USM Women’s Forum Scholarship and Award Opportunities (6/30 Deadline)

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The USM Women’s Forum Student Scholarship (up to $500) is open to all students enrolled/attending a USM institution for the fall semester of the year scholarship application. To be eligible for the award, you must have earned a total of 48 undergraduate OR 9 graduate credits, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 at your USM institution, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and have demonstrated financial need. One scholarship per lifetime.

The scholarship is open to both men and women. Application materials must be received by June 30th in order to be considered for the award.

The USM Women’s Forum Professional Staff Development Award (up to $500) provides funding to eligible staff members currently employed at USM institutions for a minimum of five (5) years cumulative service (with verification of employment supported by the applicant’s USM institution’s Human Resources Department). The USMWF wishes to encourage and enable staff to pursue training and/or professional development activities to enhance current job skills and/or seek career advancement opportunities. Funding can be used for non-credit courses and conferences.

The award is open to both men and women. Application materials must be received by June 30th in order to be considered for the award.

The USM Women’s Forum Faculty Research Award (up to $1000) is designed to provide a funding opportunity for faculty who are pursuing research on women’s experiences: social, scientific, economic, political, and health conditions that impact women. All faculty who hold an academic appointment at any of the USM institutions may apply with preference given to junior faculty members at the rank of assistant professor, research associate, or instructor. In addition, faculty must be within five years of their appointment. Only one proposal per investigator will be considered.

The award is open to both men and women. Application materials must be received by June 30th in order to be considered for the award.

This post originally appeared in UMBC Insights.

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