College of Education and Human Sciences Scholarships

2015-16 Scholarship Application CLOSED

Deadline for 2016-17 Application: TBD

Annual Partnership & Scholarship Recognition Gala: Friday, April 22, 2016

REQUIRED FORMS:

College-Wide Scholarships

GRADUATE

Walter R. Ames Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Full admission to a Master’s degree program in the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences; academic performance and potential in the field of education.

George and Laurine Harris Scholarship

  • Ammount: $5,000
  • Criteria: Must be from Montana (resident for ten years or diploma from accredited Montana high school); full admission to a graduate program in the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences, superior academic performance, motivation, character, and potential in the field of education.

UNDERGRADUATE

EdReady Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Ammount: $64,000 (Thirty-two $2,000 awards)
  • Criteria: Undergraduate students enrolled in a degree program in the Phyllis J. Washington College of Education and Human Sciences (Department of Health and Human Performance, Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders, or admitted to the Teacher Education Program); minimum 2.5 GPA or meets minimum GPA requirement established by the program of study; familiarity with EdReady Montana evident in essay http://edreadymontana.org/.

Department of Communicative Sciences and Disorders Scholarships

Walter and Elaine Anderson Scholarship Fund

  • Ammount: $1,800 (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: A student who is majoring in Communicative Sciences and Disorders (speech pathology) and intends to make a career in that field.

Ethel and Peter DeWit, Sr. and Marjorie and Robert Stevenson Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Communicative Sciences and Disorders undergraduate; junior in good academic standing for use during the senior year; strong record of volunteer and community engagement demonstrating the intention to make a difference in the lives of others.

Laura Jo McKamey Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Graduate students majoring in Communicative Sciences and Disorders in good academic standing with a high level of community involvement, exemplifying leadership qualities, and encouraging and promoting the success of others.

Department of Counselor Education Scholarships

NOTE! The Department of Counselor Education administers and awards these scholarships internally. There is NOT an application process. Please contact the department directly (406.243.5252 or counselored@umontana.edu) for further information. 

Wayne and Sallie Hollecker Linnell Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1000
  • Criteria: Awarded to a School Counseling student who is a Montana resident and intends to counsel in Montana.

Tough Kids Cool Counseling Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,800 (Three $600 awards)
  • Criteria: Awarded to students in good academic standing who are fully enrolled in a Counselor Education program. Qualified applicants must be currently working in an unpaid internship site working with youth who face economic, educational, and emotional challenges. Both skills and interest will be considered.

Department of Curriculum and Instruction (Teacher Education) Scholarships

ADK Scholarship (Eta Chapter)

  • Ammount: $500
  • Criteria: A teacher licensure student with full admission to the teacher education program; demonstrates promise of becoming an effective teacher.

Eloise Baird Boldt Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $3,800
  • Criteria: A teacher licensure student; full admission to the teacher education program; financial need; academic aptitude; holds traditional values. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Linus J. Carleton Scholarship

  • Ammount: $3,400 (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: Undergraduate teacher licensure students who will be juniors or seniors 2015-16; full admission to the teacher education program; potential for excellence in the field of education as indicated by motivation, character, and academic excellence.

Janet Fowler Dargitz Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: An elementary education student; full admission to the teacher education program; financial need; academic excellence; must be a Montana high school graduate (preference to a Montana born student). Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Mildred DuFresne Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $500
  • Criteria: A teacher licensure student; full admission to the teacher education program; demonstrates promise of becoming an outstanding teacher.

Orville Getz Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Enrolled in master’s level courses in the Department of Educational Leadership or the Department of Curriculum and Instruction; currently employed as a P-12 licensed teacher or school administrator; preference given to applicants working in schools located in Missoula, Sanders, Mineral, Ravalli, and Granite counties; preference also given to employees of Victor Public Schools and to members of the Montana Educators Credit Union.

Paul Fawley Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,200
  • Criteria: Undergraduate or graduate student returning to the University to pursue a teaching career – elementary or secondary; desire and commitment to teach; potential for success as a teacher emphasized more than academic performance.

Noah Ginnings Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Undergraduate senior in elementary education scheduled to student teach during the upcoming academic year; full admission to the teacher education program; demonstrates promise of becoming an outstanding teacher.

Vernon and Myrtle Glascock Scholarship in Education

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: A secondary licensure candidate majoring in mathematics, science, or English; full admission to the teacher education program; intention to teach upon graduation. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Henderson Foundation Environmental Education Scholarship

  • Ammount: $50-$1,000 (Dependent upon number and quality of applicants)
  • Criteria: Graduate student, preferably in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction or M.Ed. students who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program; planning to be engaged in a project, training, or research work in the area of or related to Environmental Education during the upcoming academic year.

Royal and Norma Johnson Family Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,100
  • Criteria: An elementary education student; full admission to the teacher education program; academic excellence; demonstrates promise of becoming an outstanding teacher.

James and Sody Jones Math and Science Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: A secondary licensure candidate majoring in math or science; full admission to the teacher education program; B average or higher maintained since admission to teacher education; must be a Montana high school graduate.

Kleis Larsen Scholarship

  • Ammount: $2,200  (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: An elementary education student; full admission to the teacher education program; Montana high school graduate; carrying a minimum of 12 credits per semester; planning to teach in Montana a minimum of four years; academic excellence; character; leadership; and financial need. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Lovina and Jasper Lewis Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Undergraduate teacher licensure students who will be juniors or seniors in the upcoming academic year; full admission to the teacher education program; demonstrates promise of becoming an outstanding teacher; preference for candidates scheduled to student teach during the upcoming academic year; Butte, MT high school graduate preferred (if there are no qualified applicants from Butte, other Montana students may be selected). Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Alice Lee Lund Excellence in Teaching Award (*Separate application required)

  • Ammount: $10,000 annual stipent and full tuition/fees
  • Criteria: Must be a Montana resident; Full admission to the C&I M.Ed program; Qualified applicants are enrolled full-time (9 credits) and have taught or plan to teach in Montana after obtaining their master’s degree; Academic excellence, leadership abilities, and potential for excellence as a Montana P-12 teacher upon program completion. Request application by contacting - Crissy.Laubach-Young@mso.umt.edu

Kenneth Allen Marcure Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $2,000
  • Criteria: Undergraduate students in good academic standing who have been admitted to the Teacher Education Program in elementary education, math, science, English, or social sciences and are scheduled to complete student teaching in an international setting in a country with a developing economy (to include students placed in India and China) during the upcoming academic year. Eligible students will have experiences with and/or demonstrated interest in other cultures as well as a strong record of volunteer and community engagement in which they have demonstrated perseverance, leadership qualities, and a commitment to social justice. This application also requires a current CV and an additional one-page essay that describes where the student wants to complete their international placement and the reason for this selection. One of the required reference letters for the applicant must be from a methods course instructor.

Darrel and Elsie Minifie Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,300
  • Criteria: A graduate student in the College of Education and Human Sciences; pursuing teaching licensure or advanced coursework with a primary focus in special education; have professional goals of teaching in a collaborative educational environment where educational prevention and intervention are guided by evidence-based practices; reside in Montana and committed to teaching in Montana; grade point average of 3.50 or above.

Donald C. and Patricia Orlich Scholarship

  • Ammount: $2,500 (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: Teacher licensure students who will be juniors or seniors in the upcoming academic year; full admission to the teacher education program; showing promise of becoming an outstanding teacher; Butte, Montana high school graduates preferred although others will be considered.

Maureen Beasley Rovig Scholarship in Education

  • Ammount: $7,100 (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: An undergraduate elementary education student; full admission to the teacher education program; preference given to graduates of Libby High School (Montana) although students who graduated from other Montana high schools may be considered.

Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 78 - Graduate Education Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: An education graduate student in a declared masters or doctoral degree program; GPA of 3.6 or higher; active involvement in volunteer service. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Phi Delta Kappa Chapter 78 - Undergraduate Education Scholarship

  • Ammount: $3,000 (Three $1,000 awards)
  • Criteria: An undergraduate elementary or secondary education student; full admission to the teacher education program; GPA of 3.3 or higher; active involvement in volunteer service. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Teresa Raye Veltkamp Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: An elementary education student; full admission to the teacher education program; scheduled to student teach during the upcoming academic year; demonstrated interest in social justice and minority populations, preferably Native American; preference given to undergraduate students and enrolled members of an American Indian Tribe.

Robert W. Waugh Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,500
  • Criteria: Undergraduate students in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction; full admission to the elementary teacher education program; minimum GPA of 3.2; intend to teach in an elementary school setting after graduation (students seeking additional endorsements or intending to teach secondary education are not eligible); active in community service organizations. Preference given to graduates of a Montana high school.

Western Montana Retired Educators Association Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: An undergraduate teacher licensure student who will be a senior in the upcoming academic year; full admission to the teacher education program; minimum GPA of 3.5; potential as a teacher as demonstrated by successful completion of at least one field experience; and planning to teach in Montana. Preference will be given to candidates who have received a letter of recommendation from a member of the Western Montana Retired Educators Association.

Charles R. and Nancy L. Zadra Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Undergraduate or graduate students in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction; minimum GPA of 3.2; on-campus students taking the majority of courses face-to-face as opposed to online; intend to teach after graduation and show promise as a future teacher.

John and Susan Zaugra Graduate Education Book Award

  • Ammount: $1,200 (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: Graduate students studying elementary education; academic excellence; if no qualified students studying elementary education apply, graduate students studying education, school counseling, and/or planning to work with disadvantaged or rural children may be considered.

Department of Educational Leadership Scholarships

Floyd and Marlys Ann Boschee Scholarship

  • Ammount: $800
  • Criteria: In-residence doctoral student emphasizing educational administration.

Jim Atkinson/WMAEMSP Scholarship

  • Ammount: $500
  • Criteria: A graduate student in elementary school administration; potential as an educational leader.

Edwin Boone Craighead Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,500
  • Criteria: Doctoral student; academic excellence as demonstrated by academic record and GRE scores; personality and aptitude for a position in higher education administration. Application requires a one-page essay concerning the student’s philosophy. Criteria also include EDLD faculty judgment of the candidate’s potential for higher education administration.

Orville Getz Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Enrolled in master’s level courses in the Department of Educational Leadership or the Department of Curriculum and Instruction; currently employed as a P-12 licensed teacher or school administrator; preference given to applicants working in schools located in Missoula, Sanders, Mineral, Ravalli, and Granite counties; preference also given to employees of Victor Public Schools and to members of the Montana Educators Credit Union.

John J. Hunt Scholarship

  • Ammount: $600
  • Criteria: Doctoral student emphasizing educational administration; recipient must be a resident of the state of Montana.

Ernest G. and Jeanette M. Lake Scholarship

  • Ammount: $5,400
  • Criteria: Graduate student in educational administration; potential as an educational leader; preference given to a student planning a career as a school superintendent.

Rural Educational Leaders Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Graduate student enrolled in the Educational Leadership Program; current educator living in rural Montana; plans to pursue a career as a principal and/or superintendent in rural Montana.

William C. Shreeve Education Administration Scholarship

  • Ammount: $2,000
  • Criteria: Full admission to Educational Leadership M.Ed. with successful completion of six or more credits in the program; concurrently pursuing a Principal’s endorsement; high academic performance; and demonstrated excellence (or potential for excellence) in leadership responsibilities in the public school setting. Application requires a double-spaced, one-page essay describing: why s/he wants to become a principal, what innovations s/he would make as a public school principal, and why s/he would make them. Requires two letters of support - one from a teacher with whom s/he has taught for at least three years, and one from a school administrator.

Dr. L. Dean Sorenson Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: Full admission to Educational Leadership M.Ed. program; working toward K-12 School Administration certification; strong academic performance; clear plan for completion of the M.Ed degree program; demonstrates promise of becoming an outstanding administrator; minimum of three years of teaching experience. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.

Department of Health and Human Performance Scholarships

Adrienne Corti Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,500
  • Criteria: Undergraduate juniors/seniors or graduate students in good academic standing; enrolled in Aerie Backcountry Medicine's Wilderness EMT course (HHP 331) fall 2015, spring 2016, or summer 2016; preference given to students working towards a bachelor’s or master’s degree in Health and Human Performance.

C&H Scholarship

  • Ammount: $1,000
  • Criteria: An undergraduate student majoring in Health and Human Performance with an option in Exercise Science – Applied who intends to make a career in the field of applied Exercise Science. The recipient must be a full-time junior or senior in the upcoming academic year and in good academic standing.

Pat Nygaard Memorial Scholarship

  • Ammount: $3,600
  • Criteria: Undergraduate majoring in health and human performance with a minimum grade point average of 3.2; must have junior or senior standing during the full academic year at the time of application; must submit a letter of recommendation from a professor attesting to the applicant's character or integrity.

George and Margaret Sarsfield Scholarship

  • Ammount: $4,000 (Award may be divided)
  • Criteria: Female undergraduate or graduate students majoring in Health and Human Performance are eligible to apply. Recipients must be full-time students for the two semesters they receive the scholarship. The award is based on gender, financial need, and academic aptitude. Preference is given to upper-division undergraduate and graduate students. The applicant “essay” submitted with the completed College of Education and Human Sciences “Application for Scholarship/Fellowship Award” form will be a one to two page (maximum) introduction letter stating why the applicant deserves to receive the scholarship. Applicants must submit a “Need Analysis for Scholarships” form.