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Manitoba Aerospace Engineering Scholarship
The Manitoba Aerospace Association (MAA) has established an endowment fund and additional funding was contributed by the Manitoba Scholarship & Bursary Initiative. The purpose of the fund is to encourage and acknowledge academic achievement, leadership, collaboration and innovation in the Faculty of Engineering.

One Scholarship will be offered to the University of Manitoba undergraduate student who:

(1) is enrolled full-time (minimum 80% course load) and has completed a minimum of 48 credit hours of study in the
Faculty of Engineering;

(2) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0;

(3) is a member of one of the following competition teams: University of Manitoba Society of Automotive Engineers
(UMSAE), the 1/4 Scale Tractor Competition, University of Manitoba Space Applications & Technology Society
(UMSATS), or the Canadian Aerospace Institute (CASI);

(4) has demonstrated leadership, innovation and team involvement as a member of the competition team.

Candidates are required to submit an essay (maximum 500 words) that describes their involvement with a student competition team and discuss how they have demonstrated the following six characteristics:

(i) teamwork
(ii) reliability
(iii) work ethic
(iv) integrity
(v) innovation
(vi) leadership

The selection committee will base their decision on the following:

(a) 40% will be based on academic performance (degree grade point average), and
(b) 60% will be based on leadership, innovation and competitive team involvement, as outlined in the essay.
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