CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Mariam K. Chamberlain Award (graduate student’s dissertation award)

ICRW is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 Mariam K. Chamberlain Award, which honors the legacy of Dr. Mariam K. Chamberlain, a visionary who founded Re:Gender – formerly the National Council for Research on Women – in 1981. The $10,000 award will support a first-generation doctoral student, as they work on a dissertation under the close supervision of a senior dissertation advisor over one academic year. Of the award total, the student will receive $8,500, and the advisor will receive $1,500.

The graduate student’s dissertation must be related to ICRW’s mission to advance gender equity, inclusion and the alleviation of poverty worldwide. ICRW’s main thematic focus areas include violence, rights and inclusion; women’s economic empowerment; and global health, youth and development. Selection criteria includes:

  • Applicant is a first generation doctoral student (includes immigrant students) ( i.e., first person in immediate family to pursue a doctoral degree)
    • Topic has demonstrated originality and is relevant to ICRW’s mission to advance gender equity, inclusion and the alleviation of poverty worldwide
    • Applicant demonstrates scholarly excellence
    • Eligible students are U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents or non-citizens. However, the student must be enrolled at an accredited institution based in the U.S. and pursing a Ph.D.
    • Student must have completed all course work, have a dissertation advisor and expect to have passed all preliminary examinations (i.e., ABD status) by the time the Award begins in September 2018
    • Student’s PhD will not be completed before May 2019

Application deadline is Monday, September 10, 2018.  For more information and to access the application, visit our web page by clicking here or on the button below.

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