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Name FOUNDATION FOR REGISTERED NURSES OF MANITOBA INC SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARD
Research Fields TEST Health related field
Categories No categories available
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Inc, established in 1993 to support education for registered nurses, has established a fund at The University of Manitoba. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has made a contribution to this fund. The available annual income from the fund will support both scholarships and awards for registered nurses who are continuing studies in health-related flelds at a graduate level.

**This competition is for awards tenable in the 2018-2019 academic year. This means that to be eligible a student must intend to register as a graduate student as outlined below in both Fall 2018 and Winter 2019 terms of their respective graduate program. This is in addition to the other requirements for the award and scholarship below. Students who will be graduating in October 2018 or before that time would not be eligible for this 2018-2019 competition.**

Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Inc. Graduate Scholarship (#44753) Two scholarships, each valued at 15 percent of the available annual income (but see item 3.), will be offered each year to students who:

(1) are registered nurses and are enrolled full-time in a graduate program at The University of Manitoba;

(2) have completed at least one full year of study at the graduate level and have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (as calculated via University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship guidelines);

(3) are conducting research in a health-related field;

(4) intend to maintain an active nursing registration following graduation.

The applicants will be asked to submit a two page summary of their graduate research and its relation to the health field, as well as a statement of their career goals following graduation. If an applicant is not enrolled in a Graduate Program in Nursing, they will be required to provide documentation of how their studies apply to nursing.


Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Inc. Graduate Award (#44754) The remaining 70 percent of the available annual income shall be split equally six ways and used to support awards. There shall be six awards offered each year, each valued at no more than $2,250 (but see item 3.). In future years, these values may increase. If, in a given year, fewer than six eligible candidates are found, the 70% of available annual income from this fund shall be split equally among the eligible applicants, while maintaining the $2,250 maximum value for each individual award. Any remaining interest shall be invested with the capital of the fund. These awards will be offered to students who:

(1) are registered nurses and are enrolled full-time or part-time in any year of a graduate program at The University of Manitoba;

(2) have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0;

(3) are pursuing graduate education in health-related fields;

(4) intend to maintain an active nursing registration following graduation;

(5) have submitted a written application for the award (see details below).

Applicants for these awards will submit a letter which outlines why they elected to study in the chosen health relate field, what the relationship of the area of study is to the present employment held by the applicant or to future employment the applicant wishes to secure in a health related field, and how the applicant's objectives and goals reflect his/her personal interest in continuing education at the graduate level.

Item 3. Additional Scholarships and Awards In any given year, the Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Inc. may provide an additional contribution to increase the number of Scholarships and Awards offered that year. The Foundation will notify the Financial Aid and Awards Office by March 31st of each year to make known if available additional funds will be disbursed to students. In any given year that additional funds are available, a total of three Scholarships (#44753) valued at $3,000 each and a variable number of Awards (#44754), with a minimum value of $1,800 up to a maximum value of $2,250 each, will be offered to students who meet the selection criteria set out in the preceding paragraphs.

The selection committee will have the discretion to determine the number and value of Awards (#44754). Any candidate who applies for both the Award and Scholarship, if eligible, can only receive one or the other, but not both.

Value For 2018-2019: Two (2) Scholarships available valued at $2,925.00 each, and six (6) Awards valued at $2,275.00 each.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Tenable at the University of Manitoba for students registered in the 2018-2019 academic year
Deadlines August 31
Application Details Applications for the Scholarship and Award can be submitted online at the following link:

https://manitobagrad.hobsonsradius.com/ssc/aform/M00N6R70708Ex6700kN70IF.ssc

The online application system will ask you if you are applying for just the Award, just for the Scholarship, or if you are applying for BOTH the Award and the Scholarship.

As part of the online application system, you will be required to upload/submit the following items:

1) A current curriculum vitae;

2) Three letters of reference - the three letters shall be from:

(a) a professional contact (work supervisor);

(b) an academic contact (a professor / instructor at an institution of post-secondary education); and

(c) a community service contact (e.g. Volunteer coordinator).

The letters of support must comment on the applicant's attitude, accountability, collegial relationships, and commitment to nursing and relevant achievements.

The online application system will prompt you to enter the names and email addresses of your referees, and the online system will send them an email requesting that they submit their reference for your award application online.

3) Two-page summary and letter of intent as outlined below:

Applying for the Scholarship, applicants are asked to submit a two-page summary of their graduate research and its relation to the health field, as well as a separate 1 page statement of their career goals following graduation. If an applicant is not enrolled in a graduate program in Nursing, he/she will be required to provide documentation of how his/her studies apply to nursing.

Applying for the Award, applicants must submit a letter which outlines why he/she elected to study in the chosen health related field; what the relationship of the area of study is to the present employment held by the applicant or to future employment the applicant wishes to secure in a health-related field, and how the applicant's objectives and goals reflect his/her personal interest in continuing education at the graduate level.

If you are applying for the Award AND the Scholarship then please simply follow the instructions above for the Scholarship application.

Please note that applications must be submitted online via the link above - we are unable to accept paper copies of the application forms/documents.


Contact: Please direct questions to Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant, Faculty of Graduate Studies at: sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca
Updated: July 18th, 2018

 

 
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