Hi everyone,<br><br>I just received the following email indicating that GSAS is ending the program to assist with day care tuition.  I don&#39;t know if there&#39;s anything that can be done about this.  Does anyone have a sense of how these decisions might be reversed?<br>

<br>Meredith<br><br><br><blockquote type="cite">

<div><b>From:</b> &quot;Office of Work/Life Resources&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:worklife@harvard.edu" target="_blank">worklife@harvard.edu</a>&gt;<br><b>Date:</b> March 2, 2010 10:10:41 AM EST<br><b>To:</b> &quot;Quinn, Meredith Moss&quot; &lt;<a href="mailto:quinn@fas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">quinn@fas.harvard.edu</a>&gt;<br>


<b>Subject:</b> <b>RE: Day Care Scholarships for GSAS students</b><br><br></div></blockquote>

<div dir="ltr" align="left"><span><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">Dear Meredith,</font></span></div>
<div dir="ltr" align="left"><span><span lang="EN"></span></span> </div>
<div dir="ltr" align="left"><span><span lang="EN"><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">It is with considerable regret that we write to 
inform you that the Doctoral Student Pilot Child Care Scholarship Program will 
not be renewed for Fiscal Year 2011. As a result we will not be accepting 
applications for the coming year. </font><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">As you know, this program was a pilot, initially approved for three years 
and then extended for a fourth. Although the pilot provided significant 
financial support to some doctoral student parents, it is not possible to 
continue the program in its current form.</font></span></span></div>

<p><font face="Arial"><font color="#0000ff"><font size="2"><span>A</span> working group that includes the Office of 
Work/Life, representatives of the Office of Faculty Development and Diversity, 
and the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences is actively exploring new 
strategies to support doctoral student parents. </font></font></font></p>
<p><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">If you have any questions or comments, 
please feel free to email <span>Sarah 
Bennett-Astesano</span> (<a href="mailto:sarah_bennett-astesano@harvard.edu" target="_blank">sarah_bennett-astesano@harvard.edu</a>).</font></p>
<p><span><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">We also 
have the Graduate Students Parents email list that can be accessed through the 
Child Care website at harvard (<a href="http://www.childcare.harvard.edu/childcare/connecting.shtml" target="_blank">http://www.childcare.harvard.edu/childcare/connecting.shtml</a>)</font></span></p>


<p><span><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">Best,</font></span></p>
<p><span><font color="#0000ff" face="Arial" size="2">Natalie</font></span></p><span>
<p align="left"><font color="#000080" size="2">---------------------------------------<br><b>Office of Work/Life 
Resources</b><br>Harvard University<br>Holyoke Center, Suite 
635<br>Cambridge, MA 02138<br>Tel: 617-495-4100<br>Fax: 
617-495-4124<br><a href="mailto:worklife@harvard.edu" target="_blank">worklife@harvard.edu</a></font></p></span><br><div class="gmail_quote"><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">

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