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Education + Wellness Degree Scholarships

Scholarships for students of education, counseling, & other wellness disciplines

Through the generosity of donors, there are a host of scholarships to choose from. Check them out today!

Baker-Karst-Kuehn Scholarship

This scholarship was established through an endowed fund to recognize outstanding majors in the undergraduate Rehabilitation & Disability Studies program and the graduate Rehabilitation Counseling program

Breidenthal Education Scholarship

This scholarship is for any student from Wyandotte County majoring in Elementary Education through our JCCC/ESU or KCKCC/ESU sites.

Michael A. Coughenour Scholarship

In honor of student Michael A. Coughenour, an annual award is given to a graduate student majoring in Clinical Counseling or Psychology

Elberta Harris Scholarship

The Elberta Harris Scholarship is for prospective teachers who graduated from graduate from a Johnson County high school and are enrolled in The Teachers College

Deanna J. Hawes Scholarship

In recognition of Dr. Deanna J. Hawes for her many years of service to ESU, this scholarship is for graduate students in School Counseling

Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department Special Scholarship Application

Funding of certain portions of the scholarships is specific, please complete the application so the best awards can be selected

Dr. Nancy Knapp Memorial Scholarship

In honor of Dr. Nancy Knapp for her many years of service to ESU, this scholarship is awarded to a graduate student in Art Therapy Counseling, a graduate student in Clinical Psychology, or a graduate student in the Department of Psychology

Lattner Student Teacher Scholarship

For senior education majors preparing to enroll in the student teaching portion of the teacher ed program

Berta I. Miller Disability Education Scholarship

In honor of Berta I. (Selzer) Miller (MS 1969), this scholarship is for students enrolled in the Special Education High Incidence master’s degree or the Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling concentration

The Patterson Scholarship

From the generosity of best-selling novelist James Patterson, scholarships are for students pursuing elementary education degrees as well as secondary education degrees

Harry J. & Helen Rude Waters Scholarship

The Harry J. & Helen Rude Waters scholarship was established to assist graduate students majoring in counseling

Lloyd A. Stone School Counseling Scholarship

The Lloyd A. Stone School Counseling Scholarship Fund was established to assist in the financial support of graduate students majoring in School Counseling

TESOL Scholarship Opportunities

If you are enrolled in ESU's Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages program, you may qualify for one or both of the following scholarships or financial incentives.

Lorraine Walker & Sabrina Ware Rehabilitation Counseling Scholarship

This award was established to assist in the financial support of graduate students majoring in Rehabilitation Counseling

Stephen and Karen Kohler Clegg Scholarship

This scholarship was established to support students pursuing a secondary education degree in mathematics or science. The value of the award, and number of students awarded, varies each year.