Gender and Women’s Studies Basic Needs Fund
Purpose: Gender and Women's Studies faculty decided to launch a basic needs fund to provide undergraduate and graduate students with financial support. The fund aligns with GWS’s approach to radical collective care.
Eligibility : The fund is open to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at UIC who meet any of the following criteria:
- Gender and Women's Studies major
- Gender and Women's Studies minor
- Social Justice minor
- Gender and Women's Studies graduate student concentrator
Guidelines: Depending on the availability of funds, a student can receive up to $500 in a calendar year based on a single application or multiple applications. There are no restrictions on how the funds should be used once awarded.