Support for promising graduate students in the field of education.
The following are some of the scholarships available specifically for Graduate School of Education students. Check out our Financial Aid Office to find other scholarship opportunities and types of financial assistance. You may also qualify to apply for a graduate assistantship.
The Timocracy Foundation seeks to honor individuals who "do good for the sake of doing good" and do not typically seek recognition for their acts of goodness. Kimberly Orefice Turner, a 2007 graduate of the Graduate School of Education, has established a scholarship fund through the Timocracy Foundation. A scholarship of $5,000 will be awarded to a GSOE graduate student enrolled in one of the following Massachusetts Initial Licensure programs:
• Early Childhood• Elementary• Early Childhood or Elementary and Creative Arts in Learning• Elementary and Specialist Teacher in Reading• Elementary and Moderate Disabilities PreK-8• Elementary Education and English as a Second Language• Early Childhood or Elementary Collaborative Internship programs
Download additional Timocracy information and scholarship application [pdf].
This scholarship, in the amount of $2,500, will be awarded for Fall 2016 to a qualified newly-accepted on-campus student in a Special Education Master's degree program in the Graduate School of Education. Additional information, including scholarship criteria and application requirements, is available by downloading the Anne Larkin Scholarship application [pdf].
The Ecological Teaching and Learning program offers scholarships for students beginning their program in summer. Download an application for summer 2016.
Individuals committed to teaching elementary, language minority students, and English language learners in urban settings may apply to be a Graduate School of Education EEUI Scholar, and receive a $5,000 scholarship, which will be awarded in two equal distributions of $2,500 each. Graduate students who are accepted into and enroll in the Elementary Education Urban Initiative, a 15-month Master of Education program leading to initial licensure in elementary education, are eligible to apply. For more information, see the EEUI Scholarship brochure and application [pdf].
Two scholarships in the amount of $2,250 each will be awarded for Fall 2016 to a student in the Lesley College for the Adult Learner who is enrolled in the Early Childhood Studies program or who is a graduate of the LCAL program and is pursuing a Master's degree in Early Childhood Education in the Graduate School of Education. For more information, see the Constance and Lewis Counts Scholarship brochure and application [pdf].
The U.S. Department of Education instituted TEACH Grants in 2008 to encourage highly qualified teachers to serve low income schools in high-need subject area. See if a TEACH grant is right for you.
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