Women and Gender Studies
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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At Women and Gender Studies, Innovation is truly tradition.  Our mission is to educate the George Mason University community about gender issues and issues of concern to women, and to be a focal point for scholarship and research.  We achieve this important mission through a combination of coursework, programming and providing a safe space on campus.

The Women and Gender Studies program relies on the support and commitment of our campus, community, and alumni.  We invite you to join us in our mission efforts by making a financial commitment.  Every gift is meaningful and no amount is too small.  Alumni and community participation are vitally important to our program and we look forward to staying in touch with you.

We have a special interest in funding two areas:

  • The Hattery Family Foundation/Franki P. Rutherford Scholarship Fund:This scholarship, generously supported by the Hattery Family Foundation, will provide one full (or two partial) scholarships for an undergraduate or graduate student(s) who is officially registered with the Women and Gender Studies program.  Preference will be given to students who have excellent credentials, a commitment to studying gender issues, and who face barriers to their education. 
  • Center improvements: The Women and Gender Studies Center, located on the second floor of the Johnson Center building, bridges academic coursework with student development, leadership, and coalition building.  Donations to the center can help us build our book and media library for student use, provide support for important gender workshops for students and faculty, and resources for bringing renowned scholars and activists to the university.
You can make a gift online by clicking here.  In the Donation Allocation section enter the amount of your support and choose the option that says "Other Established Fund'.  Please be sure that you type Women & Gender Studies in the box to the right as shown in the screen shot below.  
Close-up image of the donations page with "Women and Gender Studies" pre-filled in the other established fund section.
You may also send a check made out to the GMU Foundation with "Women and Gender Studies" in the memo line to:
Kevin Augustyn
Director of Development
4400 University Drive, MS 3A3
Fairfax, VA 22030
Please call Kevin Augustyn at 703-993-8706 or kaugusty@gmu.edu with any questions about giving, including securities transfers. 
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