Suzanne Harriet Pearson Landes and James Hazelton Pearson Scholarship

This scholarship was established in honor of Suzanne Landes ‘42 and her brother, Rev. James H. Pearson ’43. Applicant must be an undergraduate or graduate student enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Undergraduate applicants must have at least junior standing, must be majoring in English secondary education, must plan to student teach in the 2021-2022 academic year, and must have a minimum 3.5 GPA overall and in all professional education courses. Graduate applicants must have earned a bachelor’s degree in English (as either an education or non-education student), must be teaching or planning to teach English at the secondary level, and must have a minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA. Financial need based on an essay may be considered, but will be a subordinate criterion in the selection process. Other contributions to the University (excluding athletics) will be considered. This award will be split evenly between the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 semesters. If the recipient is not enrolled in the spring semester, the second installment will be forfeited.

Award
$4,000
Scopes
College of Education & Human Services, Graduate Award, Oshkosh Campus, Teaching and Learning, Undergraduate Award
Deadline
12/13/2020
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please enter your GPA in your major.
  2. For graduate applicants, do you have a bachelor's degree in English (as an education student or as a regular English major) and are you currently or do you plan to teach English at the secondary level?
  3. Please submit a statement describing your involvement in UW Oshkosh extracurricular activities, including dates of involvement and any leadership positions held. See help text for considerations.
  4. Please submit a statement describing your personal and career goals.
  5. Financial need may be a consideration, but is not the deciding factor for this award. Applicants wishing to address this subject should include a description of his/her circumstances.
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