SHETA Undergraduate Award

SHETA offers one bursary/award to a fourth year undergraduate in the College of Education at the University of Saskatchewan.

Deadline for the application is October 1.  Click here for criteria and application.

CHEF Awards

The Canadian Home Economics Foundation (CHEF) supports a variety of awards to students at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

Awards include:

Doris Badir Leadership Development Award : supports leadership development activities in Canada and internationally.

Edith Rowles Simpson Recognition Fund : an annual award for professional updating in family finance.

Engberg-Fewster International Development Fund : supports projects by Canadian home economists  and their colleagues in the developing world.

Gwen E. Leslie Memorial Lecture Fund : an annual public lecture or lectures on food or health protection topics.

Gwenyth Bailey Simpson Communications Award: supports projects that disseminate information to the public on current developments on topics related to food, general nutrition or consumer information and that involve a home economist or professional in a related field.

Margaret Speechly Stansfield Memorial Fund : an annual award to support research or innovative public service or education projects in consumer economics or family resource management (recipients).

Click to access the CHEF Awards Criteria and Applications


Value: $6,000

Awarded to a candidate studying in one or more aspects in the field of Human Ecology/Home Economics/Family and Consumer Sciences*, at the masters or doctoral level. The applicant must be accepted or enrolled in a post-graduate program in Canada at the time of application.

* The Canadian Home Economics Association (CHEA) and the Ruth Binnie Fellowships are awarded to candidates in any of the following areas of study: human nutrition, food science, housing/shelter and aesthetics, architecture, financial resource management, clothing and textiles, family relations, human sexuality, human development.

Value: $6,000

Honours a founding member of the Nova Scotia Home Economics Association who dedicated her professional life to home economics education. At the time of application, the applicant must be enrolled in masters studies that focus on one or more aspect(s) of the field of Human Ecology/Home Economics/Family and Consumer Sciences*. She may be studying abroad.

Click here to access CFUW Criteria and Applications