Ms Anne Smigel, with a personal donation and with an additional contribution from the Manitoba Scholarship and Bursary Initiative, has established a fund at The University of Manitoba.
The purpose of the fund is to encourage and reward students at The University of Manitoba who pursue studies in and develop their knowledge of Ukrainian heritage in Canada.
Course(s) Offered: Arts, Humanities
Course Level: Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Provider: Anne Smigel Fund
Country to Study in: Canada
A scholarship valued at the available annual income from the fund shall be offered annually to a student who:
- Has completed at least 30 credit hours at the University of Manitoba, in any Faculty or School (undergraduate or graduate) or in University 1;
- While enrolled in any Faculty or School or in University 1, has completed at least one course (3 credit hours) in Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies;
- Has achieved a high cumulative grade point average (a minimum of 3.0);
- Enrolls, as a full- or part-time student, in at least one course (3 credit hours) in Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies in the year in which this scholarship is tenable, in any Faculty or School at the University of Manitoba; and
- Best exemplifies an interest and promise in the study of Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies, as demonstrated by a combination of a statement of purpose from the applicant and a letter of reference.
Citizens of ANY country may apply
University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba; Canada
Fields of study
Studies in Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies in the fields of the Arts and Humanities
Number of awards
One is usually awarded; however, at a time when the earnings on the fund permit, two or more scholarships may be offered, upon the discretion of the selection committee.
Scholarship Value for academic year 2015 is $1500.00
Method of Application
Applicants will be required to submit an application consisting of the following:
- A brief statement of their interest in the study of Ukrainian Canadian Heritage Studies and the reasons as to why they are interested in this particular area,
- A current academic transcript
- A letter of reference from a professor at a post-secondary institution and
- Plans for courses in 2014-15
Advertising of the award as well as the collection of all applications shall be conducted by the Centre for Ukrainian Canadian Studies at The University of Manitoba each fall.
Deadline date for receipt of applications is May 1st or September 1st.
The University of Manitoba (U of M) is a public university in the province of Manitoba, Canada. Located in Winnipeg, it is a research-intensive post-secondary educational institution. Founded in 1877, it was Western Canada’s first university.
The University of Manitoba has three main locations—the Bannatyne Campus, the Fort Garry Campus and the William Norrie Centre.
Application Deadline: 1 September 2015
Open to International Students: Yes (ONLY students of Univ of Manitoba)
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