Departmental Scholarships

Department of Educational Leadership & Policy
Description of Scholarships, Fellowships and Awards

The Roald F. and Della J. Campbell Fellowship
The Roald F. and Della J. Campbell Fellowship may be given each year to a student of significant achievement and promise in the field of educational administration. The fellowship is preferably awarded to a deserving student who will be in full-time residence during the year of the award and who has excelled academically and shows promise of high achievement in the field of educational administration as a practitioner or as a scholar. Financial need, on the part of the candidate, will not be considered as a criterion in selecting the fellowship winner. Candidates for the fellowship must be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy.

The Milton Bennion Scholarship
The Milton Bennion Scholarship was established in honor of Dr. Milton Bennion, former Dean of the Graduate School of Education. It may be given each year to a promising graduate student who has a high interest in public schools and who is preparing for a career as a public school administrator. Recipients will have the opportunity to work closely with the Association of School Superintendents. Candidates for the scholarship will be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy and demonstrate financial need.

The Winifred H. Dyer Scholarship
The Winifred H. Dyer Scholarship Award was established in honor of Winifred Dyer, a former outstanding Utah School Administrator. The scholarship is given annually to a deserving female graduate student in the Masters degree or Administrative Licensure program in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Utah. (In the event there is no woman that meets the criteria, the scholarship can be awarded to a male student or not awarded at the discretion of the selection committee.) The criteria for selection include: financial need and exemplification of Winifred Dyer's professional life including factors such as service to students in K-12 schools, emphasis in multicultural and/or nontraditional approachesto education, emphasis upon interdisciplinary study and its implications for educational theory, research, and practice. Candidates for the scholarship must be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy. Full or part-time students are eligible.

The Elmo R. and Frances Bennion Morgan Fellowship
The Elmo R. and Frances Bennion Morgan Fellowship may be given each year to a deserving graduate student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy whose career goal is to work in a college or university either as a faculty member or an administrator. The Fellowship was established to provide support for a graduate student whose interests lie in policy research projects of benefit to Utah's system of education. Candidates for the Fellowship must be nominated by a member of the faculty in the Department of Educational Leadership and
Policy.

George Bolon Advisory Committee Award
The George Bolon Advisory Committee Award was established by George Bolon in honor of his doctoral advisory committee which included David Sperry, Gene Jacobsen, Lloyd McCleary, and Paul Fawley. This award will be given annually to a graduate student in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy studying in a higher education related field. The award will be for $1000 a year. The award will be given to a student meeting the above criteria and who has been a student for at least one semester. Academic achievement and need are among the primary criteria for the selection of the recipient.