This endowed fund 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.
Any undergraduate or graduate student at EMU who can demonstrate:
This endowed fund is named in honor of EMU’s first-generation of women’s studies faculty upon the retirement of several original members, Dr. Daryl Hafter, Dr. Marie Richmond-Abbott, Dr. Rachel Brett Harley, and Dr. Betty Barber. With others, these founders began the first Women’s Studies minor in the state in 1975. The fund enhances the educational advancement of WGST majors through a scholarship award.
Current EMU WGST majors (undergraduate or graduate), junior standing and higher, who exhibit outstanding academic success as demonstrated by:
This award recognizes the academic excellence of an undergraduate and/or graduate student in Women's and Gender Studies interested in women and gender with a global perspective in honor of Amy Seetoo's parents, Mr. and Mrs. C.C. Seetoo, who believed strongly in women's education. The award supports research and/or conference presentations that address women, gender, and cultural exchange, transnational feminism, and/or globalization.
Outstanding academic success in Women's and Gender Studies at Eastern Michigan Univesity with a focus on women, gender and 1) cultural exchange, 2) transnational feminism, and/or 3) globalization in:
b. Academic Service
c. Other measures of academic success (GPA, academic presentations, honors, etc.)