Dominican University, a U.S. News & World Report-ranked and regionally accredited university, is currently accepting applications for the Bisk Foundation Teacher Education Scholarship program. Two outstanding educators enrolled in the university's online Master of Arts in Education program will be awarded a total of $11,160 in tuition savings through University Alliance, a division of Bisk Education, starting with the Spring II, 2012 session. Recipients will receive special tuition rates through graduation by remaining an active Dominican University student in good standing.
Bisk Education is honored to support educators who have the passion of inspiring students to learn. These scholarships will help gifted educators excel by earning an M.A.Ed. with a concentration in Reading, Elementary Education or English as a Second Language. Graduates of these online programs gain the skills they need to help advance in their careers and encourage their students to reach their potential.
Dominican University's 100% online master's in education program allows students to set their own schedule with the flexibility of 24/7 access to courses. The university's video-based e-learning system, powered by University Alliance, means that no campus visits are required. Convenient streaming video lectures let students pause, rewind and review at their own pace while live chat rooms and online discussion boards are available from any computer or smartphone.
"Dominican University is proud to honor accomplished educators with the opportunity to pursue higher academic and professional goals through these education scholarships," said Colleen Reardon, Ed.D., Dean of the School of Education. "We look forward to encouraging and motivating these outstanding students toward future success."
Applicants must meet the following criteria:
Be a first-time Dominican University online master's program student
Demonstrate that they have had a positive impact on the lives of others
Hold a bachelor's, master's, specialist, or doctorate degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA from an accredited institution.
The application deadline is February 19, 2012. For more information or to apply, contact a program representative at 800-441-5408 or visit http://www.dominicanu.com/graduate-scholarships-teachers/ to download the scholarship application.
About Dominican University
Founded in 1901, Dominican University is located ten miles west of downtown Chicago. The Catholic university consistently ranks in the top 20 regional universities in the Midwest, according to U.S. News & World Report - which also repeatedly cited Dominican as a best value in higher education. The university is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools as a baccalaureate and master's degree granting institution.
About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971, Bisk Education is the world's leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments - making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country. University partners include Villanova University, the University of Notre Dame's Mendoza College of Business, Michigan State University, Tulane University's Freeman School of Business, the University of San Francisco, the University of Vermont, Florida Institute of Technology, The University of Scranton, Jacksonville University and Dominican University. U.S. News University Directory, part of the Bisk network, provides comprehensive and unbiased information on more than 2,000 academic institutions directly from U.S. News & World Report, the most trusted source for college and university rankings since 1983.