Master of Education Scholarship Program
The GVSU Charter Schools Office offers financial support to educators employed at GVSU-authorized charter schools who wish to participate in graduate courses to earn a variety of graduate degrees, certifications and endorsements.
The scholarship provides 50% tuition coverage for those with less than five years of employment at a GVSU-authorized charter school, and 80% tuition coverage for those with five or more years of employment at a GVSU-authorized charter school.
All graduate level Education Program courses offered by the College of Education and Community Innovation (CECI) are eligible for scholarship funds, including EDR 612 and EDR 613. Undergraduate courses within the Teachable Majors and Minors Endorsements are also eligible. Additionally, courses within the Professional Master of Arts in Social Innovation (PMASI) program, offered by the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department (IRIS), are eligible.
Scholarship Application Window and Access
The scholarship application for Winter 2022 Semester will open on November 1, 2021 and be open through December 6, 2021.
- Scholarships are based on the availability of funds each semester and are awarded on a first come, first served basis for those who complete all requirements.
- 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.