september, 2019

01sepalldayUhrmacher Scholarship: Submit a Proposal

Event Details

The Uhrmacher Scholarship was created in honor of Dr. P. Bruce Uhrmacher by a group of his former graduate students. The main goal of the Uhrmacher scholarship reflects his educational philosophy; namely it seeks to support and mentor graduate students while nurturing their creative ideas in the field of Curriculum and Instruction. The award is dedicated to preserving the open sharing of fresh ideas and to helping students artfully express these ideas at the American Association for Teaching & Curriculum (AATC) annual conference. Awards are given to proposals related to important themes in 21st century education, specifically Arts and Aesthetics, Diversity, Ecology, Spirituality, Human Development, Curriculum Theory, Alternative Schooling, Qualitative Research and others. Students seeking an award will be required to submit a proposal application to the annual meeting of AATC (for more information please see Read about current and past Uhrmacher scholars, mentors, contributors, and committee members on the Uhrmacher Alumni Group.

This scholarship will be awarded annually and is open to all Morgridge College of Education (MCE) doctoral students.

The Uhrmacher Scholar will receive:

  • mentoring from Professor Uhrmacher and from MCE alumni,
  • a financial stipend to support travel to the American Association for Teaching and Curriculum conference.
  • support in organizing a presentation,
  • support in preparing a manuscript for submission to Curriculum and Teaching Dialogue, the peer-reviewed annual journal published by AATC.

Required Scholarship Application Materials

  1. AATC Conference proposal narrative
  2. AATC Conference presentation acceptance letter
  3. Statement of Purpose: What does this award mean to you? No more than 2 double spaced pages.
  4. Career trajectory: Describe your career goals both short and long term. No more than 2 double spaced pages.

Submit all scholarship application materials via email to Christy McConnell Moroye at


Click here for application details and deadlines.


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