Applications for the 2019-2020 University of Manitoba Graduate Students’ Association (UMGSA) Teaching Award are now open.


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 Friday, August 9, 2019 at 4pm. Students are welcome to submit the application form directly by email to

Applications for the 2019-2020 UMGSA Teacher Award will close on Friday, August 9th at 4pm.

UMGSA Awards Luncheon

In September, the recipients of the UMGSA Student and Teaching Awards will be recognized for their excellence by an audience of UMGSA and HSGSA Executives, members of the University of Manitoba administration, fellow professors and students.