University of Manitoba Faculty of Graduate Studies
Message from Dr. Kelley Main, Dean, Faculty of Graduate Studies


Date: January 25, 2024

To: Department Heads, Graduate Chairs, Graduate Award Contacts

Cc: Deans of Faculties/Schools/Colleges with Graduate Programs.

From: Dr. Kelley Main, Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies


Regarding: 2024-2025 University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) Allocations


Please find attached the preliminary allocations for the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) for the 2024 - 2025 academic year.  Allocations are based on the average enrolment over the previous two years (22-23 and 23-24). 


Additionally, please find attached a copy of the 2024-2025 Unit Guidelines, as well as the 2024-2025 UM Faculty of Graduate Studies Institutional Award Holder’s Guide for your reference.


Please note:



To use your allocation:


If you have been authorized on behalf of your Unit to do so, you may begin submitting recommendations for the UMGF at any time now. There are two options for submitting the recommendation to FGS:


  1. Submit the UMGF recommendation with the admission recommendation via Slate. This option is only available for students who have not yet been admitted. 


  1. Complete the online recommendation form available on our website at:

2024-2025 UMGF Recommendation Form (Unit use only)


Please submit your recommendations using only one of the options outlined above. (Paper or e-mail recommendations are not accepted.)


UMGF recommendations may now be submitted at any time and all recommendations for 2024 - 2025 must be submitted no later than September 30, 2024.


The Unit Guidelines, Award Holder’s Guide and the Recommendation Form are available online at:


Questions regarding UMGF recommendations and processing can be directed to


Questions regarding the UMGF allocation process can be directed to Danielle Moore, Awards Officer, at 



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