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.


  1. Must demonstrate evidence of community involvement.
  2. 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 have sound personal ethics.

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