Past Women’s Leadership Institute Scholarship Winners

  • 2021 Future of Work and Leadership Scholarship

    Grand Prize Winner $1,500

    Megan Smejkal

    Political Science

     


     

    Honorable Mention $750

    Stephanie Segura-Guerrero

    Psychology

     


     

    Honorable Mention $500

    Alyssa Maturen

    Medical Neuroscience

     


     

    Honorable Mention $500

    Shewta Adsul

    Psychology

     


  • 2021 Empowering Stories Scholarship Winners

    Empowering Stories Scholarship Winners

    For this scholarship, students were asked to create a mock blog with an initial blog post that highlights an empowering story of leadership. This story could be something that they experienced on their leadership journey, something that they did to empower another female leader, or a story they have heard that provided strength and inspiration. The purpose behind the blog and this initial post is to empower women leaders.

    The winning submissions are listed below:

    Kate Harvey

    Political Science-Prelaw

    Kate Harvey WLI Blog

    Katie Denzin

    Actuarial Science

    Katie Denzin WLI Blog

    Kennedy Torain

    Economics

    Kennedy Torain WLI Blog
  • 2020 Pay Equity Scholarship Winners

    Grand Prize Winner $3,000

    Shweta Rajendra Adsul

    Psychology

     


     

    Honorable Mention $1,000

    Erykah Benson

    Intr Studies in Social Science

     


     

    Honorable Mention $1,000

    Alexandra Ruster

    Human Resources and Labor Relations

  • 2020 Photo Essay Scholarship Winners

    Students were asked to pick one key theme (equity and anti-oppression or health and wellness) and tell a story with at least six visuals.

    The winning submissions are listed below:

    Danielle McClain

    Political Science-Prelaw


    Alexandra Ballinger

    Psychology


    Madyson Quick

    Sociology

    VIEW ESSAY & VISUALS


    Natalie Kagole

    Psychology

    VIEW ESSAY & VISUALS

  • 2020 Equity Scholarship Winners

    Equity Scholarship Winners

    The equity scholarship asked students to submit mock social media campaigns to raise awareness of racism and inequality and promote equity for women and their allies. The submissions were thoughtful, creative, and impactful ideas that ranged from community book readings, video journals, garden walks, educational programs for all ages and many more. 

    The winning submissions are listed below:

    Erykah Benson

    Intr Studies in Social Science

    #ACTIVEALLYSHIP

    Erykah Benson Submission

    Adison Hohwart

    Marketing

    Women’s ‘Root out Racism’ Community Garden Event

    Adison Hohwart

    Audriyana Jaber

    Lyman Briggs

    A Day in My Skin

    Audriyana Jaber

    Elizabeth Tanner

    Arts and Humanities

    Workplace Equity for BIPOC Women

    Elizabeth Tanner
  • 2020 Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winners

    Grand Prize Winner $1,200

    Brittany Newfer

    Human Development and Family Studies

     


     

    Second Place $700

    Gifty Owusu-Tawiah

    Political Science and International Development

     


     

    Honorable Mention $500

    Danielle McClain

    Political Science

     


     

    Honorable Mention $500

    Elisha Smith

    Human Development and Family Studies

     

  • 2019 Emerging Leaders Scholarship Winners

    2019 Scholarship Winners

    See the winning submissions from the 2019 Scholarship contest.

    2019 WINNERS