Each year, the Faculty of Graduate Studies awards over $2 million in University Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) to full-time graduate students (Master’s and Ph.D.) to honor academic distinction. It is available to those who have proven exceptional intellectual capacity and academic achievement.
Host Institution(s): University of Manitoba, Canada
Field(s) of study: Any graduate degree programs offered by the University (except those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration – MBA).
Target group: All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply.
Level: Masters/PhD Degree
Deadline: varies (annual) – Course starts 2021
UMGF Master’s awards are valued at $14,000 per year for 12 or 24 months, up to a total of $28,000.
UMGF Doctoral awards are valued at $18,000 per year for 12, 24, 36, or 48 months, up to a total of $72,000.
Students must have a minimum admission GPA of 3.0 to be considered for the award. Please contact your Department as they may have a higher GPA requirement.
Students must have been admitted as full-time students without provision or have cleared provisional admission as a Master’s or Ph.D. student in a graduate program at the University of Manitoba.
Please refer to the University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF) Award Holder’s Guide for additional details.
Please consult your Department/Unit for the application process and deadline. Once the Department/Unit determines their selection, students are recommended to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Deadline varies per faculty.
It is important to visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.