University of Michigan Centre for the Education of Women (CEW) Scholarships for Women 2018/2019
The CEW Fellowship Program, which today serves women and non-traditional students, was established in 1970 to recognize the academic achievement and potential of women whose education was interrupted and the centenary of the admission of women to the University of Michigan.
Application deadline: 1 March 2018.
The CEW application will be available online on or before February 1, and will be published on this website at this time. In the meantime, prepare your documents with the following information 2018/2019.
Eligible countries: All
To be taken at (country): USA
About the Prize: Thanks to the generosity of individuals, organizations, associations and foundations, the CEW has awarded more than 1,600 scholarships since 1970. The CEW scholarship awards are invaluable, they often mean the difference between a degree or not the University of Michigan. Due to the generosity of the donors, the CEW was able to expand the program in 2008 with additional scholarships for students of all genders at the Ann Arbor Campus.
Type: student, graduate
Applicants for a CEW Scholarship must attend the Universities of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Flint or Dearborn) during the year for which the scholarship is awarded, and 2) must meet at least one (1) of the following criteria:
(1) A minimum two-year (24 months) continuous interruption of education at any time since high school OR
Primary Caregiver *
(2) A minimum of five years (60 months) continuous interruption of education at any time since high school OR
Primary Caregiver *
* Definition of the primary caregiver:
Lives at least 50% of the time in the same place of residence and consistently assumes primary responsibility for the housing, health and safety of a minor, older adult or disabled adult; assumes that this responsibility will continue in the coming academic year.
Lives in a separate dorm and oversees at least 30 hours per week a minor, older adult or disabled adult without monetary compensation for at least the last 6 months; assumes that this responsibility will continue in the coming academic year.
In addition to these criteria, students currently qualifying for a federal PELL scholarship, as well as students and students who are first-generation students (no parent has earned a bachelor’s degree) are preferred.
Number and value of the scholarship: Approximately 40 scholarships are awarded annually from $ 1,000 to $ 10,000, with some major scholarships being awarded.
How do I apply? Before you apply, please check the above criteria. The application process is online in M-Compass (opening on 1 February) and includes the following elements:
Demographic information, including a recent transcript (Fall 2017, if enrolled)
Three letters of recommendation:
It is best to make recommendations early and to give them the general timeline required for their letter. You will be asked to provide the name and contact details of the referrers and to complete the electronic application forms that will be sent as automated e-mails. Recipients are encouraged to follow a link in the email and write their recommendation directly into the form. Referrals who are familiar with your academic performance and career prospects can best write on your behalf. At least one academic recommender is strongly recommended. Strong references typically include:
The length and capacity that the recommender has informed the applicant.
The committee reviewing applications welcomes comments on the applicant’s strengths, academic and professional achievements, the ability to persevere in their plans for university work and to be successful, and their potential for impact in their chosen area. (A direct evaluation of the candidate is very helpful)
Biographical information and academic transcripts have already been submitted – focus on what the committee may not yet know
Once the scholarship application is available, you can include your answers to the following requests directly in the application form.
Statement of primary care and / or educational disruption
Tell us in 250 words or less about the nature of your relationship with the people you are caring for and briefly list your care responsibilities and / or tell us what has led to your interruption in your education, how many consecutive months You were not enrolled or earned academic credit, and what you did during that time