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REMINDER: Need money to finance your studies?

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

The College of Education offers over 90 scholarships from our three academic departments (Teacher Education, Leadership and Counseling, and Special Education) and Dean’s office. Each year, students apply for and receive thousands of dollars in financial aid from both endowed and expendable funds established by our generous donors.

Regarding LTEC, the Stokes Educational Technology Scholarship is offered through the Dept. of Teacher Education and is available to an LTEC student who meets the selection criteria. IMPORTANT: March 31, 2017 Deadline.

Go to College of Education – Scholarships to search for scholarship opportunities, read selection criteria, download the application form, and view the application deadlines.

International Reading Association (IRA) 2015 Teacher as Researcher Grant

Friday, November 21st, 2014

The IRA 2015 Teacher as Researcher grant request for proposal is available. Grants up to $4,000 may be awarded to to support teacher inquiries related to literacy and instruction. For more details go to http://philanthropynewsdigest.org/rfps/rfp5200-ira-invites-proposals-for-2015-teacher-as-researcher-grant.

Monetary Awards for Student Attendance at Professional Conferences

Monday, October 13th, 2014

The Teacher Education Department encourages our students, both graduate and undergraduate, to become active scholars and researchers.  An initial step in this process is to attend a professional conference. In order to encourage student attendance at professional conferences, the Teacher Education Department is giving 10 awards of up to $250 each.   The procedure for applying for these awards follows.

CONFERENCE ATTENDANCE AWARDS

Students who wish to apply for this award must write a letter of application that contains the following information.

  1. The name, date, and location of the conference that they will attend.
  2. The conference fee.
  3. An itemized list of additional travel experiences:  airfare, hotel.
  4. Two to three paragraphs that address how attendance at this conference will be helpful to their growth as a scholar.
  5. The name of the sponsoring professor.

All letters of application are due to Dr. Kinney-Sedgwick no later than 5 P.M. on Friday, November 7.   In the case of more applications than funds, awards will be decided by lottery.  Only one award will be granted to a student.

Monetry Awards for Student Participation at Professional Conferences

Monday, October 13th, 2014

The Teacher Education Department encourages our students, both graduate and undergraduate, to become active scholars and researchers and to present their work at professional conferences. In recognition of our students’ excellent work, the Teacher Education Department will grant travel awards up to $500 to students presenting at professional conferences.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATION AWARDS

  1. Travel awards of up to $500 will be granted to students who are presenting original research/scholarship at a professional conference.
  2. Students who wish to apply for this award must write a letter of application that contains the following information.
    1. The name, date, and location of the conference at which they will be presenting.
    2. The name of the paper/presentation.
    3. A copy of the conference acceptance letter or a copy of the program page with your name and presentation.  PLEASE NOTE: IF YOUR PROPOSAL HAS NOT YET BEEN ACCEPTED, COMPLETE THE APPLICATION PROCESS ANYHOW.  THIS WILL ALLOW US TO DETERMINE THE POSSIBLE NUMBER OF AWARDS THAT COULD BE GRANTED.
    4. An itemized list of expenditures e.g. conference fee, airfare, hotel.
    5. The name of the sponsoring professor.

    All letters of application are due to Dr. Kinney-Sedgwick no later than 5 P.M. on Friday, November 7th..   In the case of more applications than funds, awards will be decided by lottery.  Only one award will be granted to a student.