Jan L.Tucker Scholarship

Professor Jan L. Tucker was among the first global educators nationally and internationally.  Dr. Tucker was instrumental in implementing global education in many of Miami’s public schools and teach education programs.  Friends of Jan’s began a scholarship fund in his honor; and, in memory of her late husband, Toni Kirkwood-Tucker created a permanent endowment in support of Global Education.

Minimum eligibility requirements:

Must be enrolled as a full-time, degree-seeking graduate student (9 credits) in the College of Education; Majoring in International/Intercultural Education or in Curriculum and Instruction with emphasis on Social Studies or International/Intercultural Education ; GPA 3.5 or above; Preference given to doctoral students; Submission of an essay on why global awareness or global perspectives or global education is a necessity in education in the 21st century; Submission of one (1) letter of recommendation from a teacher/professor/other professional who can attest to your academic potential, leadership qualities and/or community service.

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Supplemental Questions
  1. Please submit an essay on why global awareness, global perspectives, or global education is a necessity in education in the 21st century.
  2. Please provide a letter of recommendation.
  3. Are you currently a doctoral student?