[Parentsgroup-list] Re: doctoral student access to child care scholarships (fwd)

mhunter at fas.harvard.edu mhunter at fas.harvard.edu
Wed Jun 14 15:54:19 EDT 2006


GSAS Students only/

Quoting Christine Dianne Wenc <wenc at fas.harvard.edu>:

>
> Hi all--I haven't talked with her yet but will keep trying.  However, it
> does seem that grad students will see some scholarship money.  I will keep
> you posted.
>
> See her response below.
>
> Christine
>
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Wed, 14 Jun 2006 07:33:48 -0400
> From: Mary Ann O'Brien <maryann_o'brien at harvard.edu>
> To: Christine Dianne Wenc <wenc at fas.harvard.edu>
> Subject: Re: doctoral student access to child care scholarships
>
> Christine:  There are provisions in the enhancements announced yesterday to
> assist doctoral students. They may not be administered in exactly the same
> way
> as are the child care scholarships that go to Harvard faculty and staff
> (employees).  We are working through the details how to do in the best
> possible
> way for doctoral students. Call me and I can fill you in.  I should be around
> between 1:30 and 3:00 ~ if we don't connect, please leave me a number where
> you
> can be reached.
>
> Thanks, Mary Ann
>
> Quoting Christine Dianne Wenc <wenc at fas.harvard.edu>:
>
> >
> > Dear Ms. O'Brien,
> >
> > I wanted to congratulate you on the new work-life initiatives announced
> > yesterday on the Harvard web site.  However, as co-chair of
> > the GSAS grad student parents' organization, I need to ask whether it is
> > actually true that doctoral students will be able to apply for Harvard
> > child care scholarships.  Both the Gazette article and the Office of the
> > Provost web site state that this is the case--but to the best of my
> > knowledge, this is not so.  Has the rule changed?
>
>
>
> Mary Ann O'Brien
> Director, Communications
> Harvard Office of Human Resources
> 617/496-7437
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