Lambda Solidarity Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Police Brutality in Canada

The Lambda Scholarship Foundation is immeasurably saddened and disheartened at the injustice and racism faced by Black, Indigenous and people of colour in Canada. Police brutality, structural racism, dehumanization, state violence and colonial violence are material processes (past and present) that work against a future that recognizes the worth, dignity, and beauty of every life.Continue reading “Lambda Solidarity Statement on Anti-Black Racism and Police Brutality in Canada”

Congrats to Joanne Haddad – winner of the Nicole LaViolette & Friends of Lambda Prize !

Joanne Haddad is a PhD Candidate in Economics at the University of Ottawa. They moved from Lebanon to Canada in 2015 to pursue their Doctoral studies, after fulfilling their Master’s studies in Economics at the American University of Beirut. Moving to Canada was a great opportunity for Joanne: it opened up new doors and introducedContinue reading “Congrats to Joanne Haddad – winner of the Nicole LaViolette & Friends of Lambda Prize !”

New scholarship at Concordia University!

The Lambda Scholarship Foundation is pleased to announce a new scholarship made possible by the generous donation of an anonymous donor. The Lambda Scholarship Tuition Award valued at $2500 renewable for up to 3 years and is open to an active member of the LGBTQ2l communities especially through their service and activism. For more detailsContinue reading “New scholarship at Concordia University!”

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Big Congrats to the 2019 Winner of our new Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at UAlberta – Spencer O’Hara !!

Congratulations to Spencer O’Hara, an academic achiever and LGBTQ2+ leader from a small school in Dutchess, Alberta, who is the successful recipient of the Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies for the University of Alberta! Spencer uses he/him pronouns and identifies as a gay man. He earned excellent marks at the Duchess School (about 200km eastContinue reading “Big Congrats to the 2019 Winner of our new Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at UAlberta – Spencer O’Hara !!”

Passing of Gary Sealey (April 3, 1942-August 5, 2019), Former Lambda President

The board members of the Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada mourns the loss of one of the foundation’s most committed board members and former president. Gary was a founder of Lambda and served most recently as our President until he retired from the Board of Directors in 2011. He passed on Sunday, August 10, 2019. OurContinue reading “Passing of Gary Sealey (April 3, 1942-August 5, 2019), Former Lambda President”

Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at the University of Alberta for the 2019-2020 Year !

Hi everyone! We are excited to announce that we are offering the Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at the University of Alberta for the 2019-2020 scholastic year! The application deadline is August 15, 2019, for a stellar out LGBT student entering an undergraduate STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) program. The application form is available forContinue reading “Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at the University of Alberta for the 2019-2020 Year !”

Congratulations to Emma de Blois, the 2018 winner of the Candis Graham Writing Scholarship !

Emma has just finished her second year at the University of Victoria in the Department of Writing. She is pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts with the goal of getting into a writers’ room and eventually becoming a showrunner. After all, a show can’t be diverse without diversity behind the camera. She wants to populateContinue reading “Congratulations to Emma de Blois, the 2018 winner of the Candis Graham Writing Scholarship !”

Congrats to Peter M. Flannery, the winner of the Lambda Foundation Scholarship in LGBT Studies at UGuelph

Congratulations to Peter M. Flannery, the winner of the Lambda Foundation Scholarship in LGBT Studies at the University of Guelph!! Peter is an emerging curator, writer, and art historian. He has recently completed his Master of Arts in Art History and Visual Culture at the University of Guelph. Peter is energetic and passionate about contemporaryContinue reading “Congrats to Peter M. Flannery, the winner of the Lambda Foundation Scholarship in LGBT Studies at UGuelph”

Congrats to Sylvia Massinon, the winner of the Les McAfee Memorial Award at UManitoba!

Congratulations to Sylvia Massinon, last fall’s winner of the Les McAfee Memorial Award at the University of Manitoba !! Sylvia is a queer settler in U of Manitoba’s Masters of Social Work based in Indigenous Knowledges program. Originally from rural MB, she now lives & works in Winnipeg. Her social work practice ranges from beingContinue reading “Congrats to Sylvia Massinon, the winner of the Les McAfee Memorial Award at UManitoba!”