Fellowships & Scholarships

Details on How to Apply

The deadline for the 2014-2015 fellowships, grants, scholarships, and essays has passed. Please visit our website next Spring for deadline information.

$4000 Faculty Summer Fellowships (Summer 2014)

Deadline: May 9, 2014, noon. No late submissions.

Fellowship in support of summer work on a research project to do with women, gender &/or sexuality. Supported by the Friends of Women's Studies.


  • Must be UH faculty member. Preference may be given to those who have taught a course or courses cross-listed in WGSS or to those who are members of the WGSS Faculty Affiliates


  1. A description (3 pages maximum) of summer project - Please include in your description a sense of the length of the project (article, book, part thereof, etc.) as well as of your anticipated date of completion. Please note if you would use this money to support travel to an archive or other research site, though travel is not required.
  2. C.V.
  3. Two (2) letters of reference.
  4. A list of any WGSS courses you have taught.

$500 Women's Studies Faculty Travel Grant

Grant for travel to a professional meeting/conference relevant to the recipient's research or teaching in WGSS. Payable as reimbursement of receipts for expenses or for purchase of a ticket before travel. Funded by the Friends of Women's Studies.Re

Deadline: May 9, 2014, noon. No late submissions.


  • Must be a full time UH faculty member;
  • Must have taught a course cross-listed under WGSS, or have graduate students with primary teaching responsibility for a course listed under WGSS, or are members of the WGSS Faculty Affiliate group.


  1. Memo stating the name, date and location of the meeting and the role you will be playing there (paper presenter, panel chair, etc.);
  2. An outline of a simple budget;
  3. A description of how participation in this meeting will enhance your work in WGSS.

Faculty Recipients


Faculty Summer Fellowship ($4000)

Jennifer Augustine, Sociology

for work on her research project "The Post-Secondary Educational Enrollment and Experiences of Women with Children"

Faculty Travel Grant ($500)

Mabel Cuesta, Hispanic Studies


Faculty Summer Fellowship ($4000)

Ann Christensen (English)

Zhiwen Xiao (Communication)

Women's Studies Faculty Travel Grant ($500)

Francesca Behr (MCL)

Amanda Baumle (Sociology)