In honor of the inspirational memory and trailblazing contributions of Laura Scudder, the Laura Scudder Scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating an interest and commitment to women's issues, scholarship, and leadership. The lucky recipient is awarded a $5,000 scholarship.
To apply for the Scudder scholarship email firstname.lastname@example.org with “Scudder Scholarship Application: [Your Name]” in Subject line; paper copies may be dropped off at the Department of Sociology main office, Roosevelt Hall 200.
2013-2014 Laura Scudder Scholarship recipient: Kamila Petrencik
In honor of Laura Scudder’s multi-disciplined and diverse
accomplishments, applicants were asked to submit a 500-word essay
explaining how their major field of study intersects with the study of
women. In addition to demonstrating academic motivation, applicants were
asked to provide evidence of experience, interest and commitment to
women’s issues outside of the classroom (e.g., social outreach,
activism, leadership relevant to women). Decisions were based on
demonstrable commitment to women’s issues, academic merit and financial