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Applying for Project Support

The Women's Education and Leadership Fund gives out financial support each year to projects whose main focus is one or more of the following:

  • Enhance the education of women
  • Advance women as scholars and as the subject of scholarship
  • Cultivate and sustain women's leadership skills
  • Increase awareness about women as individuals and in communities

Members of the University of Hartford community are encouraged to apply for support ranging between $2,000 - $10,000 by submitting a one-page letter of intent by December 1. Invitations to submit full applications are announced in December, full applications are due by February 23, and decisions are announced in April. Funds are awarded for the following fiscal year commencing July 1.

For more information, see our Guidelines.

Project Reporting

Those who receive WELFund support are required to file monthly and final reports. Formats are available as follows:

Monthly Narrative Form

Monthly Narrative (docx)

Budget Reporting Forms

(To be completed monthly and at the conclusion of the project)
Budget Report (xls)

Final Report Form

Final Report (docx)

Sample Thank You Note

Final Report (docx)



The link below is for those applicants who have specifically been invited by WELFund to complete the full grant application.  Apply here