Ailish F. Barcelo Women's Studies Memorial Scholarship

Departments: Women's Studies* Categories: Women's Studies
Amount One award of $275.
Availability Available
Eligibility Criteria This scholarship is open to undergraduate female students in the women's studies program who demonstrate evidence of a commitment to promoting equal opportunity for women in all situations, and/or to enhancing the position of women at the University.
Application Procedure Application forms are available from the department office of women's studies.
Application Deadline Early spring semester. Exact date varies.
Selection Procedure The recipient will be chosen on the criteria above by a women's studies faculty/staff committee.
Selection Deadline Prior to the annual Women’s Studies Celebration held during Women’s History Month in March.
Notification Recipient is announced at the annual Women's Studies Celebration held during Women's History Month. The director submits a scholarship award form to the Financial Aid office.
Special Notes This scholarship was established by Christine Webster in memory of Ailish, a 2004 UW-Eau Claire graduate who died on November 25, 2006, along with her cousin as a result of a car accident while she was visiting family and friends in Egypt. Ailish was an active and engaged student leader, providing leadership to the Office of Multicultural Affairs and the women's studies program. She touched many people in her short time here.
Thank You Recipients are encouraged to write a thank you letter addressed to Christine Webster and send it in care of the UW-Eau Claire Foundation.