Jean Goodwill-Jean Steckle Bursary in Human Nutritional Sciences
(For an Indigenous student from Canada who is full-time in the Human Nutritional Sciences program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences in good academic standing who has demonstrated involvement in an Indigenous community and demonstrated financial need)
Number of awards:
Each year, the available annual income from the fund will be used to offer one or more bursaries to undergraduate students who: (1) are First Nations, Métis, or Inuit people from Canada; (2) are registered full-time (minimum 60% course load) in any year of study in the Bachelor of Science (Human Nutritional Sciences) degree program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences; (3) have achieved either: (a) a minimum degree grade point average of 2.5; or (b) the minimum required entrance average to the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences; (4) have demonstrated involvement in an Indigenous community; and (5) have demonstrated financial need on the standard University of Manitoba bursary application form.
In addition to completing the bursary application form, applicants will be required to submit a statement (maximum 250 words) to the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences demonstrating how they have met criterion (4).
If, in any given year, there are no eligible candidates who meet all of the above criteria, the bursaries may be offered to full-time students (minimum 60% course load) in any undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences who meet criteria (1), (3), (4) and (5). If there are still no eligible full-time candidates in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences who meet criteria (1), (3), (4), and (5), then the bursaries may be offered to full-time students in any undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences who meet criteria (1), (3), and (5).
The bursary is not automatically renewable, but may be applied for and held by a recipient more than once. If no suitable candidate is identified in a given year, the available annual income from the fund will be re-capitalized.
Faculty(ies):Faculty of Agricultural & Food Sciences Students with disabilities Indigenous Students
Program(s):Open to All International Students
Major(s):Human Nutritional Sciences
General bursary criteria: (1) All students must complete courses in both the fall and winter terms to be eligible. (2) In most cases, students must register for and complete at least 60 percent of a full course-load per term (i.e., a minimum of 9 credit hours per term). Graduate students do not have to adhere to credit hour minimums provided they are registered as full-time students over the fall and winter terms with the Faculty of Graduate Studies. (3) Students must meet minimum G.P.A. requirements. Continuing students must have a minimum degree G.P.A. of 2.0. New students (from high school) must have a grade 12 average of 70% or higher. Students admitted on Mature Student Status may also be eligible for bursary consideration. (4) Financial need must be clearly documented on the application. Students who have applied for government students loans from other provinces must provide a copy of a current official government loan assessment to support their declaration of financial need. Please note Manitoba Student Aid recipients do not need to submit a copy of their Notice of Assessment. (5) International students in their first year of post-secondary study in Canada are not eligible to apply to the general bursary program.
Available: The U of M General Bursary application is available through Aurora student beginning in August each year. The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences will set a deadline for the additional written statement.
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