Awards open to multiple programs

Most SOE scholarships and awards are given to new students upon admission.  

Awards open for application have a link to the application form in the far right column.

*Award amounts are estimates and may change due to the nature of investments.

Dawn Benson Memorial Scholarship For academically distinguished students in gifted education programs in either C&I or EPPL.  Preference given to students with international backgrounds or experiences. $2,500*
Dean Bettker Memorial Scholarship For an academically distinguished, financially-needy student who is not graduating in the spring. Preference will be given to students who were born or whose permanent residence is Western New York.  Undergraduate or graduate. $2,000*  
Community Partnership (Tieso Family) Scholarship For in-service educators who are enrolled part-time in a master's degree program in the School of Education at The College of William & Mary.  Preference will be given to educators currently working in the following school divisions:  New Kent County, Newport News, York County, or Williamsburg-James City County $1,000*  
Harry Robert Elmore Memorial Scholarship For academically distinguished graduate student, who is a Virginia state resident. Alternates between EPPL, SPACE and C&I.  EPPL 2018-2019; SPACE 2019-2020; C&I 2020-2021.
S. Stuart Flanagan Family Graduate Fellowship For doctoral  students in EPPL or counseling who demonstrate significant financial need; academic excellence; service to others; creativity; and entrepreneurial interests.  Preference given to residents of VA and counselor education students. $2,000*  
Armand J. and Mary Faust Galfo Education Research Award For support of doctoral students while they complete the research for the dissertation.  Awarded to students demonstrating outstanding promise in educational research design through excellence in coursework in research design and data analysis. Students should be beginning the dissertation phase in their programs.  This award is applied to the fall semester. Not a graduation award. $14,000* Apply in Spring semester only
Kappa Delta Pi Achievement Award For graduate student who is an active Kappa Delta Pi member who submits an essay to the Academic Affairs Committee. $500


Frances & Robert Nelson Memorial Scholarship For undergraduate or graduate students pursuing careers in either teaching or educational administration and who embody the qualities of professional competence, commitment to education and love of teaching and learning. Alternates between the EPPL and C&I department. EPPL 2018-2019; C&I  2019-2020. $1000*  
Barbara M. Welch Graduate Fellowship For degree seeking graduate students in the School of Education.   $2,000*
Christopher Wren Association Scholarship For a part-time graduate student who is academically distinguished and exhibits an understanding of life-long learning. $3,000