Award Details


Award Information
Name:
Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. Graduate Scholarship
Description:
Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. provides $5,000 annually to the University of Manitoba, to offer a scholarship for graduate students in the Department of Animal Science. The purpose of the award is to encourage qualified graduates of faculties other than the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, to explore the excellent career opportunities available in the area of animal nutrition. One scholarship will be offered to a graduate student who:

(1) is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident;

(2) has completed an undergraduate degree in a faculty other than the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (or equivalent);

(3) is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the first year of the M.Sc. or
Ph.D. in Animal Science;

(4) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours;

(5) has proposed to undertake thesis research in the area of nutritional biochemistry.
If, in any given year there is no qualified candidate who holds an undergraduate degree from a faculty other than Agricultural and Food Sciences (or equivalent), the Scholarship may be offered to another qualified candidate who meets criteria (1) and criteria (3) through (5).

Candidates will be required to submit an application that will consist of: (a) a description of their proposed research project (maximum 500 words), (b) a curriculum vitae, and (c) a current academic transcript(s).

The Canadian Bio-Systems Inc. Graduate Scholarship is to be offered in addition to the
Department of Animal Science’s minimum suggested level of graduate support for an M.Sc. or Ph.D. student, as appropriate.

The Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies (or designate) will ask the Chair of the Awards Committee of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences to convene the selection committee for this award.

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

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

Deadline to apply: October 1, 2017 @ 11:59 p.m.

IMPORTANT: YOU MAY BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS SCHOLARSHIP EVEN IF YOU DO NOT MEET CRITERIA #2 LISTED ABOVE. Apply now!
Entrance:
Yes
Award Type:
Scholarship
Application Required:
Yes
Close Date:
2018-07-24

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