NCE Doctoral Scholarship
Applications are accepted from June 15 to July 15, 2013.
National Louis University is pleased to provide a doctoral scholarship opportunity for qualified students. Eligible students must be fully admitted to a doctoral program in the National College of Education (CSI, DEE, EDL, SEP, Reading).
To apply for the NCE doctoral scholarship, fill out the 2013 - 2014 NCE Doctoral Scholarship and email it with any supporting documents to STScholarships@nl.edu. Students who wish to be considered for the scholarship must also fill out the 2013-2014 FAFSA at www.fafsa.gov and use NLU's school code, 001733.
The Watanuki Travel Grant for ACE Doctoral Students
The Watanuki Travel Grant at National-Louis University was established in 2005 by Dr. Kumiko Watanuki, a graduate of the ACE Doctoral Program at National-Louis University.
The grant will be used to support the expenses incurred for registration and travel, to conferences within the North American Region: United States, Canada, and Mexico. The intent of the Watanuki Travel Grant specifically is to assist doctoral students who are working toward their dissertations.
Recipients must be current ACE Doctoral Students; or members who graduated within the last 12 months, who will be presenting their dissertations at an adult-education focused conference.
Attendance: For 2nd or 3rd year students. The grant will be limited to the conference registration fee.
Presentation: For 3rd year students. This grant will cover the conference registration fee and travel (airfare and ground transportation within the North America Region: United States, Canada, and Mexico).
The application form and selection criteria are available to applicants by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Interested parties should ask for guidelines for the Watanuki Travel Grant, ACE Doctoral program.
Past Recipients and their Dissertations
Diane Novak - Shared Governance in an Adult Education Doctoral Program: "Self-Directed Learning meets Democratic Process" – A Delicate Balance of Intent, Implementation, and Impact
Jacqueline Callery - Enough with Color-blind Classrooms! Giving African-American Students a Voice in Constructing Their Learning Experience
Veronica Buckley - Life in a Banquet: Who is Staying for Dessert and Why? Discussing Women Aging Vibrantly
Charlene Blockinger - On Closer Scrutiny: Workplace Educators Examine Meaning of Intercultural Competence
Tania Giordani - Fired Up! The Motivation of Parent Advocates in the Public School System
**You can find some of Dr. Giordani's research titled "All Children Are Our Children" by clicking here.
Dianne Ramdeholl - It Must Be Told: Stories of Dreams, Hope, and Possibility from the Open Book
Wendy Yanow - Autobiography as Counter-Narrative: An Empirical Study of How Race Enters and Structures the Stories of our Life Experience
**You can find Dr. Yanow's presented research by clicking here.
Melany Cueva - Readers Theatre: An Organic Inquiry in Alaska Awakening
**There are a limited number of doctoral scholarships available to students in the National College of Education and the College of Arts and Science. Please contact your faculty advisor for additional information.