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Women's and Gender Studies

Admissions

The UWGB Admissions Office offers helpful resources for freshmen. There are specific admission requirements for freshmen and transfer students that want to apply at the university. You can also apply using your computer by filling out an electronic application. The Undergraduate Catalog will provide information about academic programs, facilities, services, and campus life at the university.

Also, be sure to visit the Academic Advising office if you have any questions regarding general education requirements, University procedures/policies, and registration help. Freshman and sophomore students are highly recommended to talk with their academic advisor(s) often. It's not a bad idea to pick a faculty advisor early in your college career also to meet the individual and discuss your future goals and career options.

Scholarships

GLBT Scholarship

The intent of this $250 scholarship is to promote activism in support of the GLBT community.

This scholarship is open to any applicant who meets the eligibility criteria below regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity, who has a demonstrable record or strong potential in support of GLBT activism.

The award committee recognizes that the actions and attitudes of those who identify as "straight allies" can have a dramatic impact on GLBT issues, and strongly encourages those students to apply.

GLBT Scholarship is administered through the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, however, there is no major/minor requirement and it is open to all who meet the criteria listed below.

Eligibility

  • Student must be enrolled for a minimum of 9 credit hours in either an undergraduate or graduate degree-granting program at UWGB at time of application
  • AND
  • hold a minimum cumulative GPA 2.5.

Selection Criteria

  • Scholarship recipients are selected on basis of demonstrated commitment to, and leadership potential in, GLBT activism.
  • Applications require a one-page essay and two letters of recommendation.
  • Essay should address student's past achievements and future goals for activism in support of GLBT populations. Examples might include, but are not limited to: holding positions of responsibility in GLBT or ally organizations; presentation or publication of academic research on GLBT issues; thesis work leading to an advancement in understanding of GLBT populations and/or issues related to those populations, community activism in support of human rights with a focus on GLBT peoples.
  • Applications are due on approximately May 1 of each year.
  • Students are encouraged to request their letters of recommendation well in advance of the deadline.
  • This scholarship does not take financial need into consideration for award.

The Women's & Gender Studies Scholarship

This scholarship is open to any applicant who meets the eligibility criteria below.

The Women's Studies Scholarship is administered through the Women's & Gender Studies Program, and therefore is restricted to declared minors in Women's& Gender Studies, Individual majors in Women's Studies, and Social Change & Development majors with emphases in Women's & Gender Studies who meet the criteria listed below.

Eligibility

  • Must be pursuing a minor in Women's & Gender Studies, an Individual major in Women's Studies, or major in Social Change and Development with emphasis in Women's & Gender Studies at UW-Green Bay.
  • AND
  • hold a minimum cumulative GPA 2.5.

Selection Criteria

  • Scholarship recipients are selected on basis of demonstrated commitment to, and leadership potential in Women's & Gender Studies.
  • Applications require a one-page essay and two letters of recommendation.
  • Applications require a one-page essay and two letters of recommendation.
  • Essay should address student's past achievements and future goals in regard to the field of Women's studies. Examples might include, but are not limited to: holding positions of responsibility in feminist organizations; presentation or publication of academic research on gender issues; thesis work leading to an advancement in understanding of female populations and/or issues related to those populations; thesis work leading to an advancement in the understanding of gender and gender's role in social structures; community activism in support of human rights with a focus women and children.
  • Applications are due on May 1, 2012 for the 2012-2013 school year.
  • Students are encouraged to request their letters of recommendation well in advance of the deadline.
  • This scholarship does not take financial need into consideration for award.