Funding & Awards

 


 


 

ENGINEERING AWARDS
These awards are offered each September.

 


 

LOANS

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PERMANENT RESIDENTS (Services)

 

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ENGINEERING FACULTY AWARDS

 

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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA AWARDS (from various groups)

 

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UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA AWARDS (FGS/Administration)

 

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EXTERNAL SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

  • CANADIAN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS, BURSARIES, AWARDS, ETC.   
  • CIHR AWARDS (Canadian Institute of Health Research)
  • NSERC
        (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada)
        Please see our ECE NSERC webpage
  • NSERC AWARD DATABASE    
  • NSERC IPS
        (Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships Program)
        Funding is provided by NSERC in conjunction
        with Industry.  Arranged through your Advisor
  • MITAC
        Dr. Iman Yahyaie
        Director, Business Development
        Mitacs
        A250, Agricultural Engineering Building
        96 Dafoe Rd
        University of Manitoba
        Winnipeg, R3T 5V6
        (204) 599 9434 | E: iyahyaie@mitacs.ca | Twitter : @Iman_Mitacs | W: www.mitacs.ca
  • Engineering Scholarships in Canada
  • Canadian Engineering Memorial Fund
  • VANIER 
  • FULBRIGHT  
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • HEALTHY MINDS CANADA
  • PFIZER
  • Pfizer Funding
  • ASPIRE:  Advancing Science Through Pfizer -- Investigator Research Exchange (Research Awards)
  • Global Health Fellows   
  • Glaxo Smith Kline  
  • Engineers Canada Awards Scholarship Databases for Canada
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    • WOMEN'S HEALTH RESARCH FOUNDATION OF CANADA -- Open to all Full-Time students who are undertaking or has proposed to undertake research in any area of women’s health for his/her thesis or practicum.  Other eligibility requirements may be applicable please see FGS INFO

     

      RESEARCH MANITOBA is holding a joint health research graduate studentship competition with the following partner institutions

      • CancerCare Manitoba Foundation
      • Manitoba Institute for Child Health supported by the Children’s’ Hospital Foundation of
        Manitoba
      • Health Sciences Centre Foundation
      • University of Manitoba, Faculty of Graduate Studies
      • University of Manitoba, College of Dentistry
      • The Lung Association, Manitoba
      • Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada

     

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    IEEE SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

     

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    APEGM (Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba)

     

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    ASIAN PACIFIC STUDENT FUNDING

     

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    MANITOBA HYDRO

     

     

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    INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

      

     

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    CANADIAN STUDENTS / PR

     

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    SENIOR LEARNERS (MATURE STUDENTS)

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    FOR WOMEN

      

      

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    ABORIGINAL STUDENTS

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    ACCESSIBILITY

     

     

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    CANADIAN MILITARY

     

     

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    LGBTQ COMMUNITY

     

     

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     CONVOCATING STUDENTS

    • GOVERNOR GENERAL'S GOLD MEDAL

      LINK     

      CONTACT:  sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca

      The Governor General of Canada offers an annual gold medal called The Governor General’s Gold Medal to recognize the outstanding performance of a graduate student. This award is based on overall academic excellence through coursework, research, awards and distinctions, letters of reference, external examiner’s report and a description of the student’s statement on the significance of their research. Eligibility for the medal is open to all students who will be convocating with a Master’s or a Ph.D. at Spring Convocation (this includes those students who have a February grad date) or who graduated the previous Fall at the University of Manitoba.

      Each Faculty/Unit may nominate one Master’s or Doctoral student for the Governor General’s Gold Medal. Nomination must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies on or before the deadline and are to include:
      1. a letter from the Dean/Director of the Faculty/Unit giving a detailed rationale for the nomination
      2.  the nominee’s curriculum vitae
      3. an official University of Manitoba transcript
      4. a brief statement (one page) from the nominee on the significance of his/her research and related achievements during the graduate program, whereas for nominees in non-research based programs, rationale for choosing the program, significance of work (breadth of knowledge gained) and expected contribution to his/her career aspirations
      5. a letter of support from the advisor
      6. the report from the external examiner. For Masters thesis, the report from the examiner external to the home department of the nominee is required (where applicable). Where a department does not have examiners external to the department for thesis Master's students, and/or they don't have written reports from an internal examiner external to their department, this requirement is waived 
    The selection committee will include the Dean and Associate Dean(s) of the Faculty of Graduate Studies and three members of the Executive Committee representing areas of Natural Sciences and Engineering, Social Sciences and Humanities and Medical and Health Sciences or designates. The Dean shall act as Chair.

    Please check with your faculty/unit if you are interested in being nominated for the award. The deadline for faculties and units to have their nominations to FGS is April 1, however the deadline by which a faculty/unit wants to have nominations submitted to them will most likely be earlier. Please check with your department for their submission deadline.

     

    • UNIVERSITY OF MANITOBA DISTINGUISHED DISSERTATION AWARD  
    • AWARD LINK INFORMATION

      CONTACT:    sara.sealey@umanitoba.ca

      The Faculty of Graduate Studies will offer six awards to doctoral students, one in each of the following areas: applied sciences, health sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary sciences, natural sciences, and social sciences. A citation certificate and a cash prize will be awarded recognizing the successful nominee at an award reception, hosted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

      Eligible dissertations must have been completed (final copies of thesis submitted) between January 1 and December 31 of the previous calendar year. In case there are no qualified candidates in a given Faculty/School, the Faculty/School selection committee may choose not to submit a nominee. The Faculty of Graduate Studies will verify the eligibility of nominees submitted.

      Each Faculty/School may submit one doctoral nomination to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Nominations must be received no later than the stated deadline. Contact your Faculty/School for their nomination deadline

      Each nomination must include:

      1. a letter of support from the Dean of the Faculty/Director of School that also indicates the process used by the selection committee to select the nominee
      2. a letter from the Graduate Chair of the student's department describing the reasons for the nomination, and why the dissertation is viewed as a groundbreaking piece of original work
      3. the name and departmental affiliation of the nominees' research supervisor
      4. the area the dissertation is being nominated under: applied sciences, health sciences, humanities, interdisciplinary sciences, natural sciences, and social sciences
      5. a copy of each examiner's pre-defence report
      6. a copy of the abstract of the dissertation, not to exceed 350 words in length written in non-technical language
      7. a current curriculum vitae for the nominee

     

    • DENNIS A. WOODFORD PRIZE     (ECE:  Power Systems)
      Please click on this link for award details.
      1. Completed all requirements for a Master's or Ph.D. degree program in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Manitoba
      2. Achieved a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.8 in their graduate program;
      3. Submits the most outstanding graduate thesis dealing with power systems modelling and simulation
      4. TO APPLY for this award, please contact your Academic Advisor.