TRAVEL AWARDS

AVAILABLE FUNDING

SAVE YOUR RECEIPTS

 

FORMS

 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

 

 

TRAVEL SERVICES

 

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CANADIAN TRAVEL INFO

U.S. VISA INFO


 ONLINE TRAVEL FRM   |:|   DEADLINE   |:|   ELIGIBILITY   |:|   PAYMENTS   |:|   CONTACT


 

WHEN SHOULD YOU APPLY FOR TRAVEL FUNDS?

Apply for your travel funds BEFORE you leave for your conference.  Ideally, as soon as you receive confirmation/acceptance from the conference group confirming your acceptance to present.

 

 

ON-LINE FGS TRAVEL APPLICATION FORM:  

 

  • All applications must be filled-in and submitted online along with the supporting documentation (listed below). 
  • Original signatures may be scanned to a file and attached to the online application
  • Allow up to 3-weeks for processing.

 

 

SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION for APPLICATION

 

  1. CONFERENCE ACCEPTANCE LETTER:  Confirmation that your paper or poster has been accepted by the Conference Organizers
  2. ABSTRACT:  A one-page abstract of your paper or poster being presented
  3. WAIVER FORM: Signed -- one of the following must be submitted
    1. Travel Outside of Canada:
      http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/Out_of_Country_waiver_form.pdf
    2. Travel Within Canada: 
      http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/In_Country_Waiver.pdf
  4. LETTER OF SUPPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT HEAD: Dept. Head's Approval
    1. Download the Letter Form --
      http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/media/FGS_Travel_App2.pdf
    2. ONLY the Department Head's Signature is required
      1. You do NOT need to fill-in the Form
      2. Obtain only the Department Head's signature

 

 

 

PROCEDURE: 

  1. GO TO (Instructions & TRAVEL FORM) 
    https://universityofmanitoba.formstack.com/forms/travel_award
  2. You will land on a page with a 2-PAGE ADOBE FORM 
    1. PAGE 1: 
      1. READ the first page
      2. CONFIRM that you have read and understand the information by CHECKING-OFF the check-box at the bottom of the page
      3. Click on the "NEXT" button
    2. PAGE 2:
      1. COMPLETELY fill-in the form
      2. DEPARTMENT CONTACT EMAILHeather.Katrick@umanitoba.ca 
      3. PROGRAM:  M.Sc. or Ph.D.
      4. PLEASE UPLOAD THE FOLLOWING...: This area allows you to upload your documentation from computer to the FGS Server
  3. SUBMIT:  Click the SUBMIT button at the bottom of the page

 

NOTE:

  1. Transcripts -- NO longer required
  2.  Academic Advisor's Letter of Support -- NO longer required
  3. Letter of Department Head Support Form:  ONLY the signature of the Department Head is needed

 

 

 

DEADLINE:

FGS Travel Application Deadline is as follows: 

  1. Students may apply prior to departure to attend the conference
  2. or up to one-month after the last day of the conference
    For Example:   If the last day of the conference is the 15th, the student has till the 15th of the following month to apply online with all supporting documentation attached.

 

 

 

 

ELIGIBILITY:

  1. Faculty of Graduate Studies:  
    1.  STATUS:  Students must be
      1. in "Good Standing"
      2. Registered and enrolled as "full-time" in a Master or Ph.D. program
      3. 3.5 GPA:  A minimum degree grade point average (GPA) of 3.5 in EACH of the last two-years of study (or equivalent)
        1. ONLY semesters, populated with GRADE(S), are considered when calculating GPA
        2. FGS Travel Award Info:  http://webapps.cc.umanitoba.ca/gradawards/index.asp?WCI=SearchForm&WCE=browse&keywords=&criteria=any&category=0&citizen=0&range=0-1000000&tenable=0&byResearch=on&byAward=on&byEligibility=on&id=2747&letter=F  
    2. NUMBER OF PAY-OUTS
      1.  Master Level:  Once during the student's Master's Program
      2. Ph.D. Level:  Twice during the student's Ph.D. Program
    3. RELEVANT RESEARCH
      Papers / posters must be relevant to your program of study for presentation at a conference or festival or competition in the case of creative output endeavours, of a recognized national or international organization.
    4. RELEVANT AUTHORSHIP
      The Travel Award Applicant must be listed as the FIRST AUTHOR
  2. Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering
    The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering will subsidize only students who are
    1. Attending a conference
    2. Presenting at a conference
    3. Regardless of FGS support
    4. There is no maximum number of  conference, but Advisor and ECE Departmental Approval is required and the conference must be within the student's research area.
  3. Faculty of Engineering
    The Faculty of Engineering will subsidize a student only once during their time in the graduate program regardless of whether the student is enrolled as a Master, Ph.D. or had been in both programs.  Allow up to three weeks for processing.
  4. UMGSA
    Please visit the UMGSA office directly
  5. Your Academic Advisor
    Please contact your Academic Advisor directly

 

 

 

PAYMENTS:

  1. PAYMENTS
    1. Awards are paid directly to recipients
    2. Payments are processed AFTER original receipts for travel and proof of attendance at the conference have been submitted to: 

      The Awards Assistant
      Faculty of Graduate Studies
      500 University Centre
    3. Allow approximately three-weeks for processing.
    4. EXPENSE CLAIMS  -- please submit within 30-days of the end of the conference.
  2. FUNDS AVAILABLE: 
    1. Faculty of Graduate Studies
      1. Travel within North America: $750
      2. Travel Internationally:  $1,000
    2. Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering:  $300
    3. Faculty of Engineering   $250
    4. UMGSA:  Please contact UMGSA directly
    5. Your Advisor:  Please contact your Academic Advisor directly as to whether funds are available
  3. HOW TO CLAIM YOUR EXPENSES
    1. SAVE YOUR RECEIPTS:  Upon your return from the conference submit copies of the following:
      1. Boarding Pass
      2. Proof of Attendance & Presentation at the conference (e.g.: copy of agenda, name tag, etc. )
      3. Hotel Receipts 
    2. Attach these reciepts to a an email.
      1. SUBJECT LINE:  REQUESTING REIMBURSEMENT
      2. Send Email to:  laura.mcmillan@umanitoba.ca
      3. DEADLINE:  NO LATER than 2-months from the last date of the conference. 

        EXAMPLE: If the last day of conference is on the 12th of a month than you have up to and including the 12th day two months following, to request reimbursement and submit all of the above requested documentation.
      4. HOME ADDRESS:  CHECK YOUR AURORA

        Please make sure that your home address in AURORA is up-to-date.
      5. MISCELLANEOUS
        1. VISA EXPENSES: No longer eligible for reimbursement
        2. You must be in
          1. GOOD STANDING
          2. REGISTERED in the Graduate Program
          3. Have NO "HOLDS" in your account
  4. VISA TRAVEL EXPENSES
    FGS no longer pays for any expenses incurred or required for VISA travel for conferences held after 01 April 2015


     

 

TRAVEL HAZARDS:

It is incumbent on the individual traveling to be aware of the risks when traveling. If you are traveling abroad, ensure you visit the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) web site for details on the country to which you are traveling. Additionally, it is recommended that you familiarize yourself with the document prepared by the International Centre for Students (ICS) entitled "Preparing for Overseas Travel: A Guide for UM Students" http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/graduate_studies/funding/forms.html

 

TRAVEL HAZARD WAIVER FORM

  • Be advised that as part of the application process, all applicants will be asked to sign a waiver. The form(s) may be downloaded see links above "WAIVER FORMS"
  • Applicants who receive funding are asked to acknowledge the support of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

 

 

TRAVEL NEWS & UPDATES:

 

 

 

OTHER AVAILABLE AWARDS

 

  • DEPT. OF ELECTRICAL & COMPUTER ENGINEERING
    The ECE Dept. offers ECE Graduate Students, in good standing, $300 for travel to conferences only. 

 

 

 


 

FGS TRAVEL AWARDS CONTACT:

Ms. Laura McMillian
T: 204-474-8089
laura.mcmillan@umanitoba.ca  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CURRENT COURSE OFFERINGS

REGISTRATION (Annual)

ACADEMIC GUIDELINES

ECE SUPPLEMENTAL REGULATIONS

UNIVERSITY SCHEDULE
(exams, registration, payments, etc.)

GRADUATE CALENDAR / CATALOG

CODE OF CONDUCT--Plagiarism

CHEATING, PLAGIARISM, ETC.
 (students, instructors, TAs)

EXAM & FINAL GRADES

COMPUTER ACCTS, FORMS...

 

PROGRAMS

  1. Ph.D.
  2. M. Sc.
  3. M.Eng.
  4. Occasional
  5. IIS / Overview 
  6. Course Category (AX,AU,OS)
  7. Summer Registration (Mandatory)

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

  1. Progress Reports  (Mandatory)
  2. ASG--Advisor Student Guidelines 
      (Mandatory)
  3. GradCon (Mandatory)
  4. LEAVES OF ABSENCE
  5. FAILED GRADES
    1. What to do
    2. Grade Appeals
    3. Student Advocacy
  6. SUPPLEMENTAL GUIDELINES
    1. Advance Credits (4.4.5)
    2. Transfer Credits (4.4.6)
    3. Transfer to Ph.D. (5.1.3)
  7. Transfer Credits
  8. Transfer M.Sc. to Ph.D.
  9. Switch M.Sc. to M.Eng.
  10. Switch Ph.D. to M.Sc.
  11. Switch M.Sc. to M.Eng.
  12. CHANGE REQUESTS:
      Advisor or Committee Member
  13. GRADES: CO, IP, Incomplete
  14. Deferred Exam Form 
  15. Concurrent / Dual Registration
  16. Voluntary Withdrawal
  17. Authorized Withdrawal

 

RESEARCH INTEGRITY

   -- Plageriarims Software: iThenticate

RESEARCH ETHICS & COMPLIANCE

   -- Templates, Guidelines, & Forms

ENVIRONMENT HEALTH & SAFETY

ECE GRADUATE COMMITTEE MEMBERS

 

FUNDING, AWARDS, JOBS

  1. TRAVEL AWARDS
  2. NSERC (Canadians Only)
  3. UMGF  (All Grads)
  4. IGSS (Int'l Students)
  5. Funding & Award $$
  6. 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)

 

NEW STUDENTS

  1. Quick, General Info
  2. General Info & Services
  3. Registration Procedures
  4. Registering for Courses
  5. Acceptance of Offer (Letter)
  6. Paying Tuition & Fees
  7. Office Space & Mail
  8. Grad Students With Children
  9. Student University Guide
  10. Orientation
    1. ECE (mandatory)
    2. FGS (TBA via emails)
    3. University
    4. International Students

 

GRADUATION / CONVOCATION

  1. THESIS DEADLINES
  2. Thesis Info
  3. Thesis Guidelines
  4. Thesis Checklist
  5. Thesis Online Submission
  6. THESIS SAMPLES
    1. Title Page
    2. Table of Contents
  7. Plageriarims Software: iThenticate
  8. ECE Graduand Info
         APEGM, Iron Ring, Letters, etc.
  9. CONVOCATION !
  10. JOBs

 

 


UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA SERVICES

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

  1. International Centre for Students (ICS)
  2. ICS Post-Secondary Handbook
  3. Study Permit Info
  4. Off-Campus Work Permits
  5. FORMS
  6. Exchange Pgm
    (Canadian & Intentional)

 

FACULTY OF GRADUATE STUDIES (FGS)

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

 

REGISTRAR'S OFFICE

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

 

ENGINEERING LIBRARY
(Donald W. Craik Library)

 

CAREER SERVICES

  

STUDENT ADVOCACY

 

ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES

 

STUDENT GROUPS

  1. UMGSA
    1. Travel Grant
    2. Emergency Grant
    3. Special Projects Grant
    4. Student Award
    5. Teaching Award
  2. UMSU
    1. Tax Information
    2. HEALTH / DENTAL Benefits
    3. U-PASS  

 

   ECE GRAD STUDENT GROUP (ECE GSA)

 

   ENGINEERING STUDENT GROUPS

 


MANITOBA / CIC INFO / SERVICE CANADA

MANITOBA HEALTH INSURANCE

  1. Health Card
  2. Benefits
  3. Online Enrollment

 

CIC: CITIZENSHIP & IMMIGRATION CANADA  

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

 

SERVICE CANADA

  1. APPLY:  Social Insurance Card (SIN Card) to Work
  2. APPLY:  Universal Child Care
  3. Online Services

MANITOBA PROFESSIONAL ASSN.


ENGINEERS GEOSCIENTISTS MANITOBA (formally APEGM)
Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba

 

 


CONFERENCE PAPER/THESIS HELP

 

UofM Writing Style: Papers, Thesis, etc.

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

 

IEEE Writing Style: IEEE Papers

  1. IEEE Style
  2. IEEE Citation Reference
  3. IEEE Artical Preparation & Submission

 

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