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CMU theology student receives prized Canada Graduate Scholarship

CMU student Karissa Durant has been awarded a prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship Master's award worth $17,500.

The Government of Canada announced in March the results of the competition for the 2022/23 academic year. The scholarships are administered by Canada's federal granting agencies: the Canadian Institutes of Health Research, the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council, and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council.

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CMU student-athletes awarded for leadership and community work

CMU Blazers athletes were two of only six students across the country to receive a Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Torchbearer Scholarship last year.

The award recognizes student-athletes who exemplify leadership, drive, integrity, and citizenship in their schools, sports teams, and wider communities.

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CMU announces 2022 Leadership Scholarship recipients

This year's recipients are Micah Janzen, Madeline Hiebert, Lia Campbell-Enns, and Julia Sawatzky. Each awarded $3,500 annually for up to four years, to a maximum of $14,000.

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) takes every effort to make university accessible and affordable. In 2021/22, CMU administered over $750,000 in scholarships and bursaries to roughly 50% of the student population.

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CMU announces 2021 Leadership Scholarship recipients

David Nelson, Mia Loeppky, Matthew Pahl, and Eleanor Reimer are awarded this year's endowments: $3,500 annually up to four years, to a maximum value of $14,000 each.

CMU takes great pride in announcing the four winners of this year's Leadership Scholarships: David Nelson of Winnipeg, MB (Westgate Mennonite Collegiate); Mia Loeppky of Selkirk, MB (Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School); Matthew Pahl of Morden, MB (Morden Collegiate Institute); and Eleanor Reimer of Winnipeg, MB (Sisler High School) are the winners of up to $14,000 each.

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Graduate theology student awarded CMU’s first SSHRC scholarship

A CMU student has been awarded a prestigious Canada Graduate Scholarship worth $17,500 by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). This is the first year CMU has been eligible to distribute this scholarship, due to the university's successful federal research funding.

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CMU professor and student receive awards from Mennonite Brethren Historical Commission

Earlier this summer, the Mennonite Brethren (MB) Historical Commission awarded CMU professor Dr. Christine Longhurst and CMU student Marnie Klassen a grant and scholarship, respectively.

Longhurst, Assistant Professor of Music and Worship, received an MB Studies Project Grant for the second phase of her research project exploring how worship in Canadian MB churches has changed over the last 40 years, specifically focusing on worship music and the shift from a traditional to a more contemporary style.

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CMU announces 2019 Leadership Scholarship winners

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to announce the recipients of this year's Leadership Scholarships: Jubilee Dueck Thiessen of Winnipeg, MB (Kelvin High School); Carrie Schulz of Winnipeg, MB (Westgate Mennonite Collegiate); Kyla Willms of Fonthill, ON (Eden High School); and Dawson Doucet of Selkirk, MB (Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School).

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CMU announces 2018 Leadership Scholarship winners

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) is pleased to name the recipients of this year's Leadership Scholarships: Katherine Ulrich of Scott, SK (homeschool); Johanna Klassen of Winnipeg, MB (Westgate Mennonite Collegiate); Annika Loeppky of Selkirk, MB (Lord Selkirk Regional Comprehensive Secondary School); and Levi Klassen of Calgary, AB (Calgary Christian School).

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Endowment for CMU scholarship honouring Mennonite leader reaches $100,000

The endowment for a Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) scholarship honouring a Russian Mennonite scholar whose life was cut tragically short has reached six figures.

Ted Fransen presented a cheque to CMU President Dr. Cheryl Pauls in September, bringing the endowment for the Jacob A. Rempel Memorial Scholarship to $100,000. Fransen is one of Rempel’s grandsons.

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