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.

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 2019 and Spring 2020 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 $750 will provide assistance to students enrolled during Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 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.

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 Recipients: Tia Saddler

The Women’s and Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce the recipients 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 Recipients: Alexia Angton

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

Other grants and awards …

David Wahl, graduate student in Sociology with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies, received a 2018 Teaching Excellence Award.

 

Itzel Padron Zuniga, undergraduate student in Women’s and Gender Studies, received an Undergraduate Social Action Award from the Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS). This national award, given during the SWS meeting in Memphis, TN, in 2016, recognized Itzel “for her coordination of a student demonstration meant to challenge rape culture and victim-blaming rhetoric.”

 

Spring and Summer 2019 Graduates in Women’s and Gender Studies

Undergraduate BA Degree
Women’s and Gender Studies Major

  • Deidra Ennis (Psychology, Women’s Studies)
  • Roslyn Gray (Biology, Women’s Studies)
  • Mallory Gunther (English, Women’s Studies)
  • Caedyn Krahling (Women’s and Gender Studies)
  • Ally Mauer (Women’s and Gender Studies)
  • Danielle Moss (Women’s and Gender Studies)
  • Danike Nolte (Biology, Women’s and Gender Studies)
  • Peyton Spanbauer (Journalism & Mass Communications, Women’s Studies)

Undergraduate Minors

  • Madeline Beiwel
  • Ruth Bennett
  • Ashley Buising
  • Kayla Hemmelgarn
  • Laurie Johnson
  • Natalie Keller
  • Kylie Kuiper
  • Katherine Lenson
  • A’Lece Moore
  • Jaclyn Norman
  • Ava Schroedl
  • Madison Thomas
  • Emily Ung
  • Cora Weatherford

Graduate Minors

  • Carrie Chenault
  • Sonja Lindberg
  • Meredith Smith-Lane