The Women & Gender Studies Program offers tuition and book scholarships each year (as funds are available) for Women & Gender Studies Minors. Applications for these scholarships are made available in the fall and must be submitted to the Women & Gender Studies Director in the Program Office (Social Sciences Building, Room 301) by the deadline in February. In addition, all applicants must also fill out the electronic application required by the scholarship office, available through the student's eWeber portal. Contact the Women & Gender Studies office for details and requirements by calling (801) 626-7632.
The Phoenix Achievement Scholarship was established by a private donor to support students minoring in the Women & Gender Studies Program at Weber State University and enhance the education of women’s issues generally across campus.
The scholarship will be awarded annually to one or more students who participate in the Women & Gender Studies Program. The scholarship can be used to fund tuition, fees, and/or books for the qualified student(s). Preference will go to non-traditional women students (defined as 25 years of age or older). If there is not a non-traditional woman (or male) student who meets the following criteria, the scholarship can then be awarded to a traditional woman student(s) who participates in the Women & Gender Studies Program.
Phoenix Achievement Scholarship Criteria:
- Enrolled as a full-time student (12 hours or more) leading to a degree.
- Has a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
- Is a participant in Women & Gender Studies. (For example, has declared WS minor, taken WS classes, active member of FUN student organization,etc.)
- Is 25 years of age or older (non-traditional student).
The Women & Gender Studies Traditional scholarship will be awarded to a traditional student (age 26 or less) who meets the following criteria. It may be used for tuition and fees.
Traditional Scholarship Criteria:
- Is a traditional student who is age 26 or less.
- Has declared a minor in Women's Studies.
**Note: Both of these scholarships may be used at Weber State University only.