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

 

Please check back in Summer 2021 to apply for the 2021-2022 cycle.

 

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 the fall of 2021 for an update.

 

Undergraduate

 

Canada

 

A Place for Mom Annual Senior Care Scholarship

$1,000

 

***UPDATE - This scholarship is not being offered in 2021. Please check back in September, 2021 for updates regarding the 2022 award.***

 

Any level of post-secondary

 

Canada (except Quebec); United States

 

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

 

January 15, annually (UPDATE: Due to the COVID pandemic, the Society is suspending the 2021 application process for all short-term fellowships. The next applications for short-term fellowships will be due on January 15, 2022. Fellowships will be tenable for 2022-23.) 

 

Doctoral candidates

 

United States (location of fellowship)