Graduate Students Awards

Scholarships & Awards

Are there financial awards with a preference for female graduate students?

Yes, at the Canadian Federation of University Women there is the:

CFUW Memorial Fellowship - The candidate must be enrolled in a masters degree program in science, mathematics, or engineering in the 2008-2009 academic year. She may be studying abroad. Value: 1 @ $10,000.

There are other awards available from this organization although they are not specifically for science, to see more click here.

The Merck Index Women in Chemistry Scholarship - Applicant must be a woman accepted into and planning to attend a graduate program in chemistry beginning in the fall semester. Award recipients are expected to present a summary of undergraduate research at the ACS National Meeting. Winners will be notified in advance of the meeting, and a stipend will be provided to cover travel expenses. Research presented by the applicant must be original work in synthetic organic or medicinal chemistry. Value: numerous @ $5,000.

For more information and to view the application form in Word format, click here.

2008 Google Canada Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship - Candidates must:

For more details click here.