Gertrude Evelyn Herder-Shafer Endowed Scholarship (SS6458)

The Gertrude Evelyn Herder – Shafer Endowed Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate students enrolled in the College of Education. In order to compete for this scholarship, students must meet the following criteria:

pursuing a degree in teaching; GPA of 3.2 or better; must provide evidence of extracurricular activities and/or performing community services.

Preference is given to students pursuing a teaching career in elementary educations.

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact the College of Education at

College of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. Describe the types of extra-curricular activities you have participated in during high school and/or college, and tell how these experiences helped prepare you for your future career in education.