The George A. Bowman Fellowship in Educational Administration
The Bowman fellowship supports scholars who embody democratic ideals, a commitment to equity, high academic standards, and a generous spirit of leadership. Recipients of the award advance educational and human progress by leading for a deepening democracy, which honors multiplicity of ideation, plurality, diversity, and social justice. Funds are dispersed each semester throughout the duration of the program. Scholarships typically range between $2,500 and $3,500.
Applicants to graduate EDLE degree programs are eligible to apply for fellowship. Applicants should demonstrate a current engagement with issues of social justice and equity in their schools and communities, and a potential for leadership in deepening this work through their academic studies. Scholars are selected by a committee convened by the faculty of the EDLE program.
- Completed Graduate Admission Application
Any scholarship offers are contingent upon acceptance into an EDLE degree program.
- Scholarship Application form (completed through the EHHS Student Portal)
- Personal Statement
This statement is different and separate from the Goal Statement on the application for graduate admission. Address the following questions in your personal statement:
- In your current position, how do you improve learning for all students?
- What experiences, talents, and knowledge will you bring to your EDLE graduate program?
- What is your vision as an aspiring educational leader who is committed to social justice and equity?
The personal statement should be submitted as a Word Document, 2 pages, double spaced, 12 point Times New Roman, 1 inch margins.
- Letters of Recommendation (2)
Submit one letter of recommendation form each of the following stakeholder groups in your current or recent (last 3 years) school district:
- Professional Recommendation from a School Leader (principal, superintendent, or central office leader)
- Family Member of a Student
Scanned pdf copies of the letters of recommendation should be submitted.
All application materials are submitted electronically EHHS Student Portal. Follow the link from the EHHS Scholarships page. Do not email applications or submit hard copies.
Priority Deadline: May 15
All complete scholarship applications received by May 15 will be reviewed together and decisions will be announced by June 15.
|*Leading for Social Justice and Equity Scholarship|
|2010-2011||Matthew R. McMullen|
|2005-2006||Denice A. Bertino|
|2004-2005||Ann M. Spurrier|
|2003-2004||Paula J. Snyder|
|2002-2003||Philip H. Wagner|
|2000-2001||Lisa M. Shoaf|
|1993-1994||David G. Brobeck|
|1992-1993||David R. Olsen|
|1980-1981||Mary Beth Ross|
|1970 — 1971||James Porter|
|1969 — 1970||Richard Vierling|
|1968 — 1969||David Olsen|