About the award

For the student who wrote extensively on women’s issues.

Wanda Stankiewicz graduated in 1972 with a history degree from the University of Toronto. She then attended Ryerson’s School of Journalism for a time before working as a consumer radio reporter in Burlington, Ont.. Wanda began her television journalism career with CBC Toronto, working there for four years before going on to work a year at United Press International. In 1984 she joined CTV as a news writer for Canada AM and, at the time of her death, was an assignment editor and national news producer for CTV National News. This award was established in her memory by CTV News, her husband Marc de Bellefeuille and her family.

2017 Wanda Stankiewicz Memorial Scholarship
2017 Wanda Stankiewicz Memorial Scholarship

Presenter Marc de Bellefeuille with winner Lisa Cumming.

Presenter Marc de Bellefeuille with winner Lisa Cumming.

Wanda Stankiewicz Memorial Scholarship
Wanda Stankiewicz Memorial Scholarship

Marc de Bellefeuille with 2016 winner Emily Theodore.

Marc de Bellefeuille with 2016 winner Emily Theodore.

2015 Wanda Stankiewicz Memorial Scholarship
2015 Wanda Stankiewicz Memorial Scholarship

2015 winner Nayda Domingo with Awards committee member Adrian Ma.

2015 winner Nayda Domingo with Awards committee member Adrian Ma.

Past Winners

2017    Lisa Cumming

2016    Emily Theodore

2015    Nadya Domingo

2014    Jennifer Cheng

2014    Jessica Galang

2013    Breanne Nicholson

2013    Olivia Stefanovich

2012    Samantha Dawson

2012    Niki Singh

2011    Kristina Gutauskas 

2011    Arti Patel

2010    Ronak Ghorbani

2010    Mai Nguyen

2009    Lora Grady

2009    Laura Janecka