The Alberta government has announced a new scholarship program called Leaders in Equality Award of Distinction (LEAD) Program
Students who are working to reduce gender discrimination or studying in fields where their gender is traditionally under-represented can now apply for the LEAD program. Each successful student will receive $2,500.
The scholarship program has two streams:
- Women in STEM award – open to women under 30 pursuing studies in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. Up to 50 awards are available.
- The Persons Case Scholarship – open to anyone pursuing studies to advance gender equality. Up to 40 awards are available.
Application deadline: February 21, 2021
Learn about eligibility and how to apply: https://www.alberta.ca/leaders-in-equality-award-of-distinction-lead-program.aspx
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