The following scholarships are for students majoring in education. There are a number of scholarships and grants available to students to help pay for school. If you are applying to Carthage, you qualify for additional scholarships and grants. See all Carthage scholarships.
Endowed scholarships are the most prestigious student grants at Carthage. They recognize outstanding achievement by the recipients. It is appropriate to list endowed scholarships on one’s resume and in business/professional applications throughout one’s life.
Endowed scholarships typically carry the name of the individual, family, or organization that funded the endowment. A student who receives an endowed scholarship is entering a select group of the College’s best students, many of whom graduated years ago and now rank among Carthage’s most distinguished alumni.
William and Amanda Eller Scholarship
This scholarship, established after the death of William and Amanda’s daughter, Mary, is awarded by the Education faculty at Carthage to an undergraduate student preparing to teach children and youth afflicted with special conditions or learning disabilities. Gifts to the scholarship were given to honor The Rev. Dr. William and Mrs. Amanda Eller and to honor Mary’s memory.
Erva Moody Scholarship
This departmental award was established in February 1959 by Charles “Chuck” H. (’34) and Elizabeth (Paton, ’35) Moody, Erva Moody’s brother and sister-in-law, in her memory and endowed in September 1960. Awarded through the Chapel Office or Education Department, this scholarship is given to students who plan to enter one or more of the following fields: teaching, parish work, missionary work, or the ordained ministry. If no student meets these criteria, the scholarship may be awarded at the discretion of the Financial Aid Office.
Judith Schaumberg Scholarship
This scholarship awards $600 to juniors minoring in early adolescence and adolescence education (grades 6-12). Candidates for the Schaumberg Scholarship must write a formal essay that describes how they plan to integrate reading and language arts into their content area. Essays must include current research from a peer-reviewed journal, cited in APA format. Essays may be written in first-person perspective. Candidates should integrate personal insights and experiences from their clinical work.
Annually Funded Scholarships at Carthage
Annually funded scholarships recognize outstanding achievement by the recipients. These scholarships typically carry the name of the individual, family or organization that funds the scholarship. Contributions for the scholarship fund are made every year, and the entire amount donated is awarded in that same year.