Joseph and Mary Jean Daly Varga '43 Graduate Scholarship

This award fund provides one or more awards to graduate students in the exceptional education department. Recipients must be enrolled for at least two graduate courses in exceptional education, have a GPA of 3.8 or higher, provide three references, and submit personal essay that addresses all of the following: the importance of being in a teacher preparation program designed for individuals with special needs; the candidate’s philosophy of education for students with special need; and a description of community based initiatives to serve students with special needs (e.g. tutoring, after school programs, respite care, etc.) in which the candidate has participated. The scholarship is not renewable. Fall disbursement.

Donor
Joseph and Mary Jean Daly Varga
Award
Varies
Deadline
04/15/2018
Supplemental Questions
  1. Provide three recommendations (with contact information) from individuals who can attest to the candidate's commitment to exceptional education, including one Buffalo State faculty member who is not on the Award and Scholarship Selection Committee in the Department of Exceptional Education
  2. Submit a personal essay that addresses all of the following: the importance of being in a teacher preparation program designed for individuals with special needs; your philosophy of education for students with special needs; a description of community based initiatives to serve students with special needs in which the candidate has participated; and evidence of the candidates commitment to Buffalo State through student organizations, participation in presentations, and/or programs affiliated with Buffalo State.