Awards and Scholarships

Awards and Scholarships

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List of Organizations with Awards

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.

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.

Irving K Barber Award – BC
Open to students in British Columbia

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

Pow Wow Pitch
Various prizes for Indigenous women

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

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

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

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.

List of Organizations with 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.

BrainStation Scholarships
Open to women in data science and web development

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.

Scholarships for Women and Girls – Canada and USA
Various scholarships geered towards women and girls.

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.

Simform STEM Scholarship – USA
Open to students persuing STEM.

STEM Scholarships – USA
Various scholarships for STEM scholarships. 

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).

Toptal Scholarships for Women – International
Toptal® is awarding $10,000 and a year of mentorship to five future female leaders who want to change the world.

Women in Computing Scholarship – North America
Open to women undergraduate students who are pursuing careers in computing.

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