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Pete and Lena Galatiuk Entrance Bursary in Agriculture
In memory of Pete and Lena Galatiuk, Bob Galatiuk established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba with an initial gift of $25,000 in 2015. The purpose of the fund is to support rural undergraduate student entering the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. The Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative has made a contribution to the fund. Each year, beginning in 2018-2019, the available annual income from the fund will be used to offer two bursaries with a minimum value of $1,000 to undergraduate students who:
(1) are Manitoba residents from outside the city limits of Winnipeg and Brandon;
(2) are enrolled full-time (minimum 60% course load) in their first year of study in a degree program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences;
(3) have achieved either:
(a) if entering directly from high school, a minimum 85% average on those courses considered for admission, or
(b) a minimum degree grade point average of 2.5;
(4) have demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application.
The donor will notify Financial Aid and Awards by March 31 in any year the additional gift will not be provided as outlined above.
The selection committee for this award will be the Agricultural and Food Sciences Awards Committee.
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 establishing the award.
Established: Senate, June 20, 2018
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