Awards and Opportunities

 

Direct Entry Admission Scholarships
Award Value: $ 1,000.00    
  Awarded to the five highest ranking students who have been admitted to the Faculty directly from high school with good academic standing and who are now enrolled full-time in his/her first year of study in any baccalaureate degree program offered by the Riddell Faculty.
   
Indigenous Direct Entry Admission Scholarship
Award Value: $ 1,000.00   
  Awarded to the highest ranking indigenous student who has been admitted to the Faculty directly from high school with good academic standing and who are now enrolled full-time in his/her first year of study in any baccalaureate degree program offered by the Riddell Faculty.
   
Undergraduate Admission Scholarships
Award Value: $ 1,000.00   
  Awarded to the five highest ranking students who have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours and a maximum of 60 credit hours of university level courses with good academic standing and who is now enrolled full-time in his/her second year of study in any baccalaureate degree program offered by the Riddell Faculty.
   
Indigenous Undergraduate Admission Scholarship
Award Value: $ 1,000.00    
  Awarded to the highest ranking indigenous student who has completed a minimum of 24 credit hours and a maximum of 60 credit hours of university level courses with good academic standing and who is now enrolled full-time in his/her second year of study in any baccalaureate degree program offered by the Riddell Faculty.
   
Graduate Entrance Scholarships
  Award Value: $ 5,000.00    
  For a full-time student in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the first year of a Masters or Doctoral program delivered by a unit in the Riddell faculty, with high academic standing. Ten awards are offered annually and recipients are determined by a selection comittee.
   
Undergraduate Initiative Prize
  Award Value: $1,000.00    
  For a student who has completed at least one year of full-time study in the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth, and Resources, with good academic standing who has by her/his efforts and accomplishments developed, built upon and/or contributed to a local, regional, national, or international initiative that serves the greater good.
   
North American Caribou Workshop Graduate Fellowship in Wildlife Management
  Award Value: $1,150.00    
  The North American Caribou Workshop Graduate Fellowship in Wildlife Management is geared towards graduate students with a demonstrated interest in aspects of caribou research, monitoring
or management and who considers different disciplines or subdisciplines such as ecology, economy, governance, resource management and land use planning.
   
Berkes Graduate Scholarship in Community-Based Research
   Award Value: $3,000.00
  For a student who is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in any Master’s or Doctoral program delivered by a unit in the Riddell Faculty, with good academic standing who is pursuing studies in community-based research methods including, but not limited to, community-based resource and environmental management, conservation and planning.
   
V.E. Barber Memorial Fellowship in Arctic Research
 Award Value: Variable    
  For a student who is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in any Master’s or Doctoral program delivered by a unit in the Riddell Faculty, with good academic standing who is undertaking or has proposed to undertake thesis research pertaining to the Arctic.
   
Undergraduate Thesis Prize
  Award Value: $1,000.00    
  For a full-time student in the Riddell Faculty, in any B.Sc. (Hons.) or B.A. (Hons.) degree program, with good academic standing, who has submitted the best undergraduate thesis.
   
Masters Thesis Prize
  Award Value: $1,000.00    
  For a student who has successfully completed all the requirements for a Masters degree program delivered by any unit in the Riddell faculty, including NRI, with high academic standing and who has completed the best Masters thesis.
   
Ph.D. Thesis Prize
  Award Value: $1,000.00    
  For a student who has successfully completed all the requirements for a Doctoral degree program delivered by any unit in the Riddell faculty, including NRI, with high academic standing and who has completed the best Doctoral thesis.
   
Teaching Awards
  Various awards available including, Award of Excellence for First Year Undergraduate Teaching, Award of Excellence for Undergraduate Teaching, Award of Excellence for Graduate Teaching, and Graduate Student Teaching Award.
   
Aboriginal Issues Press Scholarship
  Award Value: $500.00 to $1,500.00    
  For a student who is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba, either in a Master’s or a Ph.D. program and has registered in or completed a graduate-level course covering Aboriginal issues, with a research focus on Aboriginal issues; has achieved a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.5; and has demonstrated a commitment to disseminating the results of their research.
   
Oakes-Riewe Aboriginal - Environmental Studies
  The awards, ranging in size from $500 to $5000 will be offered to graduate students who are enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University of Manitoba, either in a Master’s or a Ph.D. program; and are conducting or have proposed to conduct interdisciplinary environmental (integration of physical, biological, and human processes) research within an Aboriginal context.
   
NSERC USRA
  These awards are intended to stimulate the interest of undergraduate students in research by providing them with valuable experience in a scientific research environment, and to encourage them to undertake graduate studies.  Students holding one of these awards must be exposed to research activities during their work period.

For a full-time undergraduate student with high academic standing in any undergraduate degree program offered at the University of Manitoba.
   
NSERC USRA (Aboriginal)
  These awards are intended to stimulate the interest of aboriginal undergraduate students in research by providing them with valuable experience in a scientific research environment, and to encourage them to undertake graduate studies.  Aboriginal students holding one of these awards must be exposed to research activities during their work period.

For a full-time aboriginal undergraduate student with high academic standing in any undergraduate degree program delivered by the Riddell Faculty.

The Aboriginal NSERC award is a parallel program of undergraduate student research awards for Aboriginal students.  The Aboriginal NSERC USRA is non-competitive and any student applying for the award who meets the eligibility criteria will be awarded a NSERC USRA.