CFUW/Calgary has a long-standing history of funding scholarships and bursaries at the University of Calgary. Each year donations, investment interest, and proceeds from the annual Scholarship Luncheon fund these awards which are paid annually to selected students who meet award criteria. The club operates a charitable trust, registered with Canada Revenue Agency, and issues tax-deductible receipts.
CFUW/Calgary members have approved motions to endow scholarships and bursaries at the University of Calgary. As each award is endowed, the University manages the investments and grants the awards to students according to the terms of the endowment agreement with CFUW/Calgary. Please refer to the website of the U of C Office of Student Awards for application information.
As well, CFUW Calgary manages a family sponsored award at the University of Alberta: CFUW Margaret and Walter Lindley Francophone Experience Award.
|AWARDS (MAXIMUM) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY|
|CFUW/Calgary Helen Steeves Memorial Bursary
(endowed as of 2015-2016)
|CFUW/Calgary Edel Bording Memorial Bursary
|CFUW/Calgary Helen Steeves Mem. Scholarship in Law||$1,200|
|CFUW/Calgary [Hall/Street] Scholarship in Nursing||$1,500|
|CFUW/Calgary Graduate Scholarship in Social work or Social Sciences||$1,000|
|CFUW/Calgary Evelyn M Brown Legacy Bursary
(Faculty of Arts)
|GIFTED AWARD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALGARY|
|CFUW/Calgary M. Jean Hicks de Bruyn Scholarship in Elementary Education||$500|
|AWARDS (MAXIMUM) AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA|
|CFUW Margaret and Walter Lindley Francophone Experience Award||$1,500|
DONATIONS TO THE SCHOLARSHIP FUND
Donations may be made at any club meeting and also at the Scholarship Luncheon. Tax receipts are issued for donations of $10 or more.
Cheques are payable to “CFUW/Calgary, Scholarship” and can be mailed to the Scholarship Treasurer:
CFUW Scholarship Chair
Box 32, Site 15, RR 1
DeWinton, AB T0L 0X0
CFUW FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
National CFUW yearly awards $89,000 in fellowships and awards. Click HERE for information on these awards.
MVOBP “MY VERY OWN BOOK PROJECT”/CALGARY READS
In 1998, CFUW-Calgary undertook My Very Own Book Project to provide less fortunate children with books they can own. The Club has raised more than $10,000 and from 2001 – 2016, presented the Calgary Urban Project Society’s (CUPS) One World Child Development Centre with over 800 books and other learning materials. Since 2008, CFUW-Calgary also donated $500 to fund 25 children’s individual book bags through the Welcome to Kindergarten Program. In 2011, Calgary Reads became the continuing recipient of MVOBP donations.
For more information please contact Madeline Kalbach at 403-241- 9254 or Susan Staffer 403-xxx-xxxx.
WOMEN’S SHELTER DONATIONS
Members are invited to make donations of toiletries for donation to women’s shelters in Calgary. These donations are collected annually at our Christmas Luncheon.
NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT FOR WOMEN
CFUW participates in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women held in New York in the first 2 weeks of March.
March 8 Events will be held across Canada for International Women’s Day