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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 8, 2019
Robert Grover Graduate Scholarship Grover Application November 16, 2018
New Graduate Student Scholarship (Spring) New Graduate Student Scholarship November 16, 2018
New Graduate Student Scholarship (Summer) New Graduate Student Scholarship April 26, 2019
McNair Scholarship McNair Application June 28, 2019
Scholar's Circle Funding Request Scholar's Circle Request February 22, 2019
Newbold Scholar Award Newbold Application October 26, 2018
Biology Scholarship Biology Application March 15, 2019

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 5, 2018 and March 8, 2019

GTA Excellence in Teaching Nomination Form March 1, 2019
Harold Durst Research Award Durst Application September 28, 2018
Thesis and Dissertation Support Award Thesis Application October 12, 2018 and February 8, 2019

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 2018/Spring 2019

Joshua Key (IDT)

Vivian Mosier (Art Therapy)

Grover Scholarship

Spring 2018

Bin Li (Biology)

Brady Lund (SLIM)

New Graduate Student Scholarships

Spring 2018

Recipient Listing

Summer 2018

Recipient Listing

Fall 2018

Recipient Listing

Newbold Scholarship

Spring 2018

Bin Li (Biology)

Graduate Award Recipients

Award Name Recipient
Boylan Thesis

Spring 2018

Katie Schwinghamer (Physical Sciences)

GTA Excellence in Teaching

Spring 2018

Danielle Carlson  (Psychology)
Kristin Schmidtlein (English)

Durst Research Award

Fall 2017

Bin Li (Biological Sciences)