Helen X. Sampson Memorial

Departments: Women's Studies* Categories: Research | Women's Studies
Amount Variable number of awards between $50 and $100.
Availability Annually
Eligibility Criteria An eligible student should be a winner of each category for the Women's Studies Awards, a student research/project competition.
Application Procedure Faculty mentors nominate student works. Each entry must include a faculty statement of recommendation to be included with application submissions to the women's studies judges' panel. Students are encouraged to contact a professor to initiate the process for the award.
Application Deadline Early spring semester. The exact date varies.
Selection Procedure A Women’s Studies Faculty committee reviews all projects and selects the award winners.
Selection Deadline Prior to the Women's Studies Celebration held during Women's History month.
Notification Winners are announced at the annual Women's Studies Celebration held during Women's History Month. Written notification of the scholarship recipient should be sent to the Financial Aid and Foundation offices.
Special Notes Helen X. Sampson was an outstanding teacher and strong advocate of women's rights on campus and in the community. She joined the UW-Eau Claire's English department in 1955 and retired in 1976. She was an early promoter of women's studies at the university, where the Women's Studies Resource Center was established in her name.