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Research Fields unrestricted Aboriginal
Categories Aboriginal
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility Fellowships will be offered to students enrolled in the PhD Studies for Aboriginal Scholars (PSAS) Program at the University valued at $5,000 to $20,000. The selection committee will have the discretion to determine the value of each award. The Fellowships will be offered until the capital and income have been exhausted.
The Fellowships will be offered to graduate students who:
  • are Aboriginal (Status, Non-Status, Métis, Inuit);
  • are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the first four years of any doctoral program;
  • have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study; and
  • if they are a continuing student, are in good standing and have demonstrated significant progress in their degree program.

  • Preference will be given to students from Manitoba, as determined by the location of the high school from which they student graduated.
    Values $5000-$20000
    value to be determined by the selection committee
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Candidates will be required to submit:
    1) an application that will consist of a description of their proposed or ongoing research (max. 500 words).
    2) Continuing students must submit a complete Annual Progress Report (APR) form (available from the Faculty of Graduate Studies).
    3) Candidates must provide a statement of how the award will enhance their graduate studies experience.

    Candidates will be assessed as follows:
    record of academic achievement (including APR) (60%), statement of how the award will enhance their graduate experience (40%). The award is not automatically renewable but previous recipients may reapply. Subsequent Fellowships may not be offered at the value of the inital award but may be pro-rated based on a recipient's demonstrated progress in his/her degree program and other sources of funding.
    Recipients may hold this Fellowship concurrently with any other awards consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
    The selection committee will be named by the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate) and will include the Coordinator of the PhD Studies for Aboriginal Scholars Program (or designate).
    Updated: June 4, 2012

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