Scholarships, Additional Funding, and Graduate Assistantships

School of Education Scholarships

Students admitted to a graduate program in the School of Education may apply for internal scholarship funding on an annual basis. The scholarship application (one application for all scholarships) opens February 15 and closes June 15 of each year. Scholarship applications are reviewed for scholarships to be are awarded for the upcoming academic year. Funding is very limited. More information can be found here

 General requirements to qualify for a scholarship from the School of Education include the following.

  • Be admitted to a School of Education graduate degree or certification program.
  • Be enrolled at least half time (3 credits) each quarter during the academic year (Autumn, Winter, Spring).
  • Maintain all graduate student requirements for continuation in the program.
  • Demonstrate financial need.

Some scholarships have additional requirements, which are noted on the scholarship page

Funding is provided for Autumn, Winter, and Spring quarters. Those who are approved for scholarship funding will be notified through their student email accounts, generally in August.

Outside Funding

The Financing Your Graduate Education page also lists numerous outside funding sources, organized by program/subject area.

Student Financial Services 

Most students fund their graduate degree through unsubsidized federal loans. Student Financial Services has a site devoted to graduate students. Please read the information here carefully.

Graduate Assistantships

Graduate assistantships (part-time employment) are arranged through the Assistant Dean of Graduate Programs and are not considered part of your financial aid award. You must be admitted to a graduate or doctoral program in the School of Education to qualify. Doctoral students receive priority for these positions, but master's students are also encouraged to apply.

We currently do not have an openings at this time. 

On Campus Employment

Students can find on campus employment opportunities in one of two places: Student Employment via Handshake and Human Resources, for available staff positions.