Every member of our Educational Administration community – whether alumnus, friend, faculty, staff or student – plays a vital role in our success as a leader in educational administration. The power to support change and make a difference lies within everyone. Your gifts to the Department of Educational Administration help improve the already high quality education students receive at Nebraska. Establishing funds and endowing faculty chairs drives discovery. Implementing new programs creates opportunities for individuals to develop in innovative spaces. Supporting students, faculty and staff empowers them to stretch their strengths and drive the future.Each role is significant to the momentum of our department.

Together we drive discovery, create opportunity and empower individuals to Lead Big Red
Because of Your Support






My family and I were beyond excited when we found out the great news! The Dale and Thomas Hayes fellowship allows me the peace of mind to concentrate on my education and bring me one step closer to achieving my goal as an administrator. To have someone invest in you, is a blessing and a gift that I will use to fuel my passion for becoming a better instructional leader!

Daniel King, Elementary Principal Certification Program

I am honored to have received this fellowship. It will have a great impact on our family of six and allow me to continue to pursue my dreams while allowing my children to continue to participate in the things they love to do.

Dan Hutsell, Educational Leadership program

I feel so grateful to have received this fellowship as I have not only been navigating the waters of graduate school and a full-time job but also the new waters of being a mother! This fellowship helps so that I can focus more energy on learning and less on the financial aspects of grad school.

McKenna Machal, Educational Administration - P-12 Leadership

Walter K. Beggs Memorial Fund

One or more scholarships or fellowships given to regularly enrolled EDAD undergraduate or graduate students.

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Educational Administration Elevation Fund

A gift to the Educational Administration Elevation Fund provides support for student fellowships, scholarships, travel, professional learning opportunities, special events, and unforeseen challenges and obstacles.

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Hueftle Family Fund

This fund is awarded to regularly enrolled students, 3.0 or above GPA, and are pursuing any graduate degree in EDAD.

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"Legacy of Leaders" Fellowship Fund

This fund provides fellowships to graduate students enrolled in EDAD programs.

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Bob & Nancy Brandt Family Subfund

One of more fellowships given to full or part-time EDAD graduate students, including summer sessions. Preference to current educators in the School Leadership program.

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Kristine Hirsh Wolzen, Ph.D. Fellowship Subfund

One or more fellowships given to full or part-time EDAD graduate students. Prefence to candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to innovation in education.

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Ward & Suzie Sybouts Fund

This fund supports the annual Sybouts Student Research Seminar and also provides general program support to the Department.

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Dale and Thomas Hayes Fellowship Fund

Fellowships given to full or part-time graduate students in EDAD and have a desire to pursue a career in EDAD following graduation, preferably principals or public K-12 administrators.

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Mary B. Johnson Graduate Student Support Fund

This fund supports EDAD student registration fees, travel, and related expenses for attending professional conferences, with preference for conferences sponsored by the Chautauqua Institute and Women in Educational Leadership Conference.

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John A. Lammel "Leaders of Tomorrow" Fellowship Fund

One or more fellowships given to regularly enrolled EDAD graduate students, preference to those employed by Millard Public Schools in Omaha, NE.

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Wesley A. Paap Fund

One or more fellowships given to full or part-time EDAD graduate students.

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Griesen Student Affairs Fund

Established in 1986, this award acknowledges extraordinary and sustained performance by individuals serving Nebraska students.

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Women in Educational Leadership Conference

This fund provides resources to support the Women in Educational Leadership Conference (WELC), with the specific purpose to enhance and sustain the tradition, experience, and learning first established by Dr. Marilyn Grady in 1987.

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