Anthropology Graduate Student Award (AGSA)

Anthropology Graduate Student Award is an award for new incoming students. New students do not need to apply they will be automatically considered as long as they apply for admission to any graduate program in the department of Anthropology at the University of Manitoba by January 15, 2016.

Eligibility Criteria for Incoming Students

  1. The student must be starting the first year of their MA or PhD program in Anthropology.
  2. Preference will be given to students registered full-time in the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  3. Part-time PhD and MA students are eligible for half the total amount of an award.
  4. Has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.5 (or equivalent) based on the last 60 credit hours.
  5. Students must have a designated advisor or a designated advisor has been identified.
  6. Students who hold a single Major Award are not eligible for the AGSA. A Major Award is considered any Scholarship, Fellowship, Bursary, Stipend, or Internship from a funding source internal or external to the University of Manitoba totaling $10,000 or more per academic year.
     a. Incoming students who receive a Major Award between May 1 and August 31 of any given year are not eligible for the AGSA.
          b. Incoming students awarded an AGSA who receive a Major Award between September 1 and December 31 of any given year are not eligible for the full amount of the award. Students who receive a Major Award during this period must notify the Department and decline the Winter Term installment of an AGSA. The student will receive the Fall Term installment of an AGSA.

Value: TBD, depending on availability of funds by department

The award will be paid in two installments. The first half of the award will be paid during the Fall Term (September to December). The second half of the award will be paid during the Winter Term (January to April).

Application Deadline: No application is to be submitted. New admission applicants will automatically be considered as long as they apply for admission by January 15, 2016 and meet the eligibility criteria. New applicants who submit an application to any graduate program in the Department of Anthropology after January 15th will not be considered for UMGF.  Please note an admission application will only be considered submitted upon receipt of application payment by the University of Manitoba.