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Eligibility The Faculty of Graduate Studies offers scholarships to recognize and reward the excellence of international graduate students pursuing Master's or Ph.D. degrees at the University of Manitoba. The scholarships, valued at up to the international differential tuition fee amount, will be offered to graduate students who:

(1) are international students (i.e., those in Canada on study permits);

(2) are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in either:

(a)the second year of a Master's program with a two-year fee structure;

(b) the second year of a Ph.D. program with a two-year fee structure;

(c) the second or third year of a Ph.D. program with a three-year fee structure; or,

(d) the first year of a Ph.D. program after completing a Master's degree at the University of Manitoba;

(3) are paying the international student differential tuition fee;

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

(5) show great promise as researchers and as graduate students;

(6) are not recipients of external award funding that pays for their tuition.

This scholarship may be held with the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) and other awards offered by the University of Manitoba, but may not be held in conjunction with the International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship or the International Graduate Student Bursary. Students may be considered for this scholarship in each year of eligible study. Students who are enrolled in a re≠registration year and are paying only continuing fees are not eligible for consideration.

Scholarships will first be applied against tuition fees.

The selection committee will have the discretion to determine the number and value of awards offered each year based on available revenue.

Scholarships will be offered until available funds are exhausted. Funding will be confirmed on an annual basis.

This scholarship will be administered by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Value Variable - valued at up to the international differential tuition fee amount. Scholarships will be offered until available funds are exhausted. Funding will be confirmed on an annual basis.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at The University of Manitoba - note: This award is tenable in the 2018-2019 academic year.
Deadlines April 11
Application Details Before you apply, please review the information on our FAQ page:


To apply:

1) Please visit the Graduate Award & Scholarship Forms page at:


2) Click on the International Graduate Student Scholarship application link. This will take you to the Self Service Centre in Radius where you can access the application.

International Students who are unsure if they are eligible to apply are encouraged to submit an application. An assessment of eligibility will be performed once your complete application is received.

If you are planning to transfer from a Masterís to a PhD program, or to apply to a PhD program for the Summer 2018, Fall 2018 or Winter 2019 term after April 1st, 2018, you are encouraged to apply and must apply by the April 11th deadline if you wish to be considered for the IGSS for the 2018 -2019 academic year. Even if you are unsure of what you will do, you are encouraged to submit an application.

Late applications will not be considered.

Contact: graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca
Updated: April 23rd, 2018


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