Apply for the Beth B. Hess Memorial Dissertation Scholarship, April 1, 2023 Deadline

SWS is pleased to recognize many forms of outstanding feminist work. SWS presents these awards at the Awards Reception during the Summer Meeting, held each August. This year, the Awards Reception will take place on August 20 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Beth B. Hess Memorial Dissertation Scholarship

The Beth B. Hess Memorial Scholarship will be awarded to an advanced sociology Ph.D. student who began their study in a community college or technical school. A student advanced to candidacy (ABD status) in an accredited Ph.D. program in sociology is eligible to apply if they studied at a U.S. two-year college either part-time or full-time for the equivalent of at least one full academic year that was not part of a high-school dual enrollment or enrichment program. Students who attended the international equivalent of a U.S. two-year college are also welcome to apply

For more information on the Beth B. Hess Memorial Dissertation Scholarship, please visit:

Please note that you do not need to be an SWS member to apply or nominate someone for this award, but you need to use the portal. The link to apply is:

If you have any questions, please contact Natasha Santana,

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