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Feminist Practice Award for Undergraduates
This annual award recognizes Women’s and Gender Studies or Gender & Health undergraduate majors or minors in LGBTQ Studies, Gender, Race and Nation, Gender and Health, or Social Class and Inequality studies whose work in community service or activism best exemplifies application of feminist thought to practice. The winner will have a strong record of leadership that demonstrates a clear connection to ideas from Women’s and Gender Studies courses. We particularly welcome applications from students whose work has focused on empowering those who are marginalized.
Nominations may be forwarded by eligible students or other members of the University community. Self-nominations are especially welcome. Nominees are asked to submit a narrative of 300–500 words describing their relevant service or activism and its connections to their academic work at the University of Michigan, including specifically their coursework in Women’s Studies. The award carries a certificate and $500 and is conferred on a student or group of students each May.
The 2024 submission deadline will be in March 2024.
Previous Feminist Practice Award winners:
2023 winner: Adriana Farmer-Mohamed
2022 winner: Jessica Wang; Honorable Mention: Emma Theisen
2021 winner: Lunar Doula Collective
2020 winner: Shaima Abdullah
2019 winner: Amani Echols
2018 winners: G Ryan and Jamie Thompson
2017 winner: Lakyrra Magee
2016 winner: Lamees Mekkaoui
2015 winner: Emma Maniere
2014 winners: Students for Choice. Honorable Mention, Zeinab Khalil.
2013 winner: Amy Navvab
Inaugural 2012 winner: What the F Magazine. Honorable Mention, Sarah Kucemba, Annie Sajid.