Award and Scholarship Opportunities

If you know of an award or scholarship that you would like to be added to this list, please contact us at wwest@sfu.ca.

Awards

APEGBC Awards (APEGBC) - BC
Various categories; open to engineers and geoscientists working in BC.

Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession - Canada
Open to women in engineering in Canada.

CEMF Awards for Women in Engineering (CEMF) - Canada
Various categories; open to women in engineering at all stages of their education.

CFUW Fellowships and Awards (CFUW) - Canada
Various categories; open to women across Canada.

For Women in Science North America Region Award (L'Oreal-UNESECO) - North America
Open to women studying Life or Physical Sciences in alternating years. 

GEDC Airbus Diversity Award (Airbus Group) - International
Open to individuals and projects that have made a measurable difference in increasing diversity and inclusion amongst engineering students and graduates. Students not eligible.

Grace Hopper Celebration ABIE Awards (Anita Borg Institute) - International
Various categories; open to women working in technology worldwide.

Michelle Pockey Leadership Award (Minerva Foundation for BC Women) - BC
First priority to an Indigenous woman, single mother, or woman facing economic hardship, to support her tuition, housing, or childcare in the pursuit of post-secondary education.

NSERC Prizes (NSERC) - Canada
Various categories; open to Canadians researching/working in the natural sciences or engineering.

RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards (RBC/Women of Influence) - Canada
Various categories; open to women entrepreneurs. 

Tammy Moyer Woman of Worth Awards (WOW) - Vancouver/Okanagan
Various categories; open to all women in BC.

UL Innovative Education Award (UL) - US/Canada
Open to non-profit programs that use the Environment as a pathway to STEM learning.

WCT Leadership Recognition Awards (WCT) -  Canada
Various categories; open to women working in communications and technology. 

Wendy McDonald Awards (Greater Vancouver Board of Trade) - British Columbia
Various categories; open to all women in BC.

Women in Engineering Awards (IEEE Women in Engineering) - International
Various categories; open to IEEE WIE members only. 

Women of Distinction Awards (YWCA Metro Vancouver) - Metro Vancouver
Various categories; open to all women in the Metro Vancouver area.

Scholarships

Amelia Earhart Fellowship (Zonta International) - International
Open to women of any nationality pursuing a Ph.D./doctoral degree, who demonstrate a superior academic record in the field of aerospace-related sciences or aerospace-related engineering. 

C. D. Howe Scholarship Endowment Fund National Engineering Scholarship (Universities Canada) - Canada
Open to students who are entering their 2nd year of an engineering program at a Canadian institution. Applications must be submitted by deans of engineering only.

David Suzuki Fellowships (David Suzuki Foundation) - Canada
Open to students in the final year of their PhD, PhD graduates, and those with a Master’s degree (in any discipline).

Diversity Conference/Tuition Scholarship (Microsoft) - US/Canada/Mexico
Open to students pursuing Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related STEM degree.

Lucille B. Kaufman Women's Scholarship (TG's Adventures in Education) - US/Canada
Open to female full-time undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program in manufacturing engineering, technology, or a closely related field.

Sheri Plewes Scholarship (Engineers & Geoscientists BC) - British Columbia
Open to women in full-time undergraduate engineering studies in an accredited engineering program at a British Columbian university.

Order of the White Rose (Polytechnique Montréal) - Canada
Open to women engineering students who completed their bachelor's degree at a Canadian university and wish to enrol in a graduate studies program in engineering (master's or PhD).

Women Techmakers Scholars Program (Google) - North America
Open to women university students studying computer science, computer engineering or a closely related technical field.