Outstanding GWS Student

Recognizes outstanding Gender and Women's Studies major or minor with an annual award of $250.  Deadline For Nominations: April 15

GWS Outstanding Student Award Application Guidelines

The Department of Gender and Women’s Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites nominations for the GWS Outstanding Student Award.  Letters of nomination may come from faculty, academic professionals, staff, and students from across campus, and should nominate a GWS Major or Minor.  Letters should address one or more of the following areas, but may take into consideration other characteristics you deem important:

  • Scholarship
  • Event Planning
  • Public Service
  • Creativity
  • Organizational Leadership
  • Visionary

Please send all nominations to Gender and Women’s Studies at gws-email@illinois.edu. 

Previous recipients

2020 Paul Michael Atienza

2019 Gabriella Guerra

2018 Kelly Durgan

2017 Rachel Christie

2016 Marissa Halterman

2015 Matthew Speck

2014 Justin Ostrowski

2013 Aubree Henderson

2012 Rachel Storm