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Fellowships


Established in 1932, the Woman's Collection houses major collections on the history of Texas women and women's organizations, women in aviation, women and war, culinary history and women's periodicals.

Texas Woman's University Library awards two travel grants of $500, each in support of significant research in the Woman's Collection on the TWU campus. The Fellowship is given to a visiting scholar promoting the study of women and women's history. These money awards are made available by various organizations and library endowments. Available fellowships include:

  • Ruthe Winegarten Research Fellowship
    Sponsored by memorial gifts from friends of author, historian Ruthe Winegarten
  • WASP Research Fellowship
    Sponsored by WASP Endowment at TWU honoring WASP and historian Byrd Howell Granger.
    (Limited to researchers writing about the Women Airforce Service Pilots and WWII)

    Application


    Applicants are asked to submit a letter briefly describing the research proposal and a resume to the Research Fellowship Committee:

    Texas Woman's University Library
    P.O. Box 425528
    Denton, Texas 76204-5528

    Proposals should include the importance of the Woman's Collection to the research topic. All materials should be postmarked no later than April 1 during the given year. Notification of award will be made by or before April 15.


    Guidelines


    Proposals should include the importance of the Woman's Collection to the research topic. All materials should be postmarked no later than April 1 during the given year. Notification of award will be made by or before April 15.
    • Current TWU students, faculty and staff are exempt from consideration.
    • A check for the award will be given to the Research Fellow after arrival.
    • To request campus housing call 940-898-3583 for reservations.

    Contact

    For questions about the Woman's Collection
    or the application, please contact:
    Kimberly Johnson
    TWU Library
    P.O. Box 425528
    Denton, TX 76204-5528

     

    E-mail: kjohnson27@mail.twu.edu
    Telephone: 940-898-3743
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