Scholarship Information

Stay tuned for information about the WGSS 2021-2022 scholarship! Details are generally announced during spring quarter. 

Check out the Scholarship Center site for additional opportunities available throughout the year! 

Tuition Waiver Scholarship & Application Form

QUALIFICATIONS: 

Applicants must be Women, Gender, and Sexuality Minors, Majors, or Concentrators who demonstrate a passion for, and an advanced knowledge of, Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and are in excellent academic standing. Students must be full-time (at least 12 credits) undergraduates.

APPLICATION DOCUMENTS & DIRECTIONS:

Please attach the following documents to one email and submit to Angela in the Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies Program – browna59@wwu.edu

  1. Scholarship application – page 2 of the WGSS Scholarship 2020 21 application
  2. A personal statement addressing your background, interest and goals with regard to Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and any community service or activism in the areas of feminism, sex, gender, and/or sexuality.
  3. An unofficial copy of your transcripts (academic history available in Web4U)
  4. One letter of recommendation in support of your application
    1. Letter should address student’s specific engagement in Women, Gender, & Sexuality Studies. (Start planning early in your requests for a letter. Usually writers appreciate at least two weeks notice, if not more.)
    2. The writers of these letters must submit via email directly to Angela: browna59@wwu.edu

 

EVALUATION CRITERION & NEXT STEPS: 

The scholarship recipient will be selected by the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Scholarship Committee. Awards will be based on the following criteria: academic excellence; directed focus in Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies as evidenced by the number of courses taken, Independent Studies (ISPs), and progress toward minor, major, or concentrations; letter of recommendation; evidence of research/activism relating to feminism, sex, gender, and/or sexuality issues.

Announcements will be shared by end of spring quarter via email. The earliest quarter that scholarship funds may be applied is fall.

Note: Incomplete packets are subject to disqualification.