State University of New York at Fredonia
College of Education Awards and Scholarships
Scholarships awarded through the College of Education are retention scholarships for current Education majors.
An “education major” means any student enrolled in any first time Initial Certification, Teacher Education program at any level (freshman, sophomore, junior, senior). This excludes students in programs requiring an initial certification for entrance, but includes students enrolled in any of these Education programs:
- Early Childhood Education (ECE)
- Early Childhood/Childhood Dual Program (EC/CH)
- Childhood Education (CE)
- Childhood Inclusive Education (CIE)
- Music Education K-12
- Adolescence Education: Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, English, French, Spanish, Social Studies, Math & Middle Childhood Math
- Adolescence Science Education (MAT)
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL K-12)
(Undergraduate Catalog: Academic Policies: Student Classification)
Adolescent Education and Music Education majors should also consult their discipline departments for discipline-specific awards.
Recipients are announced each May at the COE Awards Luncheon, but funds are applied towards tuition in the next Fall semester. Some scholarship awards may be applied half amount in Fall and half amount in Spring semester. Exception: graduating seniors not returning in the Fall will receive a cash award in May.
“Faculty” includes tenured, tenured track, visiting professor, lecturer, adjunct, student teaching supervisor, and cooperating teacher.
Some awards have criteria based only on the student teaching practicum.
Any student nominated by faculty will be asked to complete the application form.
*SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATIONS FOR 2020 will be ACCEPTED BETWEEN
February 26 -- March 19 (4pm close of business)*
AWARDS and SCHOLARSHIPS (39)
NOTE: Dollar amounts below are for awards given in May 2018 and applied to tuition in Fall 2018; values may vary from year to year.
For Graduating Seniors
Class of 1953 Neil Postman Memorial Award
Byron & Carrie Record Endowment
Margaret Sawkins-Hastie Award
For Seniors -- Award Based on Student Teaching
Helen Buderkin Award
Chautauqua County Retired Teachers Award
College of Education Endowment Scholarship
Charles R. and Shirley Miller Erbsmehl Award
Be Fulltime SENIOR in the COMING Fall
Laura A. Cirrincione Education Scholarship
Anthony Deiulio Scholarship
Friends Forever Class of ’58 Scholarship
Helen Johnson Legacy Scholarship
Helen Kelly Lillie Memorial Scholarship
Be Fulltime JUNIOR in the COMING Fall
Faith Elizabeth Bean Memorial Scholarship
Thelma Brynolfson Scholarship
Tom Everett Memorial Scholarship
Richard & Arlene LoGuidice Award
Be Fulltime JUNIOR or SENIOR in the COMING Fall
Class of 1955 Scholarship
Be Fulltime Sophomore or Junior in the COMING Fall
Marilyn Chrzanowski Lojek Elementary School Teacher Scholarship
Be Fulltime Soph or Jr or Sr in the COMING Fall
Bill and Peg Adams ('81) Pay It Forward Endowment
Winifred Budd Elementary Education Scholarship
Class of 1954 Award
Class of 1965 Reunion Endowment
Zorada L. Green (’38) Family Legacy Scholarship
Lou and Bea Joy Memorial Scholarship
Dr. Arthur (’44) & Katherine Kaiser-Burch (’53) Education Scholarship
Annette Hartigan Koch (’52) Elementary Ed. Scholarship
Philip Kochman Scholarship