The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship Program for international students is now open for application. This scholarship will be awarded to qualified academically sound students from any nationality who intends to pursue any masters or PhD program in the university. Scholarship is worth $18,000 for PhD and $14,000 for masters study.
In the recent 2014-15 budget, the University allocated additional funds for graduate student support. This new allocation is being used to raise the value of the UMGF awards. The increase in value will be retroactive to May 1, 2014, and apply to students who hold an award (renewals) or have been offered an award.
You are eligible to apply for this scholarship if you meet the following requirements;
- Applicants must have 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Fields of study
All fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the College of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]).
What the scholarship covers
Scholarship is worth $18,000 for PhD and $14,000 for masters study.
How to apply
You can no longer download application forms for the UMGF and MGS from the “Graduate Award & Scholarship Forms” webpage (link to it is 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. Click here to contact the scholarship provider for more information on how to apply
Application deadlines vary. Please contact your department for program specific deadline