Women’s & Gender Studies awards a scholarship to majors, minors, and graduate students taking the Graduate Certificate in Gender, Power, and Difference.

Scholarship History

The Harriet Patsy Boyer Scholarship program was established to increase opportunities for students to participate in scholarly activities that promote new understanding of women in culture and society.

Scholarship Criteria

  • Pursuing an interdisciplinary minor in Women's Studies or concentration in Women's Studies
  • Enrolled full-time with a minimum 2.5 GPA overall and a 3.0 in program courses
  • Making satisfactory progress towards degree
  • Must be a sophomore standing to receive scholarship

Amounts awarded vary but graduate students generally get $5000-$8000, Majors get $4000-$5000, and minors get $2000-$3000, depending on available funds.