CEW Scholarships Eligibility Requirements

CEW Scholarship applicants must be attending the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Flint, or Dearborn campuses) during the year for which the scholarship is awarded and 2) Must have at least one (1) of the criteria listed below:

Undergraduates

  • A minimum two-year (24 month) consecutive interruption in education anytime since high school  OR
  • Primary Caregiver*

Graduate Students

  • A minimum five-year (60 month) consecutive interruption in education anytime since high school  OR
  • Primary Caregiver*

*Primary Caregiver definition:

  • Lives in the same residence at least 50% of the time and consistently assumes major responsibility for housing, health, and safety of a minor, older adult, or disabled adult; anticipates this responsibility will continue during the upcoming academic year.

  • Lives in separate residence and provides care for a minor, older adult, or disabled adult for a minimum of 20 hours per week without monetary compensation for at least the past 6 months; anticipates this responsibility will continue during the upcoming academic year.  
 

In addition to these criteria, preference will be given to undergraduate students who currently qualify for a federal PELL grant, and undergraduate and graduate students who are first generation students (no parent has completed a bachelor's degree). 

Questions? Contact Erin Lane or Doreen Murasky at cew-scholarships@umich.edu or (734) 764-6360.