Scholarships and Awards

Frances L. Webster Scholarship

Women’s and Gender Studies $750 Tuition Award

Eligible candidates: any declared Women’s and Gender Studies minor who has completed or is completing at least six hours of Women’s and Gender Studies courses.

Criteria:
  1. Academic achievement (3.0 GPA or better).
  2. Involvement in the Women’s & Gender Studies program and women’s and gender issues.
  3. Demonstrated responsibility and initiative.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to diversity in activism and scholarship.

Deadline: February 15th of each year

To Apply:
Materials may be submitted electronically (in Word or PDF files) to catherine.macgillvray@uni.edu or by mail to Sabin 225.  A committee of the Women’s and Gender Studies Advisory Board will review these applications.

For Further Information:
Dr. Catherine MacGillivray, catherine.macgillivray@uni.edu, 319-273-7102

Sponsor:  UNI Women’s and Gender Studies Program

Agathon Fellowship

Call for Applications for 2015-16 Academic Year

The Agathon Fellowship provides an annual financial award to a student who has demonstrated a strong commitment to and an active role in support of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender LGBT issues. Graduate and undergraduate students are encouraged to apply, with preference given to Women and Gender Studies Graduate Students.  Students must have a 3.0 grade point average and must be enrolled as full-time students at UNI for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Candidates must provide:

  1. A 1 to 2 page written statement addressing how you have demonstrated a strong commitment to and an active role in the support of LGBT issues, and how you plan to continue to do so during the fellowship period.
  2. An academic transcript (an official copy is required for non-UNI applicants)
  3. Two letters of recommendation, with at least one that addresses your commitment and active role in LGBT issues.  Recommenders should send their letters directly to the Women’s and Gender Studies program.
  4. Resume or Curriculum Vita

Deadline: April 15, 2015

To Apply:  Materials may be submitted electronically (in word or PDF files) to michele.guernsey@uni.edu or by mail to Sabin 225 by.  A committee of the Women’s and Gender Studies Advisory Board will review these applications.

For Further Information:
Dr. Catherine MacGillivray, catherine.macgillivray@uni.edu, 319-273-7102