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Research Fields TEST unrestricted
Categories Aboriginal
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility An endowment fund has been established at the University of Manitoba, with an initial contribution of $250,000 from the President's Fund, to offer scholarships to Aboriginal students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The endowment was established to provide matching funds to encourage private donors to contribute to the Scholarship as a way to promote Aboriginal students pursuing graduate-level study. The available annual income from the fund will be used to offer one scholarship to a graduate student who:
1. is Aboriginal (Status, Non-Status, Metis, Inuit)
2. is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the first four years of any Doctoral program or the first two years of any Masters program
3. has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study; and
4.is a continuing student, and is in good standing in a degree program.
Preference will be given to Doctoral students. In any year that no Doctoral student meets the selection criteria set out in the preceding paragraphs, the Scholarship will then be offerd to a Masters student.
Recipients may hold the President's Graduate Scholarship concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The scholarhship may not be held with a fellowship from the Ph.D. Studies for Aboriginal Scholars (PSAS) Fund.
Value $10,500.00
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details No application is required. The Dean of Graduate Studies (or designate) will select a candidate based on the TOR. A candidate will be selected and notified at the end of February, 2015.
Enquiries about this award can be directed to Sara Sealey at sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca
Updated: November 21, 2014

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