CFUW Elizabeth And Rachel Massey Award

Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW)

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Grant amount: C $5,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 3, 2020

Applicant type: Graduate Student

Funding uses: Fellowship

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

Location of citizenship: Canada

Gender restriction: Female

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Established in 2006, in memory of Elizabeth Massey, a young lawyer and member of CFUW whose life was greatly enriched by her love of the creative arts. For post-graduate studies in the visual arts, such as painting or sculpture; or in music. This award is tenable in Canada or abroad.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • For post-graduate studies in the visual arts, such as painting or sculpture; or in music
  • Eligibility is restricted to women.
  • Applicants must be Canadian Citizens or Permanent Residents.
  • Applicants must have at least a bachelor degree or equivalent from a recognized university.
  • Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in their proposed programs and places of study for the upcoming academic year.
  • Applicants may apply for more than 1 CFUW award; a separate filling fee is required for each application. 


  • International students studying in Canada with International Student Visa status are not eligible.
  • No candidate will be granted more than one CFUW Fellowship or Award in a given year. If the same applicant wins more than one award, she will receive the award of greatest monetary value.
  • A single candidate may win a maximum of 3 CFUW Fellowships and/or Awards during a lifetime, and no more than 2 for the same academic degree.
  •  CFUW Fellowships and Awards are non-renewable with one exception, the CFUW Aboriginal Women’s Award (AWA). A successful recipient will not be awarded the same fellowship or award in consecutive years.