Women's Studies Scholarships

Below is a list of scholarships from our database that are relevant for students of women's studies, gender studies, and similar programs. Some of these scholarships are targeted towards Canadian students, and others to American students, and many to both!

Scholarship Amount Deadline Region of Study Level of Study
Young Women in Public Affairs Award

$1,500 to $4,000 USD

 

Please refer to your local Zonta club for the specific deadline

 

High school; Undergraduate

 

Worldwide

 

Getty Scholar Grants

Getty Scholars may be in residence from three to nine months: 

Three-month residency: September to December, January to March, April to June: $17,200
Six-month residency: September to March, January to June: $42,000
Nine-month residency: September to June: $65,000

 

***UPDATE - The 2021 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in June of 2022 for information regarding the 2022 award.***

 

 

Post-graduate

 

Worldwide (all nationalities)

 

Leo J. Krysa Family Undergraduate Scholarship

$3,500

 

UPDATE: This scholarship program appears to be on pause due to COVID-19. Please check back in March of 2022 for an update.

 

Undergraduate

 

Canada

 

Indspire Post-Secondary Education Scholarship

Varies

 

February 1; August 1; November 1 at 11:59 p.m. PT (annually)

 

Full-time one-year certificate or diploma programs, undergraduate and graduate degree programs from an accredited post- secondary institution. 

 

Canada (Study outside of Canada is permitted at the graduate level).

 

Kate B. and Hall J. Peterson Fellowships

$1,850 per month or $1,350 per month including housing in the Society's Fellow's Residence

 

***UPDATE - The 2021 application period is now closed for this scholarship. Please check back in April of 2022 for information regarding the 2022 award.***

 

Doctoral candidates

 

United States (location of fellowship)