U-M Center for the Education of Women (CEW)
Established in 1970 to honor the academic performance and potential of women whose education has been interrupted and to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the admission of women to the University of Michigan
Eligibility requirements for CEW Scholarships:
Must be attending the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn Campuses) in the academic year of 2010-2011.
Must have experienced a lapse in education after graduating from high school of at least (a) 48 consecutive months or (b) 48 non-consecutive months –not counting interruptions of less than 8 months.
Applicants who have received a CEW Scholarship in the past are not eligible. When you apply, you are applying for over 35 CEW scholarships, some scholarships may have specific criteria or specific eligibility requirements. The Scholarship Award Committee will match awardees with the Scholarship that fits the appropriate criteria.
Please see the CEW website for additional information.
CEW Student Research Grants
The Center for the Education of Women announces the availability of CEW Student Research Grants of up to $1,000 to fund research, including scholarly and creative activities, on topics related to CEW's mission.
The Center for the Education of Women announces the availability of CEW Student Research Grants of up to $1,000 to fund research, including scholarly and creative activities, on topics related to CEW's mission. Generally these awards are intended for University of Michigan—Ann Arbor graduate students and upper division undergraduate students who are doing dissertation, thesis, or other degree-required research.
The CEW does not award grants to support travel for conference attendance and presentations or travel and activities that are primarily for educational purposes, service learning, study abroad programs, or enrichment programs not tied to degree requirements.
Student Research Grants are awarded on an on-going basis until the amount of funding available each year has been expended. Students will be eligible for a research grant only once during the course of any degree program. Receipt of a grant does not preclude eligibility for other forms of CEW financial support.
Robin Wright Graduate Fellowship
This grant of up to $3,200 will support research by a graduate student from the Islamic World or Africa matriculating in the Rackham Graduate School..
Other U-M funding sources
The Office of Financial Aid (OFA)
offers a number of resources for graduate students.
Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute
Helps to create a "Community of Scholars," by which the Graham Fellows can collaborate, engage, and interact—both during their doctoral studies, as well as for years to come.
Sweetland Summer Dissertation Writing Institute
Designed to help students make effective progress on their dissertation writing.