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Name CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
Research Fields TEST women, unrestricted science engineering mathematics engineering French Human Ecology music history
Categories Engineering
Music
Social Sciences and Humanities
Unrestricted
Women
Citizenship Canadian or Landed Immigrant
Eligibility CFUW/FCFDU is a voluntary, non-profit, self-funded, non-partisan, non-governmental organization of close to 10,000 graduate women, students and Associate Members in 112 Clubs in Canada who advocate for equality for women and girls. CFUW seeks to improve access to education for women, for peace, justice, human rights and to support programs that improve the environment. CFUW has special consultative status with the United Nations. CFUW serves on the Sectoral Committee on Education of the Canadian Sub-Commission to UNESCO. CFUW is the largest affiliate of the 79 member International Federation of University Women. CFUW Dr. Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship value $13,000 Established in 1952, to honour the first CFUW President (1919-1923), and awarded to a woman who has completed at least one calendar year in a full-time doctoral program and is enrolled in full-time studies in Canada or abroad at the time of application. CFUW Memorial Fellowship value $10,000 Honours those for whom the CFUW Charitable Trust receives memorial donations. It supports masters studies in science, mathematics or engineering in Canada or abroad. CFUW Dr. Alice E. Wilson Awards value $6,000 Two (2) awards at the masters level and three (3) for doctoral level study. Dr. Alice E. Wilson, CFUW member, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the first woman to hold a professional position at the Geological Survey of Canada won the 1926 CFUW Travelling Fellowship. Awarded to mature students returning to graduate studies in any field, with special consideration given to those returning to study after at least three years. CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative Award value $7,000 Commemorates the fourteen women students murdered at the École Polytechnique in Montreal. For graduate studies in any field. The applicant must justify the relevance of her work to women. CFUW Bourse Georgette Lemoyne value $7,000 Georgette LeMoyne was one of the first women to receive a university degree in French Canada. She devoted her life to the promotion of education and employment for women. It is for graduate study in any field at a Canadian university. The candidate must be studying in French. Canadian Home Economics Association (CHEA) Fellowship value $6,000 Awarded to a candidate studying in one or more aspects in the field of Home Economics/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Sciences*, at the masters or doctoral level. The applicant must be accepted or enrolled in a post-graduate program in Canada at the time of application. Ruth Binnie Fellowship value $6,000 Honours a founding member of the Nova Scotia Home Economics Association who dedicated her professional life to home economics education. At the time of application, the applicant must be enrolled in masters studies that focus on one or more aspect(s) of the field of Home Economics/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Sciences*. She may be studying abroad. *Home Economics/Human Ecology/Family and Consumer Sciences, a field of study that promotes quality home and family life includes human development, human ecology, financial and resource management, consumerism, food science, human nutrition, family relations, human sexuality, clothing and textiles, architecture, housing and shelter and aesthetics. CFUW Elizabeth Massey Award value $2,000 Established in 2006, in memory of Elizabeth Massey, a young lawyer and member of CFUW whose life was greatly enriched by her love of the creative arts. For post-graduate studies in music, painting or sculpture in Canada or abroad. CFUW Dr. Marion Elder Grant Fellowship value $11,000 Dr. Marion Elder Grant was the 11th CFUW President and the Dean of Women and Professor of Psychology at Acadia University. The applicant must be enrolled in a full-time course of studies at any level of a doctoral program at the time of application. All else being equal, preference is given to a graduate from Acadia University. CFUW Margaret Dale Philp Award value $3,000 Funded in memory of a former Club President, a teacher and Local Life Member, for graduate studies in the humanities or the social sciences. Special consideration is given to study in Canadian History only as a deciding factor, all else being equal. The applicant must reside in Canada. CFUW Beverley Jackson Fellowship value $2,000 Honours the dedication and valuable service of this former CFUW member. The applicant must be over the age of 35 at the time of application and enrolled in graduate studies at an Ontario university.
Value The value is not available
Currency Canadian
Tenable at No details on tenability available
Deadlines November 1
Application Details Visit the Canadian Federation of University Women web site at http://www.cfuw.org/fellowships_4.html Contact: Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW), 251 Bank Street, Suite 305 Ottawa, ON K2P 1X3 Telephone: 613-234-8252 ext. 104 Email: cfuwfls@rogers.com
Updated: January 25, 2012
 

 
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