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Student supports

UM is a community that cares. We offer a wide variety of supports to help you make the most of your time at university and reach your full potential.

Specific supports for

Student culture and groups

The College of Pharmacy is a close-knit community of learners, educators and researchers. Get to know your College and the people that make it special by attending events, taking part in activities and celebrating achievements and milestones.

  • University of Manitoba Pharmacy Students' Association (UMPhSA)

    A student council is the voice of the student body. In addition to planning events that contribute to school spirit and community welfare, you’ll gain vital leadership skills as you advocate for your peers on the issues and concerns most important to your college.

  • Canadian Association of Pharmacy Students and Interns (CAPSI)

    CAPSI serves to expose pharmacy students to experiences and educational events that prepare them to provide the best health care possible within pharmacy’s realm of expertise. The association aims to enhance the profession of pharmacy by providing guidance and information to all members.

  • College of Pharmacy Graduate Student Council

    The council represents the interests of pharmacy graduate students as part of student government and at the university level, advocates on behalf of its students, and coordinates social events.

Scholarships

The College of Pharmacy offers a wide variety of awards and scholarships to students at different stages of their studies. Those listed below require an application – deadlines and forms are provided below.

Entering Students

The following awards are open to students entering the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: August 2, annually

Year 1 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their first year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: May 30, annually

Year 2 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their second year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: May 30, annually

Year 3 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their third year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: May 30, annually

Year 4 completed

The following awards are open to students who have completed their fourth year at the College of Pharmacy.

Deadline: April 23 annually

Graduate studies

The following awards and grants listed below are available to graduate students:

College of Pharmacy graduate student professional and career development fund
The graduate student professional and career development fund is to be used to support professional and career development that supplements the student’s graduate program (not to cover tuition/fees)

The Faculty of Graduate Studies awards database
The Faculty of Graduate Studies maintains a comprehensive awards database. It discusses the full range of ways to finance graduate studies at the University of Manitoba. When searching the awards database, consider a range of keywords or phrases that might embrace your field of interest, such as: housing, environment etc. You may also need to contact the Faculty of Graduate Studies directly to confirm status of some of the terms of reference information.

Faculty of Graduate Studies travel award
Through the Faculty of Graduate Studies Travel Award, funds are allocated to assist master’s and PhD students with costs for travel for presentations of papers, posters, or other creative work pertinent to their studies.

UMGSA conference grant
The University of Manitoba Graduate Student Association (UMGSA) conference grant is available to University of Manitoba graduate students attending or presenting at conferences. The award amount varies depending on the location of the conference and whether the applicant was attending or presenting.

UMGSA emergency grant
The University of Manitoba Graduate Student Association (UMGSA) emergency grant program provides assistance to students who experience unexpected and immediate financial difficulties, constraints or hardship. This includes, but is not limited to, unanticipated personal living costs, unexpected delays in government loans, and other award funding.

Emergency assistance student bursary program
The Rady Faculty of Health Sciences (RFHS) offers three funding opportunities for graduate students. This includes the Emergency Assistance Student Bursary Program which provides short-term assistance to students who encounter unanticipated financial need within the five (5) colleges of the Rady Faculty of Health Sciences or a program of the Rady Faculty (e.g. Interdisciplinary Health Program).

Other organizations

The College of Pharmacy is currently accepting applications for the following awards:

Applications will be accepted until September 15, 2021 at 1:00 p.m.

Professional associations

The College of Pharmacy is committed to upholding the highest standards of practice, both in our community and across Canada. Follow the links below for information and resources from the associations that guide our profession.

Contact us

College of Pharmacy
Apotex Centre
750 McDermot Ave W
University of Manitoba (Bannatyne campus)
Winnipeg, MB R3E 0T5 Canada

204-474-9306
204-789-3744