Deadline for Lambda Tuition Award Extended, and SEEKING A VOLUNTEER (with honorarium!)

  • Posted on: 13 July 2018
  • By: lambdaadmin

TWO EXCITING PIECES OF LAMBDA NEWS!

 

1) The deadline for our new Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies has been extended for a week! The recipient of this new, generous award will be an exemplary and out LGBT student going into their first year of undergraduate in a STEM field at the University of Alberta. The new deadline is August 15th - so don't delay!

 

Please email lambdafoundation@gmail.com with any questions and for the application form. And PLEASE DO forward this along to your network!

 

NEW LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP! HUGE NEWS! For STEM studies at the University of Alberta

  • Posted on: 23 June 2018
  • By: lambdaadmin

Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada is getting ready to present a $2500 annual tuition award to an openly LGBT person eligible to enter their first year of undergraduate studies in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) at the University of Alberta for four years of study, starting September 2018.

The two generous donors of this award, who wish to remain anonymous, have specified these areas of study and the university and specifically want to offer the award to an out LGBT person, however they-self identify, who has contributed to the LGBTQ+ community.

WOW! Funds Raised from Swirl & Twirl!

  • Posted on: 23 June 2018
  • By: lambdaadmin

Thanks to everyone's help and supporting during Swirl & Twirl - importantly, our Board members Cameron and Barb, RBC, and the Swirl & Twirl planning committee (with Glenn Crawford as Chair) - Lambda has received a whopping $2,870 in funds raised!

 

Wow! That's a huge amount! And it will help us with all the awards we have helped establish, including new ones at the Université de Montréal and our new STEM Award at the University of Alberta!

 

Congratulations to Dr. Shayne Reitmeier for winning the Les McAfee Memorial Award for 2016-2017 !!

  • Posted on: 22 April 2018
  • By: lambdaadmin

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Shayne graduated from medical school in May of 2017 and is presently enrolled in the Post-Graduate Medical Education Program at the University of Manitoba, in the Rural Family Medicine Stream. The research project for which he received this award was not a part of his formal studies, but instead developed after a variety of concerns were raised to me by members of the LGBTQ+ Mentorship Group (which he co-founded and co-leads).

NEW LAMBDA AWARD !! At the Université de Montréal

  • Posted on: 17 April 2018
  • By: lambdaadmin

We are excited to announce a NEW LAMBDA AWARD at Université de Montréal !!

This one is the Lambda Prize for Excellence in Writing, in French about about LGBTQ+ subjects, for graduate students in the Department of Literature - for a value of $3,000.

The deadline for this year is MAY 15th - so it is quickly approaching!!

Un gros merci à Guy Tiphane (Université de Montréal 1976 & 1978) pour sa générosité avec ce prix, et au Département da la Littérature pour le soutenir.

Congratulations to Veronica Vicencio Diaz, from Carleton!

  • Posted on: 16 October 2017
  • By: jefferson

Congratulations to Veronica Vicencio Diaz, this year's winner of the Gary Sealey Award!

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Veronica is in her second year of a Master's program in Anthropology at Carleton University.

Her award-winning research concentrates on two towns in Veracruz, Mexico, as they represent the places she grew up and navigated during her childhood and teenage years, as well as where her existing LGBTQ network resides.

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