THE MARGARET M. SMITH SCHOLARSHIP FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF WOMEN: This scholarship is named in honor of Margaret (Peg) Smith, a community feminist, librarian, EMU alumna, and state athlete, by the contributions of friends and family in the celebration of her 80th birthday in 1994. Peg's love of literature and literacy was legendary, and she paved a path for women with her own life achievements. The fund enhances the educational advancement of women through a scholarship award.
Eligibility: Any undergraduate or graduate student at EMU who can demonstrate 1) Financial need; 2) commitment to the advancement of women, evidence in a variety of ways, including by not limited to extracurricular activities or activism, enrollment in a women's studies major or minor or graduate program, or a non-traditional major or minor, non-traditional career choice; and 3) minimum GPA of 3.0. Applications are due on Friday, November 16. Applications are available through the Women's and Gender Studies website at: http://www.emich.edu/wstudies.
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