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A Mile in These Shoes

Purpose 

Dr. Omofolabo Ajayi, Professor Emerita in Theatre and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, created a new award in Spring 2015: "A Mile In These Shoes." WGSS staff will accept submissions and a committee of faculty, including Dr. Ajayi, will deliberate and choose a winner. At the end of each spring semester, the chosen student will be presented with a check for $100.00.

Eligbility 

To be eligible for this award, students must meet the following critieria:

  • Be a WGSS major or Human Sexuality major.
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above.
  • Identify as a student of color.

Application

If you meet the above criteria, send the following application materials to Emma Piazza at epiazza@ku.edu by Friday, May 7, 2021:

  • An essay or creative work that considers race alongside gender and/or sexuality. The essay or creative work may have been submitted in fulfillment of an assignment for a WGSS class or not. 
  • A cover sheet that includes your name, KUID, email address, and telephone phone number

Congrats Class of 2021!
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