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Elementary Education Scholarships

Education students are automatically eligible for the following scholarships:


American Indian Salt Springs Teacher Scholarship

The American Indian Salt Springs Award is presented to outstanding American Indian education students.

Criteria: A committee chooses recipients on the basis of academic excellence and contribution to the Indian and campus community.

Amount: $1,000

Beverley Wartman Munson Scholarship

Beverley Wartman Munson was a 1967 elementary education graduate who died in 1984. Her sister, Judy Wartman Schmidt Blair '73, and Judy's husband, Michael Blair, established the scholarship in her memory in 1999. Recipients are elementary education majors.

Criteria: Elementary education major

Renewable by maintaining academic progress requirements

Amount: $500

Carrie Wickstrom Scholarship

A scholarship made it possible for Carrie Wickstrom to complete her West Central School of Agriculture education in 1929 and go on to college to become a teacher. Based on academic merit and financial need, recipients of the scholarship she established are students pursuing licensure in education with preference given to those intending to teach at the elementary level.

Criteria: Seeking teaching licensure in elementary or secondary education (preferably elementary), academic merit, financial need (preference of students with financial need)

Amount: $1,000

Elementary Education Alumni Scholarship

The Elementary Education Alumni Scholarship is awarded to a Elementary Education student based on academic merit. This scholarship is made possible by collective gifts from UMM education alumni.

Criteria: Elementary Education major

Amount: $1,000

William R. King Scholarship

Established by William R. King'73, who earned a bachelor of arts in elementary education, this scholarship is award to seniors planning to teach elementary education in rural Minnesota. Preference is given to students of color.

Criteria: Elementary education major, 3.0+ GPA, financial aid need

Amount: $1,000