College of Education, Health Sciences and Human Services Honors and Scholarships

Excellence in Student Teaching Awards

Open to all students who complete Student Teaching. The college supervisors will submit nominations of student teachers at the conclusion of each student teaching experience. To receive the Certificate of Excellence, a student must receive two nominations and demonstrate "exceptional promise" of continued growth as a future classroom teacher.

Scholarships and Awards

Each May, the College of Education, Health Sciences and Human Services, hosts an Awards Celebration for  senior education students who receive a scholarship or award. Monetary values of awards may vary from year to year, but the eligibility criteria remain unchanged. The application process is fully electronic. The submission period is usually in March of each year and usually includes the university Spring break to allow students time to complete their application forms. Some award recipients are determined by faculty nomination. Students should consult the College of Education, Health Sciences and Human Services website for application forms and specific details of awards.

College of Education, Health Sciences and Human Services, scholarships and awards are open to all education majors unless the award itself carries specific criteria.

An "education major" means any student enrolled in any first time Initial Certification, Teacher Education program at any level (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior).

This excludes students in programs requiring an initial certification for entrance, but includes the following Programs as identified on the COE webpage:

Early Childhood Education (ECE)

Childhood Education (CE)

Childhood Inclusive Education (CIE)

Early Childhood/Childhood Education (EC/CH)

Childhood Inclusive Education & Literacy Education; B-12 Multi-Award Program

Music Education K-12

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL K-12 Option 2)

Adolescence Education: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, English, French, Spanish, Physics, Social Studies, and Mathematics & Middle Childhood Mathematics.

NOTE: Adolescence education majors should also consult their discipline departments for discipline-specific awards.

Current Scholarships include:

Please see COE Scholarships webpage for more information at for more information.