Proposals sought for Endowment Fund projects
Funding is available for a wide variety of worthy projects and programs
The Endowment Fund Committee of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences is once again seeking proposals from students, alumni, and academic and support staff of the Faculty for special projects requiring funding.
The Endowment Fund, generously supported by students, alumni and staff of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, aims to promote excellence in the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences through support for a wide variety of worthy projects and programs consistent with the academic goals of the Faculty. The interest generated by this fund is used to provide teaching and other resources for the Faculty.
This year, approximately $240,000 is available to fund a variety of projects, from teaching equipment/projects to student competitions and field trips. The fund has also been allocated for visiting scientists and lecturers, conferences and workshops, and library acquisitions. In the past two years, the committee has allocated funds ranging from $80 – $15,000 per proposal, with a mean of $3,543.
Please submit an application via email to Heather Wiebe at Heather [dot] Wiebe [at] umanitoba [dot] ca by NOON Thursday, February 28, 2019.
Complete Endowment Fund details and application form are available online at: http://umanitoba.ca/faculties/afs/endowment/index.html
Dr. Annemieke Farenhorst, Chair
Agricultural and Food Sciences Endowment Fund Committee
Dean’s Office, 256 Agriculture Building
The University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3T 2N2
E-mail: agresear [at] umanitoba [dot] ca