Gender and Sexuality Studies
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Due April 15, 2014
The B.A. Rudolph Foundation offers an annual scholarship for women seeking summer internships in the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area. Internships must be unpaid and with Washington-based organizations focused on government, public service, non-profit endeavors, and women’s rights.
Successful applicants are awarded a $4,500 scholarship, paired with mentors and participate in several social events ranging from tickets to a Nationals baseball game to a private tour of the Pentagon. We are now accepting applications for Summer 2014 scholarships, due on April 15, 2014. Applicants DO NOT need to have secured their internship before the scholarship application deadline.
Gender and Sexuality Studies (GSST) is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on gender and sexuality as categories of analysis. Courses in GSST range widely in focus and content. However, what these courses share is a recognition, shaped by feminist and queer perspectives, of the ways in which gender and sexuality function as part of a dynamic system, one that shapes identity, structures knowledge, and determines the distribution of social and political power. Courses in GSST can include a variety of different topics and directions, including the following: