Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society

The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) has officially recognized Iota Iota Iota (Triota) Women's Studies Honor Society as a student group. Triota's goal is to promote interest in women's and gender studies, to promote volunteerism and advocacy, and to honor the academic prowess of Women's and Gender Studies students. The group will being meeting in fall 2015. Interested students should contact Jamie Boschee at jamie.boschee@umontana.edu for more information.

LAMBDA Alliance Weekly Meeting

Join the LAMBDA Alliance for weekly meetings Tuesdays from 5- 7pm in the University Center.

Women’s Resource Center Weekly Meeting

Join the Women’s Resource Center for weekly meetings Thursdays from 6- 7pm in the UC Room 215.

UM Dialogues

The Women’s Resource Center presents UM Dialogue Group. Join a UM dialogue group, a weekly discussion program aiming to build a more cohesive, engaged, and diverse campus community. All students, faculty, staff, and Missoula community members are welcome. To get involved, please contact Abby Lynes at abigail.lynes@umontana.edu or sign up at the sheet posted outside the Women's Resource Center office in UC 210.

Montana Gender Alliance Meeting

Join the Montana Gender Alliance Missoula Chapter for a safe and accepting meeting space for individuals of gender diversity, their allies and supportive families every 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 6-8 pm. For more information please contact the Montana Gender Alliance at 406-848-1220 or email mgamissoula@genderexpansionproject.org

Phi Kappa Phi Study Abroad Scholarship

Phi Kappa Phi offers a study abroad scholarship twice a year (deadlines in mid-September and mid-February) for students with GPAs 3.75 and over. Membership in the honors society is not required. 

Diversity Advisory Council Mini-Grants

Mini-grant proposals are now being accepted for diversity focused projects. UM students, staff and faculty may apply. The following criteria will be considered by the Diversity Advisory Council, the projects must: promote diversity on campus/ in the campus community, have a lasting impact, include a budget. New/innovative projects will have priority over previously funded projects/events. For more Information and to apply, visit www.umt.edu/diversity/mini-grant

Seeking submissions for “Mothers, Addiction and Recovery”

Demeter Press is seeking submissions for an edited collection entitled “Mothers, Addiction and Recovery”. Given the complexity of the concept of addiction and the associated social and moral responses, viewed from a gender and motherhood lens, recovery may carry infinite meaning and reveal varied perspectives. The implications for mothers, their experiences of mothering, and their children are vast. This anthology aims to examine women's experiences of mothering in the context of any type of addiction(s) and/or recovery from addiction(s). Please send inquiries and abstracts to the editors at mothersaddictionandrecovery@gmail.com Deadline for abstracts is Tuesday, Dec. 1.

Goldwater Scholarship

The Goldwater Scholarship provides $7500 for students committed to careers in math, science, or engineering. Students with one or two years of college remaining may apply. UM deadline, Round 2:  Friday, Dec.  4.

Truman Scholarship

The Truman Scholarship requires application a year early; candidates apply as juniors. You must demonstrate outstanding potential for public service and be committed to making a difference through careers in government, the nonprofit or advocacy sectors, education, or elsewhere in the field. You will write a brief policy proposal as part of your application (www.truman.gov).  UM deadline, Round 2: Friday, Dec. 4. 

Call for submissions to Trans-Scripts

Call for submissions to Trans-Scripts, the interdisciplinary graduate student journal at UC Irvine.  The theme of the sixth volume of Trans-Scripts is "Design in Humanistic Inquiry." We welcome a wide range of submissions from a variety of disciplines. Founded in 2010, Trans-Scripts is a student-run and edited interdisciplinary journal, and the editorial collective of graduate students come from diverse academic fields, including English, History, Culture & Theory, Psychology and Social Behavior, Anthropology, Philosophy, Gender and Sexuality Studies, and African-American Studies. For more information please visit http://www.humanities.uci.edu/collective/hctr/trans-scripts/. The deadline for abstract submissions is Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.

Call for Contributors for Edited Volume on Women’s Lives Around the World

Women's Lives Around the World: A Global Encyclopedia Volume 4: Europe, Part of a four-volume encyclopedia on Women’s Lives Worldwide, is to be published by ABC-CLIO Greenwood Press in 2017. This volume will explore the diversity of women in various European countries, including differences of race/ethnicity, sexual identity, social class, religion, and ability. In particular, each entry should provide a glimpse into women’s daily lives, as well as provide an overview of the social, political, economic, and religious situations of women in that country. Completed entries will be due to the editor by Friday, Jan. 15, 2016. If you are interested in contributing an entry please reply to nancy.barbour@oregonstate.edu.

University of Alberta MA in Gender and Social Justice Studies

The Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Alberta is thrilled to announce the introduction of an MA Program in Gender and Social Justice Studies. Our program is committed to intersectional analysis of and interdisciplinary approaches to political, aesthetic, and ethical questions concerning social injustice, both globally and locally. Special features of our program include a Praxis and Research Workshop and, for course-based students, a capping portfolio. The deadline for applications is Monday, January 15, 2016. For more information, please consult our website www.wgs.ualberta.ca/graduate or contact us at gsj@ualberta.ca   

Point Foundation Scholarship

Point Foundation (Point) is the nation’s largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) students of merit. Point promotes change through scholarship funding, mentorship, leadership development, and community service training. The scholarship application for 2016-17 is open until Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016. For more information and to apply, please visit www.pointfoundation.org/apply

The Boren Awards for Undergraduates and Graduate Students

Boren Awards provide unique funding opportunities for up to $ 20,000 for U.S. undergraduate and up to $ 30,000 for graduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central & Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, where they can add important international and language components to their educations. The scholarships are awarded with preference for countries, languages, and fields of study critical to U.S. national security. All scholarship recipients must agree to the NSEP Service Requirement. UM Deadline, Round 2:  Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016. For more information, contact UM Boren campus representative Marja Unkuri-Chaudhry at marjac@mso.umt.edu or at 243-2296. The applications are now available at http://www.borenawards.org/

Udall Scholarship

The Udall Scholarship provides $5000 for students committed to careers related to the environment and to Native American students committed to careers in tribal public policy or Native American health care. Students with one or two years of college remaining may apply. UM deadline, Round 2: Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016.