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Eligibility Available funds from the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences will be used to offer the Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize.

The purpose of this prize is to recognize the outstanding academic achievement, strong leadership skills, and notable personal service of students in the Dr. Gerald Niznick College of Dentistry, Max Rady College of Medicine, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy, and College of Rehabilitation Sciences.

The availability of funds for this prize will be confirmed annually by the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences.

In years when funds are available, the Dean of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences Graduate Student Achievement Prize will be offered to graduate students who:

(1) were enrolled full-time in a Master’s or Doctoral program offered by a College in the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba for at least one year at the time of nomination; Ph.D. students enrolled in the Applied Health Sciences program may also constitute the nomination(s) by the College of Rehabilitation Sciences, provided they are supervised by a primary advisor whose primary appointment is within the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences;

(2) have achieved a minimum grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours (or equivalent) of study; and,

(3) have demonstrated strong skills in leadership, community engagement, social accountability, and/or volunteerism.

The RFHS Selection Oversight Committee will determine the number and value of the awards based on the availability of funds each year. No awards will be offered in years when no funding is available. In years when funds are available, each College of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences may nominate two students for this prize, at least one of which must be a Master’s student. Nomination packages must include:

(i) a letter from the Dean of the College (or designate) which provides details on the selection process used to determine the nominee(s) as well as outlines their support for the nomination;

(ii) the nominee’s curriculum vitae;

(iii) copies of the nominee’s graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts;

(iv) two letters of support – one letter of support from the nominee’s advisor or graduate program chair, and one letter of support from an individual (in the absence of conflict of interest) who is able to address how the nominee meets criterion (3) above; and,

(v) a maximum one-page typewritten statement from the nominee which outlines their involvement with volunteerism.

Value Available annual income.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Faculty of Graduate Studies, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba.
Deadlines No deadlines available
Application Details *Annually in June*

*With shorter internal deadlines for units/departments.

Call for applications will be sent through email around March each year, with the Terms of Reference and instructions for application attached.

For questions, please contact: rfhsgraduateawards@umanitoba.ca


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