Scholarships

Jean Carolyn Brenneman Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Established by: This scholarship was established and funded by David Reid and friends and family in honor of Jean Carolyn Brenneman in recognition of her passion to teach beginning readers. The scholarship will be awarded to applicants who teach in the early grades, who are pursuing an early elementary education emphasis in the reading program, and who show academic and professional promise.
Open to: This scholarship is open to students pursuing a Master’s degree in Reading Education or a Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential.
Criteria:
Academic achievement ♦ Quality of statement
Application procedure: 1) Complete the departmental application available here (additional College of Education scholarship materials do not need to be submitted); 2) Type a two-page statement that describes your career goals and explains why you are applying for this scholarship.
Please include any classroom success stories in the area of reading which help describe your approach to teaching and demonstrate your passion for teaching reading; and 3) Submit all application materials to the Assistant Dean in the College of Education in College Park 500 or mail your application to: Cal State Fullerton, College of Education, Attn: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, 2600 Nutwood Avenue Suite 500, Fullerton, CA 92831.

Application deadline: March 9 (postmark deadline)

Lewis and Deborah Hancock Scholarship in Reading Education
Amount: $1000
Established by: This scholarship was established to recognize and honor graduate students who are single parents with financial need who have demonstrated good to excellent academic performance and the potential for future leadership.
Open to: This scholarship is open to students pursuing a Master’s degree in Reading Education or the Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential.
Criteria: 3.0 GPA ♦ Single parent/head of household
Application Procedure: 1) Complete the departmental application available here (additional College of Education scholarship paperwork does not need to be submitted for this application); 2) Type a two-page statement that explains your career goals and why you are applying for this scholarship, including evidence of
academic and professional potential and financial need; 3) Submit all application materials to the Assistant Dean in the College of Education in College Park 500 or mail your application to: Cal State Fullerton, College of Education, Attn: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, 2600 Nutwood Avenue Suite 500, Fullerton, CA 92831.

Application deadline: March 9 (postmark deadline)

Dorothy C. Klausner Reading Educator Scholarship
Amount: $1000
Established by: This scholarship was established by Deborah Hancock and her family in honor of Dorothy C. Klausner to recognize and honor graduate students who have demonstrated outstanding academic performance.
Open to: This scholarship is open to students who are pursuing a Master’s Degree in Reading Education or
the California Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential.
Criteria: 3.0 GPA ♦ Personal Statement
Application Procedure: 1) Complete the departmental application available here (additional College of Education scholarship paperwork does not need to be submitted for this application); 2) Type a 2-page statement that explains your career goals and why you are applying for this scholarship, include evidence of academic and professional potential and financial need;
 3) Submit all application materials to the Assistant Dean in the College of Education in College Park 500 or mail your application to: Cal State Fullerton, College of Education, Attn: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, 2600 Nutwood Avenue Suite 500, Fullerton, CA 92831.

Application deadline: March 9 (postmark deadline)

Reading Educators Guild (REG) Scholarship
Amount: $500
Established by: This scholarship was established by the alumni of the Department of Reading to recognize and honor students for outstanding academic performance and potential for future leadership.
Open to: This scholarship is open to continuing College of Education students pursuing a Master’s or reading specialist credential.  Students must have completed at least one semester of graduate work in the CSUF Reading Master’s program to be considered for this scholarship.
Criteria: 3.0 GPA ♦ Essay
Application Procedure: 1) Complete the departmental application, available here (additional College of Education scholarship paperwork does not need to be submitted for this application);  2) Type an essay stating
how you have addressed your goal of becoming a reading professional and your future goals; 3) Submit all application materials to the Assistant Dean in the College of Education in College Park 500 or mail your application to: Cal State Fullerton, College of Education, Attn: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, 2600 Nutwood Avenue Suite 500, Fullerton, CA 92831.

Application deadline: March 9 (postmark deadline)

Lorenz and Ruth Graham Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500

Established by: This scholarship was established in memory of Lorenz and Ruth Graham by their daughter, Dr. Ruth Graham Siegrist, Associate Professor Emeritus, Reading Department, CSUF. Dr. Lorenz Graham’s award winning works helped lay the foundation for contemporary African American children’s literature.

Open to: This scholarship is open to students pursuing a Master’s degree in Reading Education or a Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential.

Criteria: 3.0 undergraduate GPA/Good academic standing ♦ Enrollment in College of Education Reading Department program ♦ Essay

Application Procedure: 1) Complete the College of Education Scholarship Application, available here; 2) Obtain one CSUF faculty recommendation regarding your professional aptitude for the field of education; 3) Type a one page essay explaining how you would integrate reading and literature into your classroom activities; 4) Submit all application materials to the Assistant Dean in the College of Education in College Park 500 or mail your application to: Cal State Fullerton, College of Education, Attn: Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, 2600 Nutwood Avenue Suite 500, Fullerton, CA 92831.

Application deadline: March 9 (postmark deadline)

 

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