Gender Institute Undergraduate Scholarship


The Gender Institute and the Experiential Learning Network awards two scholarships to UB undergraduate students. One $500 award for undergraduates conducting research related to women, gender and/or sexuality, and another $500 award for a community-based project with a gender and/or sexuality focus. Projects can be individual or collaborative. Open to undergraduates in all schools and departments.



Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a UB undergraduate student working on a research, art, or community-based project with a gender and/or sexuality focus.
  • Demonstrate commitment to issues related to gender and/or sexuality.
  • Demonstrate academic excellence.
  • Have a well-articulated project and research goals.

How to Apply

Past Award Recipients and Honorees





Field(s) of Study


2019 Hanna Santanam Anthropology and English
2019 Alivia Smeltzer-Darling Romance Languages and Literatures
2018 Rachel Charette History
2018 Isabel Hall Environmental Engineering
2017 Sarah Stanford Psychology and English
2016 Cathleen Alarcón Romance Languages and Literatures
2015 Samah Asfour Political Science and Global Gender Studies
2014 Kerri Pickard-DePriest Environmental Studies and English
2014 Sharlene Green Political Science and African American Studies