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The College of Education offers more than $200,000 in scholarships every year. Scholarships range from $250 to $7,000 a year! This scholarship process will allow you to apply for all scholarships offered by the College of Education for which you are eligible. Online scholarship applications are due by February 15. No paper applications will be accepted.

To get started you must complete a general application. Your scholarship application is automatically applied to all general scholarships for which you qualify. From there, you my discover additional scholarship opportunities for which you may qualify. These scholarships may require you to write an additional essay or answer additional questions.

Be prepared to provide up to three recommendations to be considered for any College of Education scholarships. 

Select a topic below to view more information on College of Education scholarships.

The College of Education offers a number of scholarships, both for the general College as well as for specific COE departments.

For a full listing of the scholarships available, visit the University Scholarships system site.

To view scholarship opportunities offered to education students by other organizations, visit the Current Students page.

  • You must be accepted to ECU and have a Pirate ID
  • Know your Banner ID
  • Have a minimum 2.75 GPA
  • Acquire three recommendations
    • If your recommender is an ECU faculty or staff member, you will be able to e-mail your request using the scholarship system. Be sure you have their Pirate ID/e-mail address correct.
    • If your recommender is outside of the university, you will want to provide them the recommendation form to complete.
    • All recommendation forms must be received by the COE Office of Development and Communications by February 15th.
  • Know your major, program area, and classification
  • Send a transcript only if you are not a current ECU student
    • If you are an incoming ECU student, you must provide your transcript to the COE Office of Development and Communications by the application deadline.
    • If you are a current ECU student, your GPA, major, and number of hours will be verified. Please make sure you are entering accurate information.
  • Allow time to submit thoughtful answers on the scholarship application
    • Sample open-ended questions:
      • Provide information regarding your professional goals.
      • Explain why you believe you should be a scholarship recipient.
  • Recommendation Forms
    • Request recommendations from faculty, staff, supervisors, or mentors who know you well and can speak to your strengths. Do not request that faculty members, staff, or individuals fill out the recommendation form if they do not know you well or if you have not communicated with each of them on an individual basis. Do not request recommendations from fellow students.
    • You may want to request more than three recommendations, to be sure that you acquire three by the application deadline. Exceptions will not be made.
  • If you are awarded a scholarship, you are required to attend the College of Education Scholarship Recipient and Donor Recognition Ceremony. This event is held at the beginning of every fall semester and scholarship recipients will be notified of the date.

Scholarships are available for incoming students, undergraduates, graduates, and doctoral students seeking degrees in Education. College of Education Scholarships are credited directly to the student’s fee bill from the Cashier’s Office. Half of the scholarship will be awarded in fall and half will be awarded in spring. If the student does not attend ECU for the following academic year, the scholarship must be forfeited.

All applicants who submitted a complete application will be notified of their application status in April after the scoring and selection process is complete.

Ready to apply?

The College of Education Scholarship system has been merged with the university system, so all scholarships can be accessed from one location, using your PirateID. We hope that you take some time to fill out an online scholarship application.

For more scholarship information, visit the University Scholarships page.

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21 Math Ed Students Attend NCCTM Conference and Share Posters

On: 14 Nov 2014 17:57, In: Center for STEM Education
The North Carolina Council Teachers of Mathematics held their state conference Oct 30-31, 2014 in Greensboro, NC. A delegation of 21 Senior 1, secondary mathematics education students were among those representing ECU as attendees at this event. Upon their return from the conference, these students created posters highlighting several interesting or useful ideas gleaned from […]

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Not One, Not Two, but Many ECU Award Recipients!

On: 04 Nov 2014 18:23, In: Alumni News
At its 44th Annual North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM)  Conference held in Greensboro, NC on 30-31 October 2014, ECU was featured mightily during the Awards Ceremony.  Two ECU Mathematics Education faculty, Dr. Ron Preston and Dr. Rose Sincrope were recognized with the highest honor that NCCTM can bestow, the W. W. Rankin […]

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Math Club Receives an “Insider’s View of Getting a Job”

On: 31 Oct 2014 16:10, In: Academic Success Center
On Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the Gamma Student Chapter of NCCTM hosted a 12 person panel consisting of principals, math department chairs/lead grade level math teachers, and a director of human resources.  These “insiders” represented elementary, middle, and high school mathematics and shared their knowledge from a combined 185 years of educational expertise.  The full […]

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COE Faculty Instilling Confidence, Inspiring Success

On: 28 Oct 2014 21:06, In: Center for STEM Education
In a recent interview, senior Elementary Education (with a concentration in Science) major, Beth Wantz, credits COE and MSITE faculty with having a profound influence on her life.  She feels that they “truly care” about their students and go above and beyond to help them succeed.  She gives particular credit to Tammy Lee, explaining that, […]

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East Carolina College of Education Hosts Future Teachers for Teacher Cadet Day 2014

On: 27 Oct 2014 21:00, In: COE in the News
One hundred plus potential teachers from high schools within the East visited the campus of East Carolina University on October 15, 2014 for Teacher Cadet Day. The Office of Professional Development and Student Outreach within the College of Education offered this event to high school students who are enrolled in the North Carolina Teacher Cadet […]

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Science Education Club on the Path to National Recognition

On: 24 Oct 2014 18:16, In: Center for STEM Education
It’s official!  The Science Education Club has completed all the requirements and workshops to be officially registered as a student organization at East Carolina University.  This has been a two year project that was finalized by the work of graduate student Megan Garner, and undergraduate elementary science concentration students: Beth Wantz, KC Hart, Kayla Sager, […]

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Event Discussed Difficulty Recruiting, Retaining Diverse Educators in Schools

On: 24 Oct 2014 13:41, In: COE in the News
On October 15, 2014, the Office of Professional Development and Student Outreach in the College of Education collaborated with the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Ledonia Wright Cultural Center to offer a Dynamic Dialogue about Diversity event entitled “Diversity in Education.” This event featured a roundtable discussion between the 2014 North Carolina Teacher […]

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Why Does Accreditation Matter? A Student Perspective.

On: 24 Oct 2014 12:00, In: 2015 CAEP Preparation
As a student, I can recall several times when professors have shared that the program I am in is “accredited.”  My mental response was “That’s nice.”  I didn’t care.  All I wanted to know was when the next assignment was due, and what I had to do in order to pass that assignment, the class, […]

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CAEP Prep: What is the LCSN?

On: 23 Oct 2014 12:00, In: 2015 CAEP Preparation
The Latham Clinical Schools Network (LCSN) is a network of 38 public school systems located throughout eastern North Carolina, who collaborate with the EPP at ECU in order to form a school partnership among teacher candidates and faculty.  LCSN provides quality field placements for pre-service teachers with trained clinical teachers in diverse public school settings. […]

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Mathematics Education Student Named Outstanding!

On: 17 Oct 2014 16:58, In: Center for STEM Education
Congratulations to Rebekah Currie, named the Outstanding Mathematics Education Student from the Eastern Region of North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM)!!! Rebekah is a senior double major (BS Mathematics Education and BA Mathematics), Maynard Scholar, member of the Honors College, member of the Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society, intern at South Central […]

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