Student Resources


The Reich College of Education's Graduate Scholarship page will have information regarding the following scholarships:

  • Alice Phoebe Naylor Outstanding Dissertation Award
  • Rhododendron Society Scholarship
  • WJ Office Scholarship
  • Mable Morgan Scholarship

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

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Student Financial Aid

Please visit the Office of Student Financial Aid website to determine the type of aid you may be eligible to receive. The Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership has no funding to help with tuition costs. 

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Student Tuition and Fees

To determine the cost of the Doctoral Program in Educational Leadership, please refer to the Office of Student Accounts website. If you are an international student, please be sure to contact the registrar or reference their website in order to figure out your residency for NC tuition purposes. 


The Reich College of Education is home to programs, clinics, and partnerships available for community engagement. Some key partnerships for doctoral students are:

  • Academy at Middle Fork
  • Mathematics and Science Education Center
  • Anderson Reading Clinic
  • Public School Partnership
  • Other Community Engagement Resources

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Library Services

The University Library can help with course and dissertation research, including finding abstracts, finding the complete text, finding ASU and NC dissertations, and borrowing and purchasing text.  The two librarians who specifically  work with doctoral students are:

Lisa Abbott

Kelly Rhodes

Doctoral Program - Library Research Guide

University Writing Center

The Writing Center provides services and workshops throughout the year to doctoral students. The consultants in the writing center work with students one-on-one with aspects such as grammar, structuring, citations, formatting, etc. Make an appointment through TutorTrac or call 98280 476-8644. Doctoral students with questions should contact:

Mary Neal Meador

Sarah Zurhellen

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Thesis & Dissertation Preparation

The Cratis D. Williams School of Graduate Studies provides guidance on how to plan, execute, and report on dissertations.  

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DegreeWorks is the University's web-based degree audit tool that facilitates the monitoring of students' academic progress toward degree completion. It shows all courses the student is enrolled in, has completed, and has left in their program. 

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