NWSA Now Accepting Graduate Scholarship Applications

The National Women’s Studies Association offers the following scholarships for graduate students.  Please see all of NWSA’s prizes and awards, including online application forms here.
PLEASE NOTE:
To be considered for the following scholarships, applicants must:
  • be current 2012 members before the deadline
  • use the online forms for submission
  • meet the requirements as described in each application

Incomplete applications or applications without a membership will not be considered.

NWSA Graduate Scholarship

Deadline: May 15

NWSA will award $1,000 to a student who, in the fall of the year of the award, will be engaged in the research or writing stages of a Master’s Thesis or Ph.D. Dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies.

The research project must be on women and must enhance the NWSA mission.

Lesbian Caucus Award

Deadline: May 15
The purpose of the annual NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award is to provide a $500 research award in recognition of a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation research project that resonates with the mission of NWSA and the goals of the Lesbian Caucus.
Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards
Deadline: May 15
The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analyses about feminist or womanist issues concerning women and girls of color in the United States and the diaspora.
Four (4) $500 awards are available for women of color currently enrolled in a graduate or professional program and are current members of NWSA.
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