Agribusiness and Ag Economics Graduate Student Funding

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Awards and Fellowships Information

The J. C. Gilson Agribusiness Fellowship

The Daryl F. Kraft Graduate Fellowship

Winnipeg Commodity Exchange Graduate Fellowship

The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

University wide Graduate Support



G. Clarence Elliott Fellowship

Offered to a full-time graduate student at the University of Manitoba; preference may be given to a student who grew up in a geographical area outside a principal city. The value of the award is up to 70% of the annual income of the fund (to a maximum of $10,000). The award is not renewable, however previous recipients may reapply in the subsequent year providing satisfactory academic progress has been maintained. Further information and applications may be obtained from the website of the Faculty of Graduate Studies or from the Department of Agribusiness Graduate Assistant. Deadline for applications is March 15.


Douglas McRorie Memorial Scholarship

Information & applications from the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation:

The Keith Gilmore Foundation

The Keith Gilmore Foundation was initiated in 1987 to provide scholarship funds to students in post-secondary education. The Foundation was established in honour of the late Keith Gilmore, editor and publisher for over 30 years of The Canadian Hereford Digest, in recognition of his contribution to the Hereford cattle breed, agricultural journalism and the beef cattle industry.

There are 3 levels of scholarships – for post-graduate degree programs, undergraduate degree programs and recognized diploma programs. The following applies to our graduate students: “Two $2,500 scholarships are offered to individuals in a post graduate degree program in agriculture, agricultural journalism and veterinary medicine at a recognized university, leading to a career in the field of agriculture.”

There is no citizenship restriction listed, but the scholarships are intended for students re-enrolling in September. The deadline for applications is July 1st of each year, and scholarships are awarded September 1st of each year.

Application forms and general information is available on the Foundation website and the completed applications and supporting documents are to be mailed directly to The Keith Gilmore Foundation, 5160 Skyline Way NE , Calgary , AB T2E 6V1 .

Graduate Student Conference Travel Award

The Faculty of Graduate Studies allocates funds to assist current graduate students with travel costs to present papers/posters for recognized national or international organizations. Funds are awarded in competition 3 times a year and any award granted will be paid to the recipient within one month of attending the conference. A series of deadlines apply, depending on the date of the conference travel; there is an application process to be followed plus proof that a paper/poster has been accepted. This award also requires both the Advisor's and the Department's support - please make sure you have received this. Information and applications from the website of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Other scholarships available to students of Icelandic descent

Icelandic National League of North America