Women's Caucus Awards

Gender Scholar Award

The College of Arts and Sciences Women's Caucus announces the annual Gender Scholar Award.

Eligibility

  • College of Arts and Sciences faculty (both emerging scholars and established faculty are encouraged to apply)
  • Demonstration of excellence in gender-related research and scholarly activities

Entries are judged based on the overall quality of the work and contributions advancing knowledge in an area of research that has a gender focus.

Award selection

The prize is $1000 and the winner will be asked to present her or his work during the spring 2014 semester to the WMU community.

Deadline

Jan. 24, 2014

Application

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Professional development grants

Professional development grants of up to $500 may be awarded to support full-time faculty who wish to present gender-based research, attend a gender-focused academic conference, or pursue leadership training for women.

Eligibility

  • College of Arts and Sciences full-time faculty
  • Documented plan to present gender-based research, attend a gender-focused academic conference, or pursue leadership training for women
  • Faculty who have exhausted other sources of funding and who cannot complete the activity without additional support receive priority consideration

Award selection

Up to $500 will be transferred to the research accounts of eligible applicants, contingent on available funds

Deadlines

Feb. 28 and Oct. 31, 2014

Application

Apply