November 12, 2015

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships for International Students to Study in Canada

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

Course(s) Offered: Any field of study
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: University of Manitoba
Country to Study in: Canada

Scholarship Description
The University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships (UMGF) are merit-based awards that are offered and open to international students.

All applicants must be those who will be registered as full-time graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) at the University of Manitoba regardless of nationality or discipline.

University of Manitoba Graduate Fellowships

Eligibility
Academic standing: Students with a minimum GPA of 3.75 (above B+) at a recognized university based on a Bachelor, Masters, Graduate Diploma or a Doctoral degree. Please use admissions criteria in calculating GPA, i.e., last 60 credit hours or equivalent.

Citizenship: All students regardless of citizenship are eligible to apply.

Fields of study: Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]) are eligible to apply.

Years of graduate study: Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD program. Total maximum UMGF support for any individual graduate student is 48 months.

Please note:
The specific eligibility criteria of Departments may differ, please endeavor to know that of the department you are applying to. It is necessary to meet the specific eligibility criteria set by the Department/Faculty, if any.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ANY country (nationality / citizenship) are eligible to apply

Participating Institution(s)
University of Manitoba, Canada

Fields of study
All fields of graduate study offered by the University.

Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]) are eligible to apply.

Number of awards
Not specified by sponsors

Sponsorship duration
Students are eligible to receive the UMGF for the first 24 months of their Master’s program and the first 48 months of their PhD program.

Total maximum UMGF support for any individual graduate student is 48 months.

Scholarship benefits
The value of these fellowships, over a 12 month period, is $18,000 (for Ph.D.) and $14,000 (for Master’s).

Method of Application
You can no longer download application forms for the UMGF and MGS from the "Graduate Award & Scholarship Forms" webpage (link to it is below). The UMGF competition is now being administered by the various departments / units. Thus, check with your department / faculty for details on how to be considered for a UMGF.

Students who are eligible for the UMGF will also have their names entered into the Manitoba Graduate Scholarships (MGS) competition.

It is important to visit the official website (link to it is below) for complete information on how to apply.

DEADLINES:
Application forms for this award are obtainable from your department / faculty. Deadline dates vary per faculty.

PLEASE NOTE:
If you wish to apply for this fellowships, please write the department you are applying to and request that they forward an application form.

The chances of receiving an award can vary greatly from year to year. The applicant pool changes each year and the number of awards given out can also vary. Students are encouraged to apply for all awards for which they meet the application criteria. After all, you don’t have a chance of being awarded funding if you don’t apply!

Contact
Check the program details and contact information of each department here.

Application Deadline: Varies (contact the department)
Open to International students: Yes

More Scholarship Information and Application(UMGF Fellowship)
More Scholarship Information and Application(Graduate Studies Funding & Awards)

Related:  List of Canadian Scholarships for International Students

10 comments:

  1. This is a wonderful information, thanks for sharing this

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  2. I'm from India, I just completed my Bachelors in Information and Technology and now I want to pursue Master in Computer Science (Master Degree) from Manitoba University. Please tell me what is the eligibility for the admission?

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    1. @Unknown, we had already left a link to the various departments in the article above. Please click the 'Graduate Studies Funding & Awards' link at the end of the article so as to be directed to the various university's departmental websites. You can find the different requirements for admission into the various departments there. In addition, you can contact the department of their choice while still on that site. Regards!

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  3. I am from Afghanistan.i have bachelor in nursing, can I apply for master in public health from manitoba university. I am waithing for your reply. Thanks

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  4. I am from Afghanistan. I have bachelor in nursing. Can I get master in public health from manitoba university. Waithing for your reply. Thanks

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    1. Hello, please read the article above again. It says "Students in all fields of graduate study (with the exception of those in the Faculty of Medicine and in the Master of Business Administration [MBA]) are eligible to apply." Please direct more specific questions to the University of Manitoba.

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  5. Hello, I am from the Gaza Strip. I have a Bachelor degree in English French Literature. I would appreciate if you let me know if I could continue my Master degree in one of the English fields at Manitoba University.
    All the best,

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  6. Hello, I am from the Gaza Strip. I have a Bachelor degree in English French Literature. I would appreciate if you let me know if I could have a Master degree in one of the fields of English at Manitoba University.
    All the best,

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