Grants and Scholarships

Grants

Interdisciplinary Preparation in Autism

  • Master's Graduate Program
  • Tuition Remission for up to $28,000
  • Key Program Dates:
    • Application deadline: December 1, 2019
    • Interviews: February 29, 2020
    • Program orientation: March 28, 2020
    • First class begins: June 25, 2020

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English as a Second Language (ESL) graduate certificate program

  • Tuition funding up to $10,300 plus books
  • Online Certificate Program (24 credits) – only two additional classes required for MA TESOL
  • Funded by U.S. Department of Education N.P.D. Grant for ESL
  • Graduates are eligible for MDE’s ESL Endorsement
  • Deadlines for applications due April 15 each year 2017 - 2022
  • Cohorts begin classes July/Summer II each year 2017 - 2022

 

English as a Second Language (ESL) undergraduate courses (9 credits)

  • Three ESL classes (9 credits) funded by U.S. Department of Education N.P.D. Grant for ESL at WMU
  • Deadlines for applications:
    • Due November 1, 2018 for January/Spring 2019 Cohort
    • Due November 1, 2019 for January/Spring 2020 Cohort
    • No cohort beginning Spring 2021
    • Due November 1, 2021 for January/Spring 2022 Cohort 

 

Scholarships

Homer J. Carter graduate scholarship in reading

  • Enrolled in master's program in Literacy Studies
  • Must hold and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Students must be dedicated to serving their students and the community through their commitment to literacy education
  • Apply by August 15

 

M.A. in Literacy Studies (reading specialist endorsement)

  • Tuition scholarships up to $6,000 for qualified applicants
  • Online graduate program 30 credit hours
  • Graduates eligible for Michigan Department of Education Reading Specialist Endorsement
  • Deadline for applications due March 31 or until filled
  • Cohorts begin every fall semester

 

Graduate assistantships

Literacy Studies and TESOL unit graduate or research assistantship(s)

  • More information on the Literacy Studies and TESOL unit graduate or research assistantship(s)

 

College of Education and Human Development Scholarships