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Linda Brown and Vana Kirby Graduate Scholarship 2024 at University of Winnipeg

The Linda Brown and Vana Kirby Graduate Scholarship, established by Dr. Sandra Kirby in honor of her sisters, supports graduate students at the University of Winnipeg. This scholarship aims to ease financial burdens for students, with a particular focus on those with disabilities. By providing approximately $1,000, it allows recipients to focus more on their academic and research activities. This scholarship not only honors familial dedication but also fosters academic excellence and community involvement among graduate students.

Eligibility

To be eligible for the Linda Brown and Vana Kirby Graduate Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be enrolled in Graduate Studies at the University of Winnipeg.
  • Preference may be given to students with disabilities.

Benefits

The scholarship value varies, typically around $1,000.

Application Process

  1. Prepare Documents: Students must submit a CV, transcript, and, if applicable, documentation regarding a disability to their Graduate Program Chair.
  2. Graduate Program Chair Submission: The Graduate Program Chair will submit a letter of recommendation along with the student’s materials to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
  3. Call Letter Link: https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/graduate-studies/funding/uwgradstudiesawards/linda-brown-and-vana-kirby.html

Application Deadline

  • Student to Graduate Program: August 15, 2024 (or next business day)
  • Graduate Programs to Graduate Studies Office: September 1, 2024 (or next business day)

The Linda Brown and Vana Kirby Graduate Scholarship provides essential financial support, enabling students to focus on their studies and research at the University of Winnipeg

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