Applications for the 2020-2021 University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) Teaching Award are now closed.


The purpose of the award is to recognize individuals who have made, in the estimate of their graduate students, a significant contribution to their teaching profession. Registered students in the Faculty of Graduate Studies are not eligible for this award. The award will include a cash prize of $500, and a scroll given at Fall Convocation during the following academic year to commemorate the honour. Graduate students are encouraged to nominate their thesis advisor, a seminar or course instructor, or a faculty member with whom they have conducted research. The Graduate Students’ Association Awards Committee is interested in selecting individuals who display a dedication to knowledge and sensitivity to their students and the student community.

To see the full history of this award click here.


The deadline for the receipt of application materials is Saturday June 20th, 2020 at 4PM. Students are welcome to submit the application form directly by email to

Applications for the 2020-2021 UMGSA Teacher Award will closed on Saturday June 20th, 2020 at 4PM.

UMGSA Awards Luncheon

Due to COVID-19 health crisis, this year’s Awards Luncheon is postponed until further notification. All Awards recipients will get email notification should there be an Awards Luncheon in Fall-2020.