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SVSU College of Education Scholarships

Each academic year the College of Education offers a number of scholarships to undergraduate and graduate level students pursuing a program in teacher education.  To apply, students must submit the General Scholarship Application available online by April 1 for the 2013-14 academic school year. Information on other scholarship opportunities are available at www.svsu.edu/apply/scholarships.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Martin & Emma Block Endowed Scholarship

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

 

Returning undergraduate students

None

Admitted to the College of Education Teacher Education Program or Nursing Program

Education

No

Cumalative 3.00 or higher

Full-time

Essay requirement: Must demonstrate ability or potential to contribute to the field of

Education or Nursing

Varies annually

No

Jean E. Brown Memorial Endowed Scholarship in Education

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning undergraduate or new transfew students

Bay, Saginaw, or Midland County

Junior or Senior admitted to the College of Education

Preference to Elementary Education

No

Cumulative 3.00 or higher

Full-time

Essay Requirement: Must demonstarate potential to contribute to the field of teaching

Up to 6 annually

No

The Matthew Duncan Bronz Scholarship Fund

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning undergraduate students

Bay, Saginaw, or Midland County

Junior or Senior status

Major in Pre-Special Education or Special Education

No

Cumulative 3.00 or higher

Full-Time

The successful candidate must be actively involved in volunteer organizations or activities

focused on special needs (e.g., Special Olympics).

One annually

No

Larry Engel Memorial Scholarship

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other: 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning undergraduate students

None

Junior or Senior status

Admitted to the College of Education Teacher Education Program

Yes

No minimum required

Full-time

Includes those in the Accelerated Certification (ACE) program (pre-education majors ineligible).

Varies annually

No

Gougeon Brothers Science Scholarship

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning undergraduate students

Preference to Bay County Residents

Minimum Junior status

Preference to College of Education majors in Secondary Education (chemistry/science)

Yes

Cumalative 2.75 or higher

Full or part-time (enrolled for a minimum of 10 credits)

Majors also considered include those in Science, Engineering & Technology. 

Essay requirement: Must demonstrate qualities of character and leadership

One annually

Yes

Theresa A. Lundsted Endowed Scholarship

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning undergraduate students

Thumb resident of graduate of a Thumb Area High School

Admitted to the College of Education 

Preference to Elementary Education

Yes

Cumalative 3.00 or higher

Full-time

Essay requirement: Must demonstrate ability or potential to serve as a highly

effective leader

One annually

No

G. James Williams Scholarship in Nursing & Teacher Education

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning undergraduate students

None

Admitted to the Nursing or Teacher Education Program

Nursing or Teacher Education

No

None

Full-time

Must demonstrate improvement in GPA since freshman year

Up to 10 annually

No

Undergraduate & Graduate Scholarships

Sally Edgerton-Netke Memorial Scholarship in Early Childhood Education

Student:

Residency:

Status:

Major Required:

Need-Based:

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

 

 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

New or returning

None

Undergraduate or graduate student

Early Childhood Education

No

Minimum 3.5 required

Full or part-time

Essay requirement: Must demonstrate outstanding writing and scholarship and

an understanding of Developmentally Appropriate Teaching. Required: Letter

of recommendation from ECE faculty not serving on selection committee.

One undergraduate award and one graduate award annually

No

The Meadows Family Graduate Grants in Education

Student:

Residency:

Status:

 

Major Required:

Need-Based:

 

GPA:

Enrollment:

Other:

 

 

Number Awarded:

Renewable:

Returning graduate students

None

Must have completed a minimum of 6 credits toward a degree in Educational Leadership

at the Master or Education Specialist level.

Educational Leadership

Yes, but cannot have received any other scholarship, grant or other reimbursement from SVSU

or employing school system other than need-based financial aid.

Cumalative 3.00 or higher in graduate coursework

Full-time

Essay requirement: Must demonstrate potential to contribute to the fieldd of teaching.

Applicant must also present at least two letters of recommendation from faculty, school

administrators, colleagues, or community members.

Up to 10 annually

No

If you have questions about the criteria of the scholarships listed above, please contact the College of Education Dean's Office directly at 989-964-7107 or coe-dean@svsu.edu.