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Award Information
Name:
Scott Saxberg Entrance Scholarship in Engineering
Description:
Scott Saxberg has established an annually funded entrance scholarship for students in the Faculty of Engineering. The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize academic excellence as well as athletic and extra-curricular involvement in students entering directly from high school to the University of Manitoba. Each year, beginning in 2015-2016, scholarships of $3,000 each will be offered to two undergraduate students (at least one of whom is female) who:

(1) are entering the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Manitoba directly from high school and enroll full time (minimum 24 credit hours);
(2) have achieved high standing (minimum 85% average) in Mathematics 40S (Pre-Calculus), Physics 40S and Chemistry 40S;
(3) have represented their high school as student-athletes and/or have participated in extra-curricular activities.

Preference will be given to students from John Taylor High School.

Students will be required to submit a letter of reference from a teacher or principal at their high school indicating how they meet criterion (3) above.

The donor will notify the Financial Aid and Awards office by no later than March 31 in any year the award will not be offered.

The selection committee will be the Scholarships, Bursaries and Awards Committee of the Faculty of Engineering and will include a donor representative.
Entrance:
Yes
Award Type:
Scholarship
Application Required:
Yes
Close Date:
2017-07-04

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