The competition for the 2015-2016 University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship (UMES) is now open.
Please note that late applications will not be accepted.
Applications must be submitted by the student (not the employee/retiree), and must also be submitted from the student's valid University of Manitoba email account. Applications that are submitted and do not comply with these regulations will not be considered.
The University of Manitoba Employees Scholarship is available to the spouse or dependent children of University of Manitoba employees or retired former employees. Please read all of the eligibility criteria and restrictions listed below.
Links to additional information and Frequently Asked Questions on the scholarship can be found at the bottom of this page.
To be eligible, all students must:
To be eligible, Undergraduates must:
Faculty of Medicine students in good standing are eligible for these scholarships.
To be eligible, Graduate Students must:
Pre-Master and Occasional students must meet all undergraduate criteria listed above and must transfer all courses completed in the academic session to a degree credit program in the year in which they receive the scholarship.
Only courses completed at the University of Manitoba are considered for this award program. Courses taken on a letter of permission at another institution will be used to calculate course-load only. Fees paid at another school or institution will not be considered eligible.
Students may only receive this scholarship for a total lifetime maximum value equivalent to 80% of the tuition for a 4-year Bachelor of Science degree (adjusted annually).
1 Spouse is defined as a legal spouse, common-law spouse, or same-sex partner. Common-law spouse or same-sex partner refers to an individual who has been residing with the staff member in a conjugal relationship for a period of not less than one year before the beginning of the eligibility period..
2 Dependent child is defined as any unmarried child who is dependent on the staff member for support and maintenance. Marriage, in the case of the dependent child, is defined in the same manner as it is defined for a spouse of an employee (see Spouse note above).