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Research Fields TEST Creative writing, oral cultures
Categories Humanities
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The CD Howe Foundation, with contributions from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative, has established a fund at the University of Manitoba in support of the Centre for Creative Writing & Oral Culture.
Two Fellowships, valued at approximately $11,000 each (amount is based on the average of the last five years and is subject to change) and will be offered to students who:
  • are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in a Masters or Doctoral degree program;
  • have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
  • are conducting thesis research in Creative Writing (producing an original work of literature) or on the critical study of oral cultures.

  • Students with lived experience of indigenous and other oral cultures are particularly encouraged to apply.
    Recipients may hold the CD Howe Foundation Fellowships in Creative Writing and Oral Culture concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
    The Fellowships are not automatically renewable but previous recipients may reapply.
    Value Approximately $11,000 each for two fellowships.
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines May 25
    Application Details Submit the following information to:
    The Centre for Creative Writing & Oral Culture
    391 University College
    Attn: Dr. Warren Cariou

    Candidates are required to submit an application consisting of a description of their proposed or ongoing research (maximum 500 words), current academic transcript(s), and two academic letters of reference from professors at a post-secondary institution.

    Candidates will be assessed as follows:
    - Record of academic achievement (30%),
    - Plan of research (40%),
    - And letters of reference (30%).

    For more information, please contact the Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture by email ccwoc@umanitoba.ca and drop off applications at 391 University College. More details on the website: http://umanitoba.ca/centres/ccwoc/howe_fellowships/cd_howe_fellowships.html

    Updated: April 6, 2018

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