Established in memory of the late Ms. Gwen Jenkins, founding President of the Congress of Black Women of Canada, London Chapter. This scholarship is awarded annually to mature students pursuing post-secondary education. One scholarship valued at $500 is available. Elligible candidates will be a Mature Female student, from the London-Middlesex area, who desires to further her education or who is already in a post-secondary institution.

Applications must be received by May 15.

Additionally, The applicant:

  1. Must demonstrate evidence of community involvement.
  2. Must have involvement in the Black Community.
  3. Is in need of financial assistance.
  4. Resides in London and surrounding area.
  5. Demonstrates good leadership and communication skills, and has sound personal ethics.


For further inquiry, contact:
Gwen Jenkins Memorial Scholarship, CBWC
Tel: 519-433-4757