Course(s) Offered: Any field of study
Course Level: Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: University of Manitoba
Country to Study in: Canada
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.
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.
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.
Citizens of ANY country (nationality / citizenship) are eligible to apply
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
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.
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.
Application forms for this award are obtainable from your department / faculty. Deadline dates vary per faculty.
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!
Check the program details and contact information of each department here.
Application Deadline: Varies (contact the department)
Open to International students: Yes
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Related: List of Canadian Scholarships for International Students