The Department of Educational Leadership

Department Scholarships, Grants, & Awards

These Scholarships will re-open in February 2015 for application.  They are now closed for 2014

First preference will be given to full time female students working on a doctorate in educational administration at Indiana State University. Preference will be given to individuals who have almost completed or have completed their course work and are working on their dissertation. 

Recipient must be from the Department of Educational Leadership, Administration, and Foundations as master's or specialist degree level, doctoral, or non degree certification students. Must indicate how their intended state, national, or international travel would enhance their professional development in educational administration.

Recipient must be an Indiana resident. Preference will be given to students who Scholarship in Higher Education Administration are current of former residents of Vigo or Sullivan counties in Indiana or who have graduated from a high school in either Vigo or Sullivan counties. Must be enrolled in the doctorate program in higher education administration in the School of Graduate Studies at Indiana State University. Must continue to major in higher education administration with a career goal of working in college administration. Scholarship is renewable for a total of four semesters providing the recipient remains in good standing with the School of Graduate Studies. Recipient must receive this scholarship in conjunction with other grants and awards.

The Leland D. “Bill” Melvin Award is designed to support a student engaging or preparing to engage in a research project, thesis, or dissertation but may also be given to recognize a noted piece of completed student scholarship or to support a student to attend a professional conference. Students interested in being considered for this award are to complete the Melvin Award application form (attached), a letter that describes the educational background of the applicant, and a statement on how the funds will be used. The exact amount awarded varies each year, particularly if more than one applicant receives it.

The Edgar Morphet Award is designed to help support a student engaging or preparing to engage in a noteworthy educational policy related research project, thesis, or dissertation. The funds are to help offset the costs of the project. Students interested in being considered for this award are to complete the Morphet Award application form (attached), and include a research proposal that includes an introduction, statement of the problem, purpose of the study, procedures to be used to conduct the study, and a proposed budget. The exact amount awarded varies each year, particularly if more than one applicant receives it.

This award shall be made to a student completing a dissertation that adds significantly to the educational administrative body of knowledge.

The J. Fred Swalls Scholarship in Educational Administration is designed to help support a PhD student with the costs of their studies. Criteria for selection are based on scholarship, personal attributes, and leadership potential. Students interested in being considered for this award are to complete the Swalls Scholarship application form (attached), a letter describing the educational background of the applicant, and a statement on how the funds will be used. The exact amount awarded varies each year, particularly if more than one applicant receives it.

Award is designed to defray tuition cost for a student just entering the Ph.D. Wednesday Residency program in School Administration in the Educational Leadership, Administrations and Foundations Department. 

Must be a full or part-time graduate student enrolled in the Principal Preparation or Superintendent Program in the Department of Educational Leadership; a Vigo County resident; preference given for financial need.

Must be a full or part-time graduate student enrolled in the Principal Preparation or Superintendent Program in the Department of Educational Leadership; a Clay County resident; preference given for financial need. 

 

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