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Stefansson Award in Plant Science
From the McAnsh award of $10,000 to Dr. Baldur Stefansson from the Canola Council of Canada, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the canola industry in plant breeding, an award fund has been established by Dr. Stefanson at The University of Manitoba.

Effective September, 1990, one or two awards will be made annually, with the total disbursed amount comprising 70 percent of the interest from the fund, and the remainder to be added to the fund. The award will be made to the student or students who:

(1) are residents of Manitoba;

(2) have completed their second year in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences degree program;

(3) have achieved a good academic performance with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.5; and,

(4) are intending to specialize in plant breeding and genetics, crop production or agronomy.

If, in the judgment of the selection committee, no student meets the award criteria, no award need be given in that year.

The selection committee for this award will be the Faculty Awards Committee on the recommendation of the Department Council of Plant Science.


To be eligible for this scholarship, please fill out and submit all required application documents by the deadline.

Please download the application form from "Supporting Files" below.

Deadline to apply: January 17, 2018 @ 11:59 p.m.
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