Elaine Gordon Scholarship

Trailblazer . . Feminist . . Champion of human rights.
These are the words that best describe Elaine Gordon.
The Elaine Gordon Scholarship program was established in 2000 to honor the life and work of Elaine Gordon, a former state legislator who, for 22 years, championed equal rights for women.

To be considered for this award, a student must:

• Be fully admitted in the College of Arts and Sciences as a Women’s and Gender Studies Major or Certificate earner.
• Have completed or be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours of Women’s and Gender Studies courses.
• Be enrolled as an undergraduate student at the time of application.
• Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
• Financial need will be one consideration in awarding the scholarship.
• Undergraduates with at least two semesters of study (not including summer) remaining are eligible.

Donor
Elaine Gordon
Award
$3,500
Deadline
03/01/2019
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please request a letter of recommendation from an FIU faculty or staff member.
  2. Please provide an unofficial transcript reflecting all course work completed. Requirement - Be fully admitted in the College of Arts, Sciences & Education as a Women’s and Gender Studies Major or Certificate earner. Have completed or be enrolled in a minimum of 9 credit hours of Women’s and Gender Studies courses.
  3. A typed, two-page essay addressing how you intend to pursue the goals expressed in Elaine Gordon's work and achievements, as well as how financial assistance will help achieve these goals.