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WGS Research Grant Program Now Accepting Applications

The UMKC Women’s and Gender Studies Programs offers research grants of up to $1,000 for faculty and graduate student research initiatives with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For academic year 2010-11 WGS has a total of $2,000 – $3,000 to disburse to graduate students and $3,000 to faculty.

Awards are granted for various types of research activities and research needs, including:

  • travel costs to research sites
  • presentation of original research at symposia/conferences
  • research equipment & supplies
  • duplication of archival materials (microfilm, DVD, photocopies, etc.)
  • literature to support a new project (including theses, dissertations, journal articles, etc.)

Applications should be submitted to Dr. Brenda Bethman via email ( by Monday, April 4, 2011. Awards will be announced in mid-April. Click here to download the faculty application and guidelines or here for the graduate student application and guidelines (both files are in MS Word format).