Master’s Studentships


The deadline for this program has been extended to Monday, December 6, 2021. Reference letters and transcripts are now due Wednesday, December 15, 2021’

The 2022 Master’s Studentship Competition is Now Open!


2022 Competition Overview

Value $12,000*
*Partnered Studentships may receive up to $17,850
Duration 1 Year
Deadline Monday, December 6, 2021 (4:00PM CDT)
Results April 2022
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Program Guide
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Trainee User Guide
Supervisor and Department Head User Guide
Assessor Letter Instructions

The purpose of the Master's Studentships is to support highly qualified Master's trainees in health, natural sciences and engineering, and social sciences and humanities, to prepare for careers as independent researchers in industry or within Manitoba’s research enterprise. All awards consist of an annual stipend for up to a maximum of one year.

For the 2022 Competition each category (health, natural sciences and engineering, social sciences and humanities) 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 the 2022 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
  • - WM Ross Scholarship, Regenerative Medicine Program, University of Manitoba

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2020/2021 Awardees

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