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Summer Research Fellowship in Women and Gender Studies

The Women and Gender Studies Summer Fellowship program provides a stipend for students to conduct cutting edge research with a faculty member for 10 weeks. Projects are welcome in a wide variety of areas including: gender and sexuality, queer studies, third world feminism, cultural representation and literature, women and labor, feminist theory, immigration and citizenship, and social activism. This  program is funded by a generous gift from the Riecker Foundation in collaboration with the Center for the Education of Women. Research projects can be in any field or discipline including laboratory and clinical research studies related to maternal health, genetic research related to diseases affecting women such as breast and ovarian cancer, genetic screening, health care disparities related to women or LGBTQ populations, women and gender studies including work in history, American culture, global studies, anthropology, psychology, political science, public policy, economics, literature, etc.Students will also participate in biweekly seminars to learn more about current and emerging research in women and gender studies, read and share articles related to research in women and gender studies, learn how to publish their research and engage in other professional development activities.

Stipend Award:  $2000-$4000 (number of hours per week 20-40)

Fellowship Dates: Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - Friday, August 4, 2017

Application Opens: Monday, December 5, 2017

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 17, 2017

Application Requirements

Online Application Form, which includes the following documents: Personal Statement, 3-5 page Research Proposal, 1 Letter of Recommendation from Project Mentor, and Official Transcript