The Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund provides grants to students actively working for peace and justice. These need-based scholarships are awarded to those able to do academic work at the university level and who are part of the progressive movement on the campus and in the community. Early recipients worked for civil rights, against McCarthyism, and for [...]
allows us to continue funding student activists working for social change.
Support student activists by making a generous donation to the Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund. Your tax deductible gift will allow us to provide greatly needed scholarship grants for students who are on the front lines of movements for progressive social change.
On July 7, 2012 in Louisville, KY, the band Yer Girlfriend reunited in celebration of 50 years of the Davis-Putter Scholarship Fund and director, Carol Kraemer’s 50th birthday. Over 200 people attended and $7500 was raised to support Davis-Putter grantees and their work for social justice! Thanks to the band members, volunteers (including past [...]
2007/2008 grantee Eric Stanley recently published a collection, Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex Pathologized, terrorized, and confined, trans/gender non-conforming and queer folks have always struggled against the enormity of the prison industrial complex. The first collection of its kind, Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith bring together current and former prisoners, [...]