University of Manitoba Faculty of Graduate Studies


Upcoming Award Deadlines

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If you have any questions or concerns about award application requirements, eligibility, or deadlines, please contact the Graduate Awards team at graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca and we will be happy to assist remotely via email. Your patience is appreciated, and please rest assured that your email will receive a response as soon as possible based on priorities and time-sensitivity.

JAMES GORDON FLETCHER PHD FELLOWSHIP FOR RESEARCH IN FUNCTIONAL FOODS AND NUTRACEUTICALS
(1) Fellowship valued at $30,800 ∑ For Ph.D. students
Research Field(s):  Food Technology and Research
Details: Open to Canadian and International students in their first two years of a Ph.D. program conducting research in a field pertaining to Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals.
Deadline: February 14, 2024
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RICHARD C. GOULDEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
Variable awards/value - For Master's and PhD students
Research Field(s): Support graduate students whose research contributes to the overall knowledge of wildlife and/or their habitats in Manitoba
Details: Applicants must be conducting research or have proposed to conduct research on wildlife and/or their habitats in Manitoba. They must also be members of The Wildlife Society-Manitoba Chapter Inc.
Deadline: February 14, 2024
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JANICE FILMON AWARD IN PEACE STUDIES
Scholarship may be divided into more than one award total value $3,175.00 ∑ For Full-time Masterís & PhD Students
Research Field(s): Candidates have completed necessary course work towards the degree and obtained approval for a thesis or dissertation proposal prior to undertaking the research funded by this award 
Details: Pursing research into the process of peace building
Deadline: February 21, 2024
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ABORIGINAL ISSUES PRESS SCHOLARSHIP AWARD
Variable awards, $500-$1,500 ∑ For Masterís & PhD students 
Research Fields(s): Aboriginal Issues
Details: Have demonstrated a commitment to disseminating the results of their research. Students entering their first year of their graduate program will normally not be considered eligible
Deadline: February 23, 2024
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BERKES GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP IN COMMUNITY-BASED RESEARCH
(1) Award valued at $10,000 ∑ For full-time Masterís & PhD students 
Research Fields(s): Including but not limited to, community-based resource, environmental management, conservation and planning
Details: Will provide support towards degree-related field research and an opportunity to engage in outreach training
Deadline: February 23, 2024
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D.G. & V.E. BARBER MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIP IN ARCTIC RESEARCH
Master's scholarship valued at $5,000; Doctoral scholarship valued at $10,000 ∑ For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s):  Arctic region including the marine and adjacent coastal environment of both Hudson Bay and James Bay
Details:  Support graduate students at UM enrolled in their final year who are conducting research pertaining to the Arctic region
Deadline: February 23, 2024
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OAKES-RIEWE ABORIGINAL-ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES RESEARCH AWARD
Variable awards ∑ For Masterís & PhD students 
Research Fields(s): Support graduate students conducting environmental research which include Aboriginal peopleís perspectives
Details: Applicants must be conducting or proposing to conduct interdisciplinary environmental research (integration of physical, biological, and human processes) within an Aboriginal context 
Deadline: February 23, 2024
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ETHICS GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP
(2) Fellowships valued at $3,000 ∑ For Masterís & PhD Students
Research Field(s): Students in all fields who research in the field of ethics
Details: Applicants must submit a research proposal and cv electronically to: neil.mcarthur@umanitoba.ca
Deadline: February 28, 2024
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PAWAN K. SINGAL GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP IN CARDIOVASCULAR SCIENCES
Scholarship may be divided into more than one award; total value $14,775 ∑ For Masterís & PhD students
Research Field(s): Enrolled in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the UM delivered by the Max Rady College of Medicine and affiliated with the Institute of Cardiovascular Sciences at St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre
Details: Have completed one regular session or two terms, GPA of 3.50 in their program to date, and may not hold the award more than once
Deadline:  February 28, 2024
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SHEU L. LEE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP IN ONCOLOGY RESEARCH
(1) Scholarship valued at $3,000 ∑ For Full or Part-Time Masterís & PhD Students
Research Field(s): Conducting or plan to conduct research consistent with the strategic priority areas set out in the National Strategy for Cancer Control; prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and end of life care
Details: Candidates must be in College of Nursing Masterís (Oncology focus), College of Nursing Doctoral (Cancer Control) or Department of Psychology or Max Rady College of Medicine 
Deadline: February 28, 2024
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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DISTINGUISHED DISSERTATION AWARD
$3,000 cash prize plus citation certificate ∑ For PhD students
Research Field(s):  Applied sciences, Health sciences, Humanities, Natural sciences, and Social sciences
Details: This award honours exceptional doctoral dissertations that were defended and submitted during the 2023 calendar year (January 1, 2023 Ė December 31, 2023). Nominations (max. of two) must be submitted by each Faculty/School/College via email to graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca Attention : Allison Aubin prior to the deadline.
Deadline: February 28, 2024
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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DISTINGUISHED MASTERíS THESIS PRIZE
$1,000 cash prize plus citation certificate ∑ For Masterís students
Research Field(s): Applied sciences, Health sciences, Humanities, Natural sciences, and Social sciences
Details: This prize honours exceptional Masterís dissertations that were defended and submitted during the 2023 calendar year (January 1, 2023 Ė December 31, 2023). Nominations (max. of two) must be submitted by each Faculty/School/College via email to graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca Attention: Allison Aubin prior to the deadline.
Deadline: February 28, 2024
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ADALSTEINN KRISTJANSSON TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP
(1) Scholarship valued at $27,650 ∑ For full-time Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s):  Science and Arts
Details:  The purpose of the fund is to reward academic achievements of students who have completed an undergraduate degree from the University of Manitoba within the Faculty of Science of the Faculty of Arts within the past five years and have chosen to pursue graduate studies at an accredited university in Europe, the United States of America, or Canada (NOT including the University of Manitoba or any of its affiliated colleges)
Deadline: March 6, 2024
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E.B. KERNAGHAN SCHOLARSHIP
(1) Scholarship valued at $6,650 ∑ For full-time Masterís students
Research Field(s):  Engineering, Business Administration
Details:  Open to graduate students in the first or second year of the Master of Business Administration program who graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree from the Price Faculty of Engineering
Deadline: March 6, 2024
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LORNA IRENE EGGERTSON GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Variable scholarships valued at min. $2,500 each ∑ For full-time Masterís and PhD students
Research Field(s): Any
Details:  To support students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies who self-identify as Black, with preference given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents
Deadline: March 6, 2024
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MAHATMA GANDHI SCHOLARSHIP IN HUMAN RIGHTS
Scholarship may be divided into more than one award; total value $10,550 ∑ For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): Currently undertaking research with a focus in human rights, social justice, or peace and conflict studies
Details: Preference to students working in collaboration with the Canadian Museum for Human Rights
Deadline: March 6, 2024
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UNIVERSITY WOMENíS CLUB OF WINNIPEG SCHOLARSHIP TRUST FUND GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
(1) Scholarship valued at $3,000 ∑ For full-time Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s):  Arts
Details:  To support outstanding students who have completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from either the University of Manitoba or the University of Winnipeg and have chosen to pursue studies in a Masterís or Ph.D. program at any university recognized by Graduate Women International
Deadline: March 6, 2024
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IonE POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP
Fellowship for 2-year term ∑ For PhD & Postdoctoral Fellows
Research Field(s): Research across disciplines with an interest in developing expertise in a particular aspect of sustainability
Details: Applicants must be U.S. work eligible or be able to obtain a visa 
Deadline: March 11, 2024
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GOVERNOR GENERALíS GOLD MEDAL
(1) Gold Medal for a Masterís student Ė (1) Gold Medal for a Doctoral student  
Research Field(s): Unrestricted
Details: The Governor General of Canada offers two annual gold medals to recognize the outstanding performance of graduate students. These awards are based on overall academic excellence.Open to Masterís and Doctoral students who intend to convocate in May 2024, who convocated in February 2024, or convocated in October 2023 are eligible for this competition. Nominations (max. of two) must be submitted by each Faculty/School/College via email to graduate.awards@umanitoba.ca Attention: Allison Aubin prior to the deadline.
Deadline: March 15, 2024
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CSA GROUP GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP
Master's scholarship valued at $10,000 per year ∑ For Master's students
Research Field(s): Engineering, Social Sciences and Health Sciences in standard development research
Details: Open to currently enrolled Masterís students within the eligible two-year time period
Deadline: March 31, 2024
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CANADIAN JAPANESE MENNONITE SCHOLARSHIP
(1) Scholarship valued at $3,000 ∑ For Masterís & PhD Students
Research Field(s): Research on the protection of minority and human rights in Canada
Details: Open to Canadian, permanent resident and international students of all cultures and backgrounds studying at a Canadian University 
Deadline: April 1, 2024
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AGES FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP & BURSARIES
(7) Prizes $1,000-$5,000 ∑ For Masterís & PhD Students
Research Field(s): Research/project has an environmental focus or component in conjunction with a rare Charitable Research Reserve
Details: Open to graduate students in a Canadian or International institution
Deadline: April 30, 2024
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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP (UMGF)
Master's scholarship valued at $14,000; Doctoral scholarship valued at $18,000 ∑ For full-Time Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): Research-based program that is eligible for tri-council graduate student awards
Details: Open to Canadian and International students who have demonstrated superior intellectual ability and academic accomplishment.  Applications are submitted to studentsí home department/unit.
Deadline: Contact your home department for deadline and application details
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