Dr. Diana C. Valdez Counseling Scholarship

Purpose: A fund in honor of Dr. Diana C. Valdez to provide scholarships for doctoral students in the Counseling Program at the University.


  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education, and the doctoral counseling program, in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment as established by the University, unless the student is nearing completion of their degree program and does not need full-time enrollment;
  3. Enroll as a full-time doctoral student in Counseling at the University; in the event no applicant meets this criteria, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education at the University will be eligible for consideration; and
  4. Demonstrate eligibility for need-based financial assistance as determined by completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or its successor.