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Undergraduate scholarships

CEHD supports current undergraduate students through the general scholarships listed below, study abroad scholarships, prospective teacher scholarships, alumni-sponsored scholarships, and internship grants.

Below are CEHD's general scholarships and application instructions; by completing the application below, you will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible. You are also encouraged to check with your department.

How to apply for general scholarships

Deadline: Wed. February 14, 2018

  1. Complete the online application (posted Dec. 13, 2017).
  2. Prepare the following materials in advance, which you will upload into the application:
    1. A double-spaced statement no longer than two pages, responding to the following questions (with your full name on the upper right corner of page 1 and page 2).
      Note
      : Please save the document as a PDF or Word document (.doc or docx). Name the document with your name in this order: "Last Name-First Name-Statement."
      • What inspired you to choose your educational and professional areas of interest?
      • Looking ahead 10 years, how do you envision contributing to our increasingly diverse and global community as a professional and as a citizen?
    2. A current resume that includes paid and volunteer professional experience and service. Please include names and contact information (including email addresses) of two professional or academic references.
      Note: Please save the document as a PDF or Word document (.doc or docx). Name the document with your name in this order: "Last Name-First Name-Resume." If you need assistance with writing a resume, consult our Career Services webpage.
Did you know facts Did you know Did you know CEHD has scholarships raising from$1,000-$10,000 for tuition, study abroadand unpaid internships.

General scholarships

All Our Relations Scholarship

  • One $500 award
  • Undergraduate students who have successfully completed their first semester in the college and who would enhance diversity within the University.
  • A plus factor will be given to Native American students.

Carl and Ruth Warmington Scholarship (Youth Studies)

  • One $1,000 award
  • Youth Studies student planning a career in Social Work.

Elizabeth Cormack Endowed Scholarship (Family Social Science)

  • One $1,000 award
  • Family Social Science student
  • Based on character, leadership, extra-curricular activities, and the potential of contribution to the field.

Fred and Earline Estes Family Scholarship

  • One $1,700 award
  • Support for low-income students who would enhance diversity within the University.
  • A plus factor will be given to African-American students who are making academic progress in the college.

Gamma Omicron Beta Scholarship (Family Social Science)

  • One $1,500 award
  • Family Social Science student

Jane H. and Robert E. McNamara Scholarship

  • One or more awards at $1,000 each
  • Full-time undergraduate students in good academic standing, with promise in their field of study, and with financial need.
  • Preference will be given to students who have expressed and intention to pursue urban education or English as a Second Language as a major course of study.

Jim and Karyn Goldstein Scholarship

  • One $2,000 award
  • Undergraduate students who have completed their first year in the college and are continuing their education towards a degree.
  • Students registered with Disability Resource Center are eligible.

Marx Sloan Scholarship

  • One $1,000 award
  • Academic accomplishment and financial need.

Mildred and Russell Gute Scholarship (Family Social Science)

  • One $1,000 award
  • Family Social Science student

Morse Scholarship

  • Up to two $1,000 awards
  • Student is in the PES program and has achieved the Dean's List twice in a row.

Phi Upsilon Omicron Award (Family Social Science or Youth Studies)

  • One $2,500 award
  • Family Social Science or Youth Studies majors
  • Academic merit and financial need; community involvement.

Rebecca Mann Pennell Dean Scholarship

  • One scholarship of $300
  • Academic accomplishment

Victor and Rachel Noll Scholarship (career objectives in teaching)

  • One $980 award
  • Awarded to a student with a GPA of 3.00 or higher who plans to enter teaching as a profession.

Wagner Scholarship

  • One $1,200 award
  • Upper division or transfer student
  • Academic promise and financial need