SCWIST is pleased to offer scholarships to support women who are looking to access opportunities for professional development and pursue careers in technology.

Recognizing the financial challenges that women face due to the COVID-19 pandemic, SCWIST is partnering with Lighthouse Labs to offer scholarships for technology upskilling and reskilling courses. These scholarships extend SCWIST’s financial support to women to upgrade their skills for integrating into Canada’s tech industry. 

Application Requirements

The scholarships are open to all women who:

  • Have a background in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics)
  • Are looking for employment or are under-employed
  • Are living in Canada and identify as members of underrepresented groups

Part-time courses for Upskilling/Reskilling

Scholarship Value: FULL Value of Course

Application Deadline: May 7, 2021
Course to be completed by: Aug 30, 2021

Successful applicants will be contacted by May 14, 2021 with information on how to register.


Applications for the Scholarships for Digital Literacy are now closed.