National Women’s Studies Association(NWSA)Graduate Scholarship Award in Women’s Studies
Deadline: Feb. 15

NWSA will award $1,000 to a student who, in the fall of the year of the award, will be engaged in the research or writing stages of a Master’s Thesis or Ph.D. Dissertation in the interdisciplinary field of women’s studies. The research project must be on women and must enhance the NWSA mission. Applicants must be members of NWSA at the time of application.

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Schlesinger Library
Deadline : April 5

Applications for grants for research requiring access to the holdings of the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America. For more information contact:

Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
10 Garden Street
Cambridge, Mass. 02138
Phone: (617) 495-8262

Women’s Research and Education Institute
Deadline: May 16

The Women’s Research & Education Institute (WREI) offers a fellowship program that places current or recent graduate students in the Washington, D.C. offices of Members of Congress and on House and Senate staffs. WREI Fellows work a minimum of 40 hours per week from January through August as legislative aides on public policy issues. Following a mandatory two-week orientation to Capitol Hill in January, Fellows meet once a week at issue seminars with women’s advocates, activists, Congressional staff, researchers, and lobbyists. WREI expects to award at least six Fellowships for 2009, depending on funding.