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1809 Lambda Alumni announce scholarship competition

A $1,000 scholarship competition sponsored by the 1809 Lambda Alumni is open to all currently enrolled Miami undergraduates.

Entrants should submit a 15+ page paper examining a topic in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered and queer (LGBTQ) studies to by April 30. The winning entry will be announced at the beginning of the fall semester 2001.

Melanie Rubenstein ’00, a senior interdisciplinary studies major, was awarded the first LGBT scholarship for her work, "Flirting with the "i": Exploring the Identities of Jewish Queer Women."

The goal of the 1809 Lambda Alumni’s scholarship is to encourage undergraduate scholarly work in the area of LGBT studies and foster a more sensitive, tolerant campus and scholarly climate for LGBT scholars.

For more information, contact Shandra Niswander at the e-mail above or at (630) 241-2176, or visit

Date Published: 11/30/2000
Volume: 20   Number: 17


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