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Meet the Team
From our volunteer Board of Directors to our team of passionate and motivated leaders in STEM, we work together to propel our mission and vision forward.
SCWIST’s distinguished past has shaped who we are since 1981 and inspires the future we’re working towards.
SCWIST is an advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion; and supports efforts to promote equality for all, especially within STEM.
SCWIST collaborates with STEM leaders to engage and inspire women and girls with programs, advocacy and support networks across Canada.
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Our community-based programs show women and girls that career options in STEM are infinite.
A supportive community for immigrating women in STEM to share experiences, seek advice, and broaden networks.
Our online platform specializes in skill-sharing and building diverse connections through 360 degree mentoring.
Networking Events & Workshops
Upcoming events and workshops + our history of engaging with the STEM community.
Become a Member
Join a diverse community of dynamic people who love science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
Share your talents, passion and commitment - as an integral part of our SCWIST volunteer team.
Partner with Us
Directly impact women and girls in STEM by providing much-needed support for empowering, educational programs.
SCWIST offers several scholarships to women in STEM. To apply for these SCWIST awards, you must apply through the respective institution.
STEM Diversity Champions Toolkit
This toolkit if for you - with resources to create positive change and reach equitable outcomes for all people in STEM.
Gender Diversity Papers & Infographics from Make Possible & WWEST (Westcoast Women in Engineering, Science and Technology).
Vale Limited Masters Scholarships in Engineering
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) invites Canadian women who are Citizens of Canada and who are persuing their studies in engineering at the Masters level to apply for one of FOUR annual… Read More
The Canadian L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Postgraduate Scholarship Supplement is available to women who have been awarded a PGS, a CGS or a Vanier CGS and are entering or are currently enrolled… Read More
NSERC Postgraduate Scholarships (PGS) provide financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in master’s or doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. The CGS will be offere… Read More
Industrial Postgraduate Scholarships (IPS) provide financial support for highly qualified science and engineering graduates. The support allows them to gain research experience in industry while under… Read More
Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarships (CGS) provide financial support to high-calibre scholars who are engaged in master’s or doctoral programs in the natural sciences or engineering. The… Read More
The Minerva Foundation for BC Women established an Education Awards program with British Columbia’s post-secondary institutions to help BC women advance themselves by continuing their education. Award… Read More
The International Federation of University Women (IFUW) offers a limited number of fellowships and grants to women graduates for advanced research, study, and training. The awards are intended to help… Read More
Established in 1952, to honour the first CFUW President (1919-1923), and awarded to a woman who has completed at least one calendar year in a full-time doctoral program and is enrolled in full-time st… Read More
Canadian Engineering Memorial Foundation (CEMF) invites Canadian women who are Citizens of Canada and who are persuing their studies in engineering at the PhD level to apply for the annual $15,000 Cla… Read More
Honours those for whom the CFUW Charitable Trust receives memorial donations. It supports masters studies in science, mathematics or engineering in Canada or abroad. Value $8000 Deadline: November 1,… Read More