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 9, 2018
Robert Grover Graduate Scholarship Grover Application November 17, 2017
New Graduate Student Scholarship (Spring) New Graduate Student Scholarship November 17, 2017
Graduate Assistant Scholarship (Spring) Graduate Assistant Scholarship November 27, 2017
New Graduate Student Scholarship (Summer) New Graduate Student Scholarship May 4, 2018
McNair Scholarship McNair Application June 29, 2018
Scholar's Circle Funding Request Scholar's Circle Request February 23, 2018
Newbold Scholar Award Newbold Application October 27, 2017
Biology Scholarship Biology Application March 16, 2018

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 6, 2017 and
March 9, 2018

GTA Excellence in Teaching Nomination Form March 2, 2018
Harold Durst Research Award Durst Application September 29, 2017
Thesis and Dissertation Support Award Thesis Application October 11, 2017 and February 9, 2018

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 2017/Spring 2018

Alexis Lowder (Music)

Pardon Tinashe Masarirambi (Forensic)

Grover Scholarship

Spring 2017

Alex Small (MBA)

Paul Wilcox (SLIM)

New Graduate Student Scholarships

Spring 2017

Recipient Listing

Summer 2017

Recipient Listing

Fall 2017

Recipient Listing

Newbold Scholarship

Spring 2017

Paul Wilcox (SLIM)

Graduate Award Recipients

Award Name Recipient
Boylan Thesis

Fall 2016

Rosalie Krenger (English)

GTA Excellence in Teaching

Spring 2017

Jacqueline Albin (Clinical Psychology)
Alaina Buchanan (Biology)

Durst Research Award

Fall 2016

Randol Wehrbein (Physical Sciences)
Huiyun Sun (Biological Sciences)