Sylvia Sherman Endowed Scholarship Fund

The Scholarship Fund shall provide one or more partial annual scholarships to academically qualified and/or deserving graduate students on the Queens campus, pursuing a master’s degree in childhood education grades one through six. Eligibility includes those focusing on studying special education or teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL). Annual awards will be made in accordance with standard University policies and procedures. The recipient(s) of the Scholarships shall be selected by the University’s Office of Student Financial Services or its successor in collaboration with the School of Education Scholarship Committee. The criteria used in determining the recipients shall be based upon the following preferences: students seeking a career change and/or students with financial need (as determined by FAFSA or other financial documents). The School of Education Scholarship Committee shall review candidate applications to determine recipients who best meet the above-mentioned criteria. Scholarships are renewable for ideal candidates who reapply annually until the recipient(s) completes the graduate program but are limited to two partial scholarships per individual student in each semester.