Youth Skills Development Scholarship
In celebration of Canada’s 150 birthday, the Society for Canadian Women in Science and Technology is pleased to announce a new Youth Skills Development Scholarship. The goal is to foster another 150 years of innovation and excellence in Canada. The scholarship is open to girls (age 16-21) and is awarded to cover costs of professional development.
The scholarship can be used to cover costs of attending Science Fair or participating in science-related camps or courses. This $500 scholarship must be put towards the cost of professional development of equal or greater value, this includes associated costs or attendance.
The successful applicant will be required share a photo of themselves and write a summary of their experience participating in their chosen skills development program. This summary will be shared through SCWIST/ms infinity media channels.
Please note that the scholarship is conditional on acceptance and participation in a skills development program or event.
- You have participated in a Quantum Leaps conference or the eMentoring program. You may be asked to provide evidence of participation.
- You identify as female.
- Aged 16-21
- Complete the application form
For more information about applying to or supporting the SCWIST Youth Leadership Program please contact us at
We thank the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) for funding this program.
Date of Birth
What school do you go to?
What city do you live in?
Do you identify as female?
Please provide a brief biography (Max. 200 words)
How do you intend to use this scholarship? Please let us know what skills you intend to learn, or what course or event you plan to attend (Max. 320 words)
How will this scholarship benefit you? (Max 250 words)
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