Students in the David O. McKay School of Education are encouraged to seek out and apply for awards and grants. Below are awards that can be applied for directly by students. For more information about BYU grants and awards that faculty can apply for on behalf of students, please see http://education.byu.edu/research/grants.
BYU Student Awards and Grants
McKay School Experiential Learning Grants
(Faculty application required) can pay undergraduate student wages and/or travel scholarships for project related travel. Applications for projects lasting up to one year are accepted fromfaculty inNovember, March, and July.
- Participating Student Reflection Survey is required within 30 days of completion of your grant supported experiential activity.
- Students can present their research at the MSEMentored Research and Experiential Learning Conference held each spring. Awards are presented to the top posters presented for judging (optional - additional registration required).
BYU Graduate Studies (Graduate Students)
- High Impact Graduate Research Award
- Research Presentation Award
- Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition - application located at https://forms.gle/ebnsKrWomPnpPcA18
Harold B. Lee Library(Undergraduate or Graduate Students)
- Student Research Grant
- Up to $1,500 each year. Submission deadline is September 30. Professor or librarian mentorship required.
Marriott School of Business Ballard CenterSocial Innovation Grants
External Student Awards and Grants
American Educational Research Association
- Graduate Student Research Excellence Award
- Outstanding Graduate Student Research Award
- Dissertation of the Year Award, Outstanding Dissertation Awardand application information
- Best Student Paper Awardshttp://www.aera.net/SIG052/Awards, andhttp://www.aera.net/SIG064/Awards
- Graduate Student Travel Grant
- Educational History Presentation Award
- The program provides grants for inpidually designed study/research projects or English teaching assistant programs.
- Available for recent graduates;master'sand doctoral candidates; and young professionals with up to fiveyears of study and/or experience in their field.
- For more information, contact Kristen Kellems, BYU’s Fulbright campus representative, at KCKellems@byu.edu.
Phi Kappa Phi
- BYU School of Education Essay Contest: $600(Email faculty advisor for more information)
- Literacy Grants
- Study Abroad Award
- Love of Learning Essay Contest
- Fellowships for students starting graduate study
- Fellowships for doctoral research
All students are encouraged to present their scholarly work at professional conferences.