Erica Bass, winner of the Asa Hilliard Scholarship, receives her award onstage with the dean and members of the Hilliard family

College-Wide Awards

Hayden-Waltz Doctoral Dissertation Award

Established by College of Education alumni Dr. Melvin Hayden and Dr. Lucy Welzant Hayden to honor their parents, Mr. & Mrs. Ralph Waldo Hayden, Sr. and Mr. & Mrs. Edwin Millart Waltz. This $1,000 award is presented to a doctoral student or graduate whose dissertation exhibits originality, clarity and effectiveness in the presentation of ideas, quality writing and contributes to the future scholarly productivity of his or her field.

Kim Barker
Dissertation Title: Redefining the Schoolteacher: Learning from Effective Teachers Working in Urban High-Need Schools

College of Education Alumni Scholarship

Presented to students enrolled in a graduate program who demonstrate a pattern of scholarship and commitment of service to the university, community and profession. Each recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Danielle Cummings
Erica Edwards

Asa G. Hilliard III Memorial Scholarship

Given to a graduate student in recognition of leadership, scholarship and activities in urban education settings and demonstrated promise to continue improving the educational context and/or student development and learning in these settings. The recipient will receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Erica Bass-Flemmons

Felicia and Rodney Mayfield Scholarship

Established by Felicia and Rodney Mayfield, this $1,000 scholarship is given to a deserving undergraduate student.

Beverly Gilliard