From: Agriculture Awards Program
Sent: November 19, 2020 3:11 PM
Subject: William Wilson Muir Graduate Fellowship - Applications Now Being Accepted


Good afternoon,


Applications for the William Wilson Muir Graduate Fellowship are being accepted on UM Learn. Before applying please ensure you review the Terms of Reference (attached and below) thoroughly:


The purpose of this fund is to support graduate students working in a research-based graduate program focusing on Agronomy in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.

(1)         is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in a M.Sc. or Ph.D. degree program delivered by a department in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences;

(2)         has obtained a minimum grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;

(3)         submits an application which consists of a one to two page (maximum 500 words) description of their research interest;

(4)         submits a letter of support from their graduate supervisor or proposed graduate supervisor.


How to apply:

All of the application forms and eligibility criteria can be found on the UM Learn site. To access the awards page, log into University of Manitoba UM Learn, using your username and password, and then select Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Awards from your list of courses. Awards currently open for competition can be found under the path Application Submission. Please upload your completed application along with any supporting documents directly into the application submission folder for the specific award you wish to apply for as ONE document. The title of your application should be as follows:  Name, Student Number and Name of Award.


Deadline to Apply: Friday December 11th


If you have any questions regarding this or any other award, please don’t hesitate to email





Breanne Mitenko | B.A.

Advisor/Awards Coordinator

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences | University of Manitoba

160 Agriculture building | 66 Dafoe Road

Ph: 204-474-7045 | Email:



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