WRRC Awards & Scholarships
ELLEN HANSEN MEMORIAL PRIZE
The Ellen Hansen Prize is awarded annually to a UCD woman-identified student whose original creative project best demonstrates the bravery and independence of women.
This $1,200 prize was established in honor of Ellen, a creative and art-loving UCD student who was killed in 1981 while hiking in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Applications are available now and are due on Tuesday, February 27th. Apply here.
Creative projects can be:
photography, sculpture, film, painting, dance, poetry, musical composition, creative nonfiction, mixed media, or any artistic medium that inspires you. New and old pieces are welcome from folks of all majors!
Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged are eligible for the prize. The submission deadline is Tuesday,February 27th by 11:59pm.
The Ellen Hansen reception will be held on Friday, April 13th in the Student Community Center, Multipurpose Room from 6:30pm- 7:30pm. We welcome all artists and community supporters to attend this event.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.