AWARDS, FUNDING, SCHOLARSHIPS ...

The Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program (BME) in conjunction with various Faculties and the University is able to list several awards. However, depending on your research area you may be able to find additional awards. Your best resource in this case is your Academic Advisor. 

BME Students are strongly encouraged to apply to any and all awards for which they find they are eligible.  Below is a list of common awards or award sources that are typically relevant to students in or applying to the BME program.

 


LOANS

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EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

 

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ALL STUDENTS REGISTERED IN A CANADIAN UNIVERSITY

 

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CANADIAN MILITARY

 

 

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LGBTQ COMMUNITY

 

 

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ABORIGINAL STUDENTS

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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA STUDENTS ONLY

 

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CANADIAN / PERMANENT RESIDENTS

 

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FUNDING

 

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FOR WOMEN

 

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ABORIGINAL STUDENTS

 

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CONVOCATING STUDENTS

  • DISTINGUISHED DISSERTATION AWARD  
    Please click on this link for details, briefly however, the following is required
    1. a letter of support from the Dean of the Faculty/Director of School that also indicates the process used by the selection committee to select the nominee
    2. a letter from the Graduate Chair of the student's department describing the reasons for the nomination, and why the dissertation is viewed as a groundbreaking piece of original work
    3. the name and departmental affiliation of the nominees' research supervisor
    4. the area the dissertation is being nominated under: applied sciences, health sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary sciences, natural sciences, and social sciences
    5. a copy of each examiner's pre-defence report
    6. a copy of the abstract of the dissertation, not to exceed 350 words in length written in non-technical language
    7. a current curriculum vitae for the nominee

 

  • GOVERNOR GENERAL'S GOLD MEDAL

    LINK     

    CONTACT:  sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca

    The Governor General of Canada offers an annual gold medal called The Governor General’s Gold Medal to recognize the outstanding performance of a graduate student. This award is based on overall academic excellence through coursework, research, awards and distinctions, letters of reference, external examiner’s report and a description of the student’s statement on the significance of their research. Eligibility for the medal is open to all students who will be convocating with a Master’s or a Ph.D. at Spring Convocation (this includes those students who have a February grad date) or who graduated the previous Fall at the University of Manitoba.

    Each Faculty/Unit may nominate one Master’s or Doctoral student for the Governor General’s Gold Medal. Nomination must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies on or before the deadline and are to include:
    1. a letter from the Dean/Director of the Faculty/Unit giving a detailed rationale for the nomination
    2.  the nominee’s curriculum vitae
    3. an official University of Manitoba transcript
    4. a brief statement (one page) from the nominee on the significance of his/her research and related achievements during the graduate program, whereas for nominees in non-research based programs, rationale for choosing the program, significance of work (breadth of knowledge gained) and expected contribution to his/her career aspirations
    5. a letter of support from the advisor
    6. the report from the external examiner. For Masters thesis, the report from the examiner external to the home department of the nominee is required (where applicable). Where a department does not have examiners external to the department for thesis Master's students, and/or they don't have written reports from an internal examiner external to their department, this requirement is waived 
The selection committee will include the Dean and Associate Dean(s) of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and three members of the Executive Committee representing areas of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities and Medical and Health Sciences or designates. The Dean shall act as Chair.

Please check with your faculty/unit if you are interested in being nominated for the award. The deadline for faculties and units to have their nominations to FGS is April 1, however the deadline by which a faculty/unit wants to have nominations submitted to them will most likely be earlier. Please check with your department for their submission deadline.

 

 

 

 


ACADEMIC GUIDELINES/CALENDAR 

BME SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES 

CODE OF CONDUCT -- Plagiarism

COMPUTER ACCOUNTS 

 

 COURSES

  1. Current Course Offerings
  2. Core Course Descriptions

 

PROGRAMS

  1. Ph.D. 
  2. M.Sc.
  3. COURSE CATEGORY (AX,AU,OS)
  4. SUMMER REGISTRATION
    (mandatory in most cases)

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  1. Progress Reports (Mandatory)
  2. ASG: Advisor Student Guideline
  3. BME Seminar (Mandatory)
  4. Core Courses
  5. Leaves of Absence
  6. FAILED GRADES
    1. What to do
    2. Grade Appeals
    3. Student Advocacy
  7. Transfer Credits
  8. Transfer: M.Sc to Ph.D.
  9. Revert: Ph.D. to M.Sc.
  10. CHANGE REQUESTS
    Advisor / Committee
  11. Grades: CO, IP, Incomplete
  12. Voluntary Withdrawal
  13. Authorized Withdrawal

 

RESEARCH INTEGRITY

 

RESEARCH ETHICS & COMPLIANCE

 

EVIRONMENTAL HEALTH & SAFETY

 

FUNDING

  1. AWARDS GENERAL INFO
  2. TRAVEL AWARD
  3. MHRC  
  4. NSERC
  5. UMGF
  6. IGSS
  7. CENTRE ON AGING
  8. ALZHEIMER SOCIETY MANITOBA 
  9. OFFICE OF RESEARCH SERVICES
    1.  Instiutional
    2.  External
    3.  Internal
  10. Faculty Funding   
  11. External Funding
  12. FGS Database  
  13. JOBS 

 

TUITION & FEES   

  1. Master
    1. Full-Time
    2. Part-Time
  2. Ph.D.
  3. Other Fees
    1. Compulsory Fees
    2. Incidental Fees 
    3. Cost of Living Expenses
  4. Tuition Installment Plan
    (International Students Only)

 

GRADUATION / CONVOCATION

  1. Thesis Info
  2. Thesis Guidelines
  3. Thesis Checklist
  4. Thesis Online Submission
  5. THESIS SAMPLES
    1. Title Page
    2. Table of Contents
  6. ECE Graduand Info
  7. CONVOCATION!

 


UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA SERVICES

 

FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES  

  1. FGS: Thesis Guideline & Forms
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Important Dates
  4. FORMS
  5. WORKSHOPS

 

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE   

  1. Transcripts
  2. Important Dates
  3. Convocation
  4. FORMS

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CTR 

  1. International Centre for Students (ICS)
  2. ICS Post-Secondary Handbook
  3. Study Permit Info
  4. FORMS

 

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES 

 

STUDENT ADVOCACY 

 

STUDENT GROUPS

  1. UMGSA  
    1. Travel Grant
    2. Emergency Grant
    3. Special Projects Grant
    4. Student Award
    5. Teaching Award
  2. UMSU  
    1. Tax Info
    2. Health/Dental Benefits
  3. UMBMES

 


CIC: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION CANADA  

  1. CIC web site  
  2. VISA to Study in Canada  
  3. RE-NEW/EXTEND Study Visa 
  4. Student Work Permit  
  5. Post-Graduate Work Permit  
  6. Letters of Invitation  
  7. FORMS & GUIDES   

  


CONFERENCE PAPERS & THESIS HELP

 

UofM Writing Style: Papers, Thesis, etc.

  1. APA Style
  2. APA Basic Style Guide
  3. APA Style Tutorial

 

Help from other universities

  1. Graduate Student Writing Kit
  2. Thesis Proposal
    1. How to write a thesis proposal
    2. Successful thesis proposals
    3. Components of a thesis proposal
    4. M.Sc. Thesis Proposal
    5. Ph.D. Thesis Proposal
      1. Guideline 01
      2. Guideline 02
  3. Research Papers:
    1. Lit. Reviews
      1. Lit. Reviews
      2. Example 01
      3. Example 02
    2. Abstracts
      1. Writing an Abstract
      2. Abstract Presentations
      3. Examples
    3. Effective Outlines
    4. Citing References
      1. APA Style