NBWI - New Brunswick Women's Institute


The following regulations apply to five category of scholarships of the New Brunswick Women's Institute. They are:

  • Alma J. Porter Memorial Scholarship for $500
  • Alma J. Porter Educational Scholarship for $250
  • N.B.W.I. Educational Scholarship for $300
  • Music Scholarship for $300

The dollar value of these scholarships is subject to change and may differ slightly from the above amounts.

For a description of these categories: click here
For Application Forms: Click here
For more information on the fifth category: click here

NBWI Scholarship Regulations:

  • All applicants, to be eligible for the aforementioned scholarships must meet the entrance requirements of the school to which they are applying.
  • Applicants must be residents of the Province of New Brunswick at the time of submission of application.
  • Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of scholastic standing, financial need and community involvement.
  • Two references will be required; one from a supporting Institute and the other from a member of the school staff, or clergy, or employer, etc.
  • All applications must be accompanied by an official transcript of latest marks and a letter from the applicant.
  • Closing date for submission of application will be MARCH 31st of each year.
  • Application forms and regulations may be obtained from this website or at:
    New Brunswick Women's Institute
    681 Union Street
    Fredericton, NB E3A 3N8
    Phone: 506-454-0798 | Email: nbwi@nb.aibn.com

  • NBWI provides nine (9) different academic scholarships annually NBWI offers sessions on various topics such as environmental concerns, women’s rights, health education, legal issues, family violence and many other subjects.
  • NBWI maintains and operates the WI Home for Senior Ladies. This home established in 1952, is the only one like it in Canada and offers a cozy home atmosphere for senior women.
  • NBWI offers education to members during conventions at the district and provincial level.
  • NBWI supports the crew of HMCS Fredericton with their annual Bike for Wishes fund raising event, providing meals for the bikers, refreshments along the way and attending the rallies.
  • NBWI lobbies governments and other agencies regarding changes and reforms to improve family and community life.
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