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. 

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 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. WGS will award two scholarships for next year. 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 WGS 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 WGS Program. New incoming Freshmen will not need to look for these additional questions. Applications for 2023-2024 are open until the March 1st deadline.

Contact Dr. Kelly Winfrey (kwinfrey@iastate.edu) with questions.

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. 

This scholarship is intended to support graduate students pursuing a Master’s 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 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters, and have a minimum GPA of 3.0. WGS will award two scholarships for next year. 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 apply for the scholarship, visit Iowa State OneApp  to complete the general application and then the “Women’s and Gender Studies Graduate Student Scholarship in Honor of Randie Camp” will be recommended. Applications for 2023-2024 are open until the March 1st deadline.

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

2022-2023 Graduate Student Scholarship in Honor of Randi Camp Recipients: Paul Hengesteg and Stephanie Gibbing-Clark


2022-2023 Linda Gaylon Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients: Olivia Garcia and Ren Jahn


2021 Graduates

First NameLast Namemajor/minor/grad minor
StephanieGibb-Clarkgrad minor
LindseyHubergrad minor
JarrelJohnsongrad minor
JessicaSchulzgrad minor
AntonioBallmajor
ElainaBeckmajor
AnnikaHogstrommajor
AnnaHummelmajor
AlexisKonfrstmajor
JenniferNunezmajor
ClaudiaPicomajor
BrooklynnSellermajor
MollyZenkmajor
JoAllenminor
SimrenBallaganminor
ReedBlanchardminor
LilianaDelgadominor
DakotaHostetterminor
LeandraLyonminor
SophiaMutaminor
MaraOlsenminor
EllenPappasminor
JosefinaRodriguezminor
DayjaSchwichtenbergminor
Bailey
Sterkminor
HaylieSumner-Lindbergminor
EmmaTaylorminor
MargaretTroupminor
PaigeVogelminor
NicoleWhitlockminor
ElizabethPiercemajor
SophiaWignallmajor
ClaudiaPicomajor
ClarissaMerschmanminor
IzabelleNankeminor
JoshuaRobbinsminor