Scholarships and Awards

GWSS Service Award

Award Amount: $300.00

GWSS wants to celebrate all who support and/or make a difference in the Department of Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies. This award is open to anyone associated with the Department of Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies. 

Nominations for this award can be made by GWSS Faculty, Students, Staff, or Peers at Dropbox URL: https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/car945/40319 (Please note that you must use your UW NetID to access Catalyst.) 

The Herring Phelps Award for Scholarly Activism (Undergraduate Award)

Award Amount: $300.00

The goal of this award is to recognize and support GWSS majors whose personal activism is informed by feminism/feminist scholarship. We recognize that activist work is often a group effort. This award looks at your experience and understanding of your work in relation to your values as a feminist. The award will be given based on submission materials that link your community-based activism to a significant body of contemporary feminist scholarship.

Nomination: Nominations for this award can be made by GWSS Faculty, the GWSS Undergraduate Advisor, or GWSS Peers at URL: https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/car945/40319 (Please note that you must use your UW NetID to access Catalyst.) 

The Herring Phelps Award for Outstanding GWSS Senior (Undergraduate Award)

Award Amount: $300.00

The Herring Phelps Award for Outstanding GWSS Senior recognizes a GWSS student whose feminist scholarship, co-curricular activities, and/or exemplar service, and/or supporting the work of their peers is marked by excellence or distinction.

Nomination: Nominations for this award can be made by GWSS Faculty, the GWSS Undergraduate Advisor, or GWSS Peers at URL: https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/car945/40319 (Please note that you must use your UW NetID to access Catalyst.) 

The Marie Doman Award for Excellence in Teaching (Graduate Award)

Award Amount: $300.00

The goal of this award is to recognize a GWSS Teaching Assistant whose teaching represents the highest standard of teaching in feminist and/or women’s issues.

Nomination: Nominations for this award can be made by a GWSS Faculty Member at URL: https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/car945/40319 (Please note that you must use your UW NetID to access Catalyst.) 

The Pamela E. Yee Gender and Disability Studies Award

Amount: $500 to be split between a Graduate and Undergraduate Student at UW

This award is given annually to an undergraduate and graduate student for a written and/or visual project on any topic that most successfully integrates gender and disability studies. 

Nomination: Nominations for this award can be made by GWSS Faculty, the GWSS Undergraduate Advisor, GWSS Peers and non-GWSS Faculty at URL: https://catalyst.uw.edu/collectit/dropbox/car945/40319 (Please note that you must use your UW NetID to access Catalyst.) 

Graduate Funding Opportunities

See Graduate Funding Opportunities for additional funding resources for graduate students.