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Research Fields TEST Human Genetics
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Unrestricted
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 support graduate students writing a thesis in any area of human genetics. One annual scholarship will be offered to a student who:
1. is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in either the second year of any Master program or the third or fourth year of any Doctoral program
2. has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study
3. is writing a thesis in any area of human genetics
4. is in good standing in his/her degree program.
The award in not automatically renewable for Doctoral students but previous recipients may apply. The maximum number of Scholarships one student may hold in his or her lifetime is two (2). Recipients may hold the President's Graduate Scholarship in Human Genetics concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Value $13000
For the 2017-2018 competition year - must be registered full time in Fall 17 and Winter 18 terms to be eligible for this award.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba for 17-18
Deadlines March 30
Application Details Candidates will be required to submit the following to the Faculty of Graduate Studies on or before the deadline:
  • a cover sheet that includes the following information: The name of the award you are applying for, your full name, University of Manitoba student number, your current Winnipeg/Canadian mailing address and your University of Manitoba email address
  • a description of the proposed or ongoing research (maximum 500 words)
  • two academic letters of reference from professors at a post-secondary institution. Letters of reference can be submitted via hardcopy and must arrive in envelopes that have been sealed and endorsed (signed over the back flap). Alternatively, letters of reference can be emailed directly from the referee to Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant, at sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca. Letters of reference sent via email must be sent as PDF attachments - letters written in the body of an email will not be accepted.

Applications can be submitted to:

President's Graduate Scholarship in Human Genetics
Faculty of Graduate Studies
500 University Centre
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2

Contact: If you have inquiries regarding this award please contact Sara Sealey, Awards Assistant at sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca

Updated: February 23rd, 2018


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