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Gender & Women's Studies Awards


Awards

Awards and scholarships will be presented at the GWS Awards Ceremony on April 23, 2018 from 4-5:00 p.m. at the Faculty House

Seneca Falls Personal Empowerment Award

Deadline for Nominations: March 23, 2018

Evaluation Criteria 

1. The recipient is a student, undergraduate or graduate, who is currently enrolled at Western Kentucky University.

2. The recipient has demonstrated self-empowerment by overcoming physical, economic, social, and/or legal adversity.

3. The recipient is mentor and/or positive role model. Whose experience benefits others in supportive, constructive ways.

4. The recipient has demonstrated personal development during their time at Western Kentucky University.

5. Other pertinent attributes that can be factored favorably into consideration include: community service, heroic or meritorious action, social involvement, and publication.

 

 Seneca Falls Personal Empowerment Award Nomination Form

 

*The nomination form is a pdf document. Please print from your browser and complete all information.

NOTE: AWARD RECIPIENTS CANNOT BE NOMINATED AGAIN FOR THE SAME AWARD.

 

 

Catherine Coogan Ward Feminist Action Award

Deadline for nominations: March 23, 2018

Evaluation Criteria

1. The recipient is a member of the Western Kentucky University community (faculty, staff, administrator, or alumnus/a.) The individual is actively working to improve the quality of life for women at WKU.

2. The recipient is an advocate for the rights and empowerment of women and motivates others toward those ends.

3. The recipient has taken a primary responsibility within recent years to create positive change concerning women’s issues.

4. The recipient reaches out to the wider community to increase awareness and support of women’s issues.

5. The recipient has demonstrated knowledge of women’s problems and issues.

6. The recipient has assisted women in overcoming difficulties and attaining goals.

7. The recipient is a role model for others in women’s issues.

8. The recipient effectively promotes women’s issues through speaking, writing, or teaching.

9. The recipient participates in organizations or associations related to women.

 

Catherine Coogan Ward Feminist Action Award Nomination Form

 

*The nomination form is a pdf document. Please print from your browser and complete all information.

NOTE: AWARD RECIPIENTS CANNOT BE NOMINATED AGAIN FOR THE SAME AWARD.

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