Scholarship Overview

  • Country: Canada
  • Scholarship Type: Merit-based
  • Institutions: University of Manitoba
  • Funded by: University of Manitoba
  • Tuition Type: Full tuition
  • Degree Program: Masters and PhD
  • Scholarship Amount: $28,000 $72,000
  • Separate Application Required?: No
  • Deadline: To be determined by respective departments
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Scholarship Benefits

  • Master’s awards from UMGF are worth $14,000 annually, spanning either 12 or 24 months, with a maximum of $28,000 in total.
  • Doctoral awards from UMGF have an annual value of $18,000, applicable for durations of 12, 24, 36, or 48 months, reaching a potential total of $72,000.

The specific value and timeframe of an award are determined by the respective departments/units, which must adhere to the stipulated eligibility criteria as detailed in the provided eligibility table.


To qualify for this award, students are required to maintain an admission GPA of at least 3.0. Inquire with your department, as they might enforce a higher GPA standard.

Award eligibility criteria include:

  • Acceptance into the University of Manitoba graduate programs either for a Master’s or a Doctoral degree. Students in pre-master’s programs or those classified as Occasional are ineligible.
  • The absence of any holds related to admission on your student account throughout the provisional admission stage.
  • Full-time enrollment in the graduate program for which the recommendation for a UMGF award is made.

For comprehensive information, please consult the University of Manitoba Faculty of Graduate Studies Institutional Award Holder’s Guide.

How to apply

Departments or units must put forward a recommendation for their students to the Faculty of Graduate Studies in order for them to be considered for a UMGF.

You should approach your department or unit to understand the application procedure and deadline for the UMGF. After the department or unit makes their selection, they will recommend chosen students to the Faculty of Graduate Studies. The FGS then sends an official award notification letter to the recipients via email.

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Additional Information

The UMGF is not available to students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration (MBA), Master of Supply Chain Management (MSCM), or Master of Finance (MFin) programs, as these do not include a research or thesis element.

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