Scholarships for area educators available

Sr. Shannon Schrein, OSF, Ph.D., Dean of the Lourdes University Graduate School, announced a new scholarship program available to area educators. Teachers can receive up to $2,500 towards the completion of a Reading Endorsement Certificate or a Master of Education degree with a Reading Endorsement.

Educators pursuing the Reading Endorsement Certificate are required to complete five courses or 15 credit hours. These courses can also be applied to the M.Ed. Reading Endorsement Degree, which requires an additional six courses or 18 credit hours.

Learn more about the program by attending a Graduate School Open House on Tuesday, April 5, 2016, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Franciscan Center of Lourdes University, 6832 Convent Blvd., Sylvania. To RSVP, go to

Educators with questions are encouraged to contact Carolyn Jaksetic, M.Ed. Program Director, at or by calling 419/824-3661; or Tara Hanna, Director of Graduate Admissions, at or by calling 419/517- 8908.