Scholarships

Bridge Scholarship

Scholarship Criteria: Eligible applicants are individuals who have completed a LCRT approved certificate program in one of our off-campus or online venues with at least 9 semester hours of credits and a GPA of 3.0 or better. LCRT approved certificate programs include: Early Literacy ONLINE Certificate or Adolescent Literacy ONLINE Certificate; Literacy & Language Development for English Language Learners Certificate (in Aurora & DPS), Reading Recovery and other Literacy Certificates delivered in the Cherry Creek School District, Teaching for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity Certificate. To apply send an email to Sherry.Taylor@ucdenver.edu. This scholarship is not in ScholarLynx.

Literacy Teaching Scholarship

For students newly admitted into the MA program in Literacy Education (LCRT). This includes individuals who have successfully completed a licensure program with a GPA of 3.0 or better from one of the following programs:

  • CU Denver UCTE licensure program
  • CU Denver undergraduate BA in Teaching, Learning & Development who are licensed to teach in elementary, special education or early childhood education 
  • Licensure programs from other universities.  
  • Areas of focus in the Literacy, Language & Culturally Responsive Teaching Program (LLCRT) MA program in Curriculum and Instruction include: 
  • Reading & Writing, grades K-6 or 7-12
  • English Education with option of CDE’s Reading Teacher Endorsement

To apply send an email to Sherry.Taylor@ucdenver.edu. This scholarship is not in ScholarLynx.

 

Phil Loney and Pat Wiser Scholarship Fund

Scholarship Criteria: Undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education students are eligible to apply. Preference will be given to students preparing for a career in K-12 English Education (writing, literature, reading, language arts, and related fields). If there are insufficient numbers of highly-qualified English Education applicants, preference will be given to highly-qualified students preparing for a career in Elementary Education.

Applicants must submit a special essay that addresses their passion for teaching and their career goals. Preference will be given to students planning to serve under-served student populations, including either rural or urban communities. Awards are based on need and merit.

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