This scholarship is awarded to Alternative Master’s Degree Program interns. Created in memory of Registrar emeritus Helen Perkins, the scholarship is based on financial need and academic credential and recognizes the achievements of UM students who have elected to pursue careers in education. Scholarship recipient(s) will be selected by the Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, along with at least three education faculty members. The award amount is determined by the Chair of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction based on endowment earnings available for distribution. Since the scholarship is for use during the internship, there will be no possibility of renewal.
Application should be made in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction no later than June 15 for consideration for fall and spring internships of the following academic year.