Helen Buck Campbell Endowed Scholarship for Bilingual Education (SC5417)

Through the generosity of Dr. Helen Buck Campbell, the Bilingual Biliteracy Education Program offers undergraduate and graduate scholarships. The funding enables all students who graduate to be academically prepared and to effectively work with Latinx emergent bilingual students in their classrooms, schools, and communities.
For undergraduate students, the Helen Buck Campbell Endowed Scholarship offers offers a one-time-award of $1,000 to four undergraduate students and $5,000 to two undergraduate students with outstanding academic credentials. This scholarship is a highly competitive award given to students preparing to enter the teaching field of Bilingual Education (Spanish and English).
To compete for a scholarship, an undergraduate student must meet the following criteria:

  • Earned a 3.0 Grade Point Average or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Major in Education (Bilingual/Biliteracy Education; Teacher Certification in Early Childhood through Grade Six Core Subjects with Bilingual-Spanish—E6BG or ELCB)
  • Admittance to the Educator Preparation Program by the time the scholarship is disbursed
  • Junior or Senior standing
  • Preference will be given to students who demonstrate financial need.
  • Preference will be given to incoming students

All students who meet this initial criteria will be contacted to participate in a 15-minute Zoom interview in Spanish with Bilingual Biliteracy Education Program Faculty that addresses student’s academic preparation and interest in becoming a Bilingual Education teacher (Early Childhood – Grade 6).
For graduate students, the Helen Buck Campbell Endowed Scholarship offers offers a a one-time-award of $2,000 to two Graduate students with outstanding academic credentials. This scholarship is a highly competitive award given to students who are seeking to obtain a Master of Arts or a Master of Education Bilingual Biliteracy Elementary Education degree. Students seeking a Master of Education with initial certification in the field of Bilingual Education are also eligible to apply.
To compete for a scholarship, a graduate student must meet the following criteria:

  • Earned a 3.5 Grade Point Average or higher from an accredited college or university
  • Admittance to Bilingual Biliteracy Elementary Education graduate degree program (Master of Arts (E80EDBI); Master of Education(E54EDBI); or Master of Education with initial Certification(E45ELEDBILI)
  • Preference will be given to students enrolled in the MA program.
  • Preference will be given to incoming students
    All students who meet this initial criteria will be contacted to participate in a 15-minute Zoom interview in Spanish with Bilingual Biliteracy Education Program Faculty that addresses student’s academic preparation and interest in further developing their career in Bilingual Education.

Award
Varies
Scopes
College of Education
Deadline
02/28/2021