Scholarship & Grant Opportunities

Doctoral Student Enrichment Grant

The purpose of the doctoral enrichment fund is to support dissertation research and dissemination within the broader context of the professional development of doctoral students as scholars/leaders. Award amounts may vary depending on available funding. There is a maximum award of $300 per applicant.

Funding will be awarded for the following:

  • Support to conduct dissertation (or related) research materials
  • Conference/Presentation registration fees

Application process:

  • Students will submit a completed application form, including the rationale for how the funding will support the student's scholarly work and budget justification. Applicants should also note other efforts to obtain funding from the Graduate School or other sources.
  • Applications will be considered on a rolling basis in relation to available funding.
  • The Doctoral Program Office will review applications and make recommendations for funding.
  • Students awarded funding will be required to report on the use of the funds at the end of the funded activity. 

RCOE Scholarship Information

The Reich College of Education's Graduate Scholarship page will have information regarding scholarships available to Doctoral students. Please look under the LES: Leadership and Educational Studies section at the bottom. 

  • Mary Jane Kistler Memorial Scholarship in College of Education Endowment
  • Rhododendron Society Scholarship
  • WJ Office Scholarship for the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership
  • Mabel Augusta Morgan Scholarship for Education
  • The Wilburn and Barbara Poovey Burgin Doctoral Endowment/Income
  • The Dr. Kaitlin M. and Dr. Melvin J. Jackson Doctoral Scholarship

For further information regarding scholarships, please reach out to the James Center at