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Michigan ACE Women’s Network Scholarship Application

The Michigan ACE Women’s Network, a chapter of the American Council on Education, has application materials available for scholarships to be awarded to qualified women faculty members and administrators who wish to pursue senior leadership positions in colleges and universities.

These scholarships are to be used to attend Regional or National Women’s Forums, sponsored by ACE. The applicants must have the support of their college/university deans, provosts or presidents to attend their chosen Forum. Please note that the college/university where the applicant is employed must be a member of the MI-ACE. Click here for a list of member institutions.

The applicant must demonstrate previous leadership in higher education, and have already established future educational leadership goals. The applicant, if selected for a scholarship, also must agree to prepare and present an information session about their experience at the MI-ACE Annual Conference in June.

The Michigan ACE Women’s Network will offer scholarships to attend an ACE National or Regional Women’s Leadership Forum:

Regional Women’s Leadership Forums: This 3-day leadership program is for mid-level women administrators (typically department chairs, directors, and assistant/associate deans) with high potential for advancement in higher education administration. Regional Forums are held in various parts of the U.S. in the spring and fall of each year, and MI-ACE will support a woman from a member institution to attend. Click MIACE Forum Scholarship Application Form  for a downloadable form. The application is due six/eight weeks before the Forum so that the selection process can take place and allow the recipient to make travel arrangements.  Click here for information about the Regional Women’s Leadership Forum dates and/or to sign up for their notification of upcoming forums.

National Women’s Leadership Forums: This 3-day leadership program is for senior-level women administrators (typically deans and above) seeking a college or university presidency, vice presidency, or major deanship. National Forums are held June and December. Scholarship deadline for the June Forum is April 1. Scholarship deadline for the December Forum is October 1. Click MIACE Forum Scholarship Application Form  for a downloadable form.

Applications should be submitted to: Martha Grier, co-chair of the Professional Development Committee,

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