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Gender & Women's Studies Prizes and Awards

Commission on the Education of Women President's Prize in Gender and Women's Studies


This prize was established in 1974 to encourage original scholarly and creative work by students on the topic of women in all fields of the curriculum.  One or two awards will be made to the best entry(ies) on a topic relating to women or with women as subject.  Entries in the form of a research project, academic essay, criticism or artistic production are welcomed.  Artistic production is understood to include creative writing, musical composition and the visual arts.


All currently enrolled Pomona College students.  Work submitted in classes for fulfillment of course requirements will be accepted.


All entries must be presented as clean copy, spiral bound.  Reports on specialized research should include a discussion of the significance of the research as it relates to the concerns and interests of the educated lay public.

Closing Date:  April 15, 2010, submitted (in person) to Nancy Jugan, English Department Administrative Assistant, Crookshank 112.


Senior prize winners will be announced at Class Day, Saturday, May 15, and listed in the Commencement program.  All prize winners will be invited to present at the Women's Union this semester.

For further information, contact Toni Clark Chair of the Women's Commission, Ext. 70870.