Award Winners 1997
Presidential Awards ($1,000 each)
M.S. student in Epidemiology. Financial support to help finish thesis project which analyzes Prenatal Care and Assistance Programs data in an attempt to assess racial and ethnic differences on the risk of HIV on pregnant and postpartum women and differences in the proportion of HIV counseling and testing services they receive.
M.A. student in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Travel to El Salvador to study the reintegration to civilian life of women "guerrillas" in El Salvador after a ten-year civil war.
Ph.D. student in Ecology. Financial support to hire a student research assistant for her project on the status of the Karner butterfly, and developing population models for its management.
M.A./C.A.S. student in Public History. Funding to replace failed computer equipment after VESID computer hard drive crashed.
Jennine O'Reilly Conway Award ($520)
Ph.D. student in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Increase financial support to help pay for international student medical insurance for her and her son. Ms Sharoichenko is also the recipient of an IFW Award.
University at Albany's Women's Association Award ($500 each)
Ph.D. student in Social Welfare. Woman returning to school at a non-traditional age. Financial support to complete research on gender differences in communications with hospitalized elderly patients.
Deborah Woeckner Saavedra
Master's student in Latin American and Caribbean Studies. Financial assistance to register for additional classes.
Fine Art Scholarship Award ($500)
Tracy Straight Freed
Undergraduate student in Fine Arts. Funds for books and printmaking material.
Bernice Mosbey Peebles '39 Scholarship Award ($500)
Undergraduate student in Spanish; accepted into the School of Education. Travel to Spain for Fall 1997 semester.
Anne Gustin Scholarship for Women in Law and Government ($500)
Ph.D. student in Criminal Justice. Financial support for research materials to study rape crisis centers in the eastern block countries.