Women’s Studies has several excellent scholarship opportunities available each Spring. Please look over the requirements for each scholarship below and apply to those for which you are qualified. These are all for continuing undergraduate students and please remember that you have nothing to lose by applying. Note that the Andrea O’Donnell Scholarship requires letters of recommendation and some scholarships ask for additional essay content. Be sure that your name is on all supplemental materials submitted.
Please complete the form and return it with transcripts and the required essay to Arts and Letters 346 or to firstname.lastname@example.org by Wed. April 9 at 4pm
Andrea O'Donnell Memorial Scholarship
Given in the memory of an activist student at SDSU, these $1,000 scholarships were designed to aid in the education of SDSU undergraduate students who demonstrate commitment to community activism and leadership in developing, promoting, or supporting activities which empower women, and who demonstrate commitment to academic achievement as well. Applicants are not required to be full-time students.
Betty Nesvold Scholarship
Given in memory of one of the founders of the Department, this $1000 scholarship is for undergraduate Women’s Studies majors or minors who plan to enroll for the following academic year on the basis of outstanding academic achievement. Applicants are not required to be full-time students.
In memory of Joanne Davis, this $1,000 scholarship is given in support of a student whose parents did not attend a four-year college or university.
Available only through the Scholarship Office: The Sue Russell Scholarship
These $1,000 scholarships honor an SDSU Alum who gained her degree in later life while working. Recipients must be WS majors or minors with preference to those with a minor in Political Science, English or Business Administration. Applications are available at the Financial Aid and Scholarships web site. Search under Women’s Studies Majors, Undergraduates. The 200 word essay will describe current employment and the challenges of attending college while employed. A minimum of $1,000 will be awarded.
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Last Update: 2/20/15