The Case Western Reserve University Social Justice Institute invites students to apply for its undergraduate and graduate social justice fellowships. Applicants will have the opportunity to carry out research or projects related to social justice, which can be in any discipline.
Four awards will be given out—two for undergraduates ($2,500 each) and two for graduate students ($3,500 each)—to be used for expenses associated with the project.
Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 2, to Shelley White at email@example.com.
Awards for both undergraduate and graduate students will be announced in February.
More detailed information on the fellowship and the application requirements is available online for undergraduates and graduate students.
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College women considering careers in law will explore the connections between legal careers and the legislative process in Washington, D.C. This seminar exposes students to a range of professional opportunities in the law, from issue advocacy to government service. Scholarships are available!
Build your network: In three days, students who are considering a legal career will learn the potential benefits of attending law school from women policymakers who work in policy every day. Speakers include women who are senior to mid-level professionals, and women who have just started out in Washington, D.C.
Professional Development: Perfect your résumé during our résumé workshop breakout session, learn insider tips on finding a job or internships in Washington, D.C., and craft a strategy for acing your next interview.
Become a leader: Learn about leadership skills, goal-setting, and work-life balance from women who excel in the legal and policy fields. Make connections with student leaders from across the country who will become your colleagues in Washington, D.C.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) provides more than $3.7 million to outstanding women and nonprofit organizations, including colleges and universities, this academic year.
You can apply for publication grants, dissertation fellowships, and project funding now. Deadlines vary for each grant, with the first on November 15. You can view a list of past recipients, including any from your institution or alma mater.
Collaborate with your local AAUW branch and apply at any time for an AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund grant of up to $750 to host an event on sex discrimination issues.
Build your career. You and your colleagues can enhance your CVs by serving on an AAUW fellowship and grant review panel in your field. You can also use our online resources to design effective meetings, develop your professional brand, or incorporate gender issues into the classroom. Or host a workshop at the next National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Requests for workshop proposals will come out next semester.
Give free membership. All undergraduate students on your campus can join AAUW for free as e-student affiliates and become a part of the AAUW community. Students have access to all member benefits and are first in line when applying for leadership programs like Elect Her–Campus Women Win and the National Student Advisory Council. Send an e-mail to student leaders, both women and men, to make sure they take advantage of this free benefit.
Engage with your AAUW community. Join us for an office-hours-style phone call this semester.
On November 13, C/U representatives, students, and other AAUW members are invited to a call about student organizations and university branches.
Then, on December 3, learn more about the 2014 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders. Can't attend? Missed a conference call this semester? You can still download presentations, minutes, and audio at your convenience after the event. Don't forget to share your topic ideas for spring calls.
You can also use our Member Services Database to reach out to other C/U representatives and to monitor how many of your students join AAUW as e-student affiliates. Contact us (800.326.2289 or firstname.lastname@example.org) to get started. Stay connected with the AAUW community online through our blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr.
Please contact me at email@example.com to share how your membership is working at your campus or to provide suggestions for the C/U partner member program. We value your membership and hope that your school takes advantage of the opportunities and resources available to you.