Undergraduate and graduate students majoring in Special Education
Minimum GPA of 3.20
Demonstrated commitment to the field of special education and to the service of people with disabilities
Outstanding pre-professional skills as determined by the Department of Special Education Scholarship Committee
Interest in working with a faculty member on an individual research project
Completed application form
Personal statement including background, academic history, skills, talents, personal/ professional goals, and commitment to the field of special education.
Because this scholarship focuses on a year-long research project with a faculty partner, please submit another brief essay (no more than 2 pages) addressing research interests and how working with a faculty partner on this project may impact the field of special education
Two detailed letters of support, at least one of which is from a faculty member in the Department of Special Education.
Request a copy of the calendar from Linda Polter, Executive Director, to ensure that the applicant will be able to fulfill the commitment and complete the responsibilities of the scholarship
A commitment to:
A research agenda
A research project
A faculty partner
A written product for publication
A dissemination: local, state, regional, and/or national
Attendance at the 2016-2017 Brehm Research Planning Conference Please get a copy of the calendar from Phil Smith, Director, to ensure that the recipient will be able to fulfill the commitment and complete the responsibilities.
Attendance at regularly scheduled meetings with the recipient’s faculty partner