College of Education Alumni



Scholarships for Education Students

The College of Education is grateful for the generous support of alumni, friends, foundations and organizations. The donations we receive help us to achieve our goals. 

To read about the many scholarships available for Education students or to contribute to a scholarship fund, visit the Department of Development website.

The application period for College of Education Scholarships runs from March 1-31 each year.  Watch for the link to be posted on the College of Education website.


Maple Heights teacher (and UA alum) wins a teaching "Oscar"

Maria RodgersMaria Rodgers, a math teacher at Milkovich Middle School in Maple Heights, has been awarded a $25,000 Milken Educator Award by the Milken Family Foundation.   This honor is considered by teachers to be the "Oscar" award of teaching.

Rodgers has taught for 12 years in Maple Heights, where she also serves on committees for instruction and school operations and mentors new teachers.  She is a graduate of The University of Akron LeBron James Family Foundation College of Education. 

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