Over the next several years, other funders, including the Rockefeller Foundation, provided a five-year, $24.5 million grant to support up to 1,000 Woodrow Wilson Fellowships annually, and the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation was independently incorporated.
Fellowships were offered across the range of arts and sciences.
Titled “Saved: Science, Religion and the Frozen Embryo Problem in the United States,” her work examines the ethical dilemmas posed by frozen embryos left over from in vitro fertilization and saved for future use.
“My main curiosity concerns the ways IVF embryos are pressed into service for diverse political and practical agendas by groups as varied as stem cell researchers and infertile Christian adopters,” says Cromer, who majored in women's and gender studies at Willamette.
The award includes a $25,000 stipend, which will support Cromer’s final year of dissertation work at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY).
Stunned and delighted by the honor, Cromer says it gives her a jolt of energy in the final stages of completing her dissertation.
For the American international relations organization established in 1921, see Woodrow Wilson Foundation.
is a private non-profit operating foundation based in Princeton, New Jersey.
In 1947, Carnegie Corporation of New York provided 0,000 to expand the program to selected universities nationwide.
Gradually the program broadened to extend eligibility beyond veterans, in fields other than the humanities.