The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award

The Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Award is given to a graduate student at UW-Madison, with preference to graduate students in the Department of Gender and Women’s Studies. The award is for work in gender and health and/or health activism. The work may involve research, teaching, or outreach.

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

The application should include:

  1. 1-2 page statement (750 words maximum) about their work in gender and health to date and their future plans for work in this area;
  2. CV; and
  3. One faculty letter of recommendation (to be submitted separately by faculty member)

Award: Maximum award of $1,000.

Due Date: Saturday, February 15, 2025 @ 11:59 pm.

Click here for more information on the Worcester/Whatley/Leavitt Fund.

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


2024-Kean O’Brien
2023-Orion Risk
2022-Isobel Ashby
2020-Lindsay Cannon
2018-Morgan Sinnard