Irene L. De Cleene Scholarship

Irene L. De Cleene Scholarship was established to support graduate or undergraduate students who are United States Citizens and studying in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies whose field of study is focused on furthering the cause of ensuring equal opportunities, rights, pay and benefits for underrepresented groups or populations in the American workplace.

Applications due: Thursday, February 15, 2024 @ 11:59 pm

Eligibility: 

  1. A UW-Madison undergraduate or graduate student, and
  2. United States Citizen, and
  3. Student in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies, and
  4. Whose field of study is related to equal opportunities and rights for underrepresented groups in the American workplace.

Application: Please submit application materials via Wisconsin Scholarship Hub (WiSH).

The application should include the following (please combine them into a single PDF, if possible)

  1. An essay (up to 600 words) on how your research is focused on furthering the cause of ensuring equal rights, pay, and benefits for underrepresented groups or populations in the American workplace.
  2. A resume
  3. Complete transcripts from UW-Madison (unofficial transcripts accepted)

Award: The one-year award will provide a stipend of $800, which will be awarded at the end of the Spring semester to be used during the following academic year. Recipient will be announced by April 15, 2024.

Contact: Please contact the Administrator of the Center for Research on Gender and Women (CRGW), Lyddia Ruch-Doll, ruchdoll@wisc.edu, or the Director Dr. Christine Garlough, clgarlough@wisc.edu, with any questions.