College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Frances L. Webster Scholarship

WGS or SWAG Scholarship - $500 Tuition Award

Eligible Candidates

Anyone with a declared minor in Women's and Gender Studies or Sexuality, Women and Gender minor who has completed or is completing at least six hours of Women's and Gender Studies core-required courses, and who will not graduate before December 2020.

Course Examples:
  • Women's and Gender Studies: Introduction
  • Images of Women in Literature
  • United States Women's History
  • Introduction to Women's Health
  • Gender Issues in Communication
  • Women, Men, and Society
  • Men and Masculinities
  • Human Relationships and Sexuality



  1. Academic achievement (3.0 GPA or better).
  2. Involvement in the Women's & Gender Studies program and women's and gender issues.
  3. Demonstrates responsibility and initiative.
  4. Demonstrates commitment to diversity in activism and scholarship.


How to Apply

Submit a cover letter describing your interest in the academic study of women and gender and your commitment to women's and gender issues. Make sure to include your resume or curriculum vita listing your GPA, past achievements, present endeavors, and/or future goals. Include names and contact information for two faculty references. Applicants must also complete the university scholarship form.

Date Due:

Turn documents with references in to 225 Sabin by March 1, 2020. A committee of the Women's and Gender Studies Advisory Board will review these applications.

For Further Information

Contact Dr. Wendy Hoofnagle, the Women's and Gender Studies Program Director


Phone: (319) 273-7102

Sponsored by the UNI Women's and Gender Studies Program