The Anita Fitzgerald Prize in Women's and Gender Studies:

Submission Deadline: Monday, October  16, 2017 3:00 (firm)

The Anita Fitzgerald Prize in Women's and Gender Studies: This monetary prize is for the best written work ( essay or report) or project (i.e. in other media) by a University of Toronto Scarborough student written/created for a course assignment during the academic year 2016- 2017. It must be on a topic related to Women's and Gender Studies such as (but not limited to) some aspect of gender, women's roles, activities and experiences, forms of expression, and/or the development and transmission of ideas and attitudes about women and/or gender, or the concerns and problems of women today or in the past.  

Eligible assignments and projects must have been submitted as part of course work in the 2016-2017 academic year and must have been worth at least 25% of the course grade.

The Prize will be given at the UTSC awards event in the second week of November.


Step 1: For student-: How to submit your work:

1)    If you are submitting a written assignment: it must be sent as a Word document to Kamal Hassan at  Subject line: Fitzgerald Prize. It must be sent by 3:00, Monday, October 16, 2017. Please send a clean copy.


2)     If you are submitting a creative work ( such as creative essays, digital/media projects, and portfolios): Deliver to Kamal Hassan in HW 527, by 3:00, Monday, October 16, 2017.

In addition to your submission, write and email an author's statement or overview of the significance of the project to feminism or Women's and Gender Studies to  Subject line: Fitzgerald Prize.  Maximum 300 words. It must be sent by 3:00, Monday, October 16, 2017.


Step 2: For students and instructors:

Student submissions need to be supported by the course instructors. Each work or assignment must be accompanied by a brief statement from the course instructor (maximum 150 words) on a) the originality of the essay's or project's; b) the amount of supervision and/or editorial assistance the student received, and c) the percentage of the course's workload this essay or project represented.  These instructor statements must be sent by Wednesday, October 18, to  Subject line: Fitzgerald Prize (student last name)

Please contact Prof. Connie Guberman, ( if you have questions.