We Need Your Help

Please consider supporting AWSS by making a contribution in support of our prizes, awards, or to our general fund. AWSS is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that supports scholars at all career stages. Any contribution you make is tax deductible in the United States.                     Thank you for your support!


Fundraising for the Herlihy Prize

AWSS is currently fundraising to support a graduate research prize in honor of Patricia Herlihy and her incredible contributions to both the study of Ukraine as well as her support for multiple generations of scholars across disciplines engaged in study on Ukraine and its neighbors. Select the Herlihy Prize For Graduate Research option on the drop-down menu through the Paypal link below.


Your donation to AWSS supports our general fund and endowment which  provide travel grants for scholars from the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; stipends for graduate students to attend the biannual AWSS conference; Heldt article, book, and translation prizes; the Mary Zirin prize for independent scholars; graduate research and essay prizes; and grants to scholarly associations for research in women's and gender studies in the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe for conference and publication support. With questions or for more information contact the AWSS president.

Contribution levels

A list of donors is published in the summer Women East West newsletter.

Benefactor: $1,000 and above
Patron: $500 to $999
Sponsor: $250 to $499
Friend: $100 to $249
Donor: $50 to $99

Donate by Mail

If you prefer to donate by check, please download our gift and membership form, select the "gift" option only and return the form by mail with your name, address, email, and contribution amount to Melissa Bokovoy, Past-President, Department of History MSC06 3760, 1 University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-1181