College of Arts and Sciences - Women's Studies

Complete Scholarship Name Application Deadline Date Contact Name Contact Phone Number Contact E-mail Address
Arney Robinson Childs Memorial Award in Women's Studies No Oct 15 Stephanie Mitchem 803.466.4669
Each year our faculty nominate one undergraduate student for a $250 award in honor of Dr. Arney Robinson Childs, a lifelong educator and trailblazer for women. Students who are eligible for this award should: be a senior, have a record of extraordinary achievement and contributions to Women's
and Gender Studies classes, and have exemplary commitment to women's issues on campus or in the community. Award amount: $250
Mary Baskin Waters Award in Social Work and Women's Studies Yes September 15 Arlene Bowers Andrews, Director, Doctoral Program , College of Social Work 803.777.1126
Student must pursue a Certificate of Graduate Study in Women's Studies Student's research focus should be issues that affect the psychosocial health and well-being of women.
Women's Studies Graduate Student Teaching Award Yes Jan 31 Lauren Sklaroff 803.576.5817
This award was established to recognize outstanding teaching in undergraduate and graduate courses of the Women's and Gender Studies Program. Nominees must have: taught at least one undergraduate or graduate WGST (or WGST cross-listed) course within one semester of the time of nomination, demonstrated a history of effective and sustained integration of race, class, gender, and sexuality issues into course materials and requirements, shown evidence of providing guidance and inspiration to undergraduate and graduate students beyond the classroom, and shown evidence of positive student and peer response through student and peer evaluations. Award amount: $250
Harriott Hampton Faucette Award Yes Fall: Oct 15, Spring: Jan 31 Leah McClimans
The Harriott Hampton Faucette Award is designed to assist Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Certificate students with research and professional development. Proposals should be consistent with the research mission of Women’s and Gender Studies to reconceptualize knowledge, create new knowledge, and/or reinterpret existing knowledge through the lens of gender and the prism of diversity. Maximum award amount: $500
Emily Thompson Student Award Yes Nov 15 Leah McClimans
The Emily Thompson Award in Women’s and Gender Studies is designed to recognize the best graduate student research paper or project focusing on some aspect of women’s health. Award amount: $250