Educational Administration Scholarships

Graduate School Scholarships for Education Professionals

New ways to reform the American public schools are very popular today, and trained educational administrators with advanced degrees are very much in demand. Those with masters degrees and doctorates in educational administration can expect to move into supervisory positions, directing schools or shaping school systems.

Your curriculum will include instruction on using principles of management structure in education, and you will learn how to not only follow but also make educational policy. You’ll study organizational leadership, workforce development and deployment, labor relations, and how your job as a school administrator will relate to, and be affected by, the country’s political climate.education adminstrators scholarships

Scholarships From Colleges

Fort Hays State University

The Fort Hays State University (FHSU) Department of Advanced Education Programs and Virtual College sponsor the Specialist in Education Degree (Educational Administration), and you can choose from a number of FHSU scholarships. Here are two examples of what you will find for educational administration majors:

University of Tennessee, Knoxville

The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) division at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville has degree programs in both ELPS and Policy and Higher Education Administration. For ELPS students, there are three scholarships:

Illinois State University

Illinois State University’s Department of Educational Administration and Foundations (EAF) devotes an entire page to graduate scholarships. Here are four of the available awards:

University of Georgia

The Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy division at the University of Georgia offers graduate degrees in Educational Administration and Policy (EAP), for which you can find the following three scholarships:

Florida State University

Florida State University’s division of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) provides degrees in Educational Leadership/Administration, and has a page of scholarship information for its graduate students. Here are four of those currently available:

Scholarships From Private Organizations

American Association of School Administrators

The American Association of School Administrators (AASA) funds the annual Educational Administration Scholarships. There are seven of these $2,500 awards, and they go to outstanding graduate students in the field of school administration who intend to become school superintendents. Winners will be recognized at the group’s National Conference on Education and receive an extra $500 to cover travel expenses.

Note: The AASA is now collecting donations for the new Calvin Jones Scholarship Fund, so you may wish to check the current status of that award.