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Undergraduate Prize

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This merit-based prize is awarded annually to one outstanding Gender and Women’s Studies major or minor or Social Justice minor. Applicants must demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to feminist activism on campus and/or in the community. To be eligible, students must have completed (or currently be completing) the requirements for the Major or Minor in Gender and Women’s Studies or the Minor in Social Justice, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher. The winner will receive a certificate of recognition, a monetary award of $200, and notice among the University’s award winners.

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Applications for the 2023-2024 GWS Undergraduate Prize are open! Updated due date: Applications are due Friday, April 12, 2024, 5 p.m. CST.