Women & Gender Studies Award


  • Awarding Department: Women and Gender Studies
  • Scholarship Intent: The Women and Gender Studies Undergraduate Award recognizes one WGS major or minor who has not only demonstrated excellence in academics, but has applied the feminist commitments of the department (engagement with the larger community, critical thinking and analysis, and working toward social justice) beyond the classroom. This can be broadly defined, for instance, as work with an internship, in other kinds of work places, on the campus, with community organizing and/or at home.
  • Criteria: All WGS majors and minors.
  • Major: Single: Women and Gender Studies
  • Class Level: Undergrad: Any; Grad: N/A
  • Enrollment Status: Continuing/Currently enrolled new admit
  • Enrollment Requirement: Undergrad: 3 UNITS; Grad: N/A
  • Financial Need as determined by the FAFSA and/or CA Dream App: Not a Requirement
  • Citizenship: Any
  • GPA: HS GPA: N/A; SF State Undergrad GPA: N/A; Grad GPA: N/A
  • Contact Person: Women and Gender Studies Department
  • Campus Address: HUM 315
  • Street Address: 1600 Holloway Ave., San Francisco, California 94132
  • Phone Number: (415) 338-1388
  • Email: wgsdept@sfsu.edu
  • Web page: http://wgsdept.sfsu.edu/
  • Number of Awards: 1

up to $500
Women and Gender Studies
Supplemental Questions
  1. Are you a WGS major or minor? (if not, you are not eligible for this scholarship)
  2. In which semester do you intend to graduate? (note: for administrative reasons we cannot offer this scholarship to students graduating in Fall 2017)
  3. Please upload a copy of your unofficial SFSU transcript.
  4. Please upload a 2-3 page (double-spaced) essay describing your academic or research interests, and their connection to your activities beyond the classroom.
  5. Name and Contact Information of a WGS Professor who has agreed to act as reference for you.