Plant Science, Ph.D. | University of Manitoba | Winnipeg, Canada
48 months
Duration
5906 CAD/year
5906 CAD/year
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About

The Plant Science (PhD) program at the University of Manitoba educates students in basic plant sciences and applied crop production. Research in the department is focused on developing superior cultivars and new production systems suited to the changing needs of producers and the agri-food industry.

Overview

About the program

The Department of Plant Science at the University of Manitoba is a leader in agricultural research in Canada, having created the first canola variety and the first hybrid rapeseed variety. The department is also a leader in canola and cereal breeding, cytogenetics and plant biotechnology.

Some of our fields of research include:

  • Agronomy and plant protection
  • Plant breeding and genetics
  • Sustainable cropping systems
  • Plant physiology-biochemistry
  • Plant biotechnology, genomics and bioinformatics

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plant Genomics
  • Genetic Mapping in Plants
  • Advanced Plant Breeding
  • Advanced Weed Science
  • Advanced Plant Science Seminar
  • Epidemiology of Plant Disease
  • Topics in Plant Physiology
  • Advanced Plant Physiology
  • Topics in Agronomy
  • Topics in Plant Pathology
  • Advanced Crop Production
  • Quantitative Genetics and Plant Breeding
  • Bioinformatics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • national deadlines apply for Canadian and US applicants

Language

English
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Credits

12 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
61
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
86

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To be considered for admission to the Doctor of Philosophy (Plant Science) program, you must have a minimum of a Master of Science degree.
  • Admission decisions are based on the qualifications of the applicant as well as the ability of the Plant Science (PhD) program and the University of Manitoba to serve the applicant’s intended program of study and area of specialization.

Applications must be completed online and include several parts:

  • $100 application fee (non-refundable)
  • Unofficial copies of transcripts
  • Curriculum vitae/resume
  • Two letters of recommendation (must be requested from within the application)
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency if required

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5906 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2953 CAD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    5906 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2953 CAD per semester during 48 months.
    • continuing fee (from year 3 on): $553 per term

Living costs for Winnipeg

1056 - 1650 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Plant Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Independent provider
Grant
50000 INR
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
UniCreds Fly High Scholarship
Merit-based

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Unicreds
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
30 Mar 2024
Aga Khan Foundation International Scholarship Programme
Merit-based

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Aga Khan Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
100000 USD
Deadline
30 Oct 2024
CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholarship
Merit-based

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Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR)
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
60000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
Postdocs in STEM Scholarship
Merit-based

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Zuckerman Scholars
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
25000 USD
Deadline
10 Oct 2024
Traditional Fulbright Canada Student Awards
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
50000 CAD
Deadline
Not specified
Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Canadian Government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
Not specified
Canadian Francophonie Scholarship Program (CFSP)
Merit-based Need-based

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Government Of Canada
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 CAD
Deadline
Anytime
Niara Scholarship Application
Merit-based

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Niara
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
29 Feb 2024
Voice Talent Online Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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Voice Talent Online
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
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