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Research Fields TEST Medicine, Law
Categories Women
Citizenship Canadian or Landed Immigrant
Eligibility Each year, Soroptimist Foundation of Canada offers several scholarships of $7,500 to graduate students studying for their Masters or PhD comparable in medicine or law at a Canadian university. This scholarship is offered to help them with their academic studies that lead to careers that will perform to improve the quality of life of women. Examples include but are not limited to: providing health services, provide counseling and legal aid counselor for women entering or returning to the labour market, provide emergency response services for women, provide counseling and training for non-traditional jobs for women working in women's centres.

Eligibility criteria:
  • a female
  • a Canadian citizen or landed imigrant
  • an accepted registrant in a full-time graduate studies program (Masters or PhD) or professional program at a similar level (medicine, law) in an accredited Canadian university, at the time of the application deadline.

    Note: Your university must belong to Universities Canada. A list of these universities can be found on their website www.univcan.ca

    Note ineligible conditions: BA level studies, a medical residency program, attending a college that is not affiliated with a Canadian university.

  • pursuing a course of studies which will lead to a career mainly of service to women
  • spending a minimum of two years in such a career in Canada
  • intending to use the award for academic studies in the academic year following receipt of award
  • contributing to your community through volunteer service
  • needing financial assistance

An applicant must meet all eight requirements to qualify for a Soroptimist grant. An applicant may apply more than once, and may receive a grant in more than one year, but no more than two consecutive years. Soroptimist members are not eligible, although family members may apply. An applicant may apply in either English or French.
Value $7500
Several scholarships of $7,500.
Currency Canadian
Tenable at Accredited Canadian university.
Deadlines January 31
Application Details Visit the Soroptimist Foundation of Canada web site at http://www.soroptimistfoundation.ca/application.html
Email: grantsforwomen@soroptimistfoundation.ca

If your permanent residence address is West of the Manitoba/Ontario border send applications to:
Western Canada
Grants Manager: Heather Rollins
#2 - 45545 Tamahi Way
Chilliwack, BC V2R 0G2

If your permanent residence address is East of the Manitoba/Ontario border send applications to:
Eastern Canada
Grants Manager: Cyndy Roberts
58 Brown Street West
Waterford, Ontario N0E 1Y0

Updated: December 12th, 2017

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