Congrats to Lily Yasuda (’18) (Screenwriting Major and
Women’s Studies Minor
) for being awarded the 2015-2016 Laura Scudder Scholarship!
In honor of the inspirational memory and trailblazing contributions of Laura Scudder, the Laura Scudder Scholarship is awarded to a student demonstrating an interest and commitment to women’s issues, scholarship, and leadership. The lucky recipient is awarded a $5,000 scholarship.
Applicants were asked to submit a 500-word essay explaining how their major field of study intersects with the study of women. In addition to demonstrating academic motivation, applicants were asked to provide evidence of experience, interest and commitment to women’s issues outside of the classroom (e.g., social outreach, activism, leadership relevant to women). Decisions were based on demonstrable commitment to women’s issues, academic merit and financial need.