Scholarships & Grants

Scholarships and Grants

Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship

This scholarship was named after Dr. Linda Galyon, the leader of the Women’s Studies Program from its origins in the 1970s to the 1990s when it became a degree-granting academic program at ISU. Linda passed away on Oct. 1, 2019 at the age of 86.

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 2021 and Spring 2022 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. 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 2021-2022 are now available.

Graduate Student Scholarship in honor of Randie Camp

This scholarship is named in honor of Randie Camp, a graduate teaching assistant in the Women’s and Gender Studies Program in 2020. Randie passed away on August 27, 2020.

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 2021 and Spring 2022 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 2021-2022 are now available.

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 Scholarship Recipients

2020-2021 Linda Galyon Undergraduate Scholarship Award Recipient: Antonio Ball

2020-2021 Graduate Student Award Recipient: Amanda Arp

Spring/Summer 2020 Graduates

NameMajor/Minor/Grad Minor
Brianna Andersonminor
Ashlyn Butlermajor
Danny Cookmajor
Trinity Dearbornmajor
Luis Gonzalez-Diasminor
Julia Hallminor
Mark Heirigsgraduate minor
Madyson Jonesminor
Shelby Krugmajor
Lynette Kwaw-Mensahminor
Olivia Lehmanmajor
Megan Lutzminor
Abigail Mankinsminor
Elise Marguliesmajor
Annaliessa Michelotti-Hendonmajor
Mia Masterpoleminor
Savannah Minnickminor
Molly Muenchminor
Karly Nelsonminor
Rachel O'Brienmajor
Rachel Powellminor
Kori Ralstonminor
Tia Saddlermajor
Sierra Staliansminor
Anna Swartzendrubermajor
David Wahlgraduate minor
Rylee Wahmanminor