The Janet Kalinowski Student Development Fund provides support to students of accomplishment and promise who are engaged in the study of issues surrounding gender and social position. The fund may provide financial assistance for expenses related to:
    -  Research
    -  Participation in professional conferences
    -  Special training opportunities
    -  Other educational projects or opportunities that enhance intellectual growth.

Funding:  The award(s) will range from $100 to $400, depending upon the number of worthy applications received and the amount of funds available. 

Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, until all funds are expended.

Procedures:  Students should complete the application form providing a brief but clear explanation of how they would use the funds (in order to fill out the form, you will need to download it and open it in Word). A faculty committee will review applications. The application should be submitted as an e-mail attachment directly to the Coordinator of Women's and Gender Studies, Prof. Claire Gleitman

Responsibilities of the recipient:  Successful applicants will be responsible for providing a brief report of the outcome of their activities. If there is a tangible product or report at the completion of the project, it should also be provided. 

Profile of Janet Kalinowski

Janet Kalinowski was a professor of psychology at Ithaca College from 1986 until her death in 1999. She taught developmental psychology from a life-span perspective with a particular interest in the issues faced by girls and women. Janet was a feminist passionately committed to the development of her students as knowers and thinkers. Her energy and efforts were critical to the establishment of a Women’s Studies program at Ithaca College and the development of an exciting curriculum. As a result of her contributions in the field, Janet was invited to join the National Conference of Education for Women's Development, a collaborative group of forty researchers committed to researching and supporting the intellectual and ethical development of modern women.