Graduate School Scholarships and Fellowships

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Scholarships for Nontraditional Students Adult Career and Special Student Services UW–Madison

Application period: December 1st February 20thCriteria and application: Wisconsin Scholarship Hub using the filter, select Division of Continuing Studies scholarshipsEligibility: nontraditional or returning adult graduate, or professional degree program students. This scholarship is available to both new and continuing students. The Sosa family, as supporters of the university, started the Kindness Matters Scholarship to give returning adult students with financial need and a strong academic history the opportunity to focus on completing their target degree. No break in education required to be eligible for the Single Parent Scholarship. Using the filter, select Division of Continuing Studies scholarships, then sign in to complete the application.

Amount: $1000

Crumpton, Baxter, Bonham Memorial Scholarship Award: $1,000.00 Disbursement Period: Fall and SpringScholarship Intent: To provide assistance to students in Education programs at SFSU which lead to a teaching, specialist, or service credential.Criteri Degree concentrations eligible to : Elementary Education, Language Literacy, Math Education, Early Childhood Education, Adult Education, Secondary Education, Equity and Social Justice, Special Interest, Ed Admin, Instructional Technologies, Jt. Doc in SPED, Special Education, Communicative Disorders, EDD in Educational Leadership. Cady Scholarship Award: $2,000.00 Disbursement Period: SpringScholarship Intent: Assist promising students in the College of Education who are working toward achieving their teaching credential in Special Education, specializing in moderate to severe disabilities, or severe disabilities, and during the semester of student teaching.Criteri Must have a credential objective or emphasis in moderate to severe or severely handicapped.

Amount: $1200
Scholarship Opportunities

The Association for Nontraditional Students in Higher Education Scholarship Programprovides four scholarships for and graduate education to ANTSHE members who are nontraditional students currently enrolled in higher education. The PEO International Sisterhood Program for Continuing Education provides scholarships with a maximum value of $3.000 for and technical education to women whose education has been interrupted, sponsored by a PEO Chapter, and demonstrate financial need. The Community Foundation of Sarasota County Adult Learner Scholarship Programprovides scholarships for and technical education to adult learners who reside in Sarasota County and demonstrate financial need. The Community Foundation of Central Wisconsin Peter Freidrich Scholarship provides one scholarship of $1,000 for education to a resident of Portage County, Wis., who has a documented learning or physical disability and demonstrates financial need.

Amount: $10000
Arthur Zankel Urban Fellowship

Fellowship sites: NYC Education District 75, Hearing Education Services sites: PS in the Bronx, and Chelsea Prep in Manhattan. During their first year, teacher candidates are required to complete field hours but they are not entering their student teaching placements until their second year of studies. Potentially preparing presenting a conference proposal based on the teaching and research experience for the New York State Association of Bilingual Education Fellowship criteri The Fellows will not be expected to enter this project with particular reading intervention skills: the Columbia University in the City of New York is accustomed to teaching TC students support readers. They do so with support and direction from Teachers College graduate students, usually in History and Education or Social Studies Education.

Amount: $2500
Scholarships for adult students

As part of its commitment to increasing access to higher education, UMass Amherst offers dozens of scholarships each year. Cole Scholarship for Continuing & Professional Education and University Without WallsThis scholarship for adult students is for those enrolled in CPE and University Without Walls programs at UMass Amherst who are making career changes and who have financial need. Taylor Educational Opportunity FundEstablished by and named after Jeffrey Taylor, UMass UWW alumnus and founder of, this scholarship for adult students is awarded fall and spring semesters to a student enrolled in the University Without Walls who demonstrates financial need.

Amount: $1000
Northwestern University School of Professional Studies

PLEASE NOTE: For transfer students who are admitted to SPS after fall term and continuing students who satisfy their admission requirements after fall term, a second spring application cycle will be open for Spring and Summer scholarship consideration. The Bernard Osher Foundation Reentry Scholarship is available to newly admitted and continuing degree-seeking students who demonstrate both strong academic achievement and financial need. Current SPS degree-seeking students continuing their program, who demonstrate both academic achievement and financial need, will be considered for the Continuing Student Scholarship. This scholarship was created for continuing SPS degree-seeking students who have recently and involuntarily lost their employment.

Amount: $3500
PCS Financial Aid and Scholarships

In addition to the availability of these aid and loan programs, Fordham is one of the few universities which offers grant and scholarship funds from its own resources to assist adult learners.

Amount: $3500
PCS Financial Aid and Scholarships

In addition to the availability of these aid and loan programs, Fordham is one of the few universities which offers grant and scholarship funds from its own resources to assist adult learners.

Amount: $20000
College Department Fellowships

The College of Education offers the Alexander Caswell Ellis Fellowship in Education, available to students with a bachelor’s degree from a Texas college who are pursuing a graduate degree in education with the intent of serving adult populations. Students selected to receive this scholarship must be enrolled full-time and have a grade-point average approaching or surpassing 3.5 4.0. Lee Fellowship is a prestigious award offered by the Science Education Center. Walther Scholarships take a variety of forms, including renewable, multi-year awards for incoming students one-year awards for continuing students travel awards for research abroad and summer research grants. Applicants must not be employed at half-time or as a teaching assistant, an assistant instructor, a graduate research assistant, or in a similar job title during the fall semester.

Tuition Aid

The Graduate Impact Scholarship is designed to benefit highly motivated and engaged adult learners who value education as a way to improve lives and communities both locally and globally. To apply for any University College scholarship, Bachelor of Arts Completion Program students are encouraged to fill out the BACP Common Scholarship application in addition to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid The Dean's Opportunity Success scholarship is a partial tuition scholarship that helps students offset some of the expense of a college education. The Colorado Community College Success scholarship is a partial tuition scholarship that helps students offset some of the expense of a college education.