School Administration Scholarships

Here are some of the School Administration scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

AASA Educational Administration Scholarship Award

AASA’s Educational Administration Scholarships were created in 1949 to provide incentive, honor and financial assistance to outstanding graduate students in school administration who intend to make the school superintendency a career. The scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each for outstanding graduate students are named for each of AASA's seven former executive directors. Recipients are honored at AASA's National Conference on Education and a $500 travel allowance is provided. Nominations and Deadlines Applications are available online by April 15 or from chairs of educational administration departments at universities that have such a program. Only one candidate may be submitted by each college or university campus and each candidate must be recommended by the dean of the school of education in which the candidate is enrolled. If a nominee is selected to receive this award, the nominee must be a member of or apply for membership with AASA at the aspiring superintendent rate.

Ed and Donna Stehno Scholarship

Recipient will be a graduate student with a cumulative 3.0 GPA enrolled in Educational Administration & Counseling in the College of Education or Nursing in the College of Health and Human Performance with preference going to students that demonstrate financial need. When earnings allow for a second scholarship, the recipient will be for a men's and women's athlete who demonstrates financial need.

Jim and Pauline Mahon Scholarship in Educational Administration

Annual scholarship to a qualified graduate student accepted to the Educational Administration program.

Save a Life Scholarship

Learning CPR and basic first aid are ways any one of us could potentially save a life. The educators and healthcare professionals of tomorrow take this mission even further by pursuing careers dedicated to the advancement of health and wellness. That is why The American Academy of CPR and First Aid is proud to sponsor the “Save a Life” Scholarship, offered exclusively to students majoring in the healthcare and education fields. We know that caregiving and teaching can both be challenging but incredibly rewarding professions. That’s precisely why we made this commitment to further the education and career development of future doctors, nurses, technicians, professors, and teachers of all areas of specialization with this scholarship. We want to help with your education.


This Public School Administration Scholarship has been established by the Supreme Council for individuals securing a Doctor's Degree in Public School Administration. There should be evidence presented that without the financial assistance provided by the Scholarship the individual would not pursue further graduate studies. AWARDS: Two Scholarships. Each Scholarship is in the amount of $12,000 to be paid over a period of two years. $6,000 for each of two years. ELIGIBILITY: Individuals will be selected for the Scholarships who are in mid-career and who have demonstrated that they are committed to public school education. An M.A. or M.S. degree is a prerequisite. In the selection process, priority will be given to those individuals who have had some experience in a responsible administrative position. The applicants' letters of recommendation should indicate integrity of character, integrity of purpose, and active participation in the social, civic and religious activities in their communities. Must have been an active leader in community affairs. Applicant must have planned work for doctor's degree in a university that is accredited and has a reputation for outstanding graduate work in the field of Public School Administration. APPLICATION: Applications are accepted through March. Selection of the successful applicants and the announcement of their name will be made not later than APRIL. Final selection and appointments will be at the sole discretion and determination of the Sovereign Grand Commander.

PAEOP Hermine Solt Student Scholarship

The Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) welcomes all qualifying students to submit a scholarship application for the 2018 Hermine Solt Student Scholarship. This is a $500 scholarship that was established in 1992 for the purpose of aiding students in Pennsylvania to pursue higher education in a business-related field. This scholarship will be given to an eligible senior applicant graduating from a Pennsylvania High School or Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School to be used as either tuition assistance or as a school bookstore credit at any approved two or four-year post-secondary institution, college, or university majoring in the business field. (Examples include but not limited to: Accounting, Business, Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Business Communications, International Business, Entrepreneurship, Finance, Marketing, Computer/Technology, or Secretarial/Admin. Assistant) Additional criteria for consideration include: 1. Financial Need; 2. Academic Performance (must have a minimum of a 3.0 G.P.A.); 3. School Activities (Clubs, Sport or Music/Arts) 4. Work, community and/or volunteer activities; 5. Traits of leadership, citizenship, and service to school and community with an excellent attendance record. In addition to completing the attached or online application, students must submit all of the following: 1. Official High School Transcript – if selected an original with a compressed seal will be required. 2. One letter of recommendation from a business teacher or guidance counselor who is knowledgeable of the student’s citizenship, academic history/scholarship, or activities in the school and/or local community. 3. List of all extra-curricular activities, honors, and/or community service 4. An essay or personal statement (approx. 250 words) detailing “WHERE DO YOU SEE YOURSELF 10 YEARS FROM NOW?” 5. Acceptance Letter Showing Business Major The scholarship will be awarded as follows: Applications will be given a number based on order of receipt. Names will not be provided to the committee and points will be awarded using the approved scoring rubric. Points will be totaled and applications placed in order from highest to lowest. The scholarship will be awarded based on total points earned from the application, with emphasis on financial need, community service and/or extra-curricular activities and overall high school academic record. The essay/personal statement will provide insight as to the goals and future vision for the applicant. Scholarship winners must agree to let PAEOP use his/her photo and information for their quarterly newsletter or other members only correspondence. The winner will be invited to accept the award at the PAEOP awards banquet in Spring 2018. The scholarship check will be issued by the Pennsylvania Association of Educational Office Professionals (PAEOP) in the name of the student to the college or post-secondary institution the student will be attending. Scholarship proceeds must be used for tuition and/or as a credit at the student book store. Scholarship Packets must be postmarked no later than March 1, 2018 – NO EXCEPTIONS!

Baldwin Scholarship

Eligibility -- Any graduate student from California enrolled for: Foreign Service Career Students seeking a career in Foreign Service with the US State Departments diplomatic corps must provide acceptance by the School that will prepare you for a Foreign Service Career. Stanford, USC, and University of California offer such courses. Public School Administration Career A career educator with experience in the classroom and public school administration must satisfy the semester hours required for the doctorate. These educators seek advancement in the Elementary or Secondary levels of our public education system as Administrators or Superintendents. Speech Language Pathology Careers Students seeking a career in Speech Language Pathology at a school providing such graduate programs in California. Award -- The Grant is $6,000.00. $3,000.00 is paid in August and the second $3,000.00 is paid in February. The second payment is dependent upon proof of satisfactory progress by a letter from your Dean or Department Head. This letter is due in our office by the end of February. Campus--Any California campus offering the required course of study. Deadline Date-- please check the website. Limited to residents of California.

New England McCullough Memorial Scholarship Fund

CRITERIA Graduate scholarships are awarded annually to individuals pursuing a master’s or doctorate degree in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants for graduate scholarships must: Have graduated from a four-year college or university with a minimum grade point average of 2.5; Be matriculated in a master’s or doctorate degree program in student personnel services or a related area, and provide proof of acceptance and matriculation into an accredited graduate school; and Have demonstrated experience and involvement in campus activities and be committed to pursuing a career as a campus activities professional. You must be a U.S. Citizen High school students are not eligible.

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