The Dianne Grant Memorial Scholarship

In memory of Dianne Grant, family, friends, and the Department of Anthropology have established an endowment fund at the University of Manitoba. In order to remember Dianne and her dedication to the pursuit of graduate work in anthropology, especially in the areas of gender and sexuality, exploitation, homelessness, poverty, and action-oriented research.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Enrolled full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies, in the Master’s or Doctoral program delivered by the Department of Anthropology;
  2. Achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 based on the last 60 credit hours;
  3. Planning to or has carried out thesis research in one of the following broad thematic areas: gender, race, class, or sexuality; Aboriginal issues; women’s issues; gay, lesbian, queer, or transgendered persons’ issues; exploitation or discrimination; homelessness; poverty; social inequity; human rights; or action-oriented research aimed at social justice;
  4. Completed their research proposal or has largely completed the research or is writing their thesis.

Preference will be given to a single custodial parent.

Candidates will be required to submit an application that will consist of:

  1. Anthropology Harmonized Application Form
  2. Two academic letters of reference from a professor from a post-secondary institution. Ensure that your reference letters are submitted in a sealed and signed envelope from your referee.
  3. A curriculum vitae that includes the following information
     a. Educational  background
     b. Relevant experience
     c. Publications
     d. Other professional activities
     e. Community service
  4. Research proposal that includes: (maximum 500 words)
    a. Objectives and their relationship to existing research and literature;
    b. The theoretical/conceptual framework guiding the research and, where applicable, the research hypotheses;
    c. (if appropriate) study area or group in terms of location, size, environment, etc., and a map;
    d. (If applicable) time period of interest;
    e. Materials or data to be studied including sample sizes;
    f. Methods of analysis;
    g. Current status of the research and a timetable for its completion;
    h. Citations to the literature in your proposal and attach a list of references cited;

Value for 2016-17: $1,025

Application Deadline: April 28, 2017, 4:00pm

Anthropology Harmonized Application Form