CFUW - Dr. Alice E. Wilson Award

NOTE: The deadline for this award has passed (January 10, 2024)

Award Quick Look

Deadline: Wednesday, January 10, 2024

Amount: $5,000

Student Status: Full Time

Type: External


  • Canadian
  • Permanent Resident


  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • Master of Arts
  • Master of Counselling
  • Master of Education
  • Master of Fine Arts
  • Master of Music
  • Master of Nursing
  • Master of Science
  • Master of Science in Management


  • School of Graduate Studies

Dr. Alice E. Wilson (1881-1964), a CFUW member, Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and the first woman to hold a professional position at the Geological Survey of Canada won the 1926 CFUW Travelling Fellowship. Awarded to mature students returning to graduate studies in any field after at least three (3) years.


  • January 10


  • Two awards at the masters level and two for doctoral level study.
  • The value of each award is $5,000


  • For a mature woman returning to Graduate study in any field, in Canada or abroad, after an absence of at least 3 awards

For guidelines visit the CFUW guidelines

For applications, please visit their Online Applications for the CFUW Fellowships and Awards