The School of Education extends its congratulations to Sara Hegerty and Shauna Fuller, doctoral students in the department of Counseling & Educational Psychology, who were awarded Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowships for the 2008-2009 academic year.
The Arthur J. Schmitt Fellowships are available to students in doctoral programs who intend to pursue careers in college teaching. Eight to ten fellowships are awarded each year. Each fellowship carries a ten-month stipend ($13,280 in 2007-08). The fellowship includes a scholarship that pays for continuous enrollment fees.
Arthur J. Schmitt was an industrial executive who expressed his commitment to education, and the development of responsible leadership through Christian principles and ideals. He founded the Arthur J. Schmitt Foundation in 1941, dedicating its resources toward fashioning a better and more humane world.