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Research Fields TEST Women's Health
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Eligibility The Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada has offered the Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada Graduate Scholarship annually since 1992. In 2009, the Foundation established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba to support the Scholarship in perpetuity. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has made a contribution to the fund. The fund will be used to offer scholarships to graduate students whose research focus is in some area of women’s health. One scholarship will be offered to a graduate student who:

  • is enrolled part-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;
  • has demonstrated superior intellectual ability and academic accomplishment;
  • is undertaking or has proposed to undertake research in any area of women’s health for his/her thesis or practicum.

  • A student admitted to a Masters or Doctoral program under the “Provisional Status” may not receive this award during the provisional period.

    Recipients may hold the Women’s Health Research Foundation of Canada Part-Time Graduate Scholarship concurrently with any other awards, consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
    Value $1,500.00 (approx.)
    Currency Canadian
    Tenable at University of Manitoba for the 2018-2019 competition year.
    Deadlines April 15
    Application Details Applicants are to submit applications and required documentation to their department first. Please contact your department for their internal deadline, as they will need to send your entire application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Departments are to submit the completed application to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at 500 University Centre no later than April 15, 2018.

    Current applications for this application year are available online at: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/WHRFC_PartTime_2015.pdf

    Please make sure you read the application carefully. You will need two (2) additional reference letters, which is in addition to part 3 and part 4 of the application. The two additional reference letters can be submitted via hardcopy and must arrive in envelopes that have been sealed and endorsed (signed over the back flap).

    Contact: You can contact the Awards Assistant, Laura McMillan, at 474-8089 or email her at laura.mcmillan@umanitoba.ca if you have any questions about the award.

    Updated: February 13, 2018

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