Natural, Physical or Life Sciences
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Dr. Peter Letkeman has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba, with a contribution being made by the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative. Dr. Letkeman began his teaching career at Vincent Massey High School as a chemistry and physics teacher following his graduation from the University of Manitoba with a Masters degree in Chemistry. The following year, he entered the post-secondary teaching arena as an instructor of Chemistry courses at Brandon College. In 1969, Dr. Letkeman obtained his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Manitoba. He joined the staff at Brandon College as a member of the Chemistry Department, served as its Chair for a decade, and was named Dean of Science in 1982. His many contributions to the research and teaching communities at large include serving on the Manitoba Research Council and involvement with the review and implementation of a new chemistry curriculum in our provincial high schools. His research interests, to this day, centre on the study of how heavy metals behave in aqueous media.
The scholarship shall be given to the student who:
  • is enrolled full-time in the fourth year of the honours or major chemistry program in the Faculty of Science at the University of Manitoba or is entering full-time study in the first year of a Master of Science program in Chemistry in the Faculty of Graduate Studies;
  • has achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 on all courses completed to date;
  • has achieved the highest standing in the course Instrumental Methods of Analysis (currently numbered 002.347) in the academic session preceding the session in which this scholarship is tenable.
  • Value available annual income
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Contact the Department of Chemistry.

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