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The Gender and Women's Studies Program is pleased to offer funding to promote internationally-focused research that addresses women's and girls’ human rights, inter- and intrastate conflict, and peace. We will offer our final award in 2023, to a graduate student pursuing research in these areas. This fund was established in 2010 and made possible through the generous contributions of Dr. Susan McKay, emeritus faculty, as well as through donations from friends of Gender and Women's Studies.
To support scholarship that proactively addresses women's and girls’ human rights, violence in armed conflict, and peace efforts, and to build capacity at the University of Wyoming for addressing these issues through courses and scholarship. Although a broad range of projects will be considered, the following are examples of research this fund is intended to address:
Examples of specific projects that have been funded include:
We will be awarding the final funding amount of $1500 in the spring of 2023 to a UW Graduate student pursuing research relevant to the guidelines above. The fund seeks to enhance feminist research and dissemination of research findings regarding women and girls, armed conflict, and peace.
Recipients may be from any department or unit on campus, and the awardee will be expected to provide a public presentation to the Gender & Women’s Studies community based upon the research during the following academic year.
The following expenses can be covered by this award:
Deadline: Friday, March 31st, 2023
The application is available here: Susan Mckay application form 2023. The application abstract should specifically address the relevancy of the research to the purpose of the fund. A detailed budget is to be submitted with the application.
Applications should be emailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Note: please combine all application materials into one .pdf file