April 01, 2022
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Sociologists for Women in Society has worked hard to build a coalition of women scholars who share concerns about the status of women both domestically and internationally. In keeping with that mission, SWS established a Women of Color Scholarship at its annual meeting in February 2007. The primary purposes of the scholarship are: To offer support to women and non-binary scholars of color who are from underrepresented groups and are studying concerns that women of color face domestically and/or internationally and to increase the network and participation of students and professionals of color in SWS and beyond.ADVERTISEMENT
Applicants must identify as a woman or non-binary scholar of color from a racial/ethnic group facing racial discrimination in the United States. Applicants must be graduate students in the early stages of writing a dissertation that is sociologically relevant scholarship that addresses the concerns of women of color, domestically and/or internationally. Applicants must demonstrate financial need. Domestic and international scholars are welcome to apply.
The winner will receive an $18,000 scholarship (for the academic year), a certificate, and SWS membership for one year. In addition the recipient will receive free registration for both the Summer and Winter Meetings, along with an additional $500 grant to enable attendance at the Summer Meeting and Winter Meeting provided in the form of a reimbursement. If the winner would like for the SWS Executive Office to book travel, the winner can contact the Executive Officer and the travel arrangements will be made out of the $500 travel grant money. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
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