By investing in the Center for the Study of Women, Gender and Sexuality, you help undergraduate and graduate students gain a quality education that emphasizes social justice, global awareness, and an appreciation for human diversity.
Contribute through theNIU Foundationspecifying your gift be directed to one of our scholarships and/or our foundation funds. You can contribute directly to our scholarships listed below, or you can make an unrestricted gift to our program's foundation accounts to support the general work that we do.
The Austin Sawicki Memorial Scholarship Fund is established to provide scholarships to upper division and graduate students at NIU who make major contributions to improving gender equity at NIU and to honor the memory of Austin Sawicki.
The Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund honors those who are or act as mothers to members of the NIU community by providing scholarships to upper division and graduate students at NIU whose current activities and career goals include improving the lives of women. (NOTE: Giving to the Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund Expendable will allow us to use the funds immediately. Giving to the Mothers Memorial Scholarship Fund helps build the endowment.)
LGBT Studies Program Foundation Fund
The LGBT Studies Program Foundation Fund is used to support travel, research, visiting lecturers, engaged learning opportunities, and more.
Women's and Gender Studies Program Foundation Fund
The Women's and Gender Studies Program Foundation Fund is used to support travel, research, visiting lecturers, engaged learning opportunities, and more.