Anne Donchin Women’s Studies Graduate Research Contest

Anne Donchin Women’s Studies Graduate Research Contest


In honor of Professor Emerita's life-long dedication to supporting women, the Anne Donchin Women's Studies Graduate Research Contest honors Professor Emerita Anne Donchin and her tireless work to promote the success of women, shed light on their accomplishments, and to support women's equality.

Selection Criteria

Open to any graduate student enrolled during the past academic year. A student who has graduated may submit work, providing the paper was completed while the author was a student at IUPUI.

Submissions must address issues in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. The committee will evaluate feminist scholarship, coherence, creativity, organization, originality, and overall writing quality. Judges will also apply standard research criteria to evaluate each project.

Students may submit up to two (2) papers. Papers should not exceed 25 pages, including a Works Cited page in any recognized standard format. Submissions should be typed and double-spaced.

The author’s name should NOT appear in the submitted essay but should be included on a separate coversheet. Please include the following information:

  • Student’s name
  • Address
  • Email
  • Telephone number
  • Course name and number for which the essay was originally written
  • Department/Program
  • Instructor’s name
  • Semester taken
  • The title of the work submitted

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