Skip to main content

Scholarship and Writing Awards

For a complete list of Undergraduate and Graduate Gender Studies Scholarships, please see Academic Works 



For a complete list of Undergraduate and Graduate Gender Studies Scholarships, please see Academic Works 

For a complete list of Undergraduate and Graduate Gender Studies Scholarships, please see Academic Works 

Writing award deadlines will be at a specified time during the academic year. Please contract the Gender Studies program office in Lucas 494 at 314-516-5265 for specific scholarship deadlines.

2018 Dr. Barbara A. Kachur Writing Awards 

Award Categories:
Undergraduate Creative Writing
Undergraduate Scholarly Essay

Criteria for Judging:
Relevance to Gender Studies
Quality of Thought and Writing
Originality
Correct Use of Gender Studies Writing Award Style Sheet

Requirements to Enter:
Enrollment in a Gender Studies Class or Certificate program, 3.0 GPA

Description: A 9-month graduate assistantship to assist instructors in teaching Gender Studies classes, leading class discussion groups, grading papers, writing articles, and completing other administrative tasks assigned by the Instructor and Gender Studies Director. The position requires a commitment of 20 hours per week.

Stipend: $10,000 for 9-month commitment with tuition remission

Criteria: Graduate student enrolled in Gender Studies Graduate Certificate Program, 3.0 cumulative undergraduate and graduate G.P.A.

To Apply: Application materials must include transcripts, two letters of recommendation, and a one-page letter outlining qualifications and interest as they relate to the specific award and Gender Studies. Please contact the program for information on position availability. 

For further information, contact Dr. Kathleen Butterly Nigro, Program Director, at NigroK@umsl.edu.