Brenda Gewurz Scholarship for Feminist Leadership
Awarded to a woman from Montreal who is pursuing her masters or PhD studies at any university, who has demonstrated leadership or shown a keen interest in developing leadership qualities, especially around women’s issues. Applicants are welcome in all fields of study. However, preference will be given to candidates in Gender studies or Jewish Studies. Scholarship may be used towards tuition or other expenses related to the area of study (i.e. conferences).
Accepted academic institution: University
Location of academic institution: Canada or Israel
Field of study: Applicants are welcome in all fields of study. However, preference will be given to candidates in Gender studies or Jewish Studies.
Scholarship amount: $5,000
Is it necessary for the student to demonstrate financial need? No
Is academic standing important to qualify for this scholarship? Yes
History of community involvement: No
Can the student re-apply if they have already received this scholarship in the past: Yes
Proof of citizenship: Montreal resident
Letter of application outlining goals and reason for scholarship request: Yes
Fall 2023 proof of enrollment: Yes
Letter of reference: 2 reference letters