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Helga Nielson Westdal Memorial Bursary
In memorial tribute to Helga Westdal, her husband and family offer to establish a bursary fund at The University of Manitoba.

The bursary shall be available annually by application, on the basis of need, beginning with tenability in the 1972-73 academic year, to a promising and deserving student who registers in the third or fourth year of the course in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences at The University of Manitoba. Preference shall be given to students with an interest in Horticulture.

The bursary shall have a annual value of $250*. The state of the fund supporting the bursary shall be reviewed annually and, if further additions to the fund and/or earnings on the fund permit, the value of the bursary may be increased.

If the recipient of this bursary does not register as required, the bursary shall be awarded by reversion to the next qualified candidate. In the any year in which no suitably qualified candidates is forthcoming, the value of the bursary for that year shall be added to the corpus of the fund.

The selection committee for this bursary shall include the Head of the Department of Plant Science and a representative of the Financial Aid and Awards Office of The University of Manitoba.

The Board of Governors of The University of Manitoba has the right to modify the terms of this award if because of changed conditions it becomes necessary to do so. Such modification shall conform as closely as possible to the expressed intention of the donors in establishing this bursary.


To apply for this award, you must:

(1) Complete the U of M General Bursary Application (see the Financial Aid and Awards webpage for further info) and apply by October 1, 2017

(2) Submit the application form found below, along with all other required documents. See "Supporting Files" below to download the application form.

Deadline to apply for this award: October 1, 2017

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