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.

INTERNATIONAL POLICY IDEAS CHALLENGE
$3,000 ∑ For graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers
Details: SSHRC and Global Affairs Canada have partnered to launch the sixth International Policy Ideas Challenge. Aimed at graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and early career researchers from Canadian postsecondary institutions, the challenge provides each of the top six winning entries with a $3,000 award to develop and transform their ideas into policy briefs. The challenge also provides laureates with coaching including access to subject matter experts, networking and skills development opportunities, which will culminate in presenting the resulting policy briefs to Canadian officials during the 2022 National Ideas Symposium later in 2022.
Deadline: May 20, 2022
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DOCTORAL AWARD FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS
Up to $10,000 ∑ For PhD students
Research Field(s): This award is offered to meritorious Canadian Indigenous doctoral students who demonstrate significant research ability and scholarly potential.
Deadline: May 23, 2022
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MASTER'S AWARD FOR INDIGENOUS STUDENTS
Up to $10,000 ∑ For Master's students
Research Field(s): This award is offered to meritorious Canadian Indigenous masterís students who demonstrate significant research ability and scholarly potential.
Deadline: May 23, 2022
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McCRORIE-WEST FAMILY FELLOWSHIP FOR ALZHEIMER'S RESEARCH
1 new award and 1 renewal award, up to a maximum of approx. $5,000 each ∑ For PhD students
Research Field(s): Unrestricted
Application Details: For promising Ph.D students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba who have an outstanding academic record and have demonstrated an aptitude for conducting research directly related to finding a treatment or cure for Alzheimer disease. Students who apply for this award will also be considered for the Eirikur & Thorbjorg Stephanson Scholarship.
Deadline: May 27, 2022
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EIRIKUR AND THORBJORG STEPHANSON SCHOLARSHIP
1 award up to a maximum of $3,550 ∑ For PhD students
Research Field(s): Unrestricted
Application Details: For a full-time Ph.D. student in good academic standing who has demonstrated an aptitude for conducting research directly related to finding a treatment or cure for Alzheimer's disease, and who is conducting research in the Province of Manitoba in the year in which the award is tenable. Students applying for this award will also be considered for the McCrorie-West Family Fellowship for Alzheimer's Research.
Deadline: May 27, 2022
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URISA ALBERTA GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP
$300 awarded to first place and a guaranteed slot to present at an upcoming Student Showcase lunch hour webinar. Also, the top three submissions receive a one-year URISA Alberta student membership and publication of their projects on the URISA Alberta website. ∑ For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): Research in the area of GIS and/or remote sensing within the past year at a higher educational institution in Alberta, Saskatchewan, or Manitoba are eligible to apply.
Deadline: May 31, 2022
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Up to $6,000 for a period of research study abroad ∑ For graduate students who hold a Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Masterís or doctoral level, or a Vanier CGS at the doctoral level
Details: Available to Canadian citizens, permanent residents of Canada or Protected Persons under subsection 95(2) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (Canada) who hold a Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS) at the Masterís or doctoral level, or a Vanier CGS at the doctoral level. Supplements of up to $6,000 are available to active CGS (Masterís or doctoral) or eligible Vanier CGS holders to help offset the costs of undertaking research studies outside Canada for a defined period.
To Apply: Application documents are specific to each agency. For general application information, please visit the CGS-MSFSS website. The ďOverviewĒ section (table) lists and links the forms and instructions required by each agency (CIHR, NSERC, SSHRC). Please ensure you use the correct instructions and forms, and include all required materials when submitting your application. Incomplete or incorrect applications will not be considered. Please submit complete applications by e-mail (pdf format only) to Mandy.Laing@umanitoba.ca
Deadline: June 1, 2022 (no later than 4pm CDT)
 
CD HOWE MEMORIAL FELLOWSHIPS IN CREATIVE WRITING & ORAL CULTURE
Minimum $1,000 ∑ For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): Students must be studying at the Masterís or doctoral level, conducting research in creative writing or on the critical study of oral cultures.  Students with lived experience of Indigenous and other oral cultures are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: June 1, 2022
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KATHRYN HUGET LEADERSHIP AWARD
Minimum $1,000 ∑ For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): Students must be studying at the Masterís or PhD level, preferably studying in the areas of: organizational behaviour, business administration, business and commerce, sociology or psychology. Awarded to any individual, with preference given to female students currently in leadership roles, whose focus is to improve the business workplace for women.
Deadline: June 30, 2022
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JOHN W. DAVIES MEMORIAL AWARD
Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Arctic Section (SNAME AS)
One award of $3,000 ∑ For Master's & PhD students
Research Field(s): The competition is open to any full time graduate student at a recognized University in Canada or the US State of Alaska whose research will assist in providing solutions to problems encountered in the Arctic or in cold ocean environments. Specifically the research may be in the areas of: marine transportation, development of offshore resources, eco-systems interaction with development of Arctic/cold ocean resources, climate change impact in marine cold regions, or special areas of research for Arctic/cold ocean environments.
Deadline: June 30, 2022
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MCCALL MACBAIN FOUNDATION
Up to 30 full scholarships and 80 entrance awards of $5,000 or $10,000 each. The scholarship will cover full tuition & fees for a full-time masterís program or a second-entry professional undergraduate program (i.e. dentistry, law, or medicine) at McGill, starting in Fall 2023. It will also provide students with a living stipend of $2,000 per month during academic terms. ∑ For Master's students
Research Field(s): These scholarships will be offered to candidates who demonstrate character, community engagement, leadership potential, entrepreneurial spirit, academic strength, and intellectual curiosity. Candidates must have Canadian citizenship, permanent residency, or refugee status and have their bachelorís degree (or be on track to graduate by August 2023).
Deadline: Opens June 2022 / Closes September 21, 2022
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Other Opportunities

CIHR 2022 INFORMATION SESSION FOR TRAINEES IN HEALTH RESEARCH
June 14-16, 2022  
Designed to assist participants with the different award funding opportunities requirements and answer questions on how to apply. CIHR will provide an overview about relevant policies, tips for applicants, guidelines on how to submit an application, and other relevant information. A device with internet connection is required to access the event, view the PowerPoint presentation, as well as to access Slido, an interactive tool where participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the live event. Offered in both French and English.
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