Award and Scholarship Opportunities

SFU WEST will be operating through the Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology until 2020. For all the latest news and resources related to women in STEM, you can visit the WWEST website, or send any inquiries to


ACM-W Scholarships for Attendance at Research Conferences (Multiple Disciplines)
(up to $600 for intra-continental and $1,200 for inter-continental travel) Deadlines dependent on conference date.

CFUW Awards and Fellowships - Canadian Federation of University Women (Graduate Levels of Study, Multiple Disciplines)

CFUW Dr. Margaret McWilliams Pre-Doctoral Fellowship ($11,000)
CFUW Memorial Fellowship ($8,000)
CFUW Dr. Alice E. Wilson Awards (4 awards at $5,000 each)
CFUW École Polytechnique Commemorative Awards (2 awards, one at $7,000 and one at $5,000)
The deadline for mailing completed applications is postmarked date November 8, 2016. Information for the 2018-2019 academic year will be posted on May 1, 2017. 

Rajan Family Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship (Computing Science)
Award of $20,000 to the top female applicant directly admitted to the School of Computing Science.
(Automatic entrance scholarship; application not required)

SFU Undergrad Student Research Awards
Various deadlines by department

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (Computing or Related Studies)
($5,000 plus networking Retreat) The 2017-2018 academic year scholarship deadline is 
December 1st, 2016.
"Scholarships will be awarded based on the strength of each candidate's academic background and demonstrated leadership and impact on community."