Emerging Leader Master's Award
Scholarship application deadline is the same as the program application deadline.
- Applicants must be a new master’s degree student to an approved School of Education program for the September 2022 start. Master of Arts in Learning and Teaching (MALT) students are not eligible.
- Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling
- Master of Arts in Educational Administration
- Master of Arts in Higher Education
- Master of Arts in Higher Education – Student Affairs
- Master of Arts in School and College Counseling
- Award winners may not defer their enrollment to the 2023-2024 September start, but are encouraged to reapply.
- Award winners remain eligible for the award if they stop out of the program if the stop-out period is less than one calendar year.
- Awards may be transferred to another degree or academic program within the School of Education.
- Complete the Master's degree program application here.
- Submit a scholarship application essay between 500-1000 words. Essay Question: Describe how you will make an impact on an issue in the field of education or counseling that needs to be addressed.
- Log in to the application portal and click scholarship application button at the bottom right of the application portal.
- Students must submit all scholarship application items electronically. Paper submissions will not be accepted.
- NOTE: Scholarship applications will be reviewed at the same time as admissions applications.
- Award winners will receive up to a 20% discount off the cost of tuition in their chosen program.
- Students may receive this award concurrently with a strategic partner discount, not to exceed 35% discount in total.
- Students may receive this award concurrently with a Graduate Assistantship position.
- This award has no cash value.
Please note that deadlines occur on the same date every year.
|Degree Program Application Due
||March 1, 2022
|Scholarship Application Due
||March 1, 2022
|Award Acceptance and Registration Due
||September 6, 2022