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Research Fields All Fields, Eligible Applicants must be Canadian Indigenous Students (First Nations, Métis, Inuit)
Categories No categories available
Citizenship Canadian
Eligibility The Doctoral Award for Indigenous Students will be offered to meritorious graduate students who demonstrate significant research ability and scholarly potential, and who meet the minimum eligibility requirements below:

(1) have self-declared as a First Nations, Métis or Inuit person from Canada;

(2) are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, and within the first four years of any doctoral program;

(3) have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.0 based on the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study; and,

(4) if they are a continuing student, are in good standing with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

**Preference will be given to students who graduated from a high school in Manitoba, but all eligible applicants are encouraged to apply.**

The award is not automatically renewable; therefore, continuing students are required to submit an application annually to be considered for an award. Completed applications must be submitted directly to the Faculty of Graduate Studies by the application deadline.

Recipients may hold this award concurrently with any other awards consistent with policies in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Not all applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements are guaranteed to receive an award.

Value $10,000; Selection Committee to determine the number of awards offered based on the funds available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Tenable at University of Manitoba in the 2024-2025 academic year

***Students must be registered in Fall 2024 and Winter 2025 to be eligible for this scholarship.***

Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details The 2024-2025 Application Will Open in July 2024!

Applications must be submitted by the deadline via ApplyGrad:


The application must include the following:

(a) a current curriculum vitae;

(b) a statement (maximum 500 words) describing your proposed doctoral research;

(c) a reference letter from your current advisor (maximum 500 words);

(d) a personal statement (maximum 500 words) describing your connection to Indigenous community and indicating how the Scholarship would support your achievement as an Indigenous person

Contact: Allison Aubin, Awards Assistant for the Faculty of Graduate Studies at Graduate.Awards@umanitoba.ca

Updated: June 17, 2024


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