Adah Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez Scholarship


  • $2000.
  • One scholarship will be awarded.


  • Must be a student of color who has taken courses in the Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies Department or whose academic interests include some aspect of women's culture or experience.
  • Must demonstrate financial need through completed 2013-14 FAFSA.
  • Must have a strong academic record.
  • Must be enrolled in a College of Liberal Arts & Sciences degree granting program and seeking your first undergraduate degree.
  • Must be enrolled full-time as an undergraduate in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014.

Your application should consist of the following items:

  1. Application -  found here :
  2. Transcripts of all undergraduate work (you may submit a printout from ISIS).
  3. A one-page statement describing your academic or career goals, and some ways in which these reflect a concern for women's lives.
  4. Two letters of recommendation.

Application materials may be submitted electronically to Laura Kastens, or mailed to:

Ada Johnson/Otilia Maria Fernandez Scholarship Competition
Department of Gender, Women's & Sexuality Studies
210 Jefferson Building
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA 52242


  • February 7, 2014.