SCWIST Scholarship for Science Communications Program

    Banff Centre Science Communications 2015 Program date: July 26, 2015 – August 8, 2015 Application deadline: March 31, 2015 SCWIST is pleased to continue our partnership with the Banff Science Communications program, and is offering our second annual scholarship to assist with costs of attendance at the summer 2015 program, to a total of […]

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Scholarship winner for the Science Communications 2014 Program at Banff Centre

Announcing our scholarship winner for the Science Communications 2014 Program at Banff Centre, Tanya Roussy, who actually grew up right next door to Banff. Tanya has a degree in Engineering Physics and she will be starting the Science Communications program at the end of July. Congratulations, Tanya! We look forward to hear about your experience […]

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Minerva Education Awards: Upcoming Deadlines

Deadlines coming up for Minerva Education Awards for women in BC The following awards have early June deadlines: ·         Rix Family Foundation Award in Science and Technology- $1000 Award at any recognized school in BC. For more information click here. ·         Nancy Harrison and Paul Buitenhuis Education Endowment Fund award for SFU- $5000 Award at […]

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(American) Association for Women in Science Educational and Professional Development Awards

The AWIS Educational and Professional Development Awards support travel for professional development, broadly defined (e.g. funding requests to attend a conference, to acquire specialised training, or to pursue professional development in other ways that take them from home.) Deadline: September 16, 2012 for travel that starts between December 1, 2012 and April 30, 2013. Awards are $1,000 […]

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Sloan Research Fellowships

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. These two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 118 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field. Candidates must be members of the regular faculty (i.e. tenure track) of a […]

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Anita Borg Women of Vision Awards

The Women of Vision Awards honour women making significant contribution to technology in three categories: Innovation, Leadership and Social Impact. Nominees are submitted by high-companies, universities and private industry and the public, with one winner selected in each category. Deadline: December 14, 2012 More Information: http://anitaborg.org/initiatives/women-of-vision/

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