Initiatives for Women Awards

ifw banner1Initiatives for Women (IFW) benefits women students, faculty, and staff – and the University at Albany and our community as a whole –  by providing them the means to advance their educational and professional goals.  IFW awards, generally $500 to $1500, enhance the educational and career opportunities for women students, staff and faculty. These awards provide monetary awards for women pursuing education or research in any discipline. Some awards are specific for individuals planning a career in medicine, science, law, government, social welfare, and other areas. IFW awards also support any University person or group developing a program for the advancement of women or women concerns. Past recipients have used IFW funding to support a variety of endeavors including study abroad projects, research travel, speakers’ fees and training attendance at conferences or training workshops.
IFW applications are available online at
The 2014 due date is March 7, 2014.
These awards are presented at the annual IFW Summer Celebration.
The 2014 ceremony is scheduled for July 17 in the Standish Room at 2:00pm.
If you have questions about the IFW application process, please contact Carol Anne Germain – via email at or phone 518-442-3590.
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