Charlotte H. McEssy Scholarship
The Charlotte H. McEssy Scholarship was established
in 1992 by Charlotte H. McEssy. Mrs. McEssy received a Bachelor
of Science in Upper Elementary Education and Master of Science in Elementary Education and Reading from UW Oshkosh. A former
reading specialist and elementary principal, Mrs. McEssy recognizes
the importance of education in achieving success.
recipients of this scholarship must be part- or full-time graduate
students pursuing an MS Educational Leadership degree
in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of
for this scholarship must have attained a grade point average of 3.0
on a four-point scale.
- Evidence of involvement
in extracurricular or community activities, as well as demonstration
of financial need, will be taken into consideration but will not be
the dominant criteria in the selection process.
must submit two letters of recommendation from professors at UW Oshkosh.
- Applicants must
submit a brief statement explaining why they feel qualified for this
scholarship and what they foresee as their personal and professional
for this scholarship are available at the N/E 605 or here doc.
- Final selection
will be made by a department committee. Mrs. Charlotte McEssy
(or her representative) will serve on the committee and will participate
in the selection process.
- Selection will
be made early enough in the spring to allow inclusion of the recipient's
name in the Honors and Awards Ceremony program.
award will be held at the Cashier's Office for payment against the
fall semester's tuition.
- The value and/or
number of scholarships will be determined annually by the committee
with the UW Oshkosh Foundation and will be based upon income
available for this purpose. Awards vary each year depending on how investments have done. Typically they are in the $150-$250 range.
- The principal
will be conserved perpetually.
The scholarship application will be available online in late January of each year. If you have any questions, please contact
Carol Botz at firstname.lastname@example.org or