Graduate School of Education Scholarships

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Scholarship awards in the Graduate School of Education have been established through the generous contributions of GSE alumni, professor emeriti, faculty and friends. These scholarship awards provide financial support for students in the departments of Counseling, School and Educational Psychology (CSEP); Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP); Learning and Instruction (LAI); and Library and Information Studies (LIS). Congratulations to these GSE student scholarship award recipients for the 2016–17 academic year:

GSE scholarship recipients(front row, l to r): Joanne Groves, Lorenda Chisolm, Katarina Silvestri, Maureen Grice; (middle row, l to r): Huda Almumen, Somaia Morsy, Jeeyoung Min, Katherine Haq, Olga Gould, Melissa Laidman; (back row, l to r): Molly Terry, Riza Ozdemir, Heather Walker, Abdullah Alsheri, Abigail Gloss, Tracy Wing. (The remaining scholarship recipients were not available for the photograph.)
  • Paul A. and Margaret E. Bacon Scholarship and the Gregory J. Dimitriadis Dean's Excellence Fund supports students in the Graduate School of Education with a Dean's Award for Conference Presentations.

    Abdullah Alsheri (LAI doctoral student)
    Alexia Buono (LAI doctoral student)
    Lorenda Chisolm (ELP doctoral student)
    Rachel Dominguez (ELP doctoral student)
    Olga Gould (LAI doctoral student)
    Katherine Haq (LAI doctoral student)
    Eunjee Jang (LAI doctoral student)
    Seungjung Jo (LAI doctoral student)
    Chungseo Kang (ELP doctoral student)
    Taeyoung Kim (CSEP doctoral student)
    Mingyu Lu (CSEP doctoral student)
    Qiaomei Lu (LAI doctoral student)
    Jeeyoung Min (LAI doctoral student)
    Tiffany Nyachae (LAI doctoral student)
    Keely O’Connell (LAI doctoral student)
    Katarina Silvestri (LAI doctoral student)
    Darlene Garcia Torres (ELP doctoral student)
    Heather Walker (LAI doctoral student)

  • Leroy and Margaret H. Callahan Scholarship supports students pursuing research and/or development activities in the teaching and learning of mathematics at the pre-secondary school level.

    Riza Ozdemir (LAI doctoral student)

  • Rosemary S. Callard-Szulgit Gifted Education Student Award supports students completing an advanced certificate in gifted education.

    Gayle Angert (LAI advanced certificate student)

  • Shang-Lin Chung Student Award supports students pursuing a doctoral degree in the Department of Learning and Instruction.

    Xiaojun Jiang (LAI doctoral student)

  • Peter Drapiewski Scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in educational psychology.

    Yin Wu (CSEP doctoral student)

  • William Eller Memorial Scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in reading education.

    Lori King (LAI doctoral student)
    Katarina Silvestri (LAI doctoral student)

  • Mary Lou and S. David Farr Scholarship supports students conducting research on technology and learning.*

    Huda Almumen (LAI doctoral student)
    Abigail Gloss (LAI doctoral student)
    Kristina Toth (LAI doctoral student)

  • Anita G. and Herbert L. Foster Learning and Instruction Scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in literacy or special education.*

    Katherine Haq (LAI doctoral student)
    Katarina Silvestri (LAI doctoral student)

  • James C. Hansen Memorial Scholarship supports students conducting research on counseling with families.

    Dianne McMullen (CSEP doctoral student)

  • Marceline Jaques Scholarship supports students demonstrating outstanding achievement in counseling people with disabilities.

    Molly Terry (CSEP doctoral student)

  • D. Bruce Johnstone International Student Dissertation Research Travel Fund supports doctoral students in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy.

    Hyunmyung Jo (ELP doctoral student)

  • Adelle H. Land Memorial Scholarship supports students pursuing a teaching career.

    Lisa Kulka (LAI master's student)

  • Judith T. Melamed Memorial Scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in the TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages) program.

    Joanne Groves (LAI master's student)

  • Next Generation Scholarship supports first generation college students in the second semester of the adolescence/secondary initial teacher certification program.

    Robert Slisz (LAI master's student)

  • Jonathan D. Ramos Award supports students pursuing a degree in mental health counseling.*

    Isaac Kopetchny (CSEP master's student)

  • A. Benjamin and Helen Ravin Scholarship supports students in the Department of Library and Information Studies.

    Jeremy Cassidy (LIS master's student)
    Celia Gavett (LIS master's student)
    Michael Labrecque (LIS master's student)
    Darcey Mulligan (LIS master's student)
    Sawyer White (LIS master's student)
    Tracy Wing (LIS master's student)

  • Taher and Myra Razik International Fellowship supports students pursuing a doctoral degree in the Graduate School of Education.*

    Hatice Altun (LAI doctoral student)

  • E. Alberta Riggs Memorial Scholarship supports students in the Department of Library and Information Studies.

    Jessica Scheuerman (LIS master's student)

  • Joseph B. Rounds Scholarship supports the promotion of excellence in the field of librarianship.

    Kathleen Andres (LIS master's student)
    Melissa Laidman (LIS master's student)
    Rachel McDonald (LIS master's student)
    Bethany Miller (LIS master's student)
    Jessica Scheuerman (LIS master's student)

  • Ralph Theurer Scholarship supports students pursuing a degree in science education.

    Somaia Morsy (LAI doctoral student)

  • Robert E. Valenti Memorial Scholarship supports students pursuing a doctoral degree in higher education.

    Rebecca Borowski (ELP doctoral student)

  • H.W. Wilson Scholarship supports students in U.S. and Canadian library education programs on a rotating basis with funding by the H.W. Wilson Foundation.

    Kathleen Andres (LIS master's student)

  • Marie Ross Wolcott Memorial Scholarship supports students in the Department of Library and Information Studies.

    Maureen Grice (LIS master’s student)
    Natalia Umana (LIS master’s student)

* Note: Students can self-nominate for this scholarship award. (Please note that students cannot apply directly for these scholarship awards unless the scholarship award is specified for self-nomination. Nominations for these scholarship awards are initiated by faculty members within each department. Any student interested in being considered for a scholarship award should contact his or her faculty advisor.)