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University of Winnipeg
There are many great reasons to choose The University of Winnipeg for your undergraduate program or pre-professional studies. From diverse programs, to award-winning professors, to unique research opportunities, our university treats you like an individual. Small class sizes, personal attention, accessible professors, active student groups, and cost-free supports are all geared to help you excel throughout your academic career.
Family of Alumni-Entrance Scholarship
Must be: (1) a U. S. citizen and have the ability to pursue graduate work at an NPSC member institution; (2) in your senior year with at least a 3.0/4.0 GPA, OR in your first year of a grad program pursuing a Ph.D., OR in a terminal master's program (no Ph.D. in your discipline at your
university) OR returning from the workforce with no more than a master's degree.
Fields of Study:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and their sub-disciplines, and related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical.
Selection is based on (Primary considerations):
Research experience at university and industry, letters of recommendation at professional level (professors and employers), academic standing (GPA), GRE scores (General test required, subject test suggested and may be required by grad department).
The NPSC Fellowship covers tuition and fees, provided by the university department, and a stipend, provided by the employer. For current fellows, and those entering prior to 2003, the stipend is $12,500 annually for years 1-4, and $15,000 for years 5 and 6. Beginning in 2003, the
stipend will rise to $16,000 annually (though only for new fellows) and remain at $16,000 for each of the six years of the fellowship. In subsequent years, the stipend will rise further, though once again, the increase will apply only to newly enrolled fellows.
For fellows entering in 2003 and beyond, the overall value of an NPSC fellowship will exceed $200,000, the exact amount depending on the university attended. This includes the stipend for 6 years, two summers pay for the internships, and the cost of 6 years of tuition and fees.
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Award Criteria Requirements:
Fields of Study: Astronomy, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geology, Materials Science, Mathematical Sciences, Physics, and their sub-disciplines, and related engineering fields: Chemical, Computer, Electrical, Environmental, Mechanical.
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