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Funding

At CEW+, we work to break down barriers and increase access through funding. We offer opportunities for scholarships, emergency grants, sponsorships, and more for a range of situations and life circumstances.

CEW+ Scholarships

FOR:
Childcare
Living Expenses
Research
Travel
Tuition

Career & Education Counseling

Our professionally trained and experienced counselors work within a developmental framework to help individuals consider their options, make informed choices, and both define and resolve problems, while focusing on issues of achieving their career goals and balance between, school, work, and family.

Typical counseling services for staff may include discussions around:

  • Setting career goals
  • Determining next steps for a position or career change
  • Resume/cover letter/application review
  • Work/life balance issues
  • Exploring professional development opportunities
  • Assistance navigating the University experience
  • Negotiation strategies

Stop in at CEW+ or call 734-764-6360 to schedule an appointment.

Advocacy Initiatives

Through a variety of initiatives, task forces, groups, and organizations, we lift up and make space for diverse voices.

CEW+ Annual Advocacy Symposium

CEW+ annually brings together staff, faculty, students, and community members to create change through introspection, dialogue, and action at our advocacy symposium. The goal is to give participants practical tools to better advocate for themselves and others.

Supporting the Academic Excellence of Student Caregivers

Student caregivers are some of the most focused and resourceful students on campus, as demonstrated by their ability to balance school, work, and parental responsibilities. Did you know that 26% of all college students nationwide are raising children?

Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Program

This program was created to bring social activists who work on gender equity issues to CEW+. Each visit is intended to give the selected activist time for reflection, research, and/or planning related to their area of activism.

Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award

In honor of former director Carol Hollenshead’s twenty-year tenure at the Center for the Education of Women, CEW+ created the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Award for Excellence in Promoting Equity and Social Change.

Mullin Welch Endowed Lecture

The CEW+ Mullin Welch Series was established in 1989 by Frances Daseler and Marjorie Jackson in memory of their sister Elizabeth Charlotte Mullin Welch. This fund brings to campus outstanding women who exemplify Elizabeth’s characteristics.

Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe Lecture

The Weerasinghe Lecture is named for Christobel Kotelawela Weerasinghe, who worked throughout her life to promote international understanding and communication.

CEW+ Research

CEW+’s publications include research reports policy and advocacy papers, and resources for department chairs. The work of CEW+ researchers is supplemented by the research publications of our Visiting Scholars. All publications listed are downloadable.

Women of Color Task Force

Founded in 1979, WCTF provides professional development, networking, and training opportunities for U-M employees, with a focus on addressing the needs of women of color staff.

Events & Workshops

November 30, 2022
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Virtual
December 7, 2022
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Virtual
December 14, 2022
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Virtual
December 21, 2022
12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Virtual
January 14, 2023
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Crisler Center, 333 E. Stadium Blvd, Ann Arbor, MI 48109