Please note: the deadline for submitting applications for the Rhonda Williams prize is March 15, 2003

Rhonda Williams Scholarship
Sponsored by Taylor and Francis, publisher of Feminist Economics

The International Association for Feminist Economics (IAFFE) announces the Rhonda Williams Scholarship, instituted to help diversify IAFFE by encouraging more scholars of color to participate in feminist economics. In particular, the prize is intended to encourage and support IAFFE members whose work reflects Rhonda Williams's legacy of scholarship and activism.

Amount: $500 to be awarded at the IAFFE conference.

Criteria: The recipient's work should address one or more of the following issues:

Special consideration will be given to applicants from groups not well represented in IAFFE and for whom other sources of funds are not readily available. Recipients of the scholarship must give Feminist Economics the first right to consider publishing the finished paper.

Application Deadline: March 15, 2003

Applications should be sent to:  feministeconomics@rice.edu and should include:

(1) a cover letter;
(2) a curriculum vitae, labeled "vitaeRWS<applicantlastname>"
(3) a statement of the connections between the applicant's scholarship and the issues mentioned above (label file "statementRWS<applicantlastname>"
(4) an extended abstract or draft of the paper the applicant will present at the 2002 IAFFE conference, scheduled for June 27-29 at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus, Barbados, West Indies(label file "absRWS.03<applicantlastname>" or "paperRWS.03<applicantlastname>" Please send all files in Microsoft Word or in PDF Acrobat format.

Alternatively, applications may be sent by mail to: Ms. Cheryl Morehead, Assistant Editor, Feminist Economics MS-9, Rice University, PO Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892 USA 
Phone +1.713.348.4083

The committee awarding the prize for 2003 will include Professors Rose Brewer (chair), M.V. Lee Badgett , and Sakuntala Narasimhan. Please direct any questions to Rose Brewer at brewe001@umn.edu or at +1.612.624.9305 (tel.) or +1.612.624.9383 (fax).

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