Universal Scholarship Application
The universal scholarship application uses one common application to generate a list of available scholarships for students, who can the apply for them with a click of a button! The application is available November 1 through Ursa on the “Financial Aid” tab. You need a Bear number to apply. There is a February 1 deadline for new first-year students and continuing student applications, and a June 1 deadline for international students, new transfer, and graduate students. Here are scholarships available through this application for Science Education majors:
The ACS-Hach Land Grant Scholarship is awarded to chemistry and biochemistry majors. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be a full-time undergraduate student majoring in chemistry and biochemistry or a graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in education who has earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry or a chemistry-related discipline; maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0+; be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident of the U.S.; and express their intention to become a high school chemistry teacher after earning pursued degree. Each scholar must agree to submit a brief annual written statement to the Donor describing their career status for the first five years following graduation.
The MacCracken Memorial Award is awarded to graduate level students with an interest in elementary or middle school science and/or science teacher education. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must have a primary interest in elementary or middle school science and/or science teacher education and be a graduate level student. Selection process will be based on GPA, GRE (if available), teaching experience, and transcripts of academic work. Preference for elementary and/or middle school teaching experience. Award is not based on criteria of need.
The Edith M. Selberg Scholarship is awarded to science education majors. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be a full-time student; majoring in science education; show outstanding academic achievement; and demonstrate ability in the field, and future promise.
The Robert Sund Memorial Award is awarded to a qualifying graduate student with the intent to become a certified science teacher or furthering career in science education; the applicant must demonstrate promise and financial need.
The Rodger W. Bybee Scholarship Fund is awarded to first generation college students who intend to enter the field of science education. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must intend to enter the field of science education; have earned at least 60 credit hours; and, be a first generation college student. Preference shall be a student with an earth science or biology major.
The Martha Maguire-Rosemas Scholarship is awarded to a senior undergraduate majoring in Chemistry and seeking teaching licensure. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be majoring in Chemistry and seeking teaching licensure; a senior undergraduate; a United States Citizen; and a Colorado Resident. The scholarship shall be awarded to the student with the highest GPA who meets this criteria.
The Rosemary and Wally Stoelzel Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in education, mathematical sciences, or physical sciences. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be an education, mathematical sciences, or physical sciences major and be a US citizen. Priority will be given to applicants demonstrating financial need.
The LTC Mark D. Maxwell and Dr. Sheryl DeMarcus Maxwell Endowed Mathematics and Physics Education Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled in secondary teaching programs of the School of Mathematical Sciences or the Department of Physics and Astronomy. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be enrolled in secondary teaching programs of either the School of Mathematical Sciences or the Department of Physics and Astronomy; a junior or senior; have a cumulative GPA of 3.5+; and be a Colorado resident.
The Karen James Memorial Scholarship is awarded to students majoring in chemistry, physics, or earth sciences. To qualify for this opportunity the applicant must be a full-time student; majoring in chemistry, physics, or earth sciences; with a cumulative GPA of 3.0+; have 60+ credit hours completed; demonstrate financial need; is a Colorado Resident; and intends to use their physical science education for teacher education at the secondary level.
The Florence M. Barnes Fund in Physics is awarded to students enrolled in the Teacher Education Program in the Physics Department. Preference to women.