Western Women in Neuroscience

Scholarships and Awards

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

CFUW Memorial Fellowship

The candidate must be enrolled in a masters degree program in science, mathematics, or engineering in the 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.

Sigma Delta Epsilon Graduate Women in Science Research Fellowships

The SDE/GWIS National Fellowships Program is proud to offer fellowships in 2015 to help increase knowledge in the fundamental sciences and to encourage research careers in the sciences by women. Endowment funds, mostly generated from bequests, provide the annual income that supports scientific research done by SDE/GWIS award winners. For the 2013-2014 funding cycle, we distributed over $70,000 in fellowships funds to fourteen deserving women scientists.

For more information, click here.

Google Canada Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship

Candidates must:

For more details click here.

Are there financial awards with a preference for female post-doctoral fellows?

UNESCO-L'Oreal for Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowship

L’Oréal Canada has announced the For Women in Science Research Excellence Fellowships, with the support of the Canadian Commission for UNESCO, which will give two fellowships of $20,000 CAD each to female postdoctoral researchers in the field of Life Sciences, including biology, biochemistry, biotechnology, agriculture, medicine, pharmacy and physiology. This fellowship is a part of the For Women in Science Program which recognizes the importance of the contributions of women in the progress of science. Applications will be reviewed by a panel of scientists, including representatives from the Canadian Commission for UNESCO and L’Oréal Canada.

Full application procedures and guidelines are provided through the Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC).

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