Critical Difference for Women - F.A.Q

Each fund has a page that explains criteria needed to apply and information on the application process. More information is available on the Funds page.

Questions about a specific fund should be directed to that fund chair, except for Re-entry Scholarships. Contact Student Financial Aid with questions about these scholarships. Contact information can be found by going to the Grants & Scholarships page and selecting the fund that interests you.

Yes, all students of The Ohio State University, whether current or prospective, can apply for the scholarships.

Each scholarship and grant has specific eligibility and selection criteria. Grant decisions are made by volunteer committees knowledgeable about the fund and the mission of Critical Difference for Women. When possible, past recipients participate in the process.

There are many ways you can help advance education, careers, and research for women at Ohio State through CDW. Visit our Donate page for all the details.