The Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Montgomery College offers several scholarships of at least $500 to eligible students each spring. Applicants must be taking or have taken Women’s and Gender Studies Courses. Women’s and Gender Studies Courses include ENGL 208, GNDS 101, GNDS 102, HIST 112, HIST 228, HLTH 215, MGMT 235, PHED 155, PHED 156, PHED 163, PHIL 212, PHIL 218, PSYC 207, SOCY 110, SOCY 208, SOCY 211, SOCY 214, SOCY 233, WSMT 101, Honors Modules of these classes, and Honors classes that focus on women and/or gender.
The following factors are considered while reviewing scholarship applications and determining scholarship awardees:
- Must be enrolled in courses at Montgomery College during the 2020 Spring Semester
- Must be taking or have taken Women’s and Gender Studies courses (see above)*
- Campus leadership or community leadership in women’s, gender-related or other socially-conscious programs
- Excellent academic performance
- Excellent performance in career-related or volunteer activities
- Goals related to women’s and gender causes or other humanitarian/activist causes
- Demonstration of need (family, personal, or economic)
- Copy of your current Montgomery College transcript
- A completed Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship Student Application Form
- A completed Women’s and Gender Studies Scholarship Faculty Recommendation Form
Also, you must be available to attend the Annual Women’s and Gender Studies Program Scholarship Reception in March 2020, in the Theatre Arts Arena, Rockville campus. During the event, student scholarships will be awarded.
Download the 2020 Scholarship Application and the Faculty Recommendation Forms:
- 2020 WGSP Scholarship Application Form (Writable PDF) (PDF, )
- WGSP Scholarship Faculty Recommendation Form (Writable PDF) (PDF, )
Submit materials by 5:00 p.m., Thursday, December 5, 2019, to:
Prof. Genevieve Carminati, the Collegewide Women's and Gender Studies Program Coordinator.
51 Mannakee Street, Macklin Tower, Room 212E, Rockville, MD 20850
Telephone: (240) 567-5355, FAX (240) 567-1745
Women's & Gender Studies Scholarship, Call for Applications (video)
Thank you for supporting the Women’s and Gender Studies Program and the MC Foundation Student Scholarship Program. See printable instructions (PDF, ) .
If you are using a check, please make it payable to the Montgomery College Foundation with a note “Women’s Studies Scholarship Fund” and mail it to the following mailing address:
Attn. Genevieve Carminati
51 Mannakee Street, MT/212E
Rockville, MD 20850
Alternatively you can pay through the MC Foundation donation page. Instructions:
- Please select "Other" from the "Select an area of support" drop down menu, and
- fill in the "special instructions" section with "Women’s Studies Scholarship Program Fund” inside the text box on the form.
For any questions, please contact Prof. Genevieve Carminati at 240-567-7446 or Om Rusten at 240-567-4100.
Thank you for supporting our Montgomery College students!
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