National Women’s Studies Association fellowships

NWSA Graduate Scholarship
NWSA will award $1,000 to a student who, in the fall of the year of the award, will be engaged in the research or writing stages of a Master’s Thesis or Ph.D. Dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies. The research project must enhance the NWSA mission. This opportunity is open to current NWSA invididual members.

Current individual membership
Online application form (preview here)
PDF of CV sent to
Two letters of recommendation sent to

Click here to access the online application form

Deadline: May 15 each calendar year

Lesbian Caucus Award
The purpose of the annual NWSA Lesbian Caucus Award is to provide a $500 research award in recognition of a Master’s Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation research project in areas of Lesbian, Queer, and LGBT Studies that resonates with the mission of NWSA.

Letters of recommendation must be emailed to  no later than May 15 of each calendar year.

Deadline: May 15 each calendar year