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Outside Grants

USM Women’s Forum Scholarship Opportunities¬†

Student Scholarship: (scholarships are $500/student recipient) is open to all students attending a USM institution. In order to be eligible for the award, you must have earned a total of 48 undergraduate OR 9 graduate credits, have a minimum GPA of 3.0, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and have demonstrated financial need.

Professional Staff Development Award: (awards range from $250-$1000) provides funding to eligible staff members currently employed at USM institutions for a minimum of one (1) years cumulative service (with verification of employment supported by the applicant’s USM institution’s Human Resources Department). The USMWF wishes to encourage and enable staff to pursue training and/or professional development activities to enhance current job skills and/or seek career advancement opportunities. Funding can be used for non-credit courses and conferences.

Faculty Research Award (awards range from $500-$1000) is designed to provide a funding opportunity for faculty who are pursuing research on women’s experiences: social, scientific, economic, political, and health conditions that impact women. All faculty who hold an academic appointment at any of the USM institutions may apply with preference given to junior faculty members at the rank of assistant professor, research associate, or instructor. In addition, faculty must be within five years of their appointment. Only one proposal per investigator will be considered.

Submit your application and encourage a friend/colleague!

Learn more about these scholarships here!
Application materials due by June 30, 2018