Scholarships & Awards

Scholarships and Grants

Undergraduate Scholarships

All undergraduate students must apply via the OneApp application process. All current students must complete the questions asked related to the opportunities that will be recommended to you for the Women’s and Gender Studies Program. New incoming Freshmen will not need to look for these additional questions. Applications for 2020-2021 are due on March 2, 2020.

Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to support an undergraduate student majoring in Women’s and Gender Studies at Iowa State University. In order to be considered for this $1,000 scholarship, students must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors, enrolled as a student during Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Selection is based on demonstrated commitment to the field of women’s and gender studies. Financial need will also be considered. To apply for the scholarship, visit Iowa State OneApp and find the Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship Application under recommended applications.

Graduate Student Scholarship

This scholarship is intended to support graduate students pursuing a Masters or a Ph.D. degree and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies at Iowa State University. The scholarship of $1000 will provide assistance to students enrolled during Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. Preference will be given to students who engage in the field of women’s and gender studies and enhance women’s contributions to the advancement of knowledge. Recipients must demonstrate financial need. To download the application, click here. Applications for 2020-2021 are due on March 2, 2020.

WGS Faculty Affiliate Mini-Grants

To build a vigorous and diverse Women’s and Gender Studies research community at Iowa State University, and to enhance the dissemination of WGS scholarship locally, nationally, and internationally, the WGS program is pleased to offer mini-grants to our faculty affiliates for research, conference presentations, and professional development opportunities.

To apply for a mini-grant, you must be a tenure/tenure-track WGS faculty affiliate for a minimum of one-year. Download and complete the application form here.

 

Recent Awards

2019-20 Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship Award Recipient: Tia Saddler

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2019-2020 Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship: Tia Saddler. Tia is a double major in English and Women’s and Gender Studies.

2019-2020 Graduate Student Award Recipient: Alexia Angton

The Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Student Award was given to Alexia Angton. Alexia is a PhD student in Sociology.

Fall 2019 Graduates

Undergraduate Majors in Women’s and Gender Studies 

Karah Lyons Psychology, Women’s Studies

Undergraduate Minors in Women’s and Gender Studies 

Carolyn Froehlich
Karla Ortega
Courtney Palmersheim
Patience Moyer
Nayelie Valenzuela