In years where funds are available, the Faculty of Graduate Studies will offer scholarships to full-time graduate students at the University of Manitoba. Scholarships will be offered to meritorious graduate students who demonstrate significant academic achievement, research ability, and scholarly potential. Not all applicants who meet the minimum eligibility requirements are guaranteed to receive a scholarship. The Faculty of Graduate Studies will confirm the availability of funds for this scholarship annually.
Funding has been confirmed to offer these scholarships for the 2020-2021 academic year. An application must be made to be considered for this funding. To be eligible for this funding, graduate students must:
(1) be registered as a full-time student in the 3rd or 4th year of a Master’s program, or in the 5th or 6th year of a PhD program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the 2020-2021 academic year;
(2) a) For students in a thesis-based Master’s or PhD program – have completed all the course work required for the program as defined by the departmental supplemental regulations and have defended their thesis proposal;
(2) b) For students in a course-based Master’s program – have completed 2/3 of the required course work for the program as defined by the departmental supplemental regulations; and,
(3) have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.50 based on the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study;
Priority will be given to students whose research or program progression has been directly impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic as demonstrated on the online application form for this scholarship. Application details and requirements can be found below.
Award value will be based on the number of eligible applications received; awards will be disbursed until the fund is depleted.
The selection committee will be named by the Vice-Provost (Graduate Education) and Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate).