Research Related Scholarships

There are numerous sources of; contact Financial Aid.

Robert D. Krey Research Award

To support two annual educational student awards: (1) The Robert D. Krey Research Award for an outstanding Ed.S. research thesis in educational administration, and/or (2) The Robert D. Krey Scholar Award for scholarly work by an educational administration graduate student. Students competing for the award must submit their scholarly writing or research thesis to a faculty committee for selection. The committee, to be headed by the faculty member mainly responsible for teaching the research class or classes for educational administration if possible, will determine the award recipients.

Carl and Helen Kunz Scholarship

An annual scholarship awarded to a junior who plans to carry out research or a project during his or her senior year that applies directly to the field of reminiscence and life review within their major area of study.The scholarship recipient shall be determined by the Dean of Students in accordance with the rules established by the UW-Superior Foundation. The following criteria apply:

  1. The research or project is a formal part of the student's major area of study that requires research or a project that will be carried out during the student's senior year.
  2. The proposed research or project reflects a clear understanding of the field of reminiscence and life review.
  3. The research or project will further the knowledge of how reminiscence and life review is related to the student's major field of study.
  4. There is reasonable evidence that the research or project will be able to be carried out successfully during the student's senior year.
  5. The student commits to preparing a final report and related poster session that would be appropriate for publication in the news letter of the International Institute for Reminiscence and Life Review and/or as a poster session at their biennial conference (this does not mean that publication or presentation is required).

McNair Scholars Progam

The McNair Program at the University of Wisconsin-Superior prepares income eligible, first generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in graduate education for doctoral study. It is a nationwide program sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, created in memory of Ronald E. McNair , Ph.D., an African-American physicist killed in the Space Shuttle Challenger mission in 1986

Each year, 25 students are chosen to participate in the program's activities, which include seminars, cultural events, graduate school visits, and more. During the summer, 12 scholars participate in a paid individual research experience, working collaboratively with a faculty mentor on a project of interest to the student. Program participants also receive GRE preparation instruction and help in the graduate school application process.

Interested students can review application requirements and apply.


Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium

There are numerous sources of external funding; contact Financial Aid.