Canadian Federation of University Women Victoria - Helen Joy Russell Bursary #3

Value: $2,000

Working together for women and girls, the Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) is a voluntary, non-profit, self-funded bilingual organization of close to 10,000 women university graduates. Helen Joy Russell chose to leave the Victoria branch of CFUW a generous portion of her estate for the purpose of continuing its philanthropic work of providing financial aid to deserving women students through bursaries and scholarships. In January 2008, CFUW Victoria established in her name an endowed bursary for students in the School of Tourism and Hospitality, to reflect Joy's lifelong enjoyment of international travel.


  • demonstrated financial need
  • female student enrolled in a School of Tourism and Hospitality program
  • preference given to a student who plans to use funding to travel for research or for international internship
  • maintained a satisfactory academic standing
  • preference given to a Victoria or a British Columbia resident

How to Apply

  • this In-Course Award is open to students who are (or will be) active in their program on the deadline date
  • pending the availability of funding, the competition will run annually from September 1st to November 1st (closes 11:59pm PST)
  • applications are submitted online through MyAdmin. A full list of awards in competition will be viewable upon login
  • address eligibility criteria for all awards in that competition one one-page essay with your name in top margin

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