Additional funding opportunities for ADSSE students
The Applied Developmental Sciences and Special Education concentration/strand has collaborated with other units at the University of North Carolina to secure funding to support some ADSSE doctoral students. Funding is available through School of Education teaching and research assistantships, through NC-LEND Fellowships, and through U.S. Office of Education Leadership Grants for students focused on Special Education.
Students joining the ADSSE concentration/strand may apply for fellowships through the North Carolina Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (NC-LEND) program at the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities. The purpose of the fellowships is to support the preparation of trainees from diverse professional disciplines to assume leadership roles in their respective fields by ensuring high levels of interdisciplinary clinical competence with the goal of improving the health of infants, children, and adolescents with disabilities. The LEND program is federally funded through the federal Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal Child Health Bureau.
This funding package includes a yearly stipend of $19,000, in-state tuition support, travel support, and health insurance for the duration of the doctoral program. Three funding slots are available for students entering the program in Fall 2020.
Four Courses and Seminars
Teaching and Professional Development
Community Engaged Seminar and Internship
Students will have the opportunity to work with faculty who are leaders in the fields of Autism Spectrum Disorder, Hearing Loss, Literacy and/or Family-and-Culturally Guided Practice in the following types of apprentices:
Special Focus on High-Need Children
Curriculum focuses on children who are living in poverty, are far below grade level, are poor or at-risk readers, are from a minority racial or ethnic group, and/or are Dual-Language Learners.
How to Apply
Students must first be accepted into the ADSSE program. For more information, contact Harriet Able, firstname.lastname@example.org
Doctoral Training Consortia in Early Childhood Intervention for Infants and Young Children with High-Intensity Needs Because of Significant Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD)
Funding available for full-time doctoral students including in-state tuition, a $19,000 stipend and health insurance.
In addition, all students enrolled in the consortia will participate in:
summer intensive seminars,
advanced training in research methodologies
and opportunities in advocacy, public policy and teaching.
Opportunities are available in Early Childhood Education, Occupational Science, Social Work or Speech and Language Pathology.
How to Apply
For further information, contact Harriet Able at email@example.com.