To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must: be an undergraduate elementary education major and must have completed or be completing the Elementary Block; have been recommended by his/her teaching experience; be a full-time student with a resident GPA of 3.50 or higher; and must have demonstrated high potential for success as an elementary teacher. Award is to be applied to tuition/fees and other educational expenses while student teaching.APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Qualifying students will receive an email in December with scholarship application information. Also, visit the webpage www.uwec.edu/coehs/forms/index.htm and go to Teacher Education Scholarships. Complete the form and submit it to the Education Scholarship Committee. Ask at least one member of the Teacher Education Program who is familiar with your achievements at the University to submit a letter of recommendation to the Scholarship Committee.APPLICATION DEADLINE:
Mid-February. Visit the webpage www.uwec.edu/coehs/forms/index.htm and go to Teacher Education Scholarships. Exact deadline will be in Scholarship Applications Directions.SELECTION PROCEDURE:
Selection will be based on the criteria above. The scholarship will be paid while the student is student teaching (either fall or spring semester)SELECTION DEADLINE: On or about April 1.
Letter from the Associate Dean will notify the scholarship recipient. A copy of the award letter should be sent to Ken Bertelson, the son of Mae Bertelson. The Associate Dean will complete and submit a “Scholarship Application Form” to the Financial Aid office.SPECIAL NOTES:
The recipient should send a thank-you letter to Dr. Ken Bertelson, c/o UW-Eau Claire Foundation.
Office of Financial Aid - Schofield 115 - (715)836-3373
Updated: May 18, 2013