Child Development and Parent Education Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Elaine Mathes, her family, and other generous friends of the University and the College of Education, and to provide scholarships for graduate students in Human Development and Family Studies at the University.

  1. Meet the Minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of 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 program;
  3. Enroll as a full-time graduate student in Human Development and Family Studies at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in an undergraduate program in Child/Human Development and Family Studies at the University will be eligible for consideration;
  4. Submit an essay describing prior work experience in the field of child/human development and families, career goals relating to this area, and how and award from this scholarship will assist the student in achieving their goals.