Awards

Doctoral or Master's Degree Stipend Award

Nomination Form Deadline: November 1
Award Bestowed: February Symposium

Purpose: To provide one-­time stipend assistance to students pursuing, or applying to pursue, a Doctoral or Masters degree in special education with a program emphasis in behavior disorders or a closely related field.

Stipend Amount:

Doctoral-­level students -­-up to two (2) stipend awards at up to $2,000

Masters-­level students ---up to two (2) stipend awards at up to $500

Criteria:

  1. Applicants must have been accepted in a doctoral or master's degree program in special education with an emphasis in behavior disorders or a closely related field.
  2. Must be a full-time student as determined by applicant's college or university
  3. Provide a copy of a current vita or resume
  4. Provide a current transcript showing coursework in progress
  5. Provide a statement of professional goals related to teaching, scholarship, & service
  6. Provide two (2) letters of recommendation (one from the primary advisor). Selection will be based on the transcripts, goals, and recommendations provided.

Procedure: Selection of stipend recipients will be made by the Awards/Stipend Committee of the Midwest Symposium for Leadership in Behavior Disorders.

Awards Announced: January via letter or email.

Recognition: Recipients will be recognized & stipends disbursed at the MSLBD Symposium conference at the end of February in Kansas City, MO. A complimentary conference registration is provided with each award. Travel expenses are not provided by MSLBD.