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University of Manitoba- Graduate Fellowships (UMGFs) 2017-18

Deadline: 17-May-2017

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The University of Manitoba and the Faculty of Graduate Studies invites applications for the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGFs) in Canada. The fellowships are awarded annually to graduate students who have demonstrated superior intellectual ability and academic accomplishments.


Applicants must meet ALL eligibility requirements.

  • Applicants must have been admitted without provision or have cleared provisional admission as a master’s or PhD student into a graduate program at the University of Manitoba.
  • Applicants must be planning to, and maintain, full-time status within their graduate program.
  • Applicants who are enrolled as full-time students in two programs simultaneously will not be considered.
  • Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) within each of the last two full years of recognized university study, based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree. To verify academic work, students must order original transcripts from all universities attended in the past, to be sent in a sealed envelope directly from the university attended to the Education Graduate Programs & Research Office, Room 203 Education Building, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2.
  • All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply, provided their program is eligible for tri-council funding. 
  • Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 48 months of their PhD program. Total maximum UMGF support for any individual graduate student is 48 months. Note specifically that eligibility is based on the start date of the award. Therefore, for the 2017-2018 UMGF competition, students who started their PhD program in January 2014 or earlier are NOT eligible.

Please refer to the Award Holder’s guide for more detailed eligibility criteria. The Award Holder’s Guide and all other UMGF documents can be found here.  

How to apply?

There is no application procedure. Existing students must be recommended by their department/unit to the Faculty of Graduate Studies [Recommendation form]. Only students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 in each of the last two years of study. 


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