Dr. George R. Schneck Elementary Education Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2020 in memory of Dr. George Schneck, professor in the College of Education and Human Services from 1966-96, by his wife, Julie M. Holly, and daughter, Rachel A. Kelbert. Applicant must be a full-time undergraduate enrolled at the Oshkosh campus. Applicant must have been admitted, or have applied for fall admission, to the Teacher Education Program and must have a declared elementary education major. Applicant must plan to student teach during the 2022-2023 academic year. Applicant must have financial need based on the FAFSA. Strong preference will be given to non-traditional (aged 25+) students and to students who are pursuing licensure for Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence (grades 1-8). However, others are encouraged to apply. This award will be split evenly between the Fall 2023 and Spring 2024 semesters. If the recipient is graduating in the fall semester, they are eligible to receive the full award amount in Fall 2023.

Julia Holly
College of Education & Human Services, Oshkosh Campus, Teaching and Learning, Undergraduate Award
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit a statement describing your desire to pursue a career in elementary education, which grade levels you plan to teach, and your experience working with children.