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Student Awards

Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications


MICHAEL COLLINS MCINTYRE WRITING AND COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP

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This scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Rhetoric and Communications in celebration of Michael Collins McIntyre, a much-loved Psychology Professor, and well-respected Dean of Arts and Science from 1982-92. Dr. McIntyre was instrumental in launching The University of Winnipeg's Writing Program, which has now become the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications.

Please submit completed application to the Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications Department Office in room 3G14 by April 30.

Recipients:

2018: Janelle Gobin
2017: Benjamin Dueck

SCHOLARSHIP IN RHETORIC AND COMMUNICATIONS

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This scholarship will be awarded to a student(s) majoring in Rhetoric and Communications with an outstanding academic record(s).  

Please submit completed application to the Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications Department Office in room 3G14 by April 30.

Recipients:

2018: Thomas Dickson
2017: Roselle Panganiban and Hannah Done

ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION PRIZE

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The English-Speaking Union of the Commonwealth offers this prize to a student who has completed an upper-level Rhetoric or Writing course.

Recipients:

2018: Thomas Dickson
2017: Luke Rempel
2016: Jade Ruchkall

REEH AND PAMELA TAYLOR TRAVEL AWARD

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This award was established by friends, colleagues, and family to honour Reeh Taylor on the occasion of his investiture as a Fellow of The University of Winnipeg. It will provide financial support to students in the Department of Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications, to assist them with travel and other costs related to presentation of papers or attendance at academic conferences, symposia, or colloquia.

Please submit completed application to the Rhetoric, Writing, and Communications Department Office in room 3G14.

Recipients:

2016: Laura Ellis

Laura was the Undergraduate Student Research Travel Grant recipient for her successful poster presentation, "New Avenues for Connecting Communities: Partners in Writing for Change." presented at the 2016 Canadian Writing Centres Association Conference in Calgary, Alberta.