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How to Apply

Please complete the on-line application form. The deadline for Fall applications is February 1st.

The following items are required:

1. One official transcript of academic work completed to date, sent directly from each issuing institution. 

2. Two letters of recommendation from individuals familiar with your academic work. Reference Form [download fillable PDF to submit via email] must be filled out by referees and sent directly to Dagmawit Habtemariam at d.habtemariam@uwinnipeg.ca. Students will identify their referees' email addresses in their online applications.

3. Letter of Intent: In 500 words or less, concisely state the rationale for your interest in this program. Clearly indicate your motivation for learning about Indigenous development in particular. Include other information which you have not yet included in the application. Please include a curriculum vitae or resumeé.

4. A writing sample of 3000-4500 words in length. This may include a paper written during a previous degree program or a document from your professional work experience. Submissions must be properly academically referenced.

5. English language requirement (where applicable, please see, English Exempt Countries). The test should have been taken within the preceding year of the date the completed application is submitted.

6. Application fee must be received by the University before your application can be assessed. More information on how to pay this fee.

To assist with the application process, see the Application Checklist.

For questions directly related to the online application please contact: Dagmawit Habtemariam: d.habtemariam@uwinnipeg.ca

For those submitting hard copies of the application, please send to:

Graduate Studies Admissions Office
Dagmawit Habtemariam
University of Winnipeg
1RC023B-515 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2E9
Telephone: 204.786.9309
Fax: 204.774.4134
Email: d.habtemariam@uwinnipeg.ca

*To be considered for financial assistance, applications must be received by February 1st.  Applications may be received after this date but without financial consideration