Women's & Gender Studies

Department Awards

IMPORTANT: Students must ensure that they have declared their Major in Women's & Gender Studies in order to be eligible and considered for the following awards.

The following awards are adjudicated by the Department of Women’s & Gender Studies:

University of Winnipeg Women's Auxiliary Scholarship in Women's Studies - amount variable
Provided by the Women's Auxiliary, this scholarship is awarded to an outstanding student who is majoring in Women's and Gender Studies. 

Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship - $750
This scholarship will be awarded annually to a student who has completed at least 30 credit hours and is majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies. Preference will be given to a student who has made a contribution to the community.

Dr. Royden and Dr. Angela Davis Memorial Scholarship - amount variable
This scholarship will be awarded to a student in Women's and Gender Studies who is intending to pursue a graduate or professional degree. Preference may be given to someone pursing Cultural Studies. This award has been established in honour and memory of Dr. Royden Davis and his wife Dr. Angela Davis, by their children Sara, Christopher, Jonathan, Rowan, and Michael Davis and their families. Dr. Royden Davis was a highly respected dermatologist; Dr. Angela Davis was a graduate and instructor at The University of Winnipeg, and had a long-standing and passionate interest in history, art and further education. Royden and Angela shared a belief in the pursuit of knowledge and the value of a university education.

UWinnipeg Awards and Bursaries

The following awards are adjudicated by Awards and Financial Aid.

Follow the links below to learn more about these opportunities and to find upcoming deadlines:

Entrance Awards

In-Course Awards (Spring, Fall, and Winter term deadlines)

The Opportunity Fund (Bursary Program, Tuition Credit Program, Youth-in-Care Tuition Waivers)

Indigenous Students

International Students

Students with Disabilities

Graduate Students

Employee Tuition Scholarship Program


Learn more about Awards & Financial Aid at the University of Winnipeg.

The application process for the Awards and Financial Aid awards has moved online. Learn more about online applications or apply online.

Other Funding Opportunities

Undergraduate Student Research Funding Opportunities 

Government Student Aid