Students in the Professional Program In Education may be eligible for a number of scholarships and/or other awards. Each of these opportunities is described below. Education students will be notified when the scholarship application will be available.

Scholarship Recipients
Criteria for All Education Scholarships
  • Admitted to UW-Green Bay
  • Fully Admitted to the Professional Program in Education

Our Scholarships

Ronald A. Dhuey Memorial Scholarship

  • This scholarship was established by the Dhuey family in memory of Ronald A. Dhuey, who served the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay for nearly three decades as its first Registrar and later as Associate Vice Chancellor for Instructional Research. Ron was one of the first recipients of the Founders Association Award for Excellence. Most of all, he was an advocate for nontraditional students, veterans and others, and a leader in the UW System efforts to streamline the credit-transfer process for students. Recipients of this scholarship have a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

Lucy Krchma Memorial Scholarship

  • This scholarship was established in 1986, by the Krchma family and friends in memory of Lucy Krchma.  Lucy Krchma was a teacher for 50 years having taught in the Madison and in Luxemburg/Casco Area. Recipients must have been full-time students at UW-Green Bay for at least 2 semesters and have a grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale. Only students who have not previously received this scholarship are eligible.

Sally and Bernie Killoran Memorial Scholarship

  • This scholarship was established in 2007 by Sally and Bernie Killoran, long-time friends of UW- Green Bay.  The recipient of this scholarship must be of junior or senior status and have been full-time at UW-Green Bay for at least two semesters. Receipients must also have been accepted to into the education program, have excellent academic standing (minimum GPA of 3.25), and have demonstrated scholastic and practical excellence in both classroom and out-of-classroom settings.

Robert and Marvel Elbe Endowed Scholarship

  • This scholarship was established in 2014 by the family of Robert and Marvel Elbe, Richard and Helen Schaal, and Nancy Vandenput.  Mr. and Mrs. Elbe strongly believed in lifelong learning. The recipient of this scholarship must be majoring in Education and show exceptional promise as a future teacher.

Student Teaching Abroad Scholarship

Harris Family Annual Scholarship for Student Teaching Abroad
in New Zealand

Award of $1,500

Imagine a place where you can teach to the highest professional standards in one of the most respected educational systems in the world, then, in less than a half hour drive, relax on a beach, hike a rainforest, or kayak pristine waters. This is the life-changing experience Chris Harris (’09 and ’13) had teaching in New Zealand that profoundly impacted his professional career in education. In return for the education and experience that he received at his alma mater, he wishes to assist future students looking to “go the extra mile” for their career in obtaining the same opportunities.

Eligibility and Requirements
  • Must be an undergraduate student at UW-Green Bay
  • Must be admitted to the Professional Program in Education
  • Must be completing a student teaching assignment in New Zealand
Essay Requirements

Minimum 1,500 word essay addressing: “Why do you want to be an educator, and how will this experience contribute to your goals and help future students.”

Submit the essay by email to  Be sure to include your name and email address.
Deadlines for submissions are November 1st for spring term and May 1st for fall term.