Soroptimist Foundation of Canada Grants for Women Graduate Students


Likely January 2020

Annual Value



Permanent Resident

Degree Level


The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada annually offers several $7,500 grants to female graduate students in Canada to assist them with university studies which will qualify them for careers which will improve the quality of women's lives. Examples include but are not limited to: providing services, providing legal counselling and assistance, counselling mature women entering or re-entering the labour market, counselling women in crisis, counselling and training women for non-traditional employment, and positions in women's centres.


Profiles of Award Holders

Kirsten McIlveen

Doctor of Philosophy in Geography (PhD)
Prison Paradox and Post-Secondary Education: Challenges to Developing Innovative Curriculum in Women’s Prisons

Further Information

The Soroptimist Foundation of Canada website has the application form with instructions on applying.