Book scholarships available for nontraditional women
The Bowling Green Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering its annual book scholarship. The award is designed for women enrolled in a higher education program who demonstrate financial need and who are permanent residents of Wood County. Two $600 scholarships are available.
Applicants must have achieved sophomore status in a degree program. Nontraditional (25 years of age or older) female applicants who have returned to school to finish or begin a degree or retrain, are enrolled full time and use Wood County as their permanent address will be given preference.
The application form for the 2010-11 AAUW Book Scholarship is available at: http://www.bgsu.edu/organizations/aauw/page64474.html. Applications must be received by Friday (March 19).
Student papers, performances, art sought for Women’s Studies Research Symposium
Undergraduate or graduate students doing research on women or topics related to gender, sexuality or sexual orientation are invited to submit abstracts and present their work at the Women’s Studies Research Symposium taking place on April 9. Students from all campus programs are invited to participate. Presentations can include analytical and review papers, data-based studies, and creative works. Students interested in presenting during the symposium may do so individually or as a group.
Awards will be given for the outstanding undergraduate and outstanding graduate research projects at the symposium reception. The symposium committee will score the submitted abstract and presentation to determine awards.
To be considered for the program, an abstract and abstract submission cover page must be received by 5 p.m. March 26. Call 2-6949 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to request an abstract submission form.