Scholarship Directory

Scholarship Directory

The purpose of the Women of Color Caucus Student Essay Awards is to discover, encourage, and promote the intellectual development of emerging Black women scholars who engage in critical theoretical discussions and/or analysis about feminist/womanist issues concerning women and girls of color. One $400.00 award is available for students enrolled in undergraduate, graduate or professional programs. Recent Ph.D. recipients are also eligible to apply. This award has an application deadline of mid February. For further information on eligibility requirements, please visit the program website.

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The Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) awards annual fellowships to a select number of graduate students with a proven commitment to equity for women. Fellows gain practical policymaking experience and graduate credit as they work from January to August as Congressional legislative aides in Washington, D.C. WREI Fellows receive a stipend of about $1,300 per month for eight months of the academic year. An additional sum of $500 is provided for the purchase of health insurance. WREI also reimburses Fellows up to a maximum of $1,500 for the cost of tuition at their home institutions (books and non-tuition charges are not covered). Only women who are currently enrolled in a masters, doctoral, or professional degree program at an accredited institution in the United States or who have completed such a program within the past 18 months are eligible. WREI strongly suggests that applicants have completed at least nine hours of graduate coursework before applying, and have a demonstrated interest in research or political activity relevant to women's social and political status. Prospective candidates are selected on the basis of academic competence as well as a demonstrated interest in the public policy process. The application deadline for this scholarship is in mid-May. For more information, please contact the Women's Research & Education Institute (WREI) Congressional Fellowship Program by phone at 202-280-2720 or by e-mail at [email protected].

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