Scholarships

Jean Carolyn Brenneman Scholarship
Amount: $1,000 (contingent upon availability of funds)
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: Part 1: Complete the College of Ed Scholarship Cover Page. This scholarship does not require submission of the online application in the portal.

Part 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 demonstrates your passion for teaching reading.

Part 3: Submit cover page and essay to Dianna Lopez at dialopez@fullerton.edu.

Application deadline: February 28 at 5:00pm.

Lewis and Deborah Hancock Scholarship in Reading Education
Amount: $1000 (contingent upon availability of funds)
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: Part 1: Complete the College of Ed Scholarship Cover Page. This scholarship does not require submission of the online application in the portal.

Part 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.

Part 3: Submit cover page and essay to Dianna Lopez at dialopez@fullerton.edu.

Application Deadline: February 28 at 5:00pm.

Dorothy C. Klausner Reading Educator Scholarship
Amount: $1000 (contingent upon availability of funds)
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: Part 1: Complete the College of Ed Scholarship Cover Page. This scholarship does not require submission of the online application in the portal.

Part 2: Type a 2-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.

Part 3: Submit cover page and essay to Dianna Lopez at dialopez@fullerton.edu.

Application Deadline: February 28 at 5:00pm.

Reading Educators Guild (REG) Scholarship
Amount: $500 (multiple awards contingent upon availability of funds)
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: Part 1: Complete the College of Ed Scholarship Cover Page. This scholarship does not require submission of the online application in the portal.

Part 2: Write an essay stating how you have addressed your goal of becoming a reading professional and your future goals.

Part 3: Submit cover page and essay to Dianna Lopez at dialopez@fullerton.edu.

Application Deadline: February 28 at 5:00pm.

Lorenz and Ruth Graham Memorial Scholarship
Amount: $500 (contingent upon availability of funds)

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: Part 1: Complete the College of Ed Scholarship Cover Page. This scholarship does not require submission of the online application in the portal.

Part 2: Provide one CSUF faculty recommendation, written in the last year, regarding your professional aptitude for the field of education.

Part 3: Type a one-page (minimum) essay explaining how you would integrate reading and literature into your classroom activities.

Part 4: Submit cover page, essay and recommendation letter to Dianna Lopez at dialopez@fullerton.edu.

Application Deadline: February 28 at 5:00pm.

 

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Page updated: January 3, 2017