Funding - Blended Master of Arts in Educational Studies

Degree: Master of Arts in Educational Studies

Financial Support

All admitted students are automatically evaluated for scholarship support from the department of Educational Studies and awardees are notified during the post-admission phase.  Admitted students with questions about financial support may contact Tom Drake, Educational Studies Manager of Academic Program Development.

Our admissions committee and scholarship awarding team work collectively to identify nominees for scholarships administered by the School of Education. Please also see below for information on additional financial resources that might be available to you.


Scholarships

Brownlee Forgivable Loan The loan was established by Donald S. & Floydene Beardslee Brownlee to provide need-based student loan support to exemplary full-time master’s students who attend the School of Education (SOE) at the University of Michigan. The loan obligation is cancelled if the recipient fullfills an obligation to teach full-time at the kindergarten through 12th grade level.  Documentation that the recipient taught for  a period of one year must be presented to the University's Loan Collections Office within two years of graduation from the University of Michigan. Additional information about the loan wil be presented upon offer of our forgivable loan. 

Levi L. Barbour Fellowship for Women from the Orient In 1914 the bequest of Levi L. Barbour established a scholarship program at the University of Michigan for women of the highest academic and professional caliber from the area formerly known as the Orient (encompassing the lands extending from Turkey in the west to Japan and the Philippines in the east) to study modern science, medicine, mathematics and other academic disciplines and professions critical to the development of their native lands.

Private Scholarships Many private scholarships for college students are offered each year by a variety of organizations. 

Rackham Graduate School administers fellowships, grants, and scholarships for which you may be eligible.

The Rackham Master's Award is a competitive award open to newly admitted students in a Rackham graduate degree program; it provides three semesters of funding that includes tuition, two full semesters of fees and living expenses, and an academic year of health and dental insurance.

The Center for the Education of Women may have funding for you if you've been out of school for eight months or longer.

Emergency Funding

The Center for the Education of Women offers Critical Difference Grants for students in emergency situations. To receive Critical Difference Grants students must set up an appointment with a counselor in the Center for the Education of Women (CEW). 

Rackham Graduate School administers a Student Emergency Fund to help in case of medical, dental, or mental health emergencies for yourself or, in some circumstances, for your immediate family members.

The School of Education may have resources for students in emergency situations.

Financial Aid

A Child Care Subsidy may be available to you if you're a parent with child care expenses.

The university's Office of Financial Aid has information about various loan programs for which you may be able to apply.  

A Teach Grant comes from a federal program in which students receive grants if, following graduation, they commit to teaching in a high-need subject in a school serving low-income students.

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