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Research Fields Oncology
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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:
  • 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;
  • 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);
  • 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.
Value $3000
For 2023-2024, 1 award valued at $3,000
Currency Canadian
Tenable at The University of Manitoba for the 2023 -2024 academic year. In order to be eligible, you must be registered in FW 2023-2024 in both 202390 & 202410 terms.
Deadlines February 28
Application Details The 23-24 APPLICATION IS CLOSED.

Submit the following application documents by the above noted deadline to the link below:

1. Summary of research that includes the following information:

  • name, student number, department
  • current mailing address and e-mail
  • name of award
  • name and location of high school graduated from
  • Your summary should include the research that you are conducting or plan to conduct and will outline the relevance of the research to the study of Oncology.
  • Your Summary must be in plain language and should be readable by someone with a background in the discipline but with no specialized knowledge of the particular field of research. Maximum 3 pages.
    You may append your Research Proposal (in addition to the 3 page summary).

2. A letter of support from a supervisor or graduate program head.

The online application system will prompt you to enter the name and email address of your referee. The online system will automatically send your referee an email requesting that they submit their reference to your online application. Once your referee submits their recommendation, it is automatically uploaded within your online application.

The online application can be found at the link:

If you have inquiries regarding this award, please contact Faculty of Graduate Studies Award Office through email: graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca

Updated: 2024


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