Awards
Triumph of the Hands

''Triumph of the Hands'' by Judy Baca, Professor of Chicana/o Studies at UCLA

 

Travel Prize for Undergraduate Students - National Women’s Studies Association Annual Conference

For Gender Studies majors or minors interested in pursuing a graduate degree, the Department of Gender Studies will provide support to attend the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA) annual conference in Fall 2018, to be held in Atlanta, Georgia (November 8-11, 2018).  To be considered, candidate should submit a 500-750 statement explaining their interest in attending and how this opportunity relates to their future goals. Award includes up to $1000 each for two students to attend (transportation, shared hotel room, NWSA membership, and registration), to be coordinated through Gender Studies. 

Deadline: April 20, 2018

 Applications should include (all materials to be submitted by email to info@gender.ucla.edu):

  • Cover Sheet
  • 500-750 statement of interest
  • Name of a Gender Studies faculty reference
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • DPR (unofficial transcript)

Gender Studies Honors Research Project Assistance Prize

$500-$1000 range (amount dependent on research needs).  Research award for an upper division Gender Studies major who is eligible for and is pursuing honors in the major in 2017-18 (cumulative GPA of 3.4).

Deadline: Rolling deadline based on research needs, apply anytime

Applications should include (all materials to be submitted by email to info@gender.ucla.edu):

  • Cover Sheet
  • 2-page project description
  • Budget
  • Letter of support from Gender Studies Faculty Mentor
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • DPR (unofficial transcript)

Gender Studies Community Engagement Prize 

$1000 prize (up to two recipients) for Gender Studies majors or minors, recognizing outstanding achievements in practical applications of feminist theory through community service. To be considered, candidate should submit a 500-750 word essay describing your academic accomplishments and your engagement in gender-related organizations and political projects.  Recipients will be recognized with a certificate at commencement.

Deadline: April 20, 2018

Applications should include (all materials to be submitted by email to info@gender.ucla.edu):

  • Cover Sheet
  • Essay (3 pages)
  • Letter of endorsement from UCLA Faculty
  • CV (Curriculum Vitae)
  • DPR (unofficial transcript)

 

Gender Studies Prize for Research Excellence

$1000 prize (up to 2 recipients) for Gender Studies majors or minors (graduating seniors) for best research paper or critical essay submitted in a Gender Studies course( including 199 courses),  during the current academic year or the previous Spring quarter.  Students are nominated by Gender Studies faculty and TAs (one nominee each, seniors only). Recipients will be recognized with a certificate at commencement.

Deadline: April 20, 2018

 Nominations from faculty and TAs should be sent to info@gender.ucla.edu, and should include:

  • Student’s name
  • Course number, title and quarter
  • Title of the nominated paper (if possible)


Nominees will be contacted to submit the nominated paper by April 30, 2018.

For more information contact: Department of Gender Studies, 1120 Rolfe Hall
, 310-206-8101 or email: info@gender.ucla.edu

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Center for the Study of Women: www.csw.ucla.edu or call (310) 825-0590.