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Barbara Roberts Memorial Fund

May 13, 2020

The Barbara Roberts Memorial Fund is now accepting applications.

Barbara Roberts was the Alberta Representative on the CRIAW Board from 1993 to 1998. Barbara was active in many parts of CRIAW's life, notably the Global Feminisms Committee and the Publications Committee. In honour of her "commitment and contribution to Women's Studies, her radical clarity and active work for, and celebration of justice, peace and community," the Canadian Committee on Women’s History (CCWH) established a memorial scholarship which is administered by the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW).

The Barbara Roberts Memorial Fund was established with the primary objective of continuing, promoting, and supporting work in peace issues, workplace/unions/radical social movements, social justice/human rights and women’s studies education from a feminist perspective. The Fund is administered by the Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women (CRIAW) in Ottawa, Canada.

This award constitutes of one grant of $2,000. Each project will be evaluated by members of a special jury, whose decisions will be final. No individual critiques can be provided. If no submissions meet the jury's requirements, the grant money will be returned to the Fund.

The deadline for application is July 6, 2020.

For more information, check out the documents below. 


Title Page - Barbara Roberts Fund         Title Page - Barbara Roberts Fund

Application Form (Word.doc)                                                      Application Form (PDF)