Funding for Graduate Students

The School of Education offers many funding opportunities for its graduate students. Below is a list of School-wide scholarships and fellowships that may be available. To learn more about these and additional funding opportunities, please inquire at individual departments.

Arvil S. Barr Graduate Fellowship

Dissertation-level fellowship for graduate student who is studying teaching, learning and reform. Nomination process: Each department selects a candidate to nominate and sends information to the Education Academic Services office. Recipient is selected by the Scholarships and Fellowships Committee. 

Arvil S. Barr Summer Fellowship

Graduate student with focus on teacher education. Summer award. Nomination process: same as the Barr Graduate Fellowship.

Virginia Horne Henry Wisconsin Distinguished Graduate Fellowships

Two fellowships for full-time graduate students in kinesiology. Preference given to student studying women's physical education, but may be given to any graduate student doing research in kinesiology. In addition to this stipend, the fellowship includes payment of tuition, benefits, and a $1,500 flexible fund award. Nomination process: Each department selects a candidate to nominate and sends the information to the Dean's office. Recipient is selected by the Virginia Horne Henry Scholarships and Awards Committee.

Thora Wick Homme Memorial Scholarship

To be awarded to the runner-up in the Barr Graduate Fellowship competition.

Theodora Herfurth Kubly Minority Fellowship

Dissertation-level fellowship for a minority graduate student. Nomination process: Each department selects a candidate to nominate and sends information to Education Academic Services office. Recipient is selected by the Scholarships and Fellowships Committee. 

Christine and Philip Lodewick Fellowship

Graduate student who intends to pursue a career serving schools with predominantly minority populations and who is most likely to be an outstanding leader in the field of multi-cultural education.

Additional Resources

To learn more about other funding resources, please consult the Graduate School's Office of Fellowships and Funding Resources.