WiDS Scholarship &
WiDS + CGAI Fellowship
Established in 2006, the WiDS Scholarship fund awards up to $10,000 annually to
outstanding women who are pursuing careers related to Canada’s defence and security.
WiDS also partners with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (CGAI) to offer the annual
WiDS & CGAI Fellowship. Recipients receive mentorship, work and research/analysis
opportunities with CGAI, as well as access to CGAI publications and resources.Application Now Closed
In 2023 WiDS will be awarding TWO $10,000 Scholarships
as well as the WiDS + CGAI Fellowship
Are you Eligible?
- Must be enrolled at an accredited Canadian university or college, either full-time or part-time in the school
year 2023-2024 (in the case of university students both undergraduate and graduate students are eligible,
however undergraduates must have completed at least 1 year of study)
- Demonstrate interest in pursuing a career related to Canada’s defence or security
- Have a minimum grade point average of 70%
- Provide evidence of community, education or professional leadership
- Self-identify as a woman
- Be a citizen of Canada
Keep in Mind
Awards will be based on academic achievement, participation and interest in defence and security activities, field of study, work experience, statements of objectives, and recommendations. Please note that only successful applicants will be notified. Scholarship and Fellowship recipients will be invited to attend the 2023 WiDS Annual Scholarship & Awards Breakfast.