Joseph And Marianne Nolt Family Scholarship Endowment
Awarded as tuition for thesis credit courses (up to 6 credits) and as a grant to support applied research associated with that same thesis. Thesis credit courses for the tuition portion may include thesis-related independent study courses. Research grant projects are to be of an applied and scholarly nature, with an intended outcome of original, practical contribution to the field of education.
The initial recipient will be a rising junior with a minimum CGPA of 3.0 pursuing an education degree in early childhood or middle level education although that may be expanded to additional candidates after the first year. Financial need may be considered but is not a required criterion. First preference is to a qualifying male student. Unused grant funds at the completion of the research project will be returned to the endowment principal. Potential candidates must complete an application following stated guidelines, both are below. ($2,500 for research portion)