INTERSECTIONS Graduate Fellowship

Application Opens: August 15, 2021

Application Deadline: September 15, 2021

The Center aims to support a graduate student with teaching, research or community engagement interests in the field of intersectional gender studies. Funding up to $1,500 will be awarded to support a graduate fellow who will partner with the Center leadership on inclusive programming and outreach.

Application Requirements

  • Completed Cover Page (Name, contact information, department or program)
  • Proposal (2 pages)
      • Description of current engagement with intersectional gender studies in research, teaching or community engagement activities.
      • Statement about the applicant’s commitment to inclusion and equity that addresses applicant's knowledge, track record and plans for supporting equity at USU or beyond.
      • Summary of the potential benefits of the fellowship on the applicant’s education and career.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Submit all materials in a single PDF to intersections@usu.edu.

Fellowship Details

  • Applicants must be current graduate students (Masters or PhD-level) at any USU campus pursuing research, teaching or community engagement activities related to the Center’s mission.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with demonstrated engagement with intersectional gender studies in their research, teaching or community engagement activities and those with a sustained commitment to inclusion and equity.

  • The successful applicant will be recognized as a Graduate Fellow of the Center for Intersectional Gender Studies & Research and will work closely with the Center’s leadership to develop ongoing programming and support for graduate students across USU’s Logan and statewide campuses.

  • Graduate Fellows are expected to:
    • Advise on outreach and support for graduate students
    • Co-organize the 2021-2022 Intersections on Inclusion series
    • Support engagement of graduate students in Center programs
    • Participate in one or more of Intersections Research Clusters