Scholarships in Education

Robert L. Ebel Endowed Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a full-time graduate student at Michigan State University, College of Education. Must have work experience as a research/teaching assistant during the period of the award. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Larry Acterman Public Education Award

Award: -, Deadline: January 16

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen and high school senior graduating from the Long Beach Unified School District who is planning to enroll full-time at an accredited four-year college or university in the state of California. Outstanding scholastic ability and determination to graduate college and become a public school teacher must be demonstrated. Essay, current transcript, and two letters of recommendation required.

Dr. Janis Guerrero-Thompson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: August 10

Applicant must be a Hispanic undergraduate student majoring in education or planning to pursue a career in education at The University of Texas at Austin OR a graduate student from the College of Education at The University of Texas at Austin.

New York City Bilingual Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: May 9

Applicant must be bilingual and accepted into the Manhattan College graduate Education program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Mayor's Graduate Scholarship

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Applicant must be a full-time NYC government employee who is accepted into the graduate Education program at Manhattan College. Letter expressing interest in scholarship required.

Dawn Benson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,156, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be an academically gifted graduate student. Preference given to students with international experience/backgrounds.

Dean Bettker Memorial Endowment

Award: $1,742, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a full-time student in the school of Education. Preference given to students who were born or reside in Western New York and who demonstrate financial need.

Community Partnership Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be an in-service educator who is enrolled part-time in a master's degree program in the School of Education. Preference given to educators currently working in the following school divisions: New Kent County, Newport News, York County, or Williamsburg-James City County. Resume and letter of recommendation required.

Harry Robert Elmore Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be an academically distinguished Virginia resident graduate student attending the School of Education. Resume and letter of recommendation required.

The Frances H. and Robert O. Nelson Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a student pursuing a career in either teaching or educational administration. Professional competence, commitment to education, and love of teaching and learning must be demonstrated.

Barbara M. Welch Graduate Fellowship

Award: $1,866, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be graduate student attending the School of Education. Resume and letter of recommendation required.

The Christopher Wren Association Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a part-time student attending the School of Education. Resume and letter of recommendation required.

S. Stuart Flanagan NHFCC Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a graduate student in the School of Education's Family Counseling program and who is also working in the New Horizons Family Counseling Center. Financial need and commitment to service must be demonstrated.

Dean Howard K Holland Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a graduate student in the School of Education who has demonstrated commitment to service and motivation to work in the field of counselor education.

Frances C. Hudgins Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a graduate student majoring in guidance and counseling in the School of Education. Resume and letter of recommendation required.

Chamberlin Higher Education Recruitment Award

Award: -, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a full-time student in the Higher Education Master's Program who is on assistantship.

Chandler Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a graduate student with demonstrated financial need who has demonstrated a commitment to education. Preference given to Virginia residents who are enrolled in the Educational Policy, Planning, and Leadership program.

Educational Leadership International Student Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be an international graduate student pursuing a degree in K-12 Administration. Preference given to full-time doctoral students.

David W. Leslie Research Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a doctoral student in the EPPL Higher Education program.

Graduate Scholarship

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Applicant must be a new graduate student who has been accepted into one of the eligible academic programs and will enroll in at least six credits.

Dean's Scholarship

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Applicant must be an exceptional graduate student at the Warner School of Education.

Armand J. and Mary Faust Galfo Education Research Award

Award: $14,000, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be graduate student who demonstrates an outstanding promise in educational research. Resume and letter of recommendation required.

John & Frances Harmon Scholarship for Women

Award: $2,500, Deadline: October 10

Applicant must be a female School of Education graduate student. Preference given to guidance and counseling program majors.

Kathryn Louise Davison Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Mansfield High School in Massachusetts who intends to major in English or teaching. Academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities and financial need must be demonstrated.

Max McElhaney Memorial Educational Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a full-time college student majoring in history or education. Financial need, recommendation, and short written statement are required.

Olivia M. Marquart Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a cancer patient or survivor who resides in Pennsylvania and is majoring in education. Financial need must be demonstrated. Essay, physician verification form, and letter of recommendation required.

James & Patricia Sood Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be an education major who has been affected by cancer. Essay and letter of recommendation required.

JAM Paper Teacher Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: July 14

Applicants must be pursuing a degree in education or a related field and be enrolled at an accredited U.S. college or university.

Presbyterian Church USA Student Opportunity Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 15

Applicants must be members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) who have completed their second year of college. They must be enrolled full-time and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in education, health service/science, religious studies, sacred music or social service/sciences. Financial need is required. Preference is given to members of racial and ethnic minorities.

NFMC Gretchen E. Van Roy Music Education Scholarship

Award: $1,150, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be college juniors majoring in music education and must be affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs.