Research Grants

Please be sure to download guidelines and read them before filling out your application. The deadline for all 2018 faculty, staff, graduate, and undergraduate research grants is January 29, 2018.

Research Grants for Faculty and Staff

Available to UO faculty and staff, these grants support research and/or creative work on women and gender from a range of disciplines (to $6,000).

Faculty/staff Research Grant guidelines.

Faculty/staff Research Grant application (Word doc)

Faculty/staff Research Grant application (PDF)

 

CSWS Research Grants for Graduate Students

Graduate Student Research Grants
Anthropology graduate student Kristina Tiedje doing field research in the Huasteca region of Mexico, 2002 (funded by CSWS).

Anthropology graduate student Kristina Tiedje doing field research in the Huasteca region of Mexico, 2002.

Available to UO graduate students, these grants support research and/or creative work on women and gender from a range of disciplines (to $3,000).

Graduate Student Research Grant Guidelines.

Graduate Student Research Grant Application (Word doc)

Graduate Student Research Grant Applicaton (PDF)

Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship

This prestigious fellowship, honoring the wife of CSWS’s benefactor, William Harris, is given annually to an outstanding scholar writing a dissertation on women and gender. Only UO graduate students who have been advanced to candidacy (or will be by the date of the award) are eligible to be considered for this fellowship, which carries a stipend of $12,000, plus additional benefits.

Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship Guidelines

Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship (Word doc)

Jane Grant Dissertation Fellowship (PDF)

 

CSWS Research Grant for Undergraduate Students

AlexAnn Westlake

AlexAnn Westlake

Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship: funding amount: $1,000. The Center for the Study of Women in Society invites applications from University of Oregon undergraduate students writing a senior thesis or producing a comparable senior project anywhere on campus, within a wide range of disciplines, as long as the thesis or project relates to women and/or gender, and demonstrates support of women’s empowerment. This award honors the life and work of Jane Higdon. Financial support for this scholarship is provided by the Jane Higdon Foundation. Awards are subject to conditions set by CSWS, which falls under the purview of the Office of the Vice President for Research. Students must meet financial need criteria in order to apply. For more information, please refer to the application guidelines. 

Higdon Application Form PDF

Higdon Application Form Word document

Higdon Guidelines

Read about earlier Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship winners

  • 2009-10 UO Student AlexAnn Westlake Awarded the Inaugural Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship
  • 2010-11 Shelley Annette Grosjean (History) and Sara S. Quinn (Anthropology) chosen as co-winners for Jane Higdon Senior Thesis Scholarship