The main purpose of this award is to provide any outstanding full-time female doctoral student (Canadian citizen, permanent resident or student on a study permit) an entrance scholarship in the amount of $5,000 for one year. The award is normally paid across two terms.
Limited budget is available. Eligible students must normally have a minimum first-class (80%*) standing, as well as an outstanding record of research accomplishments and/or references citing significant future potential in research. The student must be willing to compete for all external awards for which she is eligible and must aspire to pursue a career in higher education and research.
*Note, some faculties may require a higher average.