Women and Gender Studies Scholarships


Scholarship Applications for 2020/2021 will be available at the beginning of 2020.


The Women & Gender Studies Program offers tuition and book scholarships each year (as funds are available) for Women & Gender Studies Minors.  Applications for these scholarships must be submitted to the Women & Gender Studies Director in the Program Office (Lindquist Hall Room 330).  In addition, all applicants must also fill out the electronic application required by the scholarship office, available through the student's eWeber portal.

Contact the Women & Gender Studies office for details and requirements by emailing melinaalexander@weber.edu or rosemarieschoof@weber.edu.

Phoenix Achievement Scholarship

The Phoenix Achievement Scholarship was established by a private donor to support students minoring in the Women & Gender Studies Program at Weber State University, and enhance the education students about women and gender issues generally across campus.

The scholarship is awarded annually to one or more students with a declared minor in the Women and Gender Studies Program. It can be used to fund tuition, fees, and/or books for the qualified student(s). Preference will go to non-traditional students, defined as 25 years of age or older. If there is not a non-traditional student who meets the following criteria, the scholarship can then be awarded to a traditional student who participates in the Women & Gender Studies Program.

Phoenix Achievement Scholarship Criteria:

  • Enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more) leading to a degree.
  • Has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Is a participant in Women and Gender Studies. (For example, has declared WGS minor, taken WGS classes) (preference will be given to WGS declared minors)
  • Is 25 years of age or older (non-traditional student).

Traditional Scholarship

The Women & Gender Studies traditional scholarship will be awarded to a traditional student (age 26 or less) who meets the following criteria. It may be used for tuition and fees.

Traditional Scholarship Criteria:

  • S/he is a traditional student who is age 26 or less.
  • S/he has declared a minor in Women and Gender Studies.

**Note: These scholarships may be used at Weber State University only.