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Spring 2018 FRI Graduate Student Research Grants

Posted: Feb 08, 2018 - 03:00pm

Application deadline: Friday March 9, 2018 PM MST

The Feminist Research Institute is accepting applications for graduate student research and travel grants. Grants of up to $750 each will be awarded in Spring 2018. These small grants are intended to support feminist research or projects focused on the study of gender and/or sexuality. Proposals to support dissertation and thesis-related research are particularly encouraged. The grants may be used to support travel expenses and materials related to research projects, but may not be used for travel to conferences and research presentations.

Proposals for interdisciplinary projects are particularly welcome, and master's and doctoral students in any UNM graduate program, including the HSC and School of Law, are welcome to apply. For more information go to the Graduate Student Grant Web Page.

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Spring 2018 FRI Graduate Student Paper Prize

Posted: Feb 08, 2018 - 03:00pm

Application deadline: Friday March 9, 2018 PM MST

The Feminist Research Institute is accepting applications for graduate student paper prize. The prize is awarded to an original paper  written by a University of New Mexico graduate student who is working towards an MA, PhD, or professional degree. The author of the prize winning paper will receive a $300 award. The recipient will give a public reading of the paper in the Fall semester.

Essays will be judged on the use of feminist/LGBT/Queer/Queer of Color inquiry to analyze topics related to gender or sexuality. For more information go to the Graduate Student Paper Prize Web Page.

Our Mission

The Feminist Research Institute is dedicated to the production of scholarship on women, gender, and sexuality, and to the creation of intellectual community among feminist scholars at UNM. UNM has a large number of feminist faculty and graduate students, and the Institute offers an opportunity to meet and work with others both within and across disciplines.