Persons Case Scholarship
The value of each scholarship typically ranges from a minimum of $1,000 up to a maximum of $5,000. A total of $100,000 is awarded each year.
Applicants must be residents of Alberta and enrolled full-time at a post-secondary institution in Alberta. In addition, applicants must be enrolled in a program that will contribute to the advancement of women or is non-traditional for their sex.
The Alberta Heritage Scholarship Fund
Available on website.
Established in 1979 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the "Persons Case." These scholarships honour the efforts of five Alberta women: Emily Murphy, Louise McKinney, Nellie McClung, Irene Parlby, and Henrietta Muir Edwards, who fought and won the right for the women of Canada to be officially deemed "persons" under the law.