University of Manitoba Graduate Scholarship in Canada 2024

Applications are currently open at the University of Manitoba, Canada, for its postgraduate scholarship programs. With an annual allocation exceeding $2 million, these university graduate fellowships aim to champion and nurture academic brilliance among full-time Masters and PhD candidates. These prestigious awards are granted to students who have showcased outstanding intellectual prowess and academic achievement, with recommendations provided by their respective departments or units to the Faculty of Graduate Studies for consideration for a UMGF (University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship).

Established 1877, The University of Manitoba campuses are located on original lands of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Ojibwe-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the National Homeland of the Red River Métis.

We attract people from around the world who share our ideals and vision for positive change. We believe in embracing challenges and taking action. Our students, researchers and alumni bring their unique voices to learning and discovery, shaping new ways of doing things and contributing to important conversations in topics that matter most, from human rights to global health to climate change. We are where imagination and action collide.

We advance learning by creating, sharing, preserving, and applying knowledge in partnership with diverse communities to promote the cultural, social, and economic well-being and health of Manitoba, Canada, and the world.

The University of Manitoba has a vision to become a vibrant and thriving community, enriched by Indigenous knowledges and perspectives. We will lead change for a better Manitoba and world. To achieve our vision, we require a commitment to a common set of ideals. The University of Manitoba values: Belonging, Curiosity, Impact, Integrity and Well-being.

Study Programme: Postgraduate Degrees

Eligible Countries: All Countries

Country Host: Canada

Scholarship Reward: Fully Funded

Duration: Up to 24 months for Masters Students Up to 48 months for Doctoral students

Eligibility Criteria for the Scholarship

1. Minimum admission grade point average of 3.00 based on their admission to their current graduate program. Some departments require a higher GPA to be eligible;

2. Have been admitted to a graduate program at the University of Manitoba as a Master’s or Ph.D. student. Pre-master’s and Occasional students are not eligible.

3. Not have an active, admission‐related hold on their student account during their provisional admission period.

4. Be registered full‐time in a graduate program of study in the unit that recommends them for a UMGF, if they hold a UMGF award.

5. Show great promise as researchers and as graduate students;

Benefits of the Scholarship

1. UMGF master’s awards are valued at $14,000 per year for 12 or 24 months, for up to a total of $28,000.

2. UMGF doctoral awards are valued at $18,000 per year for 12, 24, 36 or 48 months, for up to a total of $72,000.

Please note: All fields eligible except pre-Master’s, Occasional students, MBA, MFin, MSCM. Recipients can work unlimited hours, full or part-time, and maintain their UMGF, as long as a student remains a full-time graduate student, meets graduate program requirements, and meets conditions outlined in the current UMGF Award Holder’s Guide:

Required Documents for a Master’s Application

  1. You must have, as a minimum, an Honours (four-year bachelor’s) degree or equivalent from a recognized college or university.
  2. Some of our departments may have higher standards and additional criteria. These may include admissions tests such as the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) or the Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT), a statement of research interests or experience in the field.
  3. Degree(s) Certificates(s)
  4. Transcripts of Records of your Degree(s)

How to Apply for the Scholarship

Interested and qualified applicants should please CLICK HERE to visit the official website to learn more

Application Deadline

1 November, 2024

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