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Carol Ann Shea Scholarship 

 Approximate Value

Undergraduate: Up to $2500.00 per year

Graduate: 1 course per year (Valued at approximately $2100) 

 

The scholarships are being made possible through an endowed gift of $2.2 million from the late Carol Ann Shea, an alumna who served as an SCSU faculty member for 32 years.

Please submit all documents to schoolofeducation@southernct.edu. 

Application          Recommendation Form 

Minority Teacher Incentive Grant

Minority Teacher Incentive Grant
Approximate Value: $2,500.00

Nominees must be full-time juniors or seniors enrolled in an undergraduate teacher
preparation program. 

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Alma Exley Scholarship Program

Alma Exley Scholarship Program
Approximate Value: $5,000.00

The scholarship program is intended to support and encourage persons of color in Connecticut who are committed to a career in public school teaching. 

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Brown Memorial Scholarship
Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $2,000.00
The Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Jane Brown. It is awarded annually to an Education major.
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Shamel Lewis
Ed.D. Student
Private Award
6th Year Candidate
Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program
Connecticut Department of Education

The Minority Teacher Incentive Grant Program provides up to $5,000 per year for two years of full-time study to minority students enrolled as undergraduates in Connecticut teacher preparation programs.  This grant will also provide an additional $2,500 per year toward student loan reimbursement for those graduates who go on to teach in Connecticut public elementary or secondary schools.  The Weisman Scholarship provides the same opportunities for minority students who are enrolled in teacher preparation programs for Mathematics and Science Education.

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Jacinya C.
Benjamin
Rachel
Gause
Rachel Gause
Marco A.
Olmedo Ramirez
Clarissa
B. Rodrigues
Clarisa B. Rodrigues
Tashi A.
Sanchez Llaury
Tashi A. Sanchez Llaury
Anita
Juan
Anita Yuan

And twelve other students who wish to remain anonymous

Maureen L. Bornstein Endowed Scholarship
Maureen L. Bornstein Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,100.00

Awardee wished to remain private

Maureen L. Bornstein Endowed Scholarship is designed to diversify the teaching force. The scholarship is available to any undergraduate enrolled in an education program. Students must demonstrate an outstanding academic record. Preference will be given to first generation Americans.

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Shannon Delhanty
Edith Voccala Baldyga Scholarship
Edith Voccala Baldyga Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $425.00

Shannon Delhanty

The Edith Voccala Baldyga Scholarship is designed to provide assistance to future teachers in financial need. Candidates are nominated and approved by School of Education faculty. The scholarship is renewable based on available funds and maintaining good academic standards.

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Alexandra Kamnitzer
The Dr. L Barbieri and Family Scholarship
The Dr. L. Barbieri and Family Fund
Approximate Value: $850.00

Alexandra Kamnitzer

The Dr. L Barbieri and Family Scholarship is a needs based scholarship available to any School of Education student with an outstanding academic record. The scholarship is renewable each year. Priority is given to State of Connecticut residents.

Jodi Nero
Connecticut Early Childhood Education Council Annual Scholarship
Connecticut Early Childhood Education Council
Approximate Value: $950.00

Jodi Nero

The Connecticut Early Childhood Education Council Annual Scholarship is merit scholarship awarded to a graduate student in the early childhood education program. The candidate must have a 3.2 GPA, submit two letters of recommendation, and write an essay. This will detail the candidate’s personal history, value and pertinent experience. Applicants will be judged using three criteria: teaching skills, scholarship and sensitivity to young children.

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Tiffany Johnson
D’Amato Endowed Scholarship Fund
Raymond F. D'Amato (58) and Elizabeth (Betty) K. D'Amato (57)
Approximate Value: $800.00

Tiffany Johnson

The D'Amato Endowed Scholarship is a merit based award. Candidates must have a GPA of 3.2 and a record of service to the community.

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Lindsay J. Breslford
Daniels DeFance Family Endowed Scholarship
Daniels DeFance Family Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $800.00

Lindsay J. Breslford

The Daniels DeFance Family Endowed Scholarship is a needs based scholarship open to commuters from West Haven, CT. The annual award is available to a student with a high academic record and demonstrated financial need.

Geraldine Frankel Endowed Scholarship
Geraldine Frankel Endowed Fund
Approximate Value: $1,000.00

Awardee wished to remain private.

The Geraldine Frankel Endowed Scholarship is awarded to a special education certification student who demonstratse a commitment to enhancing the life opportunities of individuals with special needs. Candidates must have a strong academic record. Preference will be given to students in secondary education.

Goodwin Endowment Scholarship
Dorothy Weisbauer Goodwin Endowment
Approximate Value: $2,900.00 

Awardee wished to remain private.

The Goodwin Endowment Scholarship is awarded each year to an elementary education major. Recipients are chosen by the School of Education.

The Lindsay Jeppesen Annual Scholarship Fund
Alice and Philip Palma

Awardee wished to remain private.

Alice and Philip Palm established the Lindsay Jeppesen Annual Scholarship to honor both their granddaughter, a student with special needs, and the teachers who inspired Lindsay. The award is chosen by the Dean of the School of Education and given to an undergraduate student seeking a special education degree.

Marissa D’Angelo
Pauline Katz Scholarship
Pauline Katz Fund
Approximate Value: $400.00

Marissa D’Angelo

The Pauline Katz Scholarship is a needs based award for undergraduate students enrolled in elementary education who show a strong committment to public schools. Students must have a strong academic record and are chosen by the school of education.

Felicia McKee
Kim Laliberti Scholarship
The Class of 1998
Approximate Value: $400.00

Felicia McKee

The Kim Laliberti Scholarship is awarded to a special education. Preference will be given to candidates also major also majoring in History or English. The candidate must be an outstanding academic student.

Maria Diaz
The Landino Family Scholarshipp
The Landino Family Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,800.00

Maria Diaz

Dr. Rita Landino has established a scholarhsip in honor of her family and in recognition of her 35 years teaching at Southern Connecticut State University. The award is open to graduate or undergraduate students studying in the field of secondary English education.

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Clarisa B. Rodrigues
Nancy Laine Marano Endowed Scholarship
The Nancy Laine Marano Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $2,500.00

Clarisa B. Rodrigues

The Nancy Laine Marano Endowed Scholarship Fund was established in memory of Nancy Laine Marano, Professor of Education at Southern Connecticut State University. Dr. Marano was a dear friend , valued colleague and trusted student advisor. She valued elementary education and treasured language arts. Students in their junior and senior years, with a GPA of 3.2 or higher, may apply to the merit based award by submitting an essay explaining why they deserve the scholarship.

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The Dorothy J. Martino Endowed Scholarship
The Dorothy J. Martino Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,100.00

The Dorothy J. Martino Endowed Scholarship Fund is designed to provide assistance to future teachers in education, mathematics or science. Candidates must be residents of Woodbridge, Orange or Bethany, CT. These students are nominated and approved by School of Education faculty. The scholarship is renewable based on available funds and maintaining good academic standards.

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Morgan-Conquest Scholarship Fund
The Morgan-Conquest Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $12,000.00

The Morgan-Conquest Scholarship Fund is designed to provide assistance to future teachers with preference given to minority students. Candidates are nominated and approved by School of Education faculty. The scholarship is renewable based on available funds and maintaining good academic standards.

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Godelieve Bonacci
Nancy B. Palmieri Memorial Scholarship
Nancy B. Palmieri Memorial Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,700.00

Godelieve Bonacci

The Nancy B. Palmieri Memorial Scholarship was established to support undergraduate students in the School of Education. To be eligible, applicants must be a resident of the state of Connecticut. Students must also demonstrate academic achievement.

Anne Marie Murphy Scholarship
Anne Marie Murphy Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,000.00

Awardee wished to remain private

Anne Marie Murphy, 52, was a 14-year resident of Sandy Hook, CT, formerly of Katonah NY, who died Friday, December 14,2012 protecting the children in her care during the tragic shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School. She will be remembered for her love of the arts, walks in the outdoors and most importantly, her family. The scholarship established by her devoted husband Michael Murphy and their children Kelly, Colleen, Paige and Thomas, is a tribute to Anne Marie McGowan Murphy's memory, her dedication to her students, her bravery in the face of mortal danger and the selflessness she exhibited in protecting the children in her care. The award is given to a special education graduate student

Beatrice H. Rockwell Scholarship
Beatrice H. Rockwell Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $2,500.00

The goal of the Beatrice H. Rockwell Scholarship is to provide tuition assistance to students seeking high school certification. Recipient must be in his or her junior or senior year at university and accepted into the School of Education. The student must have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average for the preceding two years.

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Kelly I. Gunneson
History Student
Kelly I. Gunneson
Private Award
Math Student
Sage Family Library Science Scholarship
Sage Family Trust Library Science Scholarship Fund

Awardee wished to remain private

The Sage Family Scholarship is available for student enrolled full time in the School of Education, Department of Information and Library Sciences at the University, or the student must be a full time (9 or more credits) or half time (6 credits) graduate student enrolled in the Master of Library Science program. The scholarship is a merit and need based award.

Dr. Michael F. Tobin Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Michael F. Tobin Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,500.00

Awardee wished to remain private

The Michael F. Tobin Endowed Scholarship is in honor of Michael F. Tobin, a man who devoted his adult life to teaching and field education. In four decades, he worked as a teacher, an administrator and eventually a tenured professor at Southern Connecticut State University. This merit based scholarship is available to full time or part time students and declared Education Major.

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Rebecca Ward '69 Scholarship
Rebecca Ward '69 Scholarship Fund

Awardee wished to remain private

This merit based scholarship, named in honor of Rebecca Ward, is available to full time students who are declared Secondary Education Major.

Amanda Basil
John H. Williamson Endowed Scholarship
John H. Williamson Endowed Scholarship Fund
Approximate Value: $1,400.00

Amanda Basil

The John H. Williamson Endowed Scholarship was established to support undergraduate students in the School of Education. To be eligible candidates must be enrolled full time and declared Special Education Major.

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