The awards are intended to help finance short graduate and postgraduate study, research, and training projects, and to serve as complementary funds for longer programmes.
Fellowships are meant to encourage advanced scholarship and original research by university women.
CFUW/A. Vibert Douglas Fellowship offers CAD$12,000 and the fellowship recipients may study in any country other than their own.
The Dr. A. Vibert Douglas International Fellowships are offered every year.