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Educational Leadership

  • Doctor of Education in Leadership
  • School Counseling

Scholarship Application Process

The School Counseling and Doctor of Education in Leadership programs offer several scholarships of varying amounts to Individuals who are from ethnic minority background and/or have demonstrated significant commitment to serving diverse populations. Facility in a second language is desirable and financial need is considered. Students admitted to School Counseling and Doctorate of Education in Leadership degree programs will be invited to apply for the scholarships.

Doctor of Education in Leadership Diversity Scholarships
Scholarships are awarded to incoming and continuing doctoral students. These scholarships address the critical need for increasing the diversity of our student body and supporting traditionally marginalized groups. Those who have demonstrated significant commitment to promoting social justice and equity through k-12 education and serving underserved student populations are also encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to candidates with demonstrated financial need as determined by the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student AId).

  • Scholarship Application requirements: (Due March 15, 2014)
  • New, incoming Ed.D applicants must submit a one-page statement that describes his/her qualifications and interest in receiving scholarship assistance. Submit the scholarship essay to the graduate admissions office.
  • Applicants must file a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student AId). Go to Paying for Graduate School for helpful links to the Financial Aid Office website.

Wind Moore Annual Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to students demonstrating financial need and gives preference to students pursuing doctoral studies in education.

Viola M. and James C. Gale Scholarship
The Viola M. and James C. Gale Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student enrolled in an Educational Leadership program.This scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated financial need and who demonstrate the personal character traits of honesty, friendliness, loyalty, perseverance, an overall high standard of personal conduct, and a minimum academic GPA of 3.0. Faculty will determine the recipient. Scholarship information will be emailed to continuing students.

Hearst Foundation Scholarship
The Hearst Foundation Scholarship is awarded to a continuing student in the Doctor of Education in Leadership or School Counseling degree program. Individuals who are members of a currently or historically under-represented racial or ethnic group, or individuals who have demonstrated significant commitment to serving racially or ethnically diverse populations are eligible. Faculty will determine the recipient. Scholarship information will be emailed to continuing students.

Graduate Assistant Positions

Lewis & Clark’s Division of Student Life offers graduate assistant positions every year. Students in School Counseling and Counseling Psychology are eligible to apply for the Health and Wellness position. NOTE: This position is NOT available for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Additional Scholarship Information

External Scholarships
Lewis & Clark’s Financial Aid Office web site includes information about external scholarship opportunities.

Scholarship Search sites
There are scholarship sites which are worth exploring for additional options  The Financial Aid Office’s Online Scholarship Resources page lists several Internet resources including online scholarship search engines, scholarship foundation websites, and general information about scholarships and financial aid.