Graduate Scholarships and Financial Assistance
Applications for College of Education graduate scholarships are due October 1 (each year).
For questions about graduate student scholarships or the application process, please contact the College of Education Scholarship Coordinator, Roberta Hodges (email@example.com).
- Charlie L. Nutt Academic Advising Scholarship
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, the student must be a graduate student enrolled in a minimum of three credit hours in the Academic Advising Program in the College of Education at KSU. Applicant must have also completed one semester with a minimum 3.0 GPA and exhibit financial need.
- George E. Spear Adult Education Scholarship
- W. and Dorothy Lee Memorial Scholarship in Adult and Occupational Education
- The Robert Scott Memorial Scholarship
- Adult Education Scholarship
To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, students must:
- be admitted to the Adult Learning and Leadership degree program
- be enrolled in at least one graduate level course in the semester the scholarship is awarded
- be in good academic standing according to the K-State Graduate School criteria
- demonstrate financial need
- Riegel Family Scholarship in School Counseling (also requires letter of recommendation from a current graduate faculty member and resume to be submitted with application)
- Katharine “Kat” Foster School Counseling Graduate Student Support Fund
- Francis and Phyllis Sanders Scholarship in School Counseling
- Patricia A. Hake-Grimwood Education Fund
To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, a student must be an Ed.S. graduate student enrolled in School Counseling program in the College of Education at Kansas State University.
- Dr. Gwen Humphrey Fellowship
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, a student must be a Masters or Doctoral graduate student enrolled in one of the following programs:
- Curriculum and Instruction Master’s Degree with a Reading/Language Arts Concentration
- Curriculum and Instruction Master’s Degree with a Reading Specialist Concentration
- Doctoral candidate in Curriculum and Instruction seeking a Reading Specialist Endorsement
- Dr. Virginia Moon Educational Leadership Fund Scholarship
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, a student must be enrolled in the Department of Educational Leadership in the College of Education pursuing a career as a future school administrator and seeking a district license.
- Alfred P. Wilson Scholarship in Educational Administration and Leadership
The purpose of this scholarship is to honor Alfred P. Wilson and to recognize outstanding doctoral students currently enrolled in the Educational Leadership curriculum in the College of Education at Kansas State University. The scholarship was established by friends of Alfred P. Wilson who was a professor of Educational Administration and Leadership from 1972 until 2003. He currently holds the position of Professor Emeritus.
Doctoral candidates who have made significant progress toward their degree in Educational Leadership may be nominated by EDLEA faculty, EDLEA emeritus faculty, or practicing administrators and leaders in the field by September 1st. Nominated students will receive a letter from the Department Chair outlining the materials to be submitted by October 1st.
The recipient of this scholarship must be a doctoral student who has made significant progress toward the degree in the educational leadership curriculum in the College of Education at Kansas State University. In all other respects, these funds will be awarded without restriction to race, gender, national origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, or disability. Since the award can only be used to apply toward tuition, the candidate should be planning to enroll at least one more semester after the award is given.
To be eligible to apply for this scholarship, a student must:
- be a graduate student enrolled in the Social Justice Education graduate certificate program in the College of Education at Kansas State University
- be a graduate student who has completed the first course (EDACE 816) and be enrolled in the second course (EDACE 817)
- Brenda and Gib Compton Special Education Teacher Scholarship
- Ann Knackendoffel Scholarship
- John W. and Nadine Demand Memorial Scholarship
- Mark Dickerson Memorial Award
- Marken Family Special Education Scholarship
To be eligible to apply for these scholarships, a student must:
- be a M.S. graduate student enrolled in Special Education in the College of Education at Kansas State University
Other scholarship and financial assistance opportunities:
- This program focuses on juniors, seniors and graduate students interested in becoming Math teachers.
- Competitive based scholarships of $2,500 each to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. school in grades K-12.
State and Federal Opportunities