Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Labor Studies Scholarships and Grants

Posted: 5/15/2017 (Funding)

Are you a University of Washington student studying labor and workers rights? Working for social justice outside the classroom? Pursuing a career in the labor movement, law, public service or the non-profit sector? Apply for a scholarship or grant!

Each year, the Harry Bridges Center for Labor Studies awards thousands of dollars to top students in Labor Studies. This year, over $50,000 will be awarded. Deadlines for this year’s awards are approaching. Apply now!

This year’s scholarships include:

  • Martin and Anne Jugum Scholarship – $5,500 for undergraduate students
  • Gundlach Scholarship – $5,500 for undergraduate or graduate students
  • Samuel Bassett Scholarship – $5,500 for undergrad or graduate students pursuing a career in labor relations
  • Labor and Employment Relations Association (LERA) Scholarship – $1,000 for students pursuing a career in labor relations
  • Martha H. Duggan Fellowship – $10,000 for graduate students studying or providing caring labor
  • Best Labor Studies Paper Prize – $500 for the best graduate and undergraduate papers

The Bridges Center also supports ground-breaking labor studies research through our annual grant funding program. For a look at past sponsored projects, visit our Featured Research website.
This year’s research grants include:

  • Washington State Labor Research Grant – Up to $10,000 for UW faculty or graduate students with UW faculty sponsor.

For more information, visit the Bridges Center website at http://depts.washington.edu/hbcls, or contact Associate Director Andrew Hedden at heddena@uw.edu .

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Deadline: 06/12/2017