Financial Aid

Award: Mauro Centre Peace and Conflict Studies Academic Awards
Amount: varies
Application Deadline: December 1st.  
Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled in (or applying to) the University of Manitoba's Ph.D. in Peace and Conflict Studies Program or the Joint M.A Program in Peace and Conflict Studies.
For more information and a complete list of eligibility requirements, please download the Mauro Centre PACS Awards Application Form for 2018-2019
** please note that both  PhD and Joint Masters Students and program applicants can apply. 
** please note that new applicants to the PACS programs do not need to submit an additional copy of their official transcripts for the MC PACS Awards. The transcripts submitted with your program application will be used in the consideration of your MC PACS Awards application.
Please contact the  Mauro Centre  at or 204-474-7273 for assistance.  


Award: University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)
Amount: varies
Application Deadline: December 1st for those applying to the program.  For those currently registered in the program please contact PACS for the internal due-date.
  For more information: See UMGF Website. and the  UMGF Application Please contact the   204-474-6052 for applications and details.


Award: Manitoba Graduate Scholarship (MGS)
Amount: varies
Eligibility: Applicants for the UMGF (above) are automatically considered for the MGS award. There is no additional application.
For more information: See MGS Website and the UMGF Application

Award: J.W. Dafoe Fellowship
Application deadline: TBD
Eligability: Student  in the Departments of Political Studies, Economics, History, the Arthur V. Mauro Centre for Peace & Justice (Peace and Conflict Studies), or the Faculty of Law at the University of Manitoba.Please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies website for details. 


Award: Canada Graduate Scholarship CGS (SSHRC) --Master's information ( SSHRC )
Students apply directly online at CGS.  Please visit the CGS-Master's website for application information .   The deadline to apply online  is December 1.

To apply:
Eligibility: This competition is open to  Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada.   For more information  on the eligibility requirements and more please visit:


Award: International Graduate Student Entrance Scholarship (IGSES)
Amount: $4,000
Eligibility: For international students only.  Students must meet the elibibiltiy requirements. 
Comments: Automatically considered when applying for a program. There is no additional application.
For more information: See IGSES Website

Award: University of Manitoba Bursary Program
For more information: See Bursary Program

Award: University of Manitoba Special Bursary Program
For more information: See Bursary Program
Comments: Requires an additional application to the Bursary Program above.

Award: Annual Grant Competition
For more information: Annual Grant Competion

Award: The Rabin Scholarship Fund For the Advancement of Peace and Tolerance
For more information: See Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Award: P.E.O. International Peace Scholarship
Eligibility: International women in a graduate program (non-residents of US and Canada)
For more information: See P.E.O. (Philanthropic Educational Organization) International

Fellowship: 2011 Religion and International Affairs Dissertation Workshop
For more information: See Social Science Research Council

Award: ACUNS Dissertation Award Program
Eligibility: Eligible candidates may be citizens of any country and must be at the dissertation-writing stage of a Ph.D., J.S.D. or LL.M.
level and engaged in the writing stage of their program.
For more information: See ACUNS Dissertation Award Program

Source: University of Manitoba Work Study Program
For more information: See Work Study Program

Source: Fulbright
For more information: See Fullbright Programs

Source: Rotary International
For more information: See Rotary International


University of Manitoba Award Database

University of Winnipeg Award Database (for Master's Students)

Government of Canada

USIP Fellows

Joseph Rowntree Foundation


Student Loans


If you have any questions please contact the department at or 204-474-8894.