Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Awards

Value: Master’s awards: $25,000 plus $1000 research allowance; Doctoral Award $35,000 plus $2000 research allowance; Postdoctoral $50,000 plus $5000 research allowance

Description: The Ontario Women’s Health Scholars Award is administered by the Council of Ontario Universities (COU) on behalf of Ontario government ministries. Funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care, a Scholar Awards Program in Women’s Health has been established to ensure that Ontario attracts and retains pre-eminent women’s health scholars. The community of women’s health scholars fostered by this awards program will excel, according to internationally accepted standards of scientific excellence, in the creation of new knowledge about women’s health and its translation into improved health for women, more effective health services and products for women, and a strengthened health care system.



The Hydro One Women in Engineering Scholarship

Value: 15 at $5000 each

Description: Applicant must be a female studying engineering full time at the undergraduate level in an accredited Ontario University.  Women receiving a scholarship will also have the opportunity to engage in a paid developmental work term with Hydro One. Applicants must be Canadian citizens or landed immigrants.  Preference will be given to electrical engineering students, however women completing their second year of engineering studies in other areas of specialization are also encouraged to apply.



Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada Graduate Scholarship

Value: $2500

Description: The Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada offers scholarships to Canadian women who are pursuing a Ph.D. degree. The applicant must be a Canadian citizen, and the applicant’s Ph.D. studies must be in progress. Applicants do not have to be members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation of Canada to apply. They also do not have to be members of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Fraternity to apply.http://www.kkgfoundationofcanada.org/pages/apply.php


Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowships

Value: $4000 USD for one year

Description: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International is a professional honorary society of women educators. DKG promotes professional and personal growth of its members and excellence in education. The World Fellowship Fund was established to provide opportunities for women from foreign countries to pursue graduate studies in Canada and the United States.  Applicants must be: registered full-time master’s or doctoral student at UofT; be a female student with a valid study permit and cannot be a citizen, landed immigrant or permanent resident of Canada or the United States; have a TOEFL score or equivalent documentation unless English is their mother tongue; and not be completing their degree in 2016.



Graduate Student Award of Merit – Senior Women Academic Administrators of Canada

Value: $3000

Description: At least three awards will be awarded annually to the women graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in the university or general community while maintaining exemplary academic records.  Women registered in Master’s or PhD programs at any Member Institution of AUCC within a designated region are eligible to be nominated.  Awarded based on: 1. Outstanding academic performance 2. Evidence of leadership, including but not limited to such things as: executive positions in student organizations; participation on committees (student committees and university committees); Organization of special events, conferences, etc; involvement in advocacy groups; Involvement in volunteer organizations, within the campus setting and/or in the general community.



Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship

Value: $4500

Description: FCM scholarships are presented to a female college or university student deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. In June 2008, the scholarship was renamed the Mayor Andrée Boucher Memorial Scholarship, in honour of the late mayor of Quebec City.  FCM will award two (2) scholarships, one (1) scholarship to a student at the college /university undergraduate level, and one (1) scholarship at the university graduate level. Each award will be $4,500 and will be presented in the winner’s municipality.



The Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship: Canada

Value: $5000

Description: Dr. Anita Borg (1949-2003) devoted her adult life to revolutionizing the way we think about technology and dismantling barriers that keep women and minorities from entering computing and technology fields. Her combination of technical expertise and fearless vision continues to inspire and motivate countless women to become active participants and leaders in creating technology.  As part of Google’s ongoing commitment to furthering Anita’s vision, we are pleased to announce The Google Canada Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, through which we hope to encourage women to excel in computing and technology and become active role models and leaders.  Applicants must be female, enrolled or intend to enroll as an undergraduate or graduate student at a Canadian University majoring in computer science, computer engineering, or related technological field, and must exemplify leadership.



General Electric Foundation Scholarship

Value: $3000 per year for 2nd, 3rd and 4th year of undergraduate program

Description: The GE Foundation Scholar-Leaders Program in Canada is a unique program that provides financial support and skills development opportunities for accomplished first-year undergraduate students from recognized institutions who are pursuing degrees in the fields of engineering or business/management. To be eligible, Canadian residents must be one of the following: An Aboriginal individual who is either First Nation status or non-status, Métis or Inuit and studying engineering or business/management, or a female engineering student at McMaster University, University of Calgary, University of Toronto, Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Waterloo or McGill University.



Palantir Scholarship for Women in Engineering

Value: grant ranging from $1500 – $10,000

Description: Undergraduate women who have completed at least one full academic year by Spring 2016 and can demonstrate a strong focus in computer science or a STEM field are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled at an accredited college or university and eligible to work in the United States. Applicants must also intend to be active, full-time students during the 2015-2016 academic year, toward which the scholarship grant will be applied.  Finalists will visit Palantir headquarters in Palo Alto for a full-day workshop with women at Palantir to experience our work, our culture, and the Bay Area. The workshop provides a unique opportunity to share ideas and learn about how technological innovation is making an impact throughout the world. All finalists will receive a grant—ranging from $1,500 to $10,000—to support their studies, and select finalists will complete a Palantir internship in either Summer or Fall 2016.


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