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Bursaries are based on demonstrated financial need. In most cases, students must be registered in a minimum of 18 credit hours to be eligible. To be eligible for bursaries at the University level and the Faculty of Science, students must submit the general bursary application. Bursary applications are available through Aurora in August. Please visit the financial aid and awards bursaries website to see the due date each year and for additional details. 

Faculty of Science Award for Excellence in Teaching Assistance

Teaching Assistants (TA) are valuable members of the Faculty of Science who help in the teaching and learning mission of the Faculty. Some TAs will go above and beyond their duty to ensure their students learn. Each year, two TAs in the Faculty of Science will be recognized for their outstanding and excellent work. ⁠

The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding TAs in the Faculty of Science and to motivate and inspire TAs to perform to the best of their ability.⁠

Awardees will receive $300 and recognition through the Faculty of Science website and social media.⁠

Applications are now closed.

2022-2023 winners

Skyla Dudek
Maryn Woo

Undergraduate scholarships and prizes

In most cases, applications are not required for these awards as they are based on academic achievement. Scholarships are normally offered to full-time continuing students, with a minimum course load of 24 credit hours. There may be some exceptions based on the terms of reference for individual awards or other considerations outlined in the student awards policy.

The following undergraduate scholarships in the Faculty of Science require an application. Students are also encouraged to visit the financial aid and awards website to find additional internal and external scholarships that require applications.

  • Science Leadership Scholarships
    • Applications will be available in the fall of each year.

  • Bernice Warkov Safeer Scholarship for Excellence in Mathematical Science
    • Applications will be available in the fall of each year.

Prizes are based on the highest academic standing or best performance in a particular course, program, competition, etc., with a minimum grade point average requirement. Students are not required to re-register at the University of Manitoba to receive prizes.

Undergraduate conference and exchange trip support

Discover the undergraduate student financial support for conference travel and longer-term international opportunities at the Faculty of Science. See if you are eligible for different opportunities and learn how to apply.

Undergraduate conference and exchange trip support

Graduate scholarships and fellowships

Students are encouraged to visit their department websites to find out more about graduate scholarships and fellowships for their area of study. Additional information on funding and awards for graduate students can be found through the Faculty of Graduate Studies. See the list below for information regarding the departmental awards.

Graduate student conference support

Graduate students can apply for travel support from the Faculty of Science to attend conferences. To be eligible for conference travel, the student must:

  1. be a registered graduate student in a department within the Faculty of Science,
  2. be a co-author on the accepted paper or poster, and
  3. be the person presenting the work. 

To apply for support, the student should first make a request to their home department using the link below. Travel requests are expected to arrive prior to the travel. No guarantee of support can be made for requests arriving after the travel has taken place. In all cases, support will be made via reimbursement for expenses incurred, not provided to students up-front.

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