The CFUW Charitable Trust was established in 1967 to administer the funds supporting their National Fellowships and Awards Program
About CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN CHARITABLE TRUST
The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) has supported graduate study, literacy and the creative arts through awards and grants since its founding in 1919. Since 1921 CFUW has awarded more than $1,000,000 on the Fellowships, Grants and Awards that it offers annually for Canadian women for post-graduate study in Canada and abroad. The CFUW Charitable Trust's National Fellowship and Award recipients have produced work in a variety of academic areas, including international humanitarian efforts, feminist and gender analysis, advanced science and engineering, medicine, public health, and social justice.