Scholarships for Special Education Students

  • Open to undergraduate students majoring in special education
  • Also open to graduate students in the Masters in Education Exceptional Children program.
  • Financial need considered.
  • Must be committed to working in special education.
  • Post-Bac students are NOT eligible.

  • Applicants must be admitted to the elementary or special education program who are preparing to earn an endorsement in early childhood or early childhood special education.
  • No minimum GPA is required. *
  • Please include a paragraph in your essay on how you would address the specific interests and needs of preschool and primary students.
  • Post-Bac students are eligible.

  • Award: $1500
  • Applicants must be admitted to a teacher education program planning to teach special education, math or science. 
  • Must demonstrate financial need (please submit a statement of financial need).
  • Preference is for applicants who are just starting the certification program.
  • May be renewable for a second year.
  • Post-Bac and graduate students are eligible.

  • Amount: One award of $1500
  • Applicants must be enrolled in the Woodring Special Education program.
  • Award will be based on financial need, not on academic performance.
  • Please submit a statement of financial need

  • Applicants must be enrolled in the exceptional children undergraduate or graduate program (preference will be given to graduate students).
  • Financial need is considered (please submit a statement of financial need).
  • No minimum GPA requirement.
  • Post-Bac students are ineligible.

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  • Amount: TBD
  • Applicants must be enrolled in a Woodring teacher education program and planning to complete their special education internship (seeking an endorsement in special education) during the upcoming academic year.
  • Financial need is required (please submit a statement of financial need).
  • Post-Bac students are eligible.

Single application for the above scholarships

You only need to submit one copy of the application form.