Scholarship for Women in STEM

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#movethedial has partnered with McKesson Canada for the inaugural #movethedial Scholarship For Women in STEM, which supports the work and achievements of Canadian women in their chosen fields of study. The scholarship is administered by The Walrus Lab, the client-services division of The Walrus.

The program will offer four scholarships of $5,000 and tickets to the #movethedial Global Summit to women pursuing university studies in STEM fields. Funding for the scholarships is provided by McKesson Canada. The winners will be announced at the #movethedial Global Summit on November 14, 2019, in Toronto. As part of your application, you will automatically be entered to win a ticket to the #movethedial Global Summit in November 2019.

See rules and regulations here.



Applicants are asked to submit, in an online form, key information, including a 400-word essay outlining their efforts to improve diversity in technology and how the Scholarship For Women in STEM will help them achieve their goals. 

Furthermore, each applicant must:
a) be enrolled in an undergraduate STEM field of study (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) at an accredited Canadian university or college
b) be a resident of Canada who identifies as a woman
c) be in good academic standing
d) allow their name and image to be used wherever the scholarship program is mentioned


Selection Committee

The selection committee to choose the four winners of the scholarship will be comprised of members of McKesson Canada and the #movethedial community.

About McKesson Canada

Founded more than 100 years ago, McKesson Canada is dedicated to delivering vital medicines, supplies, and information technologies that enable the health-care industry to provide patients better, safer care. Our solutions empower pharmacies, manufacturers, hospitals, and other health-care institutions by enabling them to get closer to the millions of patients they serve every single day, while contributing to the quality and safety of care in Canada.

About #movethedial

#movethedial is a global movement committed to advancing the participation and leadership of all women in technology. Founded on the premise that advancing the full talent pool will make Canada’s tech industry the strongest and most inclusive in the world, #movethedial believes the opportunity for equity for all women-identifying people exists at a global level. Proudly headquartered in Toronto, Canada, #movethedial is working to drive support and commitment to the #movethedial movement at home and internationally.

If you have questions or would like more information please contact Amirah El-Safty at 416-971-5004, ext. 237.