Master of Education Scholarship Program

The Grand Valley State University Charter Schools Office is pleased to offer financial support to teachers and administrators employed within our portfolio of schools who wish to participate in graduate courses offered by the GVSU College of Education, leading to:

  • Master of Education Degrees (M.Ed.)
  • Educational Specialist Degrees (Ed.S.)
  • Michigan Provisional Certifications
  • Michigan Professional Certifications
  • Michigan Administrator Certifications
  • Michigan School Counseling licenses and endorsements
  • Michigan certification renewals and approvals
  • Content area endorsements
  • Professional development

All graduate level courses offered by the GVSU College of Education are eligible for scholarship funds, including EDR 612 and EDR 613 (now offered online).



Eligibility Criteria

  • Only individuals employed at GVSU authorized charter schools, in full-time positions requiring a teaching or administrator certificate, are eligible for the scholarship.
  • Scholarship funds are limited to twelve (12) credits per person, per academic year (Fall Semester through Spring/Summer Semester).
  • In order to receive scholarship funds, applicants must complete the scholarship application before each semester.
  • Spring/Summer 2019 Semester:
    • 50% tuition coverage for those with less than three years of employment
    • 80% tuition coverage for those with three or more years of employment at current GVSU authorized school
  • Fall 2019 Semester UPDATE:
    • 50% tuition coverage for those with less than five years of employment
    • 80% tuition coverage for those with five or more years of employment at current GVSU authorized school
    • Anyone who has received 80% tuition reimbursement prior to Spring/Summer 2019 Semester will continue to receive this reimbursement through program completion (if accepted into the program prior to Spring/Summer 2019 Semester).

Important Dates

Spring/Summer 2019 Semester
March 18th - May 10th - Course Registration Open
March 18th at 8 p.m. - April 19th at 5 p.m. - Scholarship Program Application Open
April 26th at 5 p.m. - Tuition Payment Deadline
May 6th (1st 6 weeks) and June 24th (2nd 6 weeks) - Courses Begin


Scholarship Program Application

Spring/Summer 2019 Semester 


Contacts

Scholarship Eligibility and Application 
GVSU Charter Schools Office
Jayme Lesperance
616-331-6964
lesperja@gvsu.edu 

Program Application and Course Registration
College of Education
Amy Dunn
616-331-6676
dunnam@gvsu.edu 

Program Advising
College of Education
Suzanne Richards
616-331-6277
richarsu@gvsu.edu 

Tuition and Billing 
Student Accounts
Jody Reid
616-331-2208
reidj@gvsu.edu

Financial Aid Office
Maryelise White
616-331-3234
whitema1@gvsu.edu

NHA Reimbursement 
866-907-0928
tuition@nhaschools.com 

Amy Tanis
616-285-1595 
atanis@nhaschools.com 




Page last modified April 15, 2019