Canadian citizens in at least the second year of their doctoral program in Canada or another Commonwealth country. Must hold a first degree from a Canadian university.
After WWI a fund was established to aid the children of men killed or permanently disabled in the war. Each province was assigned an award. After WWII a second War Memorial was established to honour all the men and women lost. There are no specific field of study restrictions. Candidates must be Canadian citizens in at least their second year of a doctoral program at a Canadian or Commonwealth university. Their first degree must be from a Canadian university. The scholarship is valued at $15,000. A committee in the province of the candidate's first degree will make the selections and forward the nominations to the IODE National Chapter.