The Scholarship is intended for LGBTQ undergraduate and graduate students attending San Francisco State University, Stanford University, UC Berkeley, UC Hastings, and UC San Francisco. The Scholarship award is $2,000 per year for 2 years as long as the recipient continues to meet eligibility requirements. To continue the award beyond the initial 2 years, re-application is necessary.
Further information about the Scholarship program and the required on-line application are available at:
The application deadline is March 10, 2019.
(Almost) everything you need to know about the Department of Women and Gender Studies
WGS Emergency Fund Scholarship
WGS Lecture Series
Women and Gender Studies is happy to announce our WGS 305/805 Lecture Series. The guest lecturers come from a wide range of disciplines and life-experiences. Each lecture is free and open to the public. All are welcome.
A list of campus resources related to advising, programs, basic needs and more.
Financing your MA Degree
Information on costs, fellowships, scholarships, teaching assistantships, and more
WGS Department Scholarships
WGS 698/798 allows students to engage and reflect on how their coursework connects to the work of community organizations. This is a partial list of organizations that have partnered with SFSU students.
Women and Gender Studies Publications
Publications are created each semester by the students in WGS 690: Senior Seminar, the capstone for majors in Women and Gender Studies.
Advancement to Candidacy
The Advancement to Candidacy (ATC) is filed after the student has completed a minimum of 12 units, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, and before completing 27 units of work applicable to the M.A. degree. Once the ATC form is approved, the student is advanced to candidacy. Further information may also be found at the Division of Graduate Studies website.
M.A. Culminating Projects
Student theses and creative projects from 1971 to present
Current Semester Course list
Undergraduate Career Options
Career options for majors and minors
Graduate Career Options
Career options for the master of arts in Women and Gender Studies.
Students should be sure to meet with their advisor in the first few weeks of the semester to discuss courses and degree program.
Office hours are posted in Humanities 315 and on the Department website under "Faculty".
Students wishing to declare Women and Gender Studies as their major or minor should make an appointment with one of the undergraduate advisers. Before meeting with an adviser make sure to fill out page one of an advising form. Bring your unofficial transcripts and/or Academic Progress report, both available through your Student Center, to your first meeting.
Advising Resource Center
Women and Gender Studies Resource Room
Located in Humanities 316, this space is available for study and small social gatherings, Monday-Friday 9-5, Fall and Spring semesters unless there is a previously scheduled meeting. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve the room for specific class study sessions.
The resource room also has a refreshed (non-circulating) library, with many current course texts and books of interest to WGS students. Browse the complete WGS library.