Research 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:

  • TFWC Research Fellowship Recipients List
    Sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs
  • Business and Professional Women Research Fellowship Recipient List
    Sponsored by the Texas Federation of Business and Professional Women (Limited to students currently enrolled in a Texas College or university.)
  • 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