There are multiple financial resources for students in the Special Education program. Some of these resources include:
- Federal Financial Aid
- USM Financial Aid Office
- School of Education and Human Development Scholarships and Graduate Assistantships
- Graduate Studies Financial Resources
Reading Matters to Maine is offering a limited number of scholarships for those enrolled in SPY 427 and SPY 627: Multi-Tier Reading Instruction for General and Special Education for spring 2017 semester. SPY 627 is offered synchronously online on Mondays from 7:00-9:30pm starting January 23, 2017.
You are eligible to apply for this tuition scholarship if you are:
- enrolled in an evidence-based reading course, such as SPY 427/627: Multi-Tier Reading Instruction,
- Maine resident,
- undergraduate or graduate teacher candidate in general or special education, literacy, or TESOL as well as teachers and educational technicians who teach reading/language arts. Preference will be given to such applicants teaching or planning to teach in grades kindergarten through grade 5 followed by K-12 special education and ESL and TESOL teachers.
Students receiving tuition payment or reimbursement through their school or other organizations, will not be eligible.
If you are interested in applying to this scholarship, please e-mail Kimberly Warren at firstname.lastname@example.org to tell me of your intent on why you are enrolled in this class and your eligibility for this scholarship (no more than a paragraph is necessary).