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2016-17 Scholarship Recipients

The Women's & Gender Studies Department is thrilled to announce the following scholarship recipients for the 2016-17 academic year: 

SUSAN CURRIER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP: 

The Susan Currier Memorial Scholarship is an award going to a student in the College of Liberal Arts, who is nominated by Cal Poly faculty or staff. The student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall and financial need. Preference will be given to students who have a disadvantaged background and who have overcome significant adversity and/or who make a valuable, current contribution to community service.

2016-17 Recipient: Angie Pereida (Psychology Major, Women's & Gender Studies Minor)
 

VICKI AND DARELL FARRER SCHOLARSHIP:

The Vicki and Darell Farrer Scholarship is an award going to a College of Engineering major OR Chemistry, Physics or Statistics major in the College of Science and Mathematics who has demonstrated a commitment to women’s equality issues through serving as a leader in organizations that have the primary purpose of promoting women’s rights politically, economically and socially. The student must be nominated by Cal Poly faculty or staff and should have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall.

2016-17 Recipient: Youlen Ghazalian (Industrial Engineering Major)
 

SARAH PERRYMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:

The Sarah Perryman Memorial Scholarship is an award to an undergraduate junior or senior majoring in Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, or Physics (College of Science and Mathematics). The recipient must have a minimum 3.2 GPA overall and be nominated by Cal Poly faculty. Nominees must have demonstrated a valuable, current contribution to community service, especially women’s equity. Preference may be given to an applicant who is first-generation college-educated or has a disadvantaged background.

2016-17 Recipient: Rachael Sise (Biological Sciences Major, Women's & Gender Studies Minor)
 

DR. SHIRLEY H. WALKER SCHOLARSHIP: 

The Shirley H. Walker Scholarship is an award going to a student identified by Cal Poly faculty or staff as having demonstrated a commitment to women’s equality issues through serving as a leader in organizations that have the primary purpose of promoting women’s rights politically, economically and socially. The student should have a minimum 3.0 GPA overall.

2016-17 Recipient: Jennifer MacMartin (Sociology Major, Women's & Gender Studies Minor)
 

RALPH R. WILMAR WOMEN’S EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES SCHOLARSHIP: 

The Wilmar Scholarship is an award given to a Cal Poly student who has been nominated by faculty or staff and who has a strong interest and/or active participation in promoting or enhancing women’s educational opportunities. It is recommended that the student have at least a 3.0 GPA.

2016-17 Recipient(s):

Diana Hernandez (History Major, Latin American Studies Minor and Child Development Minor)

Rebecca Krieger (Software Engineering Major)

​Carla Simental (Architectural Engineering Major)

​Margaret Jenkins (Biological Sciences Graduate Student)

 

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