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Name LEE, SHEU L. FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP IN ONCOLOGY RESEARCH
Research Fields TEST Oncology
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility Through a bequest left to the Canadian Cancer Society (Manitoba division) by Mr. Sheu Lee, two annual scholarships of $3,000 each are to be made available to graduate students conducting research in the area of Oncology. The scholarships will be offered to two students who:

1) are enrolled as part-time or full-time students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies either in the Faculty of Nursing (either in the Master's program (Oncology focus) or the PhD program in Cancer Control), or in the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Arts, or in the Faculty of Medicine;

2) have achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) in the graduate program (if 12 credit hours or greater has been completed) or, in the last 60 credit hours of their undergraduate program (students entering from the Faculty of Medicine who graduated in good standing will be considered eligible);

3) are conducting or plan to conduct research in the area of Oncology that is consistent with the strategic priority areas set out in the National Strategy for Cancer Control; prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and end-of-life care. Preference will be given to students from rural Manitoba, which will be determined by the high school the student graduated from. Please indicate this in your letter of application.

The recipients of this award may hold it with any other award. The scholarship is not renewable but a recipient may reapply in each year of study.

The scholarship committee shall be named by the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and will include two representatives of the Canadian Cancer Society (Manitoba division); one representing the psycho-social science and one representing the laboratory/clinical sciences.

Value 2 awards @ $3,000 each
Currency Canadian
Tenable at The University of Manitoba
Deadlines February 1
Application Details Submit the following application documents by the above noted deadline:

1. cover letter with the following information:

a.)name, student number, department
b.)current mailing address and e-mail
c.)name of award (Sheu L.Lee Family Scholarship)
d.)name of high school graduated from

2. a letter of application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The letter must provide a summary of the research that the student is conducting or plans to conduct and will outline the relevance of the research to the study of Oncology. Please write in plain language. Your summary should be readable by someone with a background in the discipline but with no specialized knowledge of the particular field of research. The letter must also indicate which high school the applicant graduated from (as per the eligibility criteria above). (3 pages maximum double spaced, single sided)

3. A letter of support from a supervisor or graduate program head which must be submitted with the letter of application. The letter of support can be submitted one of the following ways:

- Via email sent to Tobi.Hawkins@umanitoba.ca. The letter of reference must be emailed directly from the referee, and the reference must be sent as a PDF email attachment (letters of reference written in the body of an email will not be accepted).

- Alternatively, a hard copy of the letter can be sent to the Faculty of Graduate Studies, 500 University Centre, and must arrive in an envelope that has been sealed and endorsed (signed over the back flap) by the referee.

Please submit the above noted application documents to:

Sheu L. Lee Family Scholarship in Oncology Research
Faculty of Graduate Studies
500 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5J8

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Contact: For inquiries regarding this award please contact Tobi Hawkins, Awards Assistant, at Tobi.Hawkins@umanitoba.ca

Updated: December 7th, 2016

 

 
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