College of Social Science Student Leadership and Development Fund

The College of Social Science Student Leadership and Development Expendable Fund supports scholarships and professional development for students, research, technology and programmatic support for the Women’s Leadership Institute.

Belote Graduate Assistantships

The Belote Women’s Leadership Graduate Assistantship provides support for a Graduate Assistant to lead and conduct research. Funding provides opportunities for professional development, creating connections to graduate students, leading support programs for graduate students, and assisting with creating the student cohort curriculum.  

Experiential Learning Fund

Women’s Leadership Institute Experiential Learning Fund allows student leaders to deepen their knowledge of the critical issues surrounding women’s leadership and promote equity for those leaders through a supported experience in study abroad, study away, or internships. 

Tomlanovich-Dimond Equity Research Fund

Each year two research teams comprised of a faculty member and undergraduate student are awarded $10,000 ($5,000 for the faculty member and $5,00 for the undergraduate student) to support work that builds upon the vision of the WLI to advance leadership equity for women globally.

Mason Soneral Faculty Fellow

The Mason Soneral Faculty Fellow is a unique and dynamic position within the College of Social Science that works to support and bring innovation to the MSU Women’s Leadership Institute.  

For more information, contact:

Amanda Guinot Talbot


If you are interested in supporting the program, please contact:

Rachel Schmidt