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Name WESTERN GRAINS RESEARCH FOUNDATION ENDOWMENT FUND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Research Fields TEST Plant Science, Soil Science
Categories Agriculture
Citizenship No citizenship available
Eligibility The Western Grains Research Foundation provides a contribution to offer renewable graduate scholarships for students at the University of Manitoba. The purpose of the scholarships is to support and encourage top students to further their studies in crop research, to generate improved technology and productivity for western crop producers. Every three years, there will be either two scholarships with a minimum value of $25,000 each for Masterís students, or one scholarship with a minimum value of $33,000 for a Doctoral student.
The scholarships will be offered to graduate students who:
  • are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the first year of a Masterís or Doctoral program delivered by the Department of Plant Science or the Department of Soil Science;
  • have achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study (or equivalent);
  • have proposed to undertake thesis research in the area of crop research (major field crops including grains and oilseeds).
    Preference will be given to candidates who hold an undergraduate degree from a Canadian university.
    The Scholarship is renewable for either one or two years for Master's and Doctoral students, respectively, provided that the recipient:
  • continues to be registered full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in a Masterís or Doctoral program delivered by the Department of Plant Science or the Department of Soil Science;
  • has maintained a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study (or equivalent)
  • has submitted a satisfactory progress report to his or her supervisory committee.
    In the event that a recipient does not qualify fo renewal of the award, the selection committee may offer the scholarship to a new recipient who meets the selection criteria.
    Normally, the Western Grains Research Foundation Endowment Fund Graduate Scholarship may not be held with any other award valued at $10,000 or greater, including University awards and external awards funded by provincial or federal government programs.
  • Value The value is not available
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at No details on tenability available
    Deadlines No deadlines available
    Application Details Contact the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
     

     
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