CEW Scholarships Eligibility Requirements

Must have at least one (1) of the criteria listed below:

Undergraduate CriteriaGraduate Student Criteria
At least a two-year (24 month) consecutive interruption in education anytime since high schoolAt least a five-year (60 month) consecutive interruption in education anytime since high school
OROR
Primary Caregiver*Primary Caregiver*


*Primary Caregiver definition:

  • Living 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.
  • Living 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.

If you have any questions about the application process (now on MCompass) or eligibility, contact Kristina Bee at 734.764.7271 or cew-scholarships@umich.edu.

If you believe your circumstances match the intent of the CEW Scholarship Program but you do not fit the eligibility criteria you can request an exception by filling out the CEW Eligibility Exception Request Form.