LDCW Student Leadership Grant

The scholarship is awarded in the amount of $1,000 for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Applications will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Scholarship recipient must be an undergraduate student of sophomore or junior standing.  Students must be enrolled at UST during most or all of the scholarship period.
  • Recipient must hold at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Preference is given to a female student.
  • Student must demonstrate leadership abilities in the classroom and in the community.
  • Students from the under-represent groups and non-traditional students are strongly encouranged to apply.
  • Applicants should submit a 1-2 page essay that describes how he or she is carrying out the mission of St. Thomas Luann Dummer Center for Women.
  • Application requires one letter of recommendation.

To Apply:

The application cover sheet and proposal should be submitted as one PDF, or Word document, to the Luann Dummer Center for Women, womenscntr@stthomas.edu, no later than 4:30 pm on Friday, March 15, 2019. Members of the LDCW Advisory Board will then review applications and notify applicants of their decision.

Application requirements:

1. Cover page with the following information: student's name, student ID number, major, mail box number, phone number, and email address

2. A 1-2 page essay that describes how he or she is carrying out the Mission of St. Thomas Women Connect (the Mission is in italics at the top of the page)

3. Transcript (unofficial is acceptable)  

4. Letter of recommendation

The Luann Dummer Center for Women would like to request that all recepients be involved in various LDCW programs (such as Feminist Fridays and other events) throughout the duration of their scholarship. These and more events can be found on our website here. It's important that we build a sense of intellectual community. Thank you!

Contact Dr. Young-ok An, Director, Luann Dummer Center for Women via email at yan@stthomas.edu.