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Apply for the Women’s Council Graduate Assistance Fund

UMKC Women’s Council 2014 Graduate Assistance Fund application process is open until 5:00 p.m., December 2nd.  Female graduate students in a post-baccalaureate approved program of study may apply. Funding requests are up to $2,000, and the funds may be used for research projects, scholarly activities, travel-to-present papers, workshop attendance, and other special needs. For more […]

WGS Graduate Research Grant Applications Now Available

Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research or travel grants of up to $750 for graduate student research initiatives or conference presentations with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For the 2013 fall semester, WGS has a total of $3,000 to disburse. Please note that applications for graduate student research grants will ONLY be accepted […]

Dr. Jennifer Phegley Awarded the 2013 Curran Fellowship for Research and the WGS Faculty Research Grant

Dr. Jennifer Phegley, Professor and Co-Chair, Department of English, was awarded the 2013 Curran Fellowship for Research on the 19th-Century Press by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals.  She also recently received a Women’s and Gender Studies Faculty Research Grant for her project on mid-19th century niche-market periodicals for women, boys, and girls. Dr. Phegley […]

Dr. Virginia Blanton Awarded a 2013 NEH Digital Humanities Startup Grant

Dr. Virginia Blanton, English; Dr. Jeff Rydberg-Cox, English and Classics; and Dr. Nathan Oyler, Chemistry have been awarded a 2013 National Endowment for the Humanities Digital Humanities Startup Grant for their proposal A Digital Studio for the Optical and Chemical Analysis of Manuscripts and Printed Books.  The grant provides $59,896 to begin a project in […]

WGS Faculty and Graduate Student Research Grants Announced

The UMKC Women’s & Gender Studies Program is pleased to announce that the following faculty and graduate students have been awarded research grants in April 2013: Faculty Awards Brenda Bethman (WGS and Foreign Languages and Literatures): “Site Visit for Study Abroad Program to Senegal” Miriam Forman-Brunell (History): “Girls in America: A History of Girlhoods” Jane […]

Professor Kathy Krause Awarded NEH Fellowship

Dr. Kathy Krause, professor of French in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, has won a year-long National Endowment for the Humanities grant that will allow her to complete her research and write a book on “The Role of Noblewomen in Literary Production in Northern France during the 13th Century.”  This is not the […]

WGS Faculty Research Grant Applications Due March 11

UMKC WGS Faculty Research Grants Guidelines – 2013 Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research grants of up to $1,000 for WGS faculty research initiatives with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For academic year 2012-13 WGS has a total of $3,000 to disburse. Types of projects funded Awards are granted for various types of […]

WGS Graduate Student Research Grant Applications Due March 11

UMKC WGS Graduate Student Research Grants Guidelines – Spring 2013 Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research or travel grants of up to $750 for graduate student research initiatives or conference presentations with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For the 2013 spring semester, WGS has a total of $1,500 to disburse. Types of projects […]

WGS Graduate Student Research Grants – Fall 2012

UMKC WGS Graduate Student Research Grants Guidelines – Fall 2012  Purpose Women’s and Gender Studies offers research or travel grants of up to $750 for graduate student research initiatives or conference presentations with a Women’s and/or Gender Studies focus. For the 2012 fall semester, WGS has a total of $1,500 to disburse. Types of projects […]

WGS Announces 2012 Faculty and Graduate Student Research Grant Awards

Congratulations to the following UMKC faculty and graduate students, recipients of the 2012 Women’s and Gender Studies research grants. Faculty Research Grants Awarded Professor Jennifer Frangos, Department of English Language and Literature “Anne Lister and Mary Diana Dods: Gender Fluidity in Romantic-Era Britain and the History of Same-Sex Desire” Professor Kristi Holsinger, Department of Criminal Justice […]