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The following is a list of scholarships and awards available for students enrolled in a specific major in the College of Education and Human Services. Additional scholarships/ awards are available from NKU, the state of Kentucky, and the federal government.

Contact the Office of Financial Assistance for additional information and deadline dates for submitting an application.

Elisabeth Potts Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be majoring in elementary education and have a minimum GPA of 3.00. The award is for one academic year, excluding summer sessions. The amount of the award varies.

Frank and Ruth Ball Scholarship
Applicants must be majoring in elementary education and express a desire to teach within the Commonwealth of Kentucky upon graduation. To be eligible, the student must be a degree seeking student, declare a major in elementary education, be a Kentucky resident, and a junior or senior. The student must be full-time with a minimum of twelve or more credit hours per semester. One award is given per academic year and the amount of the award varies.

Jane Dotson Memorial Scholarship
To be eligible, applicants must have a declared major in Human Services, be enrolled as a full-time under¬graduate, have a GPA of at least 2.5, and display ad¬vocacy for Human Services. Students receiving tuition payment from institutional, state, or federal sources are not eligible. One award is given per academic year and the amount of the award varies.

Janet Johnson Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be special education majors with a GPA of 2.50 or higher. Preference is given to appli¬cants who have experience (paid or volunteer work) working with children with special needs; have de¬clared a major in elementary special education; and/or indicate an interest in serving in an economically disadvantaged area. The amount of the award varies. The award is not automatically renewable; however previous recipients may re-apply. Preference is given to previous awardees who maintain a GPA of 2.50 or higher. Application must include a recommendation by an education professional or professor in the Col¬lege of Education and Human Services.

Juanita Losey Scholarship
Applicants must be graduates of a Kentucky public high school and a junior or senior majoring in educa¬tion with at least a 2.8 GPA. The amount of the award varies and is for one academic year, excluding sum¬mer sessions.

Tony Mazzaro Scholarship To support students pursuing a degree in social work. The scholarship was created to honor Tony Mazzaro, Associate Professor and former chair of the Department of Social Work. He was beloved as a professor and community advocate.

Dodd Family Scholarship
Established in 2012, this schoarship is intended for a student who has declared a minor in Social Justice Studies.

Junior and Betty Bacon Scholarship
Established in 2007 to honor the memory of Junior and Betty Bacon, the parents of Dr. Carol Ryan. This award supports a student majoring in Physical Education who plans to become a teacher.

Kyle Gibson Scholarship
Applicants must be a junior or senior education major with a cumulative GPA of 2.50 or higher. The amount of the award varies and is for one academic year, excluding summer sessions.

Linda Bowen Wasicsko Social Work Scholarship
Established in 2007 by Michael Mark Wasicsko in honor and memory of his wife, Linda Bowen Wasic¬sko. This scholarship supports a student pursuing a degree in social work.

Merabah Bass Education Scholarship
Applicants must be a junior or senior education major with a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher; must be a graduate of a high school in Boone, Campbell, Carroll, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton, Owen, or Pendleton County in Kentucky. Award is for one academic year, excluding summer sessions, and the amount of the award varies.

Vivian Ross Education Scholarship
Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students with a major in elementary or middle grades educa¬tion. Students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25. The amount of the award varies and is good for one academic year, excluding summer sessions.

Betty Moats Award
The purpose of this award is to encourage excellence in the field of elementary education and reward pre-service teachers who demonstrate those outstanding professional characteristics as epitomized by Ms. Moats who was an elementary school teacher in Fort Thomas, Kentucky. The amount of the award varies.

Ginny Bohn Elementary Education Award
The purpose of this award is to encourage excellence in the field of elementary education and reward pre-service teachers who demonstrate those outstanding professional characteristics epitomized by Ms. Bohn during her many years of teaching at the elementary school level. The amount of the award varies.

Dean's Scholarship
To recognize and honor outstanding academic accomplishments of undergraduates students currently enrolled in the college who will be a junior or senior in the coming year. These honorees are chosen for their outstanding community service, engagement in extracurricular activities, and excellent academic records.