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Name IRENA KNYSH GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN UKRAINIAN STUDIES
Research Fields TEST Ukrainian Studies
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Unrestricted
Eligibility In memory of his mother, Irena Knysh, Dr. George Knysh has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba. The fund will be used to offer the Irena Knysh Graduate Schoalrship in Ukrainian Studies or, in years where there is no qualified graduate candidate, the Irena Knysh Undergraduate Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies. The scholarships commemorate Irena's life, her many contributions to the Ukrainian women's movement, and to the study of Ukrainian history and culture. The available annual interest from the fund will be used to offer one scholarship to a graduate student who:

  • is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in any Masters or Doctoral program;
  • has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
  • will write or is writing a thesis in any area of Ukrainian studies.

    Preference will be given, in the following order, to students who will use the archives of the Ukrainian Canadian Experience in order to conduct thesis research related to:

    1) the life and works of Irena Knysh;

    2) the Ukrainian women's movement, with particular attention to it's North American (Canada and the United States of America) expression;

    3) Ukrainian and Ukrainian Candadian history, politics and culture.

    If in any given year, there is no suitable Masters or Doctoral student candidate for the award, the Scholarship will be offered to a graduate student who:

  • is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in any pre-Master's program;
  • has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours;
  • is registered for a minimum of 12 credit hours of course work in the area of Ukrainian studies.

    The award is not automatically renewable, but previous recipients may apply. The maximum number of scholarships (including the Irena Knysh Graduate Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies and the Irena Knysh Undergraduate Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies) one student may hold in his or her lifetime is four (4).

    Graduate student recipients may hold the Irena Knysh Graduate Scholarship in Ukrainian Studies concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

  • Value $8,550
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at University of Manitoba for the 2022-2023 academic year
    Deadlines March 28
    Application Details In order to be considered for the scholarship, the application must include:

    1. A description of the proposed or ongoing research (maximum 500 words);

    2. A current academic transcript

    3. Two academic letters of reference from professors at a post-secondary institutions.

    The application for this award can be found online at:
    https://applygrad.umanitoba.ca/apply/?sr=46232078-6f87-469b-bf89-13c11be1be68

    Contact:
    Allison Aubin, Awards Assistant for the Faculty of Graduate Studies at allison.aubin@umanitoba.ca or at 204-480-1000


    Updated: March 13, 2023

     

     
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