Scholarships and Bursaries

Centennial Scholarship for Women’s Studies

To be award upon the recommendation of the Coordinator of Gender and Women’s Studies to the student with the highest standing in the Gender and Women’s Studies major or minor degree program. Normally, the recipient will have completed at least 6 credit hours in this area and have obtained a GPA of no less than 3.5. Under normal circumstances, a student may receive this award only once.

Sheila Kingham Memorial Scholarship in Gender and Women’s Studies

To be awarded on the recommendation of the Gender and Women’s Studies program to a student who combines strong academic achievement with a commitment to the women’s movement in the Brandon region. This award may be divided.

Claren Turner Scholarship in Gender and Women’s Studies

To be awarded on the recommendation of the Gender and Women’s Studies program to the student with the best academic performance in any one of the following courses (or their equivalents) in this ranked order of preference: 36/54:497 History of Sexuality in Canada, 36/90:355 The Sociology of Sexuality, 36/90:267 Sociology of Intimacy and Marriage, or 36/82:280 Human Sexuality. This scholarship shall only be awarded to students who are not receiving, nor will receive any other scholarships totally more than $2,500 in the same award year. Recipients may only receive this scholarship once.

Margaret Laurence Scholarship in Gender and Women’s Studies

Provided by the Gender and Women’s Studies program. To be awarded to the best student in either 36.161 Introduction to Women’s Studies: Issues in Feminism or 36.162 Introduction to Women’s Studies: Contemporary Issues in Gender, or their equivalent.

Lorelei Cederstrom Scholarship in Gender and Women’s Studies

To be awarded on the basis of academic achievement to the best student in either 36.253 Gender in Transnational Perspective, 36.254 Transnationalism and Women’s Lived Experiences, or 36.366 Critical Readings in Gender, or their equivalent.

For more information on GWS scholarships and bursaries, and those available to women-identified students at Brandon University, please see: Brandon University’s Scholarship and Bursary Database