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Scholarships Past Events

PEAK Parent Centerís 2012 Conference on Inclusive Education, Denver

  • The Bresnahan-Halstead Center provided 6 scholarships for families and educators to attend the PEAK Parent Center Conference on Inclusive Education. Presenters addressed multiple topics of importance to both educators and parents. Recipients of the scholarships took away critical best practices information and concrete strategies for inclusion of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of life

SIAS International University of Zhengzhou, China Kasetsart University, Thailand

  • Partnerships established with SIAS in China and Kasetsart in Thailand will provide scholarships for four MA students and one Ph.D student in their educational programs here at UNC, beginning Fall 2012. One scholarship (full tuition/fees) was awarded to Jiahui Gu, a Masterís student in the Special Education Generalist degree program for the 2012-2013 academic year. These collaborations in personnel preparation will continue to expand, ultimately meeting the needs of students with disabilities worldwide.

Doctoral Student Scholarship

  • Emphasis in Significant Support Needs
  • Support was allocated to award one doctoral student (program emphasis in significant support needs) full-time tuition/fees and a .50 stipend. Support of a doctoral level student in this personnel preparation program will ultimately meet the needs of students with disabilities.