CEH Grants, Endowments and Scholarships

Counseling scholarships

Review the Counseling Program scholarship opportunities below to see if you qualify. Each scholarship listing has its own application. Applications will be posted early in the Spring semester.

This award is to support a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Counseling program during their course of study.
Selection criteria:
1. Must be a graduate student admitted to the Counseling Program & registered for at least 6 credits in Fall & Spring.
2. Preference will be given to a student with a Michigan residency.
3. Candidates must have and maintain a 3.0 GPA to keep the award.

This award is for the full academic year. This award is to support a graduate student in the Master of Arts in Counseling program during their course of study. The scholarship recipient will be selected and announced during the Spring semester.
Selection criteria:
1. Must be a part-time or full-time student in the CMU Counseling Program.
2. Preference will be given to those pursuing an Addiction Concentration or students from historically underrepresented populations.

Educational Leadership and Higher Education scholarships

The King-Chávez-Parks (KCP) Initiative's Future Faculty Fellowship (FFF) Program provides State of Michigan funding to Michigan's 15 public universities to increase the pool of academically- or economically-disadvantaged candidates pursuing faculty teaching careers in postsecondary education.

To learn more about this program, the criteria, and how to apply go to the State of Michigan's website

State of Michigan Fellowship Guidelines

In 2016, the faculty, staff, emeriti, alumni, and friends of the Department of Educational Leadership established an award to support student learning experiences related to coursework such as professional development, international travel, or course tuition.

Submit completed applications along with their essay to the Department of Educational Leadership.

Established in 2022 by George C. Comden, ‘60, ‘61, ‘64 to benefit students pursuing a graduate degree in the Department of Educational Leadership. Preference will be given to students who are U.S. Military Veterans, or are currently serving as Active Duty, Reserve or National Guard.

Current students in a degree or certification program in the Department of Educational Leadership, who are focusing on the field of K-12 education, are encouraged to apply for the Robert & Marge Mills Endowed Scholarship in Educational Leadership.  

Submit completed applications along with their essay to the Department of Educational Leadership.