Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships

Scholarships for Incoming Students

Undergraduate scholarships are located in UNI's Online Scholarship Directory. The application deadline is January 15, 2020. To apply for undergraduate scholarships, complete the University Scholarship Application for Undergraduate Students, checking the box for College of Education scholarships.

Sally Gearhart Strottman Memorial Scholarship in Elementary Education

This scholarship is an opportunity for a high school senior from one of a list of identified counties (Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Cerro Gordo, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Floyd, Franklin, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Mitchell, Winneshiek, Worth) who plans to pursue a degree in elementary education. A $10,000 scholarship award is renewable each year criteria are met. Priority deadline December 1, 2019. APPLY NOW!

Scholarships for Current Students

Undergraduate scholarships are located in UNI's Online Scholarship Directory. The application deadline is January 15, 2020. To apply for undergraduate scholarships, complete the University Scholarship Application for Undergraduate Students, checking the box for College of Education scholarships.

Kappa Delta Pi Scholarship descriptions and applications are below. All applications are due January 30, 2020.


Graduate Scholarships

Check the Online Scholarship Directory or the department offering your major for a list of College of Education scholarships for part-time and full-time graduate students. Be sure to list the scholarship you are applying for on the application form.

The following scholarship applications can be downloaded, completed, and printed.

DEPT

SCHOLARSHIP

Abbreviated Guidelines

     

C&I

Arlene Estes Endowed Scholarship

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Part-time graduate student
     

C&I

May Smith & Amy Arey Endowed Scholarship

  1. Elementary Education
  2. Graduate student
     

C&I

Stanley & Norma Reeves Quasi-Endowed Scholarship

  1. Graduate student
  2. Determined by Reading Faculty Committee
     

C&I

Eugene & Mary Grossman Quasi-Endowed Scholarship - Ed. Media

  1. Educational Media
  2. Junior/Senior/Graduate
  3. Minimum GPA of 3.0
  4. Deserving
     

C&I

Rigmor Madsen Endowed Scholarship Fund

  1. School Library Media Studies
  2. Preference to undergraduate
  3. In good standing
  4. Preference to non-traditional female
  5. Highly motivated
  6. RENEWABLE

Notes:

  • Second preference to a non-traditional female in Physical Education.
  • Third preference to non-traditional female graduate student in School Library Media Studies.
     

C&I

M. J. Shackelford Program Account not Foundation

 

     

C&I

Mary Lou Kirk Scholarship

Not available for 2019-2020

     
ASSOC. DEAN

Dean's Graduate Fellowships

  1. Current grad student in a COE Masters or Certificate program
  2. Part-time, full-time, online, and on-campus students are eligible
  3. Priority given to part-time students
  4. Not renewable
     

ASSOC. DEAN

Harold & Martha Nation Endowed Graduate Scholarship

 

  1. Master or Doctorate of Education
  2. Preference to graduate of Hudson Community School District (HCSD), Hudson, IA or descendant of HCSD
  3. If no qualified candidate, preference to faculty of HCSD
  4. Renewable with 3.0 GPA
     

ASSOC. DEAN

John J. Kamerick Quasi-Endowed Fellowship

 

  1. Pursuing a Doctorate of Education degree
  2. A brief statement of proposed study
  3. Funding request which includes a rationale for the need for such funding
  4. Copy of dissertation proposal
     

ASSOC. DEAN

John S. Latta, Jr. Quasi-Endowed Doctoral Scholarship

 

  1. Doctoral student in residence

Announced in late spring for succeeding academic year

     

ASSOC. DEAN

Ross & Jeanne Nielsen Graduate Endowed Scholarship

 

  1. Pursing a Doctorate of Education degree with a career in elementary, secondary, or postsecondary education
  2. Full-time graduate student
  3. Financial need
  4. Minimum GPA of 3.0 in graduate college
  5. Personal commitment and professional skills to complete degree, including dissertation
  6. U.S. Citizen
  7. A brief statement of proposed study
  8. Funding request which includes a rationale for the need for such funding
  9. Copy of dissertation proposal

Notes:

  • Award given in year of study that completes degree.
  • 2nd preference to full-time graduate student pursuing Master's degree in any field in COE who is planning a career in elementary, secondary, or postsecondary education
     

ASSOC. DEAN

Ida May Wilson Quasi-Endowed Graduate Scholarship

 

  1. Teaching
  2. Graduate
  3. Possess qualities of leadership
  4. Financial need
  5. High academic standing
     

Department of Health, Recreation and Community Services

Clifford J. & Ruth M. Edginton Endowed Scholarship

  1. Leisure, Youth and Human Services Program
  2. Preference to doctoral student

Notes:

  • 2nd Preference to Master's student
  • 3rd Preference to undergraduate