University of Winnipeg President's Distinguished Graduate Scholarship (Canada Based)

APPLICATIONS NOW CLOSED, RE-OPENS IN OCTOBER

Scholarship Awarding University: 

Type of degree: 
Master’s

Scholarship Deadline: 
Applications for this scholarship will end on the 15th of March, 2021.

Scholarship Summary: 
The President’s Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship is designed to assist graduate students with the direct costs of their education and is based on student academic achievement and research potential. This scholarship will be awarded to current and incoming students in University of Winnipeg graduate programs. All full-time graduate students in thesis, course-based, practicum-based, or project-based programs are eligible to apply, with the exception of Theology and Joint Masters Programs, regardless of citizenship.

Scholarship Applicant Criteria:
To qualify to apply to this scholarship, the candidate must:
Have achieved a minimum GPA of 3.75 in the last 60 credits hours of study.
Be entering the first or second year of an eligible master’s program as of May or September of the current year or January of the upcoming year.
Be enrolled in a full-time master’s program. 

Value of Scholarship: 
The President’s Distinguished Graduate Student Scholarship is valued at $17,500 for a period of 12 months. There are a total of four awards available. There are no automatic renewals for a second year.

Scholarship Application Guide: 
To apply;
i. Complete an application for admission into University of Winnipeg.
ii. Submit a complete scholarship application package.
A completed application package includes the following:
A completed Application Form. Please use the application form for your one-page, single-spaced statement outlining your proposed research.
2 references: 1 program appraisal from Graduate Program Committee Chair or Graduate Advisor/Supervisor and 1 reference from an individual that can speak to the applicant’s research potential. References can submit letters to gradstudies@uwinnipeg.ca or university letterhead.
An Academic Curriculum Vitae. This would list funding history, conference/paper presentations, relevant work experience, etc. 
Transcripts (UWinnipeg Transcripts can be unofficial copies)

Scholarship Website: 
Find further information on this scholarship opportunity at the University of Winnipeg President’s Graduate Scholarship Page.