Early Childhood PhD Programs at CU Denver Offer New Competitive Fellowships and Graduate Research AssistantshipsNov 1, 2022
The University of Colorado Denver’s School of Education & Human Development is now accepting applications through January 1, 2023 for our PhD concentrations in Inclusive Early Childhood Education (ECE) and in Early Childhood Policy.
Multiple competitive fellowships and graduate research assistantships are available for incoming students with backgrounds and research interests in:
- Supporting development and learning of bilingual Latinx children in early childhood classrooms
- Home school partnerships in families from minoritized populations
- Culturally responsive practices for young children with disabilities
- Preparing and retaining a diverse early childhood workforce
- Policies for expanding access to mixed delivery pre-kindergarten programs
- Bridging ECE and Pre-k to third grade systems
All applicants are encouraged to contact a faculty mentor about the program and funding opportunities before applying.
Dr. Elizabeth Steed | firstname.lastname@example.org
Inclusive ECE PhD concentration: full tuition for four years plus a monthly stipend for students studying culturally responsive practices for young children with disabilities
Dr. Cristina Gillanders | email@example.com
Inclusive ECE PhD concentration: graduate research assistantships available for students researching learning and development in bilingual children and home school partnerships, especially those in Latinx communities
Dr. Diana Schaack | firstname.lastname@example.org
Early Childhood Policy PhD concentration or Inclusive ECE PhD concentration: graduate research assistantships available for students interested in preschool policy or teacher preparation
Dr. Kristie Kauerz | email@example.com
Early Childhood Policy PhD concentration: graduate research assistantships available for students interested in birth (preschool) to third grade organizational and system level reform in states, districts, and communities
CU Denver is recognized for preparing scholars of distinction who value educational excellence and social justice. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education & Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
Apply by January 1