Helen M. McKercher Scholarship
Scholarship Value $1,200
Number of Scholarships 1
This scholarship was established in 1976 to recognize Helen McKercher’s years of service to FWIO as Director of the Women’s Institute and Home Economics Service.
To assist a graduate student to pursue a post-graduate degree in Family and Consumer Studies, Home Economics or in a related program.
- For the 2023 scholarship, students must complete a 750-word essay, answering the question:
“The Covid-19 pandemic affected all aspects of life including how education was delivered. In your opinion, how will the delivery of education evolve in the next five years?”
- Must be a resident of Ontario for five years.
- Must be a graduate of a Canadian University.
- Previous winners are not eligible.
For the scholarship to be awarded, the FWIO Provincial Office must receive proof of enrolment by September 30th. After this date, scholarships are forfeited.