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Undergraduate Financial Assistance

Laura Sylvia Myers Memorial Award     

Laura Sylvia Myers was born in 1962 and died tragically in a car accident in 1984. Each year, the Women’s Studies Center presents an award to an undergraduate woman in Laura’s memory. The award, which carries a $1,000 prize, is presented at the spring Women’s Studies Graduation Ceremony. The deadline for applications is mid-April of the year you wish to be considered. The award recognizes a female student who has demonstrated:

  • scholarship in the Women’s Studies Program and
  • leadership in Women’s Studies and
  • a proven commitment to feminist ideals

Eligibility Requirements

  • The award is given to a graduating undergraduate woman
  • You must have completed the requirements for graduation and the Women’s Studies Certificate from FAU

 Materials to be Submitted

  • A transcript along with a list of courses in which you are currently enrolled
  • A two-page essay that describes your qualifications for  the award
  • At least two letters of recommendation from instructors in courses taken for the Women’s Studies Certificate


FAU Financial Aid Office

 Last Modified 6/26/14