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Research Fields TEST Child development
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Eligibility Dr. Lois M. Brockman established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba in 2006. The purpose of the fellowship is to encourage the development of professionals who are prepared and dedicated to fostering wholesome development of children through research. The fellowship provides financial assistance to graduate students for Master's thesis or Doctoral dissertation research that pertains to the development of the child (birth to 12 years).

Each year, the available annual income from the fund will be used to offer one or more fellowships to graduate students who:

1) are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in any Master's or Doctoral program offered at the University of Manitoba;

2) have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours of university level study (or the equivalent last two full years);

3) have completed all the course requirements for their graduate degree and are currently pursuing their Master's or Doctoral thesis on a full-time basis;

4)are pursuing Master's thesis or doctoral dissertation research that pertains to the development of the child (birth to 12 years).

Theses or dissertations and publications that have been assisted by the Graduate Student Research Award in the Area of Child Development are expected to acknowledge the support received.

The selection committee will have discretion to determine the value of the award(s) offered to selected candidates based on the merit of the proposal and budget upon completion of the research, the recipient(s) will submit a summary of the research results with an accounting of expenditures to the Dean of Graduate Studies.
Value To be determined - available annual income
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Tenable only at the University of Manitoba
Deadlines August 4
Application Details To apply, students must submit the following application documents to the Faculty of Graduate Studies by the deadline indicated above:

1. A cover sheet (include: name of competition, your name, student number, department, current mailing address, and contact number and your University of Manitoba e-mail address);

2. A thesis or dissertation proposal (maximum 1,200 words);

3. A budget of costs related to the research proposed;

4. One (1) letter of reference from the student's supervisor/advisor.

The letter of reference can be submitted by the referee and must arrive at the Faculty of Graduate Studies in an envelope that has been sealed and endorsed (signed over the back flap) by the referee. Alternatively the letter of reference can be emailed as PDF letter attachment to Tobi Hawkins, Awards Assistant, at tobi.hawkins@umanitoba.ca - the reference must be signed and must be emailed from the referee directly (cannot be forwarded by the applicant). Please note that unsigned letters of reference will not be accepted.

Please submit applications to:

ATTN: Tobi Hawkins
Lois M. Brockman Graduate Student Thesis Research Fellowship in the Area of Child Development
Faculty of Graduate Studies
500 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 5J8

The selection committee will be named by the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate) and will include three faculty members: one child developmental professional from three different departments in which child development or developmental psychology is taught. The Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate) will serve as Chair.

Contact: Tobi Hawkins, Awards Assistant, tobi.hawkins@umanitoba.ca
Updated: May 30th, 2017


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