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Research Fields TEST Alzheimer's Disease
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Eligibility In honour of her parents, Eirikur and Thorbjorg Stephanson, Agnes Stephanson Cooke has established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba with an initial gift of $50,000 in 2014.

The purpose of the fund is to support students who are undertaking research for the treatment or cure of Alzheimer’s disease.

Each year, beginning in 2019-2020, the available annual interest from the fund will be used to offer one (1) scholarship to a graduate student who:

  • (1) is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in any Ph.D. program at the University of Manitoba;
  • (2) has achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study;
  • (3) has an outstanding academic record and has demonstrated an aptitude for conducting research directly related to finding a treatment or cure for Alzheimer’s disease; and
  • (4) is conducting research within the Province of Manitoba in the year in which the award is tenable.
Value variable
Currency Canadian
Tenable at University of Manitoba for the 2024-2025 competition year. Must be conducting research within the Province of Manitoba in the 24-25 aid year.
Deadlines May 22
Application Details *Results will not be made available in the Application portal until after applicants have registered for 24-25 Fall & Winter registration*

Students must apply online via the link below: https://applygrad.umanitoba.ca/apply/?sr=46232078-6f87-469b-bf89-13c11be1be68

Apply for this scholarship through the McCrorie-West Family Fellowship for Alzheimer’s Research. Students applying for this award will be automatically considered for the McCrorie-West Family Fellowship for Alzheimer's Research.

The online application includes the following documents:

  • a letter of intent which includes a statement of plans for a career in research directly related to finding a treatment or cure for Alzheimer's disease (maximum 500 words);
  • a research proposal clearly detailing the research questions, methodology and expected results for the research being undertaken and it's practical applicability and relevance to Alzheimer's Disease (minimum 1500 words, maximum 2500 words);
  • academic transcript;
  • curriculum vitae (CV);
  • a letter of reference from their graduate advisor in support of the application.

The online application system will prompt you to enter the name and email address of your referee. The online system will automatically send your referee an email requesting that they submit their reference to your online application. Once your referee submits their recommendation, it is automatically uploaded within your online application.

If you have inquiries regarding this award, please contact Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Office at: graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca

Updated: 2024


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