Established as a registered charity in 2006, the trust grants scholarships annually to local high school graduates who intend to further their post-secondary education. (Registration 809222276RR0001),
The Trust consists of five members of the CFUW/Kanata, who are appointed by the Club’s executive for a three year term which is renewable for a second term.
Click on this link to see a printable copy of our scholarship brochure Trust Brochure 2016 Revised.pdf
Each year, CFUW Kanata awards $2000 scholarships each to two women graduating from local high schools who will be attending a Canadian university. In addition, a $1000 bursary is awarded to a female student who will be attending a provincially-funded college.
Each of the seven local high schools in Kanata, Stittsville and West Carleton is asked to submit the application of one female student who will be attending university and one who will be attending an accredited post-secondary college. Applications are assessed with consideration of the student's need for financial assistance, her prior community involvement, her ability to overcome great personal challenges, and her acceptance to a university or college of her choice. From these applications, the Scholarship Committee selects three recipients for the scholarship awards.
The Trust receives its funding through donations and bequests from Club members and others, as well as from CFUW/Kanata fundraisers.
Donations in cash, or by cheque made out to CFUW/Kanata Scholarship Trust, should be mailed or delivered to the treasurer of the trust:
Sandra St Germain
174 Knudson Drive,
Kanata, ON K2K 2C6
Donations of $10.00 or more are tax deductible.