Master’s Studentship Award

The Master’s Studentship Awards support highly qualified Master’s students to prepare for careers as independent researchers in industry, within the healthcare system, and in other environments, thus attracting and retaining the best students within Manitoba. This program partners with several organizations in Manitoba to provide joint funding opportunities, increasing the number of Studentships awarded annually.

This includes applicants applying under Health, Natural Sciences & Engineering, and Social Sciences & Humanities categories.

All awards consist of an annual stipend for up to a maximum of one year.

For the 2024 Competition each category has been allocated eight (8) awards. The final distribution of awards is subject to change based on number of applications received and eligible for funding.

For more information regarding this program please refer to our Finance and Administration Guide.

2024 Competition Overview

Duration1 Year
Application DeadlineMonday, November 13, 2023 (4:00PM CDT)
Assessor Letters and Transcripts Deadline:Monday, November 27, 2023 (4:00PM CDT)
ResultsMay 2024

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2024 Partners

For the 2024 Master’s Studentship Competition, Research Manitoba was proud to partner with the following organizations:

  • CancerCare Manitoba
  • Children’s Hospital Research Institute of Manitoba
  • George & Fay Yee Centre for Healthcare Innovation (CHI)
  • Health Sciences Centre Foundation
  • Lung Association, Manitoba

To view past recipients of the Master’s Studentship Competition please visit our: Funding Database