Mini-Grant Program

The Women’s and Gender Studies Mini-Grant Program is designed to build a vigorous and diverse research, teaching and learning community in Women’s and Gender Studies (WGS) at Iowa State University. Examples of projects eligible for funding include: research, professional development, conference attendance, and course development (new and revamped).Grant proposals may be submitted by Women’s and Gender Studies faculty affiliates. Each applicant should include a letter of support from the department chair or chair equivalent. Guidelines and the application form can be found online.
Individual grants will be awarded for up to $1000.00, which must be spent within one year of receipt of funds. An impact report or presentation is due after completion of the project.

Click here to download the Women’s and Gender Studies Mini-Grants Research and Professional Development Application Form.

For more information about this opportunity, please contact Dr. Ann Oberhauser (