Change Agent Scholarship



This scholarship fund was established to recognize talented students who show potential to become a transformative educator or counselor. Costs related to admission requirements such as exams, updating immunizations, and fingerprinting have been deemed financially burdensome to many incoming students. Most recently, financial strain has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The purpose of the scholarship is to support new students identified as potential change-agents facing financial difficulties specifically related to admission and program requirement expenses.


  • Applicant must be admitted into a new School of Education degree-seeking graduate program
  • Completed Scholarship Application
  • Written statement (see application for more information)


  1. Complete a scholarship application before the deadline here.
  2. Scholarship recipients are notified via email.

Scholarship Award

Award recipients will receive up to a $500 scholarship The scholarship is awarded in the students first semester and will be applied to current or future tuition bill.


Spring 2021

Application Due December 14, 2020
Scholarship Notifications December 18, 2020


Summer 2021

Application Due March 15, 2021
Scholarship Notifications March 26, 2021