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Financial Information For Graduate Students

Several types of financial assistance are available to graduate students.

All Graduate Students
Assistantships

Teaching Assistantships (Salary and often Tuition Waivers)
Academic Deans Offices

College of Fine Arts & Design
Dr. Pamela Washington, Dean
EVH 13, Box 84
405.974.3770

College of Business
Dr. Mickey Hepner, Dean
BUS 100B, Box 115
405.974.2426

College of Education and Professional Studies
Dr. James Machell, Dean
EDU 213, Box 106
405.974.5701

College of Liberal Arts
Dr. Gary Steward, Interim Dean
LAR 106, Box 182
405.974.5540

College of Mathematics and Science
Dr. John Barthell, Dean
HOH 208, Box 177
405.974.2461

W. Roger Webb Forensic Science Institute
Dr. Dwight E. Adams, Director
FSI 110B, Box 203
405.974.6915

Research Assistantships (Salary and often Tuition Waivers)
Office of Research & Grants
ADM 216, Box 159
405.974.2526

Out-of-State Tuition Waivers for Southern Students
Southern Regional Education Board
Academic Common Market
http://www.sreb.org/programs/acm/acmindex.asp

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Employment (On-campus)

Deans Offices and Other Campus Offices
Federal Work-Study Employment
(many jobs available in various offices)
Visit Campus Employment website

Loans

Office of Student Financial Services
Federal Stafford Loans
Nigh University Center 141
Federal Perkins Loans
405.974.3334
Federal Graduate-Plus Loans
Alternative Loans

Continuing Graduate Students

Continuing Students Scholarships
Citizens Bank of Edmond
UCO Branch, Nigh University Center 218
405.359.2693

UCO Foundation Emma Weaver Rodkey
UCO Foundation Office
Scholar Scholarship
Evans Hall 102
405.974.2770, vellis@uco.edu

UCO Foundation Presidential Partners Award:
UCO Foundation Office
John and Eleanor Kirkpatrick Student Leadership
EVH 102, Box 133
Public Service Award
405.974.2770, vellis@uco.edu

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Graduate Students with Disabilities

Oklahoma Association on Higher Education
http://www.ok-ahead.org/
and Disability Scholarship

College of Fine Arts & Design
Office of Development, EVH 105
405.974.3778, lalspaugh@uco.edu

Design
Dean's Scholarship
Don Betz Leadership in the Arts Award
Outstanding Student in Design Scholarship
Tinker Federal Credit Union Design Scholarship

Music
Dean's Scholarship
don Betz Leadership in the Arts Award
Brisch Family Music Outreach Scholarship
Jan Pokorny Steele Endowed Piano Scholarship
Ralph Blaine Endowed Music Scholarship
Kay Starr Music Scholarship

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College of Business

MBA
MBA Office, BUS 203C
405.974.5445, www.busn.uco.edu/mba

Louis D. Nagi Endowed Memorial Scholarship
Shedeck Scholarship
College of Business Teaching Assistantships
Other MBA Scholarships

Delta Mu Delta Scholarship
Karen Price, Thatcher Hall 152
405.974.2353, kprice@uco.edu

College of Education and Professional Studies

Adult and Higher Education - General
Dr. Robin Lacy, HES 202C
405.974.5860, rlacy@uco.edu
Harvey Mankins Industrial Safety Student of Courage Scholarship

Adult Education - Interdisciplinary Studies, Student Personnel or Training
Dr. Frank Nelson, HES 200B
405.974.5804, fnelson@uco.edu

Dr. Gayle Kearns Endowed Scholarship (Adult and Higher Ed. - Training)
Jessie M. Nelson Scholarship Fund (Adult and Higher Ed Training or Career Tech Ed.)
Lucille Patton Scholarship Fund (Career Tech Ed.)
Jimmie Thrash Memorial Scholarship (Career Tech Ed.)
JW Weatherford Scholarship (Career Tech Ed.)

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Early Childhood Education
Dr. Kelly Baker, LIB 145
405.974.5135, kbaker12@uco.edu

Elementary Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction, LIB 124
405.974.5721, ljimison@uco.edu
Enid L. Jackson Elementary Education Grad Student Scholarship

Education Guidance & Counseling
Dr. Laressa Beliele, LIB 128
405.974.5290, lbeliele@uco.edu
Gladys Dronberger Scholarship

Library Media Education
Dr. Patsy Couts, LIB 124
405.974.5888, pcouts@uco.edu
Eley Fister Schaul Endowed Scholarship
UCO Library Media Education Alumni Association

Reading
Dr. Julie Collins, LIB 164
405.974.5289, jcollins18@uco.edu
Amy Wagner Scholarship

Special Education
Aspiring Educator Scholarship
www.teachers-teachers.com/scholarship
Federal Staff or Loan Forgiveness
Pathway I: Reimbursement for Ed Majors Going to Special Ed
http://www.sde.state.ok.us
Pathway II: Reimbursement for Special Ed Majors
http://www.sde.state.ok.us
Special Education Tuition Waiver Scholarship LIB 315B
TEACH Grant (this grant is available for TESL, Foreign Language, Mathematics, Reading and Science as well)
https://teach-ats.ed.gov/ats/index.action
Tom and Mary Kate Aldridge Foundation Scholarship LIB 315B

Speech-Language Pathology
Dr. Schott F. McLaughlin, LIB 162
405.974.5297, smclaughlin@uco.edu
Ambucs therapy Scholarship
OK Speech-Language-Hearing Assn. Graduate Student Scholarship
Roy C. Rowland Memorial Scholarship
Aspiring Educator Scholarship
www.teachers-teachers.com/scholarship

TEACH GRANT
This grant is available in the following High Need areas:

  • Bilingual Ed, Foreign Language Ed, Mathematics Ed,
  • Reading Specialist, Science Ed, Special Ed

Financial Aid Office
UCO, Nigh University Center Room 141
100 N. University Drive, Box 162, Edmond, OK 73034
(405)974-3334, Fax (405)340-7658
http://www.uco.edu/finaid/

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College of Liberal Arts

English
Dr. J. David Macey, LAR 105D
405.974.5641, dmacey@uco.edu
Dr. Dean Everett Outstanding English Student Award
Dr. Frank Finney Reach for Excellence Award
Dr. Claude Arnold Scholarship
Lorraine King Bell Scholarship

MFA - Creative Writing
Dr. J. David Macey, LAR 105D
405.974.5641, dmacey@uco.edu
Carol Hamilton Scholarship

Sociology and Substance Abuse
Dr. David Ford, LAR 201C
405.974.5622, daford@uco.edu
Tuition Waivers

School of Criminal Justice
Dr. DeWade Langley, LAR 207
405.974.5623, alangley2@uco.edu

Gerontology
Dr. Doug Reed, LAR 201D
405.974.5803, dreed@uco.edu
Edmond Senior Community Foundation Scholarship
Pat Bolt Adult Education Gerontology Scholarship

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