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The Women's and Gender Studies Department annually offers a combination of competitive and automatic awards. They are merit-based and are specific to our program. We can only consider students who have declared their major for awards. The University of Winnipeg has academic advisors who can help you determine your major and plan your degree.

Some awards require an essay submission, references or descriptions of your extra-curricular activities. Please read the award description for more information.

  • You can apply for these awards by completing a General Application.
  • and any specific award applications in the “Recommended Opportunities” available to you through our online portal.

The Awards and Financial Aid Office also has numerous awards available for current UW students. Apply online every term. 

Women's and Gender Studies Department Awards

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 (subject to change)
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.

Other Funding Opportunities

Undergraduate Student Research Funding Opportunities 

Government Student Aid