Support Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies at the University of Maryland
Through the University System of Maryland Foundation
Credit card contributions to the University System of Maryland Foundation can be made online through the foundation's secure giving website. To give a designated gift to the women’s studies department, select “Use my gift for: Other” and then direct you funds to “Women’s Studies USMF Foundation” (account #01-20238). A tax deductible receipt will be sent directly to the donor.
The University System of Maryland also offers ways to give through planned gifts or gifts of stock.
Through the University of Maryland College Park Foundation
Credit card contributions to the University of Maryland College Park Foundation can be made online through the university’s secure Giving to Maryland website. To give a designated gift to the women’s studies department, please see the Women’s Studies Program Fund. A tax deductible receipt will be sent directly to the donor.
Mail Your Gift
If you prefer to mail your gift, please print this form and send it with check contribution to:
Office of Gift Acceptance
University of Maryland, College Park
4191 Riggs Alumni Center
College Park, MD 20742
Please designate funds “Other-Women’s Studies Dept.” and make your check payable to “UMCP Foundation, Inc.”
The Rodler-Wood Scholarship Fund
The Rodler-Wood Scholarship was established in 2004 by Maryland alum James Wood (class of 1972) and his partner Peter Rodler (1936–2010). The scholarship is awarded annually in the spring to an undergraduate or graduate student at the University of Maryland, College Park, and selection is based on one or more of the following criteria: demonstrated financial need, hardship based on sexual orientation, academic interest in LGBT studies and extracurricular activities on behalf of LGBT issues.Learn about the award and past recipients
The Laura Nichols Women's Studies Undergraduate Award
From her arrival at the University of Maryland in 1987 to her retirement from the department in 2014, Laura Nichols’ service to the department and the university was marked by a steadfast commitment to the importance of women’s studies in realizing social justice, which we hope to continue to foster through this award.Learn more about the award
The Evi Beck Research Award
This award funds graduate students’ efforts as they prepare for the dissertation prospectus. It has been used to help graduate students travel to archives, obtain supplies and complete other research needs and more.
Learn more about this and other graduate student awards