Award Details


Award Information
Name:
Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Students Organization Awards
Description:
The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Students Organization (FASO) has invested
$10,000 with The University of Manitoba for the purpose of generating funds for student awards.
The Manitoba Scholarships and Bursaries Initiative has made a contribution to this fund.
Should need arise, future FASO councils will have access to the principal. Up to 70 percent of
the annual interest generated will be used to provide four awards as noted:

(1) a cash prize to a student who has completed the first year in the degree course in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences with a minimum sessional G.P.A. of 3.00 and a strong record of participation in student activities in the 13-14 regular session.

(2) a cash prize to a student who has completed the second year in the degree course in Agricultural and Food Sciences with a minimum sessional G.P.A. of 3.00 and a strong record of participation in student activities during the 13-14 regular session.

(3) a cash prize to a student who has completed third year in the degree course in Agriculture with a minimum sessional G.P.A. of 3.00 and a strong record of participation in student activities during the 13-14 regular session

(4) a cash prize to a student who has completed the first year in the diploma program in the School of Agriculture with a minimum sessional G.P.A. of 3.00 and a strong record of participation in student activities during the 13-14 regular session.

Important notes:

a.) Award recipients must have been registered in at least 80% of a full course load in the 13-14 Regular Session.
b.) Award recipients must be enrolled in at least 80% of a full course load in the current Regular Session (14-15).

Degree Program Years:
0-23 degree credit hours completed = first-year
24-53 degree credit hours completed = second-year
54-83 degree credit hours completed = third-year
84 & up = fourth-year

Diploma Program Years:
Year 1 – 0-45.9999
Year 2 – 46-999.999

The cash prize for each award shall be of equal value based on the interest generated. In the event that in any year no student qualifies for one or more of these awards the monies shall be divided equally among the other recipients to a maximum of $250 per award. The third year award is not to be held concurrent with the Manitoba Institute of Agrologists Scholarship unless the only qualified candidate is also the Manitoba Institute Agrologists Scholarship recipient, otherwise these awards can be held with any other awards.

The selection committee for these awards will be the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Awards Committee along with the vice stick of FASO and the FASO student advisor.

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To be eligible for this award, please fill out and submit the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Students Organization Awards application form.

Please download it from "Supporting Files" below.
Entrance:
No
Award Type:
Scholarship
Application Required:
Yes
Close Date:
2015-02-13

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