Scholarship Opportunities

Below is a list of scholarships available to Fischler School of Education and Human Services students. For more information, please contact the Scholarship Advisor by phone at 1-800-986-3223, Ext. 28655 or send your inquiry to fse_scholar@nova.edu.

Black Heritage Council Scholarship

Award Amount: $500, non-renewable
Deadline: Applications must be received by the Black Heritage Council by January 31th annually
Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program at the Fischler School of Education and Human Services; demonstrate financial need (complete financial aid process); have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; complete a 3-5 page essay detailing the applicant’s contributions to individuals and/or communities of Black heritage; submit application and a letter of recommendation from a teacher or supervisor.
Additional Information:
Contact: Dr. Delores Smiley
Phone: (800) 986-3223 ext. 28443 or (954) 262-8443
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Common Knowledge Scholarship

Website: http://www.cksf.org/
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: Varies
Requirements: All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible
Additional Information: All undergraduate and graduate students are eligible
Additional Information: The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships through the use of internet-based quiz competitions. Students who answer the most number of questions in the shortest amount of time are declared winners


 

Dr. Cheryl Ann Metrey Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: : $1,000 every other year
Deadline: Varies
Requirements: For students in the Doctor of Education program in the Fischler School enrolled in the education leadership concentration. Applicants must be enrolled through the NSU/FSEHS New Jersey instructional site, and submit a personally written essay detailing their commitment to furthering the advancement of female school administrators.
Additional Information:

 

Education Academic Review & Scholarship Series

Website: http://www.cksf.org/
Award Amount: $500
Deadline: April and December
Requirements: Undergraduate education majors
Additional Information: The Common Knowledge Scholarship Foundation awards scholarships through internet-based quiz competitions. Students who answer the most number of questions in the shortest amount of time are declared winners. Questions in the Education Scholarship quiz are based on core concepts from standard introductory education classes so it is both a review and scholarship opportunity.


 

Hispanic Community Service Scholarship

Award Amount: $10,000
Deadline: August 18
Requirements: Be an undergraduate student, majoring in Education. Be an entering junior student who has completed 60 credits and has been admitted into the Fischler School of Education and Human Services of Nova Southeastern University. Be of Hispanic heritage, which is defined as having at least one parent of Hispanic ancestry. Be fluent in Spanish. Meet the Financial Aid Index. Have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale and maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 during the course of study. Be willing to accept the scholarship at the Award ceremony. Be a U.S. citizen.
Additional Information:

 

Jewish EducatorsScholarship Fund

Award Amount: $1000
Deadline: Not Specified
Requirements: Current doctoral studies students working in the career field of Jewish Education.
Additional Information:
  • Contact: The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, Office of Student Services
  • Phone: (954) 262-8655 or 800-986-3223, ext. 28655.
  • Fischler website

 

Joseph Gonzalez Memorial Scholarship

Award Amount: $1000
Deadline: Not Specified
Requirements: Speech-Language and Communication Disorder students enrolled for online study.
Additional Information:
  • Contact: The Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, Office of Student Services
  • Phone: (954) 262-8655 or 800-986-3223, ext. 28655
  • Application
  • Fischler website

 

National Board Certification Scholarship

Award Amount: $2,500 for Master's or Educational Specialist studies; $5000 for Doctoral studies
Deadline: Not specified
Requirements: National Board Certified Teachers studying at Master's and Doctoral levels. Students will need to submit a copy of their NBCT letter and two letters of recommendation.
Additional Information:
  • Contact: Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, Office of Student Services
  • Phone: (954) 262-8655 or 800-986-3223, ext. 28655
  • Fischler website

 

PEP-C Grant
(Post-secondary Educational Planning Commission of the State of Florida )

New applications coming soon!
Award Amount: Varies
Deadline: July
Requirements: The grants are for master's students enrolled in the speech-language pathology program. Applications for these grants are available at the time of registration.

Additional Information:

  • Contact: Abraham S. Fischler School of Education, Office of Student Services
  • Phone: (954) 262-8655 or 800-986-3223, ext. 28655
  • Fischler website

 

Sara Berkowitz Scholarship Fund

Award Amount: $1000
Deadline: Varies
Requirements: For students in good standing at NSU-FSE that are employed as a teacher at a Jewish Day School. Must submit a letter of recommendation from their principal or supervisor that addresses the student’s personal and professional characteristics relative to their role as a Jewish Day School educator. A student may receive an award from the Fund only one time.
Additional Information: