The University of Manitoba, western Canada’s first university, is a member of the U15 and ranked one of the top 50 research-intensive universities in Canada. Located in the heart of Canada – Winnipeg, Manitoba – and offer more than 100 programs. Choose from 47 doctoral, 90 master’s and one diploma program. Every year our faculty members secure more than $160 million in external funding.
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD) level programme
Scholarship Provider: University of Manitoba, Canada
Scholarship can be taken at: Manitoba, Canada
Basic Eligibility Requirements:
- Academic standing: Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree. Please use admissions criteria in calculating GPA, i.e., last 60 credit hours or equivalent.
- Citizenship: All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply. Canadian citizens and permanent residents are encouraged to apply to CIHR, NSERC and SSHRC scholarships, if there are eligible for funding from these research councils. Tricouncil eligible students who do not apply for a tricouncil award may be considered ineligible for a UMGF.
- Fields of study: Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the College of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]) are eligible to apply.
- Years of graduate study: Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD program. Total maximum UMGF support for any individual graduate student is 48 months.
Award Duration: Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD program. Total maximum UMGF support for any individual graduate student is 48 months.
The chances of receiving an award can vary greatly from year to year. The applicant pool changes each year and the number of awards given out can also vary. Students are encouraged to apply for all awards for which they meet the application criteria. After all, you don’t have a chance of being awarded funding if you don’t apply!
Scholarship for International Students: Yes, all nationality are eligible to apply
The new values are applicable for a 12 month period, as follows:
PhD – $18,000
Master’s – $14,000
How to Apply:
You can no longer download application forms for the UMGF and MGS from the “Graduate Award & Scholarship Forms” webpage (Found below). The UMGF competition is now being administered by the various departments / units. Thus, check with your department / faculty for details on how to be considered for a UMGF. Students who are eligible for the UMGF will also have their names entered into the Manitoba Graduate Scholarships (MGS) competition. It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.
Number of award(s): Unknown
Closing Deadline: Deadline dates vary per faculty.