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Marjie Cahn, EdD '82, a donor who supports the Early Education Endowed Scholarship, enjoys talking with scholarship recipients at the Centennial Scholarship Reception.
"I am committed to the UMass Amherst School of Education, where my doctoral studies program was creative and faculty were knowledgeable, caring and understanding." --Marjorie Cahn '82
School of Education Priorities Fund
Supports the general needs of the School.
Dean’s Scholarship and Fellowship Fund
Supports students in need.
Early Childhood Education Scholarship
Financial support for graduate students studying young children and their families, with preference given to the study of the needs of the gifted and talented. To provide opportunities for graduate students to enhance their academic experience and become involved in outreach.
Grace Norton Carney Scholarship
Funding for tuition, fees, and some associated costs for students pursuing graduate degrees in the School of Education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with the intent to teach. Students must hold an undergraduate degree from UMass Amherst, Framingham State College, or Bridgewater State College with preference given to graduates of Waltham High School.
Janice Camby Scholarship
Financial support for students accepted or enrolled in a teacher preparation program in the School of Education. Students must be from economically disadvantaged areas and in good academic standing.
The Nieto/Rudman Endowed Scholarship Initiative
Honors two of the school’s beloved Emeriti Faculty: Sonia Nieto and Masha Rudman. Learn more...
Richard J. Clark Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education
Provides financial support to a student in the Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies department within the School of Education. A GPA of 3.3 or better is required, as well as experience with community service, internships, employment that demonstrates a commitment to excellence and equity. Learn more...
Marylin C. Haley School of Education Scholarship
Provides support to students who are attending or who would like to attend the University of Massachusetts Amherst and who have exhibited a desire to become public school teachers. Applicants must be accepted or currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program.
Meline Kasparian Scholarship
Financial support for students who are accepted or currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program and have exhibited a desire to become public school teachers.
Joseph W. Keilty Memorial Scholarship
Funding for graduate students formally admitted as degree candidates. Students with a demonstrated financial need, high academic performance, and exceptional promise are encouraged to apply.
Helen Timson Scholarship
Provides scholarship support to a deserving student in a School of Education program.
C. Lynn Vendien Scholarship
Provides scholarship support to graduate students from foreign countries. Preference will be given to students who are affiliated with Physical Education Teacher Education in the Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies.
Mary Margaret Whittaker-Webster Memorial Scholarship
Provides financial support to graduate students in the School Psychology Program for expenses and programs for which other sources of funding are not available, such as research travel expenses, travel to attend regional or national education or psychology meetings, software, research texts, journals.
Departments and Centers
Department of Educational Policy, Research and Administration (EPRA)
Promotes the development of sound educational policy; higher education and international contexts; and advances educational research and evaluation methods
Department of Student Development (SD)
Promotes more effective and equitable public education through research on the learning and development of students in formal educational settings.
Department of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TECS)
Improves public education through research that furthers the understanding of teacher education, curriculum development, teaching and learning.
Center for Education Policy
Provides research expertise to develop, recommend, and evaluate educational policies and programs and provides a forum for faculty and students to engage in discussions of important issues in education.
Center for Educational Assessment
Applies the School’s nationally recognized strengths in psychometric theory, assessment, and educational statistics to the solution of critical problems in education.
Center for International Education
Pursues grants and contracts for research and project implementation in primarily international context, but also in the US.
Center for School Counseling Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Dedicated to improving the practice of School Counseling by developing the research base that is necessary for responsible and effective practice.