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Outstanding Graduate and Undergraduate Student Paper Awards

The Department offers a number of awards recognizing outstanding research papers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Learn more...

Student Scholarships

Women's and Gender Studies offers a variety of scholarships.    Learn more about WGST scholarships...

Other graduate and undergraduate scholarships and awards might be available through the College of Arts and Sciences and the Office of Financial Aid.  CAS scholarships can be found here (http://www.emich.edu/cas/students/scholarships.php) and Financial Aid scholarships are listed here (http://www.emich.edu/finaid/scholarships.php).

Work Study Student Employment

The department regularly hires work study students to serve as receptionists and to provide administrative support.  Learn more...

Conferences for Students

            2014 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) University of Maryland, College  Park, May 28-30, 2015

             NCCWSL is a 2½ day conference, May 28-30,2015 that helps future women leaders get a head start on life after college by developing leadership skills for campus and future communities.  It takes place in the Washington, DC area on the University of Maryland campus. The annual conference includes variety of workshops and a chance to network with distinguished women in many fields, as well as students from colleges across the nation. For registration and scholarship application please see: http://www.nccwsl.org
            IMPORTANT: The Ann Arbor Branch of the American Association of University Women (AAUW-AA) is offering scholarships for students to attend NCCWSL.   Learn more...

Triota Women's and Gender Studies Honor Society

Triota (Iota Iota Iota) is a national academic and service-based Women's and Gender Studies honor society.  The Greek letter, Iota, was selected to represent the three goddesses Inanna, Ishtar, and Isis. Triota strives to maintain feminist values central to women's and gender studies:

  • Egalitarianism
  • Inclusiveness
  • Analyses of structures of power in society
  • Celebration of the diversity of Women's and LGBTQ experiences

Triota also promotes and supports academic excellence and facilitates activism among Women’s and Gender Studies students.   

Eligibility Requirements:

  • A cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Completion of at least 2 WGST (or related) courses
  • First semester Sophomore standing through last semester Grad student

To Remain in Good Standing Members Must:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0
  • Regularly attend Triota meetings
  • Complete 30 hours of service related to women’s and gender issues each year

Members who graduate in good standing will be given an honor cord to wear with their graduate regalia.

If you are interested in becoming a Triota member, please contact Jen, WGST dept. secretary (jstavro1@emich.edu) 734-487-1177  







The Women's and Gender Studies Department is part of the College of Arts & Sciences, 214 Pray-Harrold, 734.487.4344