VALUE: TBA $5000 (1) - 2014-2015 award value
TERMS & CRITERIA
Shell Canada has provided a gift ($45,000) to the University of Manitoba, to establish three scholarships to recruit and retain top students to the I.H. Asper School of Business, the Faculty of Engineering, and the Department of Geological Sciences. Beginning in 2013-2014 and ending in 2015-2016, three scholarships, valued at $5,000 each, will be offered to one undergraduate student in each of the aforementioned faculties and departments who:
(1) is Aboriginal (Status, Non-Status, Métis, Inuit);
(2) is enrolled full-time (minimum 80% course load) in the second last year of either a four-year or five-year degree program;
(3) has achieved a minimum degree grade point average of 3.0;
(4) has demonstrated participation in extracurricular activities such as student government, associations, clubs, athletic teams, charitable organizations, part-time and/or summer employment.
Applicants will be required to submit the following documents to the appropriate selection committee: (a) an application form, (b) a one-page statement describing their extracurricular activities, (c) a response to an essay question (maximum one page) set by the selection committee.
Assessment of the candidates will be based on a combination of academic performance and the response of the essay question.
The selection committee of: (a) I.H. Asper School of Business shall be named by the Director of the Aboriginal Business Education Partners (or designate); (b) the Faculty of Engineering shall be the faculty’s Scholarships, Bursaries, and Awards Committee; (c) the Department of Geological Sciences shall be the department’s Awards Committee.
Established: Senate, December 5, 2007
Senate, May 19, 2010
Senate, September 3, 2014