Graduate Student Financial Resources
Loans/Bursaries/Work-Study

University of Manitoba Bursaries
•    Fall/Winter applications available in the first week of September—due October 1st
•    Spring/Summer applications available in early April—due May 1st
•    Can apply through Aurora Student account
•    http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/bursaries/index.html 
•    Additional bursaries require the University of Manitoba General Bursary online application and additional materials.
•    http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/scholarships/1507.html  

Government Student Loans
•    For full time graduate students
•    Canadian citizens or permanent residents
•    Full-time graduate students with previous government student loans can apply to have their previous loans set as interest free to avoid interest charges and repayment of old student loans by completing a Schedule 2 and/or CR Form to notify the government that you are back in school. 
•    Forms are completed at the Financial Aid & Awards Office after you have registered and paid tuition
•    http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/government_aid/index.html and http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/government_aid/1506.html

Work-Study Program
•    “Provides supplementary financial assistance for those students with documented financial need in the form of current government student loans”
•    Provides part-time, on-campus employment
•    http://umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/1464.html


Scholarships & Awards

Faculty of Graduate Studies: Upcoming Award & Funding Deadlines
•    Check this page regularly for upcoming scholarship and award deadlines.
•    Specific for graduate students
•    http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/deadlines.html

International Student Funding
•    Opportunities specifically for international graduate students
•    http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/international.html  

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)
•    12 months, $18,000 for PhD students, $14,000 Master’s students
•    http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/afs/dept/hns/media/HNS_UMGF_2016-2017_Application_Form.pdf

Manitoba Graduate Scholarships (MGS)
•    12 month, $15,000 for Master’s students in the first two years of their program
•    http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/605.html 

Tri-Council Awards
•    Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)
•    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
•    Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

Research Manitoba
•    For Master’s and PhD in health related fields
•    Manitoba Health Research Centre with supporting partners
•    Due January 29th
•    Awards Guide: http://researchmanitoba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2016-PROGRAM-GUIDE-Graduate-Studentship-Combined.pdf 

Mitacs
•    Research internships and opportunities with industry partners
•    Application can be submitted at any time
•    International students and postdocs may apply
•    http://www.mitacs.ca/en/programs

Faculty of Graduate Studies Awards Database
•    Awards for all disciplines and programs listed
•    Various deadlines—check year-round
•    http://webapps.cc.umanitoba.ca/gradawards/  

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Awards Database
•    Awards and bursaries for students enrolled in the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences
•    Various deadlines—check year-round
•    www.umanitoba.ca/afs/awards 

External Awards and Scholarships
•    Offered by industry, government and private organizations
•    Various deadlines—check year-round
•    http://www.umanitoba.ca/student/fin_awards/scholarships/1759.html