Each year The University of Winnipeg's top students compete for Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Canada Graduate Scholarships.
Graduate students are encouraged to seek funding from Canada's major research granting agencies:
The Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) Master's program seeks to develop research skills and assist in the training of highly-qualified personnel by supporting students in the social sciences and humanities who demonstrate a high standard of achievement in undergraduate and early graduate studies. This program, together with the SSHRC Doctoral Awards and Postdoctoral Fellowships programs, helps train Canada's researchers and leaders of tomorrow. The CGS Master's program offers non-renewable twelve-month awards, valued at $17,500, and tenable only at recognized Canadian universities, to applicants who will be registered as full-time students at the master's level in a discipline supported by SSHRC.
Internal Deadline: (To department rep) November 15, 2012
NSERC Canada Graduate Scholarships and Postgraduate Scholarships provide financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in master's or doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. The Canada Graduate Scholarships valued at $17,500 will be offered to the top-ranked applicants at each level (master's and doctoral) and the next tier of meritorious applicants will be offered an NSERC Postgraduate Scholarship valued at $17,300. For more information on eligibility and program requirements please visit NSERC website.
Internal Deadline: (To Department rep): October 10, 2012
The Canada Graduate Scholarships Master's Awards administered by CIHR are intended to provide special recognition and support to students who are pursuing a Master's degree in a health related field in Canada. These candidates are expected to have an exceptionally high potential for future research achievement and productivity.
Internal Deadline: (To Department rep): November 15, 2012
Other Scholarships/Fellowships Opportunities
- Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies
- Trudeau Doctoral Scholarships (Internal Deadline to Graduate Studies Office: November 15)
- Manitoba Gaming Control Commissions Studentships
- IDRC Graduate Scholarships
- AUCC Awards:
- Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI)
- L'Oreal-UNESCO for Women in Science Postgraduate Scholarship Supplements - Canadian Mentorship Program
- Fulbright Award ~The prestigious Fulbright Award (http://www.fulbright.ca)
is open to outstanding graduate students, faculty, professionals and independent
researchers who wish to conduct research, lecture, or enroll in formal academic
programs in the United States.
- Mary Guibault Bursary
The Mary Guilbault Métis Bursary is an award available to Manitoba Métis students who excel in their academics and community. Any Métis student enrolled in their second year or more at a post-secondary institution in Manitoba may apply. All applicants must have resided in Manitoba for at least 12 months. This bursary was named in honour of Mrs. Mary Guilbault, a respected Elder in the Métis community and a pivotal player in the creation of the Manitoba Métis Federation.
Click here for the application form.
- German-Canadian Studies Fellowship Competition for 2013