School of Education Scholarships

Aegon USA Inc. Scholarship Fund

Established in 1999 by Aegon USA Inc. to provide scholarship support to School of Education and Public Safety Leadership students who demonstrate financial need.

Marlene K. Barrell Scholarship Fund

Established in 2004 to support graduate students in the School of Education.

BGE Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 1998 with a generous gift from the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company. Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate financial need.

Bloomberg Scholars Program

Established in 1995 with a gift from Michael Bloomberg, ENGR ’64 and former chairman of the JHU Board of Trustees. The Bloomberg Scholars Program provides scholarship support to the School of Education. The competitive awards are made to support outstanding adult part-time students in master’s programs.

Edward Franklin Buchner Fellowship in Education

Established in 1987 by the late Louisa Buchner in honor of the late Dr. Edward Franklin Buchner, professor of education and philosophy and first chairman of the university’s College Courses for Teachers, created in 1909. The fellowship is for doctoral candidates in education at the School of Education.

Dorothy Davis Scholarship for Gifted Education

Established in 1987, this scholarship is for graduate students in gifted and learning disabled education and provides half-tuition scholarships.

Decker-Gabor Scholarship

This scholarship provides tuition assistance for undergraduate and graduate students. Established in 1999 by the late Al Decker, former trustee emeritus, and his wife, Virginia Decker, the scholarship honors Stanley C. Gabor, dean of the school from 1982 until his retirement in 1999.

Linda A. Fedor Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2004 by the Fedor family in memory of their daughter and sister, this scholarship supports an internship in the master’s degree in special education program at the School of Education.

Dean Ralph Fessler 100th Anniversary Scholarship Fund

This fund was established in 2011 to provide financial assistance for students in the School of Education.

Isaac and Fannie Fox Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by Lillian Bernice Fox, ‘61, the scholarship supports undergraduate students in memory of her parents.

Lillian Bernice Fox Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by Lillian Bernice Fox, ‘61, for undergraduate students.

The Stanley C. Gabor Scholarship Fund

Established in 1999 in honor of Dean Emeritus Gabor at the time of his retirement to provide support to Carey Business School and School of Education students who demonstrate financial need.

The Sheldon D. and Saralynn B. Glass Endowed Counseling Scholarship Fund

Established in 2011 with a generous gift from Dr. Sheldon D. Glass and Mrs. Saralynn B. Glass to provide scholarship funds for full-time students enrolled in the Counseling Fellows Program who demonstrate financial need.

Nancy Grasmick Fellowship Fund

Established in 1998 to provide financial assistance to doctoral students in the School of Education.

David and Bessie Greenberg Scholarship Fund

Established in 2010 by Sheldon and Robin Greenberg to provide financial assistance for practitioners in the fields of law enforcement, fire/EMS, emergency management, public health, the military, security, and related public safety endeavors who pursue their degree(s) through the Division of Public Safety Leadership.

Alma D. Hunt/VCM Grant for Special Education

Established in 1999 by an anonymous donor in honor of the donor’s grandmother (1891–1987), a lady whose humble life and generous spirit were underscored by her compassionate concern to put others first, the grant provides tuition assistance to urban students with demonstrated financial need who are in the internship stage of their special education program in the School of Education.

Jumble-Inn Scholarship

The Jumble-Inn Scholarship was established in 1920 by a gift from the Jumble-Inn Committee to benefit women who teach in Baltimore elementary schools, who are residents of the city, and who are candidates for degrees in education. Preference is given to those in need of financial assistance.

Chester L. and Mary Ruth Kiser Scholarship

Established with a legacy gift in 2017, the Chester L. and Mary Ruth Kiser Scholarship Fund supports students in the School Administration and Supervision program.

Mary Levin Scholarship Fund

Established in 1978 for post-master’s degree students by the late Cecelia L. Bass, ’41, and Leon P. Bass in honor of her sister, the late Mary Levin, former executive secretary to the deans of McCoy College and the Evening College, now separately known as the Carey Business School and the School of Education.

Helen Hassie Lichtenstein Scholarship

Established in 1986 by the late Dr. Arthur Lichtenstein, ’30, ’34, in memory of his wife Helen Hassie Lichtenstein, ’39, this scholarship is awarded annually to a doctoral student at the School of Education who exemplifies a commitment to the field of special education and may need institutional support to further his or her studies. Dr. and Mrs. Lichtenstein, both alumni of the School of Education, were special education professionals in Baltimore public schools for many years.

Kelvin D. Machemer Scholarship

Established in 2004 by Kelvin D. Machemer to provide scholarship support for part-time students in the School of Education.

Michael-Weinstein Scholarship

Established in 1998 by Joel A. and Bonita M. Weinstein, ’72, in memory of her mother and brother, this fund provides financial assistance to students in the School of Education.

Middendorf Endowed Scholarship

Established in 2017 by the Middendorf Foundation in recognition of the 10th anniversary of the School of Education as a standalone school, the Middendorf Endowed Scholarship provides financial assistance to graduate students in the School of Education.

Richard and Marie Conley Mumma Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by the estate of Richard and Marie Conley Mumma, this scholarship provides financial assistance to graduate students. Richard Mumma served as dean of McCoy College and the Evening College from 1951 to 1970.

Helen M. and E. Magruder Passano Jr. Scholarship

Established in 1997 by Helen M. Passano, ’78, and E. Magruder Passano, ’67, ’69, and Waverly Inc., the fund provides need-based scholarships.

Pi Lambda Theta Scholarship

Established in 1980 by the Chi Chapter of Pi Lambda Theta, a national honor and professional association in education, to honor Drs. Florence E. Bamberger and Angela Broening. The fund provides financial assistance for graduate education students at the School of Education. Dr. Bamberger served as director of College Courses for Teachers and the summer session during the 1930s and 1940s.

Eugene H. Ryer Scholarship Fund

Established in 1998 in memory of Eugene H. Ryer, who attended evening courses at Hopkins during the 1930s, by his wife, Catharine H. Ryer, and son, David E. Ryer, ’64. The fund provides financial aid for students in the School of Education.

Aileen and Gilbert Schiffman Fellowship

Established in 1996 by a gift from The Hodson Trust in memory of Gil Schiffman, professor emeritus and former director of the Graduate Division of Education, this fellowship is awarded to School of Education doctoral students.

Sonia Beser Snyder and Naomi Beser Scholarship Fund

Established in 1997 by Sonia Beser Snyder, ’44, in memory of her twin sister, Naomi Beser.

William H. Thomson Scholarship

Dorothy S. Thomson established this fund in memory of her husband to provide financial assistance to worthy students in the School of Education.

Anna McClintock Welch Matching Fund

The family and friends of Anna McClintock Welch established a fund in her honor to assist working undergraduate students who require partial financial aid for their education. The fund matches up to 50 percent of the student’s earned income required to cover tuition, fees, and books. Although this is a scholarship program, the donors of the fund encourage recipients to repay the gift and thereby help students in the future.

Eva Orrick Bandell Wilson Memorial Scholarship

Established in 1967 by Eva Orrick Bandell Wilson, who attended classes in the Evening College, the fund provides aid for students with demonstrated financial need in the School of Education.

Alison P. Wolcott Memorial Scholarship

Established in 2008, for the purpose of advancing the service goals and ideals of Alison Paige Wolcott, to help cover the tuition and fees of a student enrolled in the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program.