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The College of Education offers scholarships for entering freshmen, enrolled undergraduate and graduate students, as well as students in the COST overseas student teaching program. The College of Education has both needs-based and non-needs-based scholarships. Students may apply for both.

While academic merit is a factor in awarding our scholarships, only those students who have financial need will be considered for needs-based funds. Applicants who wish to be considered for needs-based scholarships must submit a FAFSA.

Evaluation Criteria for College of Education Scholarships

  • Must have a completed application submitted by the deadline.
  • Must declare a major within the College of Education and must maintain progress in the program, based on requirements (some graduate scholarships allow for part-time enrollment).
  • If awarded a College of Education scholarship, the student is expected to attend a scholarship appreciation banquet and must write a letter acknowledging receipt of the scholarship.


Scholarship applications for Fall 2017 – Spring 2018.

Link-Icon  Incoming Freshmen Application (High School Seniors)  – Deadline January 15

Link-Icon  Undergraduate Application (Current and Transfer Students) – Deadline February 15

Link-Icon  Graduate Application – Deadline February 15


KMERR Application

Minority Education Recruitment & Retention Scholarship (KMERR) Application – (PDF)