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School of Education COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information

For all Education students, undergraduate and graduate: The faculty are making adjustments now to courses and are putting processes in place to help support you through the remainder of the semester completely through remote, online or other alternative instructional means. All processes, including coursework and advising, will be available to you in ways that support you while you and faculty are working virtually. Look for additional notification concerning course adjustments, changes in advising, and other important processes over the following days.

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Undergraduate Education Scholarships

The Division of Education and Outreach at MUW is pleased to offer the following scholarships to help our students cover the cost of tuition and other education-related expenses. We appreciate the generosity of our donors who make these scholarships possible for our students.

Students must be admitted to The W in order to complete the scholarship application.

Bebe Roberts Freeman Scholarship: Awarded to an Elementary Education major who is a graduate of a public high school, who intends to teach in a public high school, and who has a part-time job on campus..

Christine C. Gaines Scholarship: Awarded to an Elementary Education major.

Clara Dempsey Bouchillon Scholarship: Awarded to a student who has demonstrated financial need and has a minimum of 2.75 high school and MUW GPA.

Class of 1948 Award: Awarded to a declared Education major with a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Dr. Alma Turner Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major.

Edith Jones Adams Special Education Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major who is a native and resident of Mississippi, has a minimum 3.0 GPA, and has demonstrated financial need.

Frances Lupo Brown Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major who has demonstrated financial need

Helen Bolynn Turner Jones Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major who is a Mississippi, Alabama, or Tennessee resident, is a full-time student of good character, and has a minimum 3.0 GPA

Helen Price Newman Scholarship: Awarded to a junior or senior Education major who resides in Mississippi and has a minimum 3.0 GPA.

J. Bryant Smith Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major.

Mabel Lyon Woodward Scholarship: Awarded to a junior or senior Education major, with preference to Early Childhood Education, who has demonstrated financial need.

Marjorie Hollingsworth Tims Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major who is a native of Mississippi and has a desire to teach in Mississippi.

Marth Jo Mims Scholarship: Awarded to a student seeking teacher's certification and has a minimum 3.0 GPA.

Ray Y. Gildea, Jr. Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major who is at least 25 years old. Applicants must submit an essay expressing why teaching profession was chosen.

Ruth Batcheldor Scholarship: Awarded to a female Elementary Education major who is a junior or senior

Sara Frances Stiles, Class of 1929, Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major

Sarah Gordon Turner Hicks Scholarship: Awarded to an Education or Art major who has demonstrated financial need

Thad Mullins Scholarship: Awarded to an Education major who graduated from a Columbus, MS high school, had a minimum 3.5 high school GPA, and has a minimum 2.5 GPA at MUW.

 

Graduate Education Scholarships

Graduate Education students must complete a new scholarship form EACH SEMESTER financial assistance is requested. Scholarship assistance is limited to courses 500 and above and for no more than the total hours required for completion of the degree sought. Scholarships cannot be awarded until a student has completed all requirements for full admission to Graduate Studies. Students on academic probation are not eligible.

Deadlines to apply for graduate scholarships are as follows:

Spring deadline: November 15
Summer deadline: April 15
Fall deadline: July 15

Graduate Scholarship Application

 
 *Updated May 2020 - DEO