Financial Aid

** Students in need are encouraged to contact the Financial Aid and Awards office regarding financial assistance, bursaries, etc.

Award: Mauro Institute Peace and Conflict Studies Academic Awards (MI PACS Awards)
Amount: varies
Application Deadline: Friday, January 29, 2021
Application Form: 2021-2022 Mauro Institute PACS Academic Awards Application Form
Referee Form: 2021-2022 Referee Information and Rating Form

Eligibility: Graduate students enrolled in (or applying to) the University of Manitoba's Peace and Conflict Studies Graduate Programs (PhD and Joint Masters). For more information and a complete list of eligibility requirements, please refer to the Application Form.
Please contact the Mauro Institute at for assistance.


Award: University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowship (UMGF)
Amount: varies
Application Deadline: TBD. Please contact PACS for the internal due-date.
  For more information: See UMGF Website. and the  UMGF Application Please contact the   204-474-8894 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 .   Please visit their website for more information and due dates.

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)
Eligibility: For international students only.  Students who  meet the elibibiltiy requirements are automatically considered.
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.