Research: Awards and Fellowship
Mildred April Memorial Award
A faculty selection committee annually bestows this award, created in memory of Mildred April, to an undergraduate major in Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies with a financial need.
FGSS Dissertation Fellowship
The FGSS Dissertation Fellowship supports research for a graduate student at Cornell whose dissertation will focus on feminist, gender, or sexuality related issues. The fellowship will provide tuition, health insurance, and a stipend for one semester. deadline: March 1 Application pdf
FGSS First-Year Writing Seminar Award
The FGSS First-Year Writing Seminar Award will be offereded to one or two graduate students at Cornell for demonstrated excellence in teaching. Applicants must have completed their third year. The award will provide tuition and a stipend, equivalent to the current teaching assistantship stipend, for the one semester of teaching. deadline: March 1 Application pdf
FGSS Teaching Assistantships
FGSS has a limited number of teaching assistantships each year and is particularly interested in graduate students at Cornell who would benefit from working with our joint faculty and serving as a TA in our core curriculum.
deadline: March 1 Application pdf
Alice Hanson Cook Fund
Alice Hanson Cook (1903-1998) devoted her life to helping working people, especially working women, on four continents. She was a pioneer in bringing attention to issues such as comparable worth, maternity leave, and pay equity. The Alice Hanson Cook Fund supports comparative and/or international studies of gender and social change.