Catherine Reese Peterson Scholarship

To encourage excellence in the field of primary education.

  • Must be admitted to the Early Childhood Education/Elementary cohort or the Elementary/Middle cohort of the teacher education program at SOU.
  • Must be enrolled at SOU during the period the scholarship is in effect.
  • Preference is given to students showing financial need.
  • Preference will be given to those particularly interested in reading skills and/or the fine arts.
  • Must have a minimum of a 3.2 GPA.
  • Must have at least a junior class standing.
  • A personal interview may be held with the top three applicants.

Department of Education
Supplemental Questions
  1. State your activities and goals relating to elementary teaching.