University of Manitoba - Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences - Awards and Financial Aid
Awards and Financial Aid

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences offers numerous awards and bursaries to students enrolled in the programs offered by the Faculty.

Most awards and scholarships are presented on the basis of academic achievement. Students do not need to apply for most awards as all students in the Faculty are automatically considered for them.

IMPORTANT: There are some scholarships which require an application, letter of application and/or letters of reference. These scholarships are usually advertised in September of each year. Please review the Awards Bulletin located outside the Student Services Office, Room 160 Agriculture Building for more information.

Bursaries are awarded on the basis of need as well as academic performance. Students must complete application forms for the busaries listed here. Application forms are available from the Financial Aid & Awards Office, 421 University Centre or the Student Services Office, 160 Agriculture Building. Completion of one application will qualify students for most bursaries offered by the Faculty.

There are also a number of general awards available through the University of Manitoba's main Financial Aid & Awards office. Check them out at:

Faculty Entrance Awards

External Awards in Agriculture


University of Manitoba Undergraduate Research Awards

 Distinguished Dissertation Award



 Summer 2015 NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Awards

Competition for the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Summer 2015 NSERC USRA spots has officially opened! NSERC offers these awards to encourage undergraduate students to participate in research, and to pursue graduate studies and research careers. The financial support provided by these awards enables students to gain valuable research work experience that compliments academic course work.

Deadline: noon, February 2, 2015

Please see the application form and eligibility criteria

NEW for 2015: Students must have been registered in a Bachelor’s degree at an eligible university in at least one of the two terms immediately previous to the award to be eligible to hold a USRA.

Questions about the application process can be directed to Regan Sarmatiuk at: