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CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative Awards CFUW 1989 École Polytechnique Commemorative Awards (2) Total Value: $12,000 One (1) award of $7,000 for doctoral level study and one (1) award of $5,000 for masters study. 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. Two Winners for the Academic Year 2016-2017 Two Winners for the Academic Year 2016-2017 Two Winners for the Academic Year 2016-2017 JAYCEE SABAPATHY B.Mus, Music Theory and Composition, 2003, University of Calgary B.Comm., Strategy and Innovation, […]
CFUW Aboriginal Women’s Award (AWA) CFUW Aboriginal Women’s Award (AWA) Value Range: $10,000 – $25,000 In March 2015, the Education Council-Wolfville transferred the proceeds of their education fund to the CFUW Charitable Trust to establish a new award, the CFUW Aboriginal Women’s Award (AWA). This award was designed to honour Dr. Marion Elder Grant’s life-long commitment to education of women. Dr. Grant has an outstanding record of leadership as the 11th CFUW President (1949-52), CFUW Wolfville President, and Dean of Women and Professor of Psychology, Acadia University. The value of the award is established by a formula which adjusts for […]
CFUW BOURSE GEORGETTE LEMOYNE AWARD CFUW BOURSE GEORGETTE LEMOYNE AWARD Value: $5,000 Georgette LeMoyne (1884-1975), 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 and write the Statement of Intent (Section I) of the application in French. 2016-2017 Winner: EMILIE CHAMPAGNE 2016-2017 Winner: EMILIE CHAMPAGNE B.Sc. Biology, 2009, Laval University M.Sc. Biology, 2012, Laval University Ph.D. Biology, 2013-2017, Laval University On Anticosti […]
Ruth Binnie Fellowship Ruth Binnie Fellowship 2017-2018 Value: $6,000 Honours a founding member of the Nova Scotia Home Economics Association who dedicated her professional life to education in home economics. 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 Human Ecology, including Consumer and Family Sciences. Special consideration will be given to those pursuing a postgraduate degree in education. She may be studying abroad. The evolving studies in Human Ecology include: human nutrition, food science, housing/shelter and aesthetics, architecture, financial resource management, clothing and […]
CFUW Fellowship Luncheon 2016 – In June of 2016 at the CFUW Fellowship luncheon our guest speaker was Jennifer McWhirter, a past recipient of the Ruth Binnie Fellowship. She is now an Assistant Professor at the University of Guelph in the Department of Population Medicine. Her topic for the luncheon was See It, Be It: Mass Media, Visual Communications, and Women’s Health and Well-being. Her presentation was very well received by those present and her PowerPoint outline is available here.
CFUW Dr. Alice E. Wilson Awards CFUW Dr. Alice E. Wilson Awards (4 @ $5,000 each) Total Value: $20,000 Two (2) awards at the masters level and two (2) for doctoral level study. Dr. Alice E. Wilson (1881-1964), 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. Four winners for the Academic Year 2016-2017 Four […]