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Women's and Gender Studies Program



Women's and Gender Studies Program



Women's and Gender Studies Program



Women's and Gender Studies Program


Merit Scholarship in Women’s and Gender Studies

 

2014 WGST MERIT SCHOLARSHIP

Each fall the Women’s and Gender Studies Program awards one scholarship in the amount of $500 to a WGST minor.  This scholarship can be used for tuition and books in the following spring semester.  The student who is awarded the scholarship must enroll in at least one WGST course in the spring 2015 semester. The Women's and Gender Studies Scholarship Committee will consider the following criteria when reviewing applications: applicant's academic record, involvement in women's issues, and financial need.

Eligibility

  1. Are declared Women's and Gender Studies minors.
  2. Are at least in their second semester as a sophomore.
  3. Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5.
   

Award

$500 towards UNC Charlotte tuition and books in the following spring semester.

   

Criteria for Awarding Fellowship

The Women's and Gender Studies Scholarship Committee will consider the following: applicant's academic record, involvement in women's issues, and financial need.

   

Application Deadline

November 7, 2014

   

Instructions to Applicants

A completed application consists of the following materials:

  1. Cover sheet with full name, address, telephone number, email, and Banner ID number.
  2. Personal essay of 300-500 words describing your interest and involvement in women's and gender studies or feminist and/or LGBTQ issues.
  3. Two letters of reference. At least one must be from a UNC Charlotte faculty member. These letters should evaluate your academic achievement, interest & involvement in women's issues, and other strengths.
  4. Contact information for the people who are writing your letters of reference. This includes their names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers.

Complete Applications are due on November 7, 2014. Incomplete applications will not be considered.  All application materials must be typed. The applicant should submit items 1, 2, and 4 to Dr. Sonya Ramsey at sramse17@uncc.edu. Item 3 should be sent by the referees to Dr. Sonya Ramsey at the address below.

   

Submit application materials to

Dr. Sonya Ramsey
Women's and Gender Studies
UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28223

For more information, contact Dr. Ramsey at 704-687-5154 or sramse17@uncc.edu.