Graduate Scholarships and Aid

Scholarships and Awards are important sources of funding designed to help graduate students meet their educational and research expenses.  Listed below are the scholarships and awards available through the ESU Graduate School.

Graduate Scholarships

Scholarship Name

Application Form

Due Date

Boylan Scholar Award Boylan Application March 10, 2017
Robert Grover Graduate Scholarship Grover Application Nov. 18, 2016
New Graduate Student Scholarship (Fall) New Graduate Student Scholarship June 24, 2016
New Graduate Student Scholarship (Summer) New Graduate Student Scholarship May 6, 2016
McNair Scholarship McNair Application July 1, 2016
Scholar's Circle Funding Request Scholar's Circle Request February 24, 2017
Forensic Science Scholarship Forensic Form June 15, 2016
Newbold Scholar Award Newbold Application October 14, 2016
Biology Scholarship Biology Application March 24, 2017

Graduate Awards

The ESU Graduate School recognizes student excellence in graduate education and research through the following awards.

Award Name

Application Form

Due Date

Boylan Thesis Award Thesis submitted by departments

October 7, 2016 and
March 10, 2017 

GTA Excellence in Teaching Nomination Form March 3, 2017
Harold Durst Research Award Durst Application September 30, 2016
Thesis and Dissertation Support Award Thesis Application October 14, 2016 and February 10, 2017

Graduate Awards and Scholarships

Most graduate scholarships and awards require a recommendation.  We have made this reference form available digitally.  Click on the link to the reference form below and send the link to your references. 



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Departmental Scholarship/Support Opportunities

Graduate Departments have various specific scholarship/support opportunities.  To learn about these opportuniteis, click links below. 

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship

TESOL Licensure Reimbursement Opportunity (offered by KSDE)

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Graduate Scholarship Recipients

Award Recipients
Boylan Scholarship

Fall 2016/Spring 2017

Neucasha Greene (Counselor Education)

William Gibbons (HPER)

Grover Scholarship

Spring 2016

Emily White (MBA)

Tyler Sheldon (English)

New Graduate Student Scholarships

Spring 2016

Recipient Listing

Summer 2016

Recipient Listing

Fall 2015

Recipient Listing

Newbold Scholarship

Spring 2016

Jacob Snyder (Forensic Science)

Graduate Award Recipients

Award Name Recipient
Boylan Thesis

Fall 2015

Guang Yang (Biology)

GTA Excellence in Teaching

Spring 2015

Jordan Kenzie Templeton (English)

Lydia Clark-Hargreaves  (Psychology)

Durst Research Award

Fall, 2015

Yao Yan (Biological Sciences)
Hui Qian (Biological Sciences)