Teacher and Special Education Scholarships

The Department of Teacher & Special Education (TSE) annually offers nearly 65 scholarships to teacher education students. 

Eligibility and selection criteria

Teacher and Special Education departmental scholarships are available February 20th through March 20th, awards are made for the following academic year.  For a complete listing of TSE departmental scholarships please click on:  Scholarships & Criteria.

Review process

A TSE faculty committee reviews the applications and sends recipient recommendations to the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid. The Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid reviews the recommendations to verify eligibility. Recipients are then informed by a letter emailed to their CMU email address they are being recommended for a scholarship.

Steps to apply

1.  Go to "Scholarship Universe" by clicking on:  Scholarship Universe 

2.  Click on the (maroon) Scholarship Universe link and use your CMU login credentials.

3.  Answer the profile questions first then you can begin the application and submit attachments (only between February 19th & March 18th).

NOTE: Your application materials will be considered for all TSE scholarships for which you are eligible and have submitted appropriate attachments.

For more scholarship opportunities, visit the College of Education and Human Services scholarship webpage for a complete list of CEHS College-Wide Scholarships.