Katharine C. Greenough Award Fund

Katharine C. Greenough Award FundÔÇ»(Supports Best Dissertation)

This award is to be used to support awards, prizes or fellowships to graduate students in the Department of Political Science and recognize academic achievement in scholarly endeavors and encourage and stimulate involvement within the fields of politics and government.

Katharine Greenough was a prominent civic leader and women’s rights advocate for more than 50 years. An English major, she graduate cum laude from Indiana University and was one of the first members of the university’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Katherine Greenough held several leadership positions in the Indiana League of Women voters and in the national organizations. She conducted numerous public forums on improving local government through reorganization and tax reform, and at its 35th anniversary convention in 1956 the National League of Women Voters honored her as one of its pioneer leaders.