V.E. Barber Memorial Fellowship in Arctic Research

Dr. David Barber and Mr. Doug Barber have established an endowment fund in honour of their father, V.E. Barber, a strong supporter of science and an amateur historian and naturalist. The fund will be used to support graduate students conducting thesis research pertaining to the Arctic.

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. applicants must be enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in a Master’s or doctoral program and are supervised (or co-supervised) by a faculty member of the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources;
  2. Have achieved a minimum degree grade point average (DGPA) of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours of study;
  3. are undertaking thesis research pertaining to the Arctic;
  4. have demonstrated outstanding leadership and/or excellence in Arctic research.

Candidates will be required to submit an application that will consist of:

  1. a description of the candidate’s research and their achievements in Arctic research (maximum 500 words);
  2. a curriculum vitae;
  3. a current academic transcript(s) - web transcripts accepted for UManitoba programs only, transcripts from external institutions need be official transcripts;
  4. two (2) academic letters of reference from professors at a post-secondary institution(s).

Completed application should be submitted to Ilka Cudmore, Awards Secretary, Riddell Faculty, 440 Wallace Building

DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2017