Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) is a national organization whose mission is to promote women in the fields of science, technology and mathematics. The goal of the Chicago branch of GWIS is to provide professional advancement opportunities to women in science within the Chicago area. Learn More.




  1. Annual GWIS Chicago Travel Grants are now open! We have just released the 2018 Travel Grant awards applications. Please check your email for more information or email us at to fill out an application today! You need to be a current members to be eligible. Winners are required to present their work at a future GWIS Chicago meeting. Learn more about past winners here.
  2. Mark your calendar: GWIS Chicago Fundraiser will be on June 14th, 2018! As you may know, most GWIS Chicago events are free to members and non-members (check out past events here). This annual event financially support our organization and secure funding for our 2019 Travel Grants. We are in the preparation for our annual fundraiser in June of 2018. If you would like to be involved, please email us at! Check out our past fundraiser events here.
  3. Officer positions are open! We encourage and welcome any member and non-member to take part in our organization for the 2018-2019 year. Available positions include Secretary, Treasurer, Social Media Coordinator, and Membership Coordinator. If interested, please email us at or contact the current officers here to find out more about their responsibilities.