Dr. Michael and Ruthie Altekruse Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Dr. Michael Altekruse and to provide scholarships for graduate students in the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performances standards of the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education (or its successor) in effect at the time of any award:
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program;
  3. Enroll as a graduate student in Department of Counseling and Higher Education at the University.

Dr. Doris Rhea Coy Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Dr. Doris Rhea Coy, to provide scholarships for masters level students in School Counseling Education, Development and Higher Education.

Requirements:

  1. Must meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education and the program of Counselor Education in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education.
  2. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0
  3. Must be a full time masters level student.

Dr. Cynthia Chandler, Professor, and Rusty Chandler, Therapy Dog, Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Cynthia Chandler, Professor, and Rusty Chandler, Therapy Dog, and to provide scholarships for graduate students in the counseling program in the Department of Counseling and Higher Education in the College of Education at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and academic performance standards of the College of Education and Department of Counseling and Higher Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree programs;
  3. Enroll as a full-time graduate student in the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education at the University;
  4. Maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 point system

Douglas and Carolyn Kern Scholarship

Purpose: An award in honor of the Donor’s parents, Robert and Doris Kelpe and Lawrence and Getrude Kern, and to provide scholarships assistance for academically talented students in the College of Education Department of Counseling, Development, and Higher Education (“the Department”) with a major in the program of Counseling Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have less than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program;
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in the Counseling Program; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Dennis and Donna Engels Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Dennis and Donna Engels, to provide scholarships for graduate students in the College of Education Counseling and Early Childhood Education Programs at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Counseling and Higher Education in effect at the time of any award;
  2. Maintain full time enrollment at the University;
  3. Enroll as a full-time graduate student in the Counselor Education Program or the Early Childhood Program; thus, students enrolling full-time in the College of Education Counseling Program or Early Childhood Education Program at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Dale Rorex Fund for the College of Education

Purpose: A fund in honor of Dr. Paul Dale Rorex, Ph.D. 1994, and to provide support for students and programs in the Program in Higher Education in the College of Education at the University.

Requirements:

  1. Be accepted into the doctoral program of the Department of Counseling and Higher Education (or its successor) and;
  2. Have and maintain a minimum 3.00 grade point average on a 4.00 scale on all college level work; and
  3. Maintain full time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full time remaining in their degree program; and
  4. Be in the normal pattern of dissertation hours at the time any part of the award is actually paid; and
  5. Must supply a brief essay on one or more of the following:
    a) activities in which they have been involved that support a culturally diverse population, and /or
    b) evidence of socioeconomic hardship they have experienced, and /or
    c) personal involvement in life’s hardships and successes.

Child Development Laboratory featured in NT Daily article

The Child Development Laboratory of the Teacher Education and Administration Department was featured recently in the university's daily student newspaper, the North Texas Daily.

The story emphasized the Child Development Laboratory's history and purpose as a research center and training site for students in the fields of early childhood education, child development, and play therapy.

To read the NT Daily article: http://www.ntdaily.com/?p=59919

For more information on the Child Development Laboratory: http://www.coe.unt.edu/child-development-laboratory

Uganda study abroad program

Wojnowski with Turkana womenScience education faculty member, David Wojnowski, Ph.D., will lead a group of students to Uganda to study environmental education and ecotourism in May, 2012. For two exciting weeks students will tour Uganda. Highlights include three national parks, rural villages, the capital city and the mighty Nile River. Students will participate in a variety of outdoor activities, including hiking, wildlife viewing and canoeing. Students will learn firsthand about challenging global issues such as environmental conservation, ecotourism and rural development as it relates to indigenous cultures. In addition, students will recognize the potential of international travel and outdoor recreation to foster personal growth and development. This opportunity earns students six credits.

For course information, please click here or contact Dr. Wojnowski at david.wojnowski@unt.edu.

Mary E. J. Wells Scholarship in the College of Education

Purpose: Established in memory of Mary E.J. Wells, Class of 1942, and intended for junior and senior students enrolled in Elementary Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum academic performance standards of the COE in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in Elementary Education at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in any degree program offered through the COE at the University will be eligible for consideration.
  4. Maintain a 3.0 grade point average based on a 4.0 GPA system.

Dr. Hoyt F. Watson Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Dr. Hoyt F. Watson and intended for graduate students in Educational Administration.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award. 
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in Educational Administration at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in Teacher Education and Administration at the University will be eligible for consideration.

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