To support women sustainably, the deparment provides special Women's Advancement Funds. These funds can be used for creating infrastructure, individual-related advancement as well as public relations.
Applications can be sent to the women's representative at any time. A women's commission decides on the allocation of funding. Details on granting procedure
The member of the women's commission currently are:
- Beate Schattat (Gender Equality Officer)
- Sylvia Theodos (Gender Equality Officer Deputy)
- Hélène Colinet
- Martina Erlemann
- Elke Müller
- Stephanie Russ
- Jadwiga Wilkens
Here you can find the Federal Ministry of Education and Research's database for scholarshipd. Some of them especially concern women and single parents.
An overview of the areas supported in 2017 can be found in the summary of expenditure from funding for women in the financial year 2017.