Scholarships and Grants

Undergraduate Students:

Congratulations to Elena Hicks, recipient of the 2018-2019 Women's Studies scholarship, sponsored by the Luann Dummer Center for Women! The scholarship in the amount of $2,000 is offered annually to a qualified Women’s Studies major or minor.  

To apply for this scholarship, students must:

  • Have officially declared a major or minor in Women’s Studies

  • Have completed or currently be enrolled in WMST 205, Foundations of Women’s Studies

  • Submit an essay, report, or project, developed in a classroom context, that addresses a Women’s Studies topic, with a cover letter that explains the value of that project or essay in light of their education in Women’s Studies

  • Submit an unofficial transcript

  • Submit, in a sealed, signed envelope, a letter of support from a Women’s Studies faculty member

The review committee for this award will evaluate applications based on the student’s academic strength and the quality of the above submissions.

Applications for the scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year must be received no later than Monday, March 9, 2020.  For additional information, please contact Dr. Paola Ehrmantraut at (651) 962-5159 or by e-mail at

 Associated Faculty:

The Luann Dummer Center for Women offers faculty members affiliated with the Women's Studies program the opportunity to apply for a Women's Studies Faculty Project Development Grant. The grant is for a project that strengthens the program and brings to campus a leader in the discipline. For more information, visit the Luann Dummer Center for Women website.