University of Vermont

UVM Women's Center Seeking Nominations for Annual Awards

In the spirit of recognizing emerging undergraduate and graduate women leaders for their academic achievement and their work to effect social change, the Women’s Center announces its call for nominations for the following two awards. The awardees will be announced during Commencement activities and presented at the annual Women’s Awards Banquet in March, which is Women’s HERstory Month. Encourage your colleagues to nominate a student, so that we can recognize outstanding women students in your program and honor their 

The Annual Mariafranca Morselli Leadership Award
We are seeking nominations of undergraduate senior women who have demonstrated leadership qualities and academic excellence in science, and who have contributed significantly to the awareness of the rights of women.

The Annual Edith D. Hendley Award
We are seeking nominations of women pursuing graduate studies who have shown a commitment to women and girls, including improving & enriching the quality of their lives locally or beyond the university setting, promoting safety and health, and who have demonstrated excellence in research, scholarship and teaching (if applicable).

Nominations may be made by faculty, staff, undergraduate/graduate students and/or alumni. Nomination forms must be received at the Women’s Center, 34 South Williams Street, by Monday, February 8, 2016. For more information visit or call (802) 656-4637

Bios for Professors Hendley & Morselli can be found at this link: