Judith Herb College of Education

Judith Herb College of Education Scholarships

2024-2025 Scholarships

All applications and scholarship information can be found at the UToledo Scholarship Portal:

Scholarship Portal

Applications are DUE - February 1, 2024 for direct from high school students, continuing and new transfer students.

To apply for Judith Herb College of Education donor scholarships, applicants must submit following:

  • A completed application form
  • A completed 2024-2025 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please note that, with one exception, failure to comply with all the above requirements will disqualify you from consideration. You can still qualify for a scholarship without filing a FAFSA, but the range of scholarships available to you will be limited if you do not do so. Thank you, and good luck.


Herb Scholars Program

The University of Toledo Herb Scholars Program, the most prestigious scholarship awarded by the Judith Herb College of Education, honors Judith Herb and her family. The Herb family and The University of Toledo recognize, encourage and support teachers of the future as they make their way into classrooms that will generate the leaders of tomorrow. Herb Scholars throughout their academic experience will be invited to participate in activities that will deepen their leadership skills and offer opportunities for undergraduate research in areas of education.

The Herb Scholars Program is valued at full-time, in-state undergraduate tuition and general fees (up to 18 hours per semester), room and board for up to eight semesters of undergraduate enrollment. The scholarship is renewable, subject to scholarship policies and requirements and continued progress in an education major. The projected value of this scholarship is $82,000.

The deadline to apply is February 1, 2024.

Information regarding the Herb Scholars Program can be found at the UToledo Scholarship Portal:

Scholarship Portal

Additional SCHOLARSHIP opportunities

Office of Student Financial Aid/Scholarship Services

Students may be eligible for other University of Toledo donor awards not specific to enrollment in the Judith Herb College of Education. Scholarship applications, including the Office of Student Financial Aid General Scholarship Application, can be accessed using the UT Scholarship Search. A complete listing of all opportunities and requirements for UT and outside scholarships is available on the Financial Aid website.

Educational Psychology Dissertation Support Fund 

Eligibility -- Students are eligible to apply for these funds if they meet the following criteria:

    1. Be doctoral students enrolled in Educational Psychology;
    2. Have entered candidacy (passed comprehensive exams);
    3. Have a dissertation proposal approved by their committee; and, if appropriate,
    4. Have full IRB approval for their research. 

Uses -- Students may apply for reimbursement up to $350 per academic year for the following costs associated with their dissertation research:

    1. Travel to acquire data
    2. Equipment;
    3. Other costs, such as survey materials or duplication.

Application -- to be considered, students must complete the following application process:

    1. The student must submit a written request for funds to their dissertation advisor that identifies the purpose of the funds, expenses, and date funds are needed;
    2. The advisor may approve or deny the request.  If the advisor approves the request, the advisor submits the paperwork to the chair.
    3. The chair assembles a committee of three faculty (chair and two other members of the department) to approve or deny the request.
    4. If approved, the student is required to submit receipts to the department for reimbursement from the Fund.  Any unexpended monies will remain in the Fund.



Last Updated: 10/30/23