Graduate Studies Scholarships
- Graduate Studies Scholarships
JEAN BLOOM REHABILITATION COUNSELING SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Jean Bloom was instrumental in the formulation of the rehabilitation counselor education program, established now as the Master of Counseling - Rehabilitation Track Program. Dr. Bloom desires to provide increased support to students who are dedicated to the profession. The recipient must be a graduate student enrolled in the Master of Counseling - Rehabilitation Counseling Program who demonstrates a sincere interest in pursuing a career as a rehabilitation counselor. The student must meet the minimum academic performance requirements of the program. Financial need is a factor.
JOHN A. BOYLAN, JR. AWARD
This award was developed by Dr. Dennis Lutz in honor of John Boylan, Jr., M.Ed., CCC-SLP, probably best known for his pioneering work in integrating technology into the classroom, the clinic, and creating new opportunities for communication for individuals with severe speaking disabilities. The award will be made to a second-year graduate student in the Speech/Language Pathology program. Eligible candidates must meet academic standards for the program that include general scholarship, character, motivation, and commitment to the program as may be determined by official scholastic records and faculty recommendations.
RUTH AND DEWEY DAVIS GRADUATE ENDOWMENT
Ruth and Dewey Davis created this scholarship in honor of both of their mothers, Beulah C. Rice Tubbs and Helen Saterlee Davis. The recipient must be pursuing a Master of Education degree in Secondary Education or Elementary Education. The student must be a current or returning teacher from one of the following school districts: General McLane, Penncrest, Millcreek Township, Wattsburg, Fort LeBoeuf or Iroquois. The successful candidate must also teach one of the following subjects: English, biology, chemistry, geology, physics or a hybrid of the sciences, such as biochemistry, nuclear physics, neurobiology, etc. This scholarship is renewable up to two academic years, but not necessarily for the duration of the pursuit of the master's degree. Financial need may be a factor.
DEAN'S SCHOLARSHIP - GRADUATE STUDIES
The student must be pursuing a master's degree and meet the School of Graduate Studies and Research admission and program requirements. The award will be made to an incoming graduate student and is not renewable. The eligible student must complete an application and submit a one-page essay (double-spaced) explaining career goals. Additional consideration for eligibility will be length of the graduate program, undergraduate QPA, where applicable, and composition of essay and application. Financial need may be a determining factor. Final selection should be determined by a University committee designated by the Dean of Graduate Students and Research in cooperation with the Office for Student Financial Support and Services.
DR. RICHARD A. FORCUCCI SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was developed by Mr. Russell Blount in honor of Dr. Richard Forcucci. It is awarded to an Edinboro University graduate student studying in the field of speech-language pathology. The recipient must be enrolled in the Edinboro University graduate studies program, majoring in the area of speech-language pathology, be enrolled in a minimum of 6 graduate credits during the fall and spring semesters, and have earned a minimum of 20 graduate credits with a minimum QPA of 3.5. An application must be completed and the Speech-Language Pathology Department Scholarship Committee must be involved in the selection of the recipient. Financial need is not necessary.
DR. KATHRYN A. GLENN COUNSELING PROGRAM SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Kathryn A. Glenn was hired by Edinboro State College in 1970 to serve as a professor in the Pupil Personnel Services Department, now known as the Edinboro Professional Studies Department. In 1973 she was granted tenure. The student must be pursuing a master’s degree in the Counseling Program. Preference will be given to a student pursuing elementary guidance counseling. The eligible student must be enrolled full time and have a minimum QPA of 3.0. Faculty members in the Counseling Program will determine a selection process and choose the recipient of the scholarship, with referrals obtained from the Office of Student Financial Support and Services.
GRADUATE STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP CHALLENGE
Students wishing to be considered for the Graduate Studies Scholarship Challenge must submit a resume and essay that, in 500 words or less, describes the impact their graduate program will have on their career. Eligible students must be enrolled for the Spring 2014 semester, and in good standing with their graduate program. In addition, they must have completed 9 credit hours of study while maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0. Those seeking funding as a Graduate Assistant (GA) must be a current GA, in good standing with their designated site supervisor. Three scholarships are available: 1) $1,000 for a campus based student*; 2) $1,000 for an online student*; and 3) $750 for a Graduate Assistant. Those seeking related funding must submit the above materials to their Graduate Program Head by no later than September 30th.
*As identified by the School of Graduate Studies and Research
MARY ALICE DYE GREEN SCHOLARSHIP FOR WORKING PROFESSIONALS
Dr. Mary Alice Dye was a professor in the Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Communication and Media Studies Department for over 24 years, retiring in 1995. Dr Dye’s commitment to education and her enthusiasm for mentoring her students is well-known within the Edinboro community. She was and continues to be a role model for graduate students, providing advise on diverse interests, developing leadership skills and critical thinking capabilities, as well as respect for and civility toward others. The student must be pursuing a Master of Arts Degree in Communications Studies (MACS) and meet the MACS admission and program requirements.
DEBRA BEMILLER HUDEK MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was created in memory of Debra Hudek, by her husband Stephen. Mrs. Hudek graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology in 1976; received a master's degree in Educational Psychology in 1977 and completed the School Psychology Certificate Program in 1979. The recipient of this award must be pursuing a master's degree in the Educational Psychology Program or certification in the School Psychology Program. The student must have a minimum 3.5 QPA in graduate coursework to be eligible. Prospective students must complete an application and submit a one-page essay (double-spaced) explaining career goals, which will be evaluated by the Scholarship Committee. The student must also submit a resumé and a recommendation letter.
DR. FRANK JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a student majoring in speech and hearing, who has earned 64 or more credits and has attained a 3.0 or higher cumulative QPA. Financial need is a factor (need may outweigh someone who has a higher QPA).
MARGARET (MARGE) KARL MEMORIAL ENDOWMENT
Marge Karl was a strong advocate for higher education. She spent her professional career encouraging the many students she encountered throughout her 35 years of employment at Edinboro University. The individual must be a student in good standing who has achieved 15 credits. First preference will be to a Graduate student enrolled in the student personnel program or an Undergraduate student with interest in the student personnel program. Preference will be given to individuals currently employed by The Office of Residence Life.
DR. AND MRS. ERNEST R. LaFOLLETTE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was developed by Elise LaFollette in memory of Dr. Ernest LaFollette, a former faculty member. It must be awarded to a Master of Education student, who is attending either full-time or part-time, and whose program emphasizes the application of instructional technology. Financial need is not a factor.
FLORENCE AND DENISE OHLER SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was provided for by the Estate of Florence Ohler. The recipient of this award must be enrolled in the graduate studies program in the area of counseling (school guidance, student personnel services or rehabilitation counseling) or school psychology with a minimum of 6 credits per semester and must have earned a minimum of 12 graduate credits with a QPA of 3.5. Financial need may be a factor.
DENNIS D. RANALLI SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship was established by Mr. Russell Blount in honor of Dennis D. Ranalli. The recipient of this scholarship must be accepted in the graduate studies program majoring in the area of speech-language pathology and must have graduated from Edinboro University with a bachelor's degree in speech and hearing disorders (BASHD) with a minimum 3.0 cumulative QPA. The recipient must be enrolled on a full-time basis during the fall and spring semesters. The scholarship is not renewable and financial need is not a factor.
DR. RANDY RODAK SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY MEMORIAL AWARD
To honor the memory of Dr. Randy Rodak, who passed away in October 2008, Dr. David Potoker established this award. The award will be made to a graduate student in the Speech/Language Pathology program for the first clinical rotation. This is a four month commitment for the student (May through August). The student must possess the desire to work with the adult population.
DR. DORIS SNELL GRADUATE STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP
Dr. Snell is still active with the Erie Playhouse and a variety of other community organizations. Among her many honors, she received the Edinboro University Distinguished Alumni Award in 1986. This scholarship is established by Dr. Snell to provide opportunities for students and to encourage the same commitment to education and community involvement that Dr. Snell has demonstrated during her life. The successful candidate must have received an undergraduate degree from Allegheny College, and be currently enrolled in a Masters Program at Edinboro University.
SPEECH/LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY CITIZENSHIP AWARD
This award will be made to a first-year graduate student in the Speech/Language Pathology program.
DR. JAMES S. B. TAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
This scholarship is awarded to a student who is enrolled full-time in the school psychology master's program, has earned a minimum of 18 credits with a minimum cumulative QPA of 3.0, demonstrates financial need, and submits an essay and resume. This scholarship can only be awarded during the Fall and/or Spring semesters.