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The Leah Freed Memorial Prize Award

Aug. 30, 2011

The Leah Deborah Freed ‘77 Memorial Award honors the life of Leah Deborah Freed (1954-1986), a pioneer student in the Program of Women's Studies at Oberlin College. In her Oberlin career, Leah Freed was known for her outstanding research on Doris Stevens ’11, an Oberlin alumna who served as the vice-president of the National Women’s Party and who was an outspoken activist for women’s suffrage, labor reform, and legal equality for both sexes.

The Leah Freed Memorial prize is awarded to support engagement in student research and creative work related to the core concerns of the GSFS Institute. Support is available for proposals involving students in research, creative work, performance, or other academic project. Awards of up to $600 are available to defray costs of a project, including travel to and from a research site, interviewing, supplies, performance costs, equipment rental, etc.

NOW TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2011. Application can be found online at: http://new.oberlin.edu/dotAsset/3403772.pdf

DEADLINE: Friday, November 11, 2011.