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The Women’s Center invites nominations for the following scholarships which honor and support University of Minnesota students. Current and incoming students (who meet a minimum of half-time enrollment status) are eligible to apply. Scholarship recipients are honored at the Celebrating Changemakers event hosted by the Women’s Center.

Carol E. Macpherson Memorial Scholarship

The eligibility criteria for the Carol E. Macpherson Memorial Scholarship is currently under review. Please check back in spring 2019 for updates on this scholarship. 

Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship

The Dr. Nancy “Rusty” Barceló Scholarship (formerly the Alumnae Society Scholarship) assists University of Minnesota students with financial need in completing their education at the University. Application deadline: 4:30 p.m., first Friday in June.


Please also consider reviewing your eligibility and applying for other scholarships and fellowships sponsored/administered by other Office for Equity & Diversity units: Business, Community & Economic Development, Disability Resource CenterGender and Sexuality Center for Queer and Trans Life, and Multicultural Center for Academic Excellence.