College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) scholarships
The College of Education and Human Development offers a variety of scholarships and awards to qualified students. Interested CEHD students must complete an online Mason Scholarship application. By filling out the Mason Scholarship application, your qualifications will be filtered and matched with currently available CEHD scholarships. You must select the College of Education and Human Development as your school/program. The Students and Academic Affairs (SAA) office will receive a list of qualified students and will follow up with applicants once funds are available. If you have questions, please email askCEHD@gmu.edu.
2016-2017 Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP)
Application|Deadline to submit application: July 7, 2016 by 5:00 p.m.
Subject to available funding, these scholarship loans are available to teacher candidates, who are:
(i) enrolled full-time or part-time in an approved (undergraduate or graduate level) teacher education program (ii) have maintained a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or its equivalent; and (iii) be nominated for such scholarship by the institution where they are enrolled. Undergraduates at or beyond the sophomore year in college, must have been in the top 10 percent of their high school class.
In addition, the candidates must meet one or more of the following criteria: (a) be enrolled in a program leading to an endorsement in a critical shortage area as established by the Board of Education [i.e., Special Education, Elementary Education (Pk-6), Middle Education (Grades 6-8), Career and Technical Education, Health & Physical Education (PK-12), English, Foreign Languages (PreK-12), History and Social Sciences, Mathematics (Grade 6-12, including Algebra I), School Counselor(PreK-12)]; (b) be a male teacher candidate in an elementary or middle school education program; (c) be a minority teacher candidate enrolled in any teacher endorsement area; or (d) be a student in an approved teacher education program leading to an endorsement in career and technical education. Teacher candidates who previously received funding through the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program are not eligible.
Complete applications must be submitted directly to the Mason College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) Student and Academic Affairs (SAA) office. You may either drop off or mail your application to:
College of Education and Human Development (CEHD)
Student and Academic Affairs
Attn: Afsaneh Ziaee
4400 University Drive, MS 4B4
2300 Thompson Hall
Fairfax, VA 22030
Incomplete applications will not be considered.