The International Development (Engberg-Fewster) Award provides grants to support projects carried out in the developing world by Canadian home economists and professionals in related fields* (individuals, teams, or organizations). The award was initiated in 2006 by Dr. Lila Engberg and Dr. Jean Fewster, Ontario home economists with extensive experience working in developing countries.
Awards totaling up to $4,000 will be granted annually. More than one award of lesser value may be granted. The fund is not intended to support the travel of Canadians to international conferences or to assist Canadian home economists* in participating in the activities of the International Federation for Home Economics.
A home economist/human ecology/family studies professional MUST be associated with the project.
To support a Canadian home economist/human ecologist:
Deadline is March 21: World Home Economics Day. The committee will consider requests for application extensions.
Submit the General Grant Application Form electronically as an email attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org
A report and original receipts will be due at the completion of the project; any unused funds must be returned.
Please contact email@example.com
* - Graduates from a university program in home economics, human ecology, nutrition, family studies, consumer studies, and related areas.
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