M.Ed. Scholarships

LaVerne I. & Marvin L. Colness “Pay It Forward” Scholarship

This scholarship is available to full-time Master of Education students enrolled in the Department of Education working toward a graduate degree and are in good academic standing. 

Potential Award: $5000 for 2020-2021 scholarship cycle


Application deadline for 2020-2021 scholarship cycle is July 31, 2020. 

Selection Process: Selection of scholarship recipients is carried out by the M.Ed. Director of Graduate Studies in consultation with the M.Ed. Fellowship Committee and the Education Department Head.

Disclaimers: Financial aid can be impacted by scholarship awards. Recipients of the Regents Scholarship may still apply for the Colness Scholarship.  Students may not accept both the Regents Scholarship and the Colness Scholarship.  If awarded both, student must choose which scholarship to accept. 

Regents Scholarship

The UMD Department of Human Resources provides information on the Regents Scholarship.