This scholarship was initiated in 1981. Dame Gwendolyn Tonge is a founder member of C. A. H. E., has served as President from 1977 to 1981 and has co-authored the C.A.H.E. text book series Caribbean Home Economics in Action.

The Scholarship is a non renewable stipend of U.S $3000.00 This is disbursed in two installments on a semester basis.


~ Be enrolled in Bachelors or Masters degree programme degree related to Home Economics at an accredited institution.

~ Have excellent academic record for current programme Grade B average in core courses.

How To Apply

For CAHE members with four (4) consecutive years of membership

~ Must not be the current recipient of any other CAHE award in the same year.

~ Complete the standard application form

~ A statement from the applicant outlining long-range goals and how this degree will assist in meeting those goals.

~ Official transcripts from University must be submitted.

~ Three references on the applicant’s academic and professional ability. At least two in the applicant’s major field of study.

~ Download,complete and send us your application form Gwendolyn Tonge Scholarship Application Form