School of Education Scholarships

If a scholarship application does not specify a mailing address for submission, please return completed applications to the School of Education in the H.P. Gerber building, room 115, or email to raelynn.zens@northern.edu. For additional scholarship opportunities, visit Outside Scholarships.

 

 

Dakotas AER Scholarship Program

Summary: Completion of one semester in an approved program in visual impairment or orientation and mobility. Required letters of recommendation and evidence of financial need. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $500 scholarship. See scholarship details and application.

Deadline: Oct. 19, 2020

  

Daniel Wold Foundation Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be attending Northern with preference given to students from Watford City, Ellendale or Carrington, N.D., or from Roncalli High School, Aberdeen, S.D.; preference also given to majors in school counseling, secondary education, elementary education or special education. Requires online application, essay, high school transcript with GPA and ACT score and a recommendation letter. One $1,000 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Glenna Schauer Fouberg Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a junior or senior majoring in secondary education with an interest in working with at-risk youth. Minimum GPA 2.5. One $1,450 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Orley & Bernice Gederos Educational Leadership Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a student majoring in teacher education or business with a minimum B+ GPA. Must have financial need and write an essay addressing: “How will you be involved in your community as a leader of tomorrow?” A copy of the recipient's essay will be sent to the scholarship donor. One $775 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Doreen Thomas Kayl Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a South Dakota female non-traditional student majoring in elementary education. Primary consideration given to a graduate of Deuel, Hand or Spink counties with secondary consideration given to a S.D. resident. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $150 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Patricia Venoy (Schumacher) Kurle Scholarship

Summary: Priority is given to juniors majoring in elementary education with a kindergarten endorsement. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $1,350 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Jason Lillebo Endowment Scholarship

Summary: Applicants must be men majoring in elementary education. Minimum GPA 3.5. One $500 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Aberdeen Area Retired Teachers Association Annual Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be an elementary or secondary education major who has been admitted to the teacher education program and completed a minimum of 80 semester hours of coursework. One $475 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Dr. Wanda Coffield Hisel Memorial Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must have completed a minimum of 24 credit hours. Priority is given to students who attended high school in South Dakota. The award will be for teacher education only, and is not to replace a pre-existing academic award. Two $250 scholarships.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Bob Lehr Memorial Scholarship (Education)

Summary: Applicant must be a graduate student born and raised in South Dakota seeking a master’s degree in educational administration. Minimum GPA 3.0. One $200 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Janice Jirouch Counselor Education

Summary: Applicant must be pursuing a master's degree in counselor education. One $675 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

 

Clara Leap Graham Memorial Scholarship

Summary: Applicant must be a student seeking a master’s degree in guidance and counseling. Minimum GPA 3.0 in your undergraduate program and/or the first year of your master’s program. One $1,975 scholarship.

Deadline: Applications will be available in March 2021

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