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Scholarship for Returning Women

The Scholarship for Returning Women is a Scholarship sponsored by Center for the Education of Women.

Award Information:

Amount of Scholarship: Minimum: $1000, Maximum: $10000
Application Deadline: 12-Jan
Requirements: Applicant must be a woman who has experienced an interruption in education during which time there has been no academic credit. The interruption must have been for either a minimum 48 consecutive months, or for a total of 60 months not counting interruptions of less than 12 months. Preference is given to women pursuing biology, biomedical sciences, business, engineering, mathematics, physical sciences, or other less traditional fields for women. Selection is based upon strength of motivation, promise of impact on chosen field, academic record, potential, creative and scholarly contributions, and financial need.
Eligibility: College freshman, College sophomore, College junior, College senior, Master's-level study, Doctoral-level study, Other postgraduate-level study, Other

Sponsorship provided by:

Center for the Education of Women
University of Michigan, 330 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104-2289
Phone Number: 734 998 7699
Fax Number: 734 998 6203

You can find out more by contacting:

Doreen Murasky or Christina Ries
Senior Counselor/Program Specialist and Scholarship Secretary

You should always investigate the latest information on the scholarship. A maximized likelihood of achieving your goal is a result of finding out the requirements from the start and making sure you meet them. Prior to starting, figure out the driving force for the Center for the Education of Women and their goals for the Scholarship for Returning Women. If you are qualified, figure out if there is a decent shot of actually getting the scholarship. Once you believe that there is a good chance of actually being awarded the Scholarship for Returning Women, then it is useful to put forth the effort to apply.

One critical detail in the process of trying for the scholarship is paying close attention to the application. Applications can sometimes be drawn-out and tiresome, but it is absolutely critical that you fill out the application precisely. Avoid mistakes that might make you lose out because of some minor point.

Once the application is sent off, figure out the timeframe regarding when the Scholarship for Returning Women makes payment of the money in order to know whether or not you will be able to count on the scholarship to provide additional support for your financial needs and how it will help you out, as there may be restrictions on what expenses are covered by the Scholarship for Returning Women. You might find it challenging to handle all of your financial needs, and being awarded the Scholarship for Returning Women as a supplement to your own resources can make things much easier. If you don't end up getting the Scholarship for Returning Women, don't give up, search for additional scholarships for which you can apply.

Last Updated: 12/18/2015


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