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Weweni Future Scholars Award


This award will be given to an Indigenous University of Winnipeg alumnus/alumna who is entering a PhD program. If the recipient remains in good standing at their institution, this award is renewable once. The award can be held for a maximum of 2 years. The intent of this fund is to help students further their knowledge and expertise in their field of study without financial constraints.

  • Value +

    The Weweni Future Scholars Award is valued at $12,750.

  • Eligibility +
    You may be eligible for this award if you meet the following criteria:

    • Accepted to begin your first year of a PhD program
    • Have Indigenous ancestry
  • Application Procedures +
    A complete application package includes the following:

    • Completed application form
    • Official transcripts from all undergraduate and graduate institutions you have attended
    • Proof of acceptance to PhD program from a recognized institution
    • Personal Statement
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Deadline +

    The Weweni Future Scholars Award deadline is September 15. 

    Please submit your complete application package to:

    Graduate Student Scholarship and Awards Committee
    Faculty of Graduate Studies, Richardson College
    599 Portage Avenue
    Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9


    For questions or to submit your application package electronically, email Dylan Armitage, Awards, Training, & Communications Officer, at d.jones@uwinnipeg.ca