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P. John Procter Entomology Bursary
In memory of their father, Mr. (Percy) John Procter (M.Sc./61), Colleen Sliman and Peter Procter have established an endowment fund of $12,500 at the University of Manitoba to support graduate students in the Department of Entomology. Each year, the available annual interest from the fund will be used to offer one bursary to a graduate student who:

(1) is enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in the M.Sc. or Ph.D. program in Entomology;

(2) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0;

(3) has demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form.

The Head of the Department of Entomology (or designate) will name the selection committee for this award.

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 donor in establishing the award.

Biographical Information:
Percy John Procter passed away on June 4, 2007. John (or Pug as he was affectionately known to his nieces and nephews) was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, in October 1933, the youngest of five children. He grew up in the Wolseley area of Winnipeg and spent many summers at the family cottage in Gimli on Lake Winnipeg. He attended the University of Manitoba where he received his Master of Science degree in Entomology in 1961.


To be eligible for this bursary, please fill out and submit the “University of Manitoba General Bursary Application” now available on Aurora Student at
Check the “Student Awards and Financial Aid” Tab and apply!

Deadline to apply: October 1, 2015

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