Award Details


Award Information
Name:
Dr. J.A. Garland Summer Research Award in Entomology
Description:
Dr. John Allan Garland (B.Sc./64) established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba. The fund will be used to offer summer research stipends to undergraduate students wishing to increase their knowledge and experience through participation in a summer research assistantship in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences. The available annual income from the fund will be used to offer one or more summer research stipend to an undergraduate student who:

(I) completed at least one year of full-time study (minimum 80% coarse load) in a degree program delivered by the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences;
(2) achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 2.75;
(3) completed a minimum of 6 credit hours of entomology courses;
(4) been offered a summer research assistantship under the supervision of a full-time faculty member or adjunct professor in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences.

Candidates will be required to submit an application that includes
(i) a current academic transcript,
(ii) a statement from the candidate that identifies the proposed supervisor and describes how the proposed summer research will enhance the student's knowledge and experience
(iii) a letter of reference from the proposed supervisor indicating knowledge of the application, a willingness to serve as the candidate's supervisor, and a willingness and ability to supplement the stipend in order to raise the student's income to the Faculty's approved pay scale.

The Dr. J.A. Garland Summer Research Award is not automatically renewable but previous recipients may apply. Recipients may hold the Award concurrently with an NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award (USRA).
The selection committee will be the Faculty of 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 in establishing the Award.

Established: Senate. May 13. 2009
Revised:
Board of Governors. August 20, 2016

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To be eligible for this scholarship, please fill out and submit the Dr. J.A. Garland Summer Research Award in Entomology application form.

Please download it from "Supporting Files" below.

Deadline to apply: April 21, 2017 @ 11:59 pm
Entrance:
No
Award Type:
Summer Research Stipend
Application Required:
Yes
Close Date:
2017-04-21

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