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 !”

Send your applications for the Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at the University of Alberta!

The Lambda Foundation is ready to receive applications for the Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at the University of Alberta! The deadline is 15 August 2019. This is annual tuition award for an openly LGBT person who has contributed to this community and has been accepted into their 1st year of undergraduate studies inContinue reading “Send your applications for the Lambda Tuition Award in STEM Studies at the University of Alberta!”

A Message from Barbara Freeman

I have stepped down from the presidency of Lambda Foundation, a position I have held since 2011. It is time to pass the torch. I am delighted to tell you that Patrizia Gentile of Carleton University is our new president. I am very grateful to Patrizia for taking on this task and to the otherContinue reading “A Message from Barbara Freeman”

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

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 2019. The two generous donors of this award,Continue reading “NEW LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP! HUGE NEWS! For STEM studies at the University of Alberta”

WOW! Funds Raised from Swirl & Twirl!

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 weContinue reading “WOW! Funds Raised from Swirl & Twirl!”

A Big THANK YOU for Swirl & Twirl

Lambda would like to extend its heartful gratitude and an enormous THANK YOU to all the sponsors, attendees, organizatoins, and friends who helped make Swirl & Twirl 2018 a monumental success and a fabulous evening! This includes:   RBC for its generous $1000 donation All the people who bought tickets in the name of Lambda TheContinue reading “A Big THANK YOU for Swirl & Twirl”

We are one of the beneficiaries for Swirl & Twirl!

Hey folks,   We are SO EXCITED to announce that we have been named as one of the beneficiaries for this year’s Swirl & Twirl event! It’s an annual fundraiser for LGBTQ+ organizations, taking place this year on May 24th in Ottawa. More info can be found on the Facebook event. Tickets are on sale now,Continue reading “We are one of the beneficiaries for Swirl & Twirl!”

Welcome to our New Board Members – Patrizia Gentile & Cameron George Aitken!

We at Lambda are excited to announce the two newest members of our Board: Patrizia Gentile & Cameron George Aitken! Patrizia is is an associate professor of human rights and sexuality studies at the Institute of Interdisciplinary Studies at Carleton University. She co-authored The Canadian War on Queers: National Security as Sexual Regulation (UBC Press 2010)Continue reading “Welcome to our New Board Members – Patrizia Gentile & Cameron George Aitken!”

2017 Annual Report from the Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada

Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada Annual Report 2017   The 2016-2017 year has been a big planning one for the Lambda Foundation, a non-profit organization that been raising funds for student research in lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex (LGBTI), and other queer issues since the 1990s. Twenty-five years ago, research, and writing on gay and lesbianContinue reading “2017 Annual Report from the Lambda Scholarship Foundation Canada”