Graduate Scholarships

Award amounts are determined by the endowment unless noted. Eligibility criteria is listed below.

Applications are due January 15, 2017.

Scholarships

Captain Robert E.T. Beisel, Jr. Graduate Scholarship

  • Enrolled full-time or part-time.
  • Must be admitted to a graduate level professional education program in the College of Education and Human Development.
  • Preference will be given to students with active duty status in the U.S. military.

Kelly Carman Memorial Scholarship

  • Junior, senior or graduate student.
  • Enrolled full-time majoring in Early Childhood Education and/or Elementary Education.
  • Preference given to non-traditional students.
  • May be renewable (up to two consecutive years) if requirements continue to be met

George G. Dales Endowed Fellowship

  • Must be a graduate student, with preference going to a student from Greece.
  • Must be enrolled in an area of Health, Physical Education, Recreation or Athletics within the College of Education and Human Development.
  • Must remain in good academic standing per program requirements.

Dorothy H. and Cora Hurd Charles Scholarship

  • All students enrolled in a College of Education and Human Development curriculum are eligible.

Dorothy L. (Bladt) and Roy G. Franzen Scholarship-TLES

  • Applicant must be enrolled in master's program in Early Childhood Education 
  • Must hold and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Must be enrolled in ED 6790, Capstone Seminar during upcoming year 
  • Preference given to applicants who show achievement or promise in Early Childhood Education 
  • Each award recipient must complete a project each semester or in two semesters. Projects to be determined by Early Childhood Education faculty member and recipient.

John W. and Evelyn M. Fry English Scholarship Fund

  • All students enrolled in a College of Education and Human Development curriculum are eligible.

Marion I. Hall Endowment Scholarship

  • Full or part-time student.
  • Undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Must hold and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Preference given to students preparing for careers in elementary or secondary education (teacher certification programs).

Lucille Abbott Nobbs/ABE Endowed Scholarship

  • Members of, or a direct descendant of a member of the Alpha Beta Epsilon (ABE) WMU Sorority will receive first preference for this scholarship. Applicants are responsible for indicating membership and/or familial relationship on the application and providing verification if necessary. 
  • Junior or senior status undergraduate student or graduate student.
  • Enrolled full-time in a teacher education program.
  • Must hold and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Award is solely for WMU tuition, fees and book expenses only.
  • May be renewable upon reapplication (two consecutive years) if continue to meet requirements

Merze Tate Scholarship

  • Enrolled full-time or part-time, graduate or undergraduate.
  • Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial need (including, but not limited to, deserving foreign students who are in need of financial assistance).

Luchara and Greg Wallace Student Support Fund 

  • Enrolled in a program in the College of Education and Human Development.
  • Undergraduate or Graduate student.
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA.
  • Financial need a priority.
  • May also be used for internships, field placements, student travel , study abroad childcare and/or transportation needs.

Gary L. and Sandra S. Wegenke Endowment for Dissertation Completion

  • Doctoral student who has had a dissertation proposal accepted and has completed the literature review.
  • Selected by the Dean from nominations by respective chairs of CEHD departments.