Whether you’re a prospective or current student, there are many resources to learn more about ways to succeed and get involved.
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Scholarships & Grants
Counselor Education Department Scholarships
The Counselor Education Department strives to support students through three scholarships: Academic Excellence Scholarship, Minority Scholarship and Student Scholarship.
- Academic Excellence Scholarship (PDF)
- Minority Scholarship (PDF)
- Student Scholarship (PDF)
Deadlines for applications are April 1 for the following academic year, and directions for each application can be found within each scholarship description.There is also the Professional Identity Development (PID) Grant. Learn how to apply for the Counselor Education Professional Identity Development (PID) Grant (PDF)
The Counselor Education Capstone collection includes graduate students’ in-depth literature explorations of a topic important to them and their professional field.
View the full collection of capstone projects through OpenRiver.
The Counselor Education Department Capstone Project Manual (PDF) provides an overview of CE 695 Capstone Project. The manual includes the description of the project, its requirements, a writing format, grading rubric and APA style resources.
Learn more information about counseling careers and their job outlooks and average salaries.
Explore the forms that are used by students within the Counselor Education Department.
WSU offers many opportunities to serve as a Graduate Assistants. When you serve as a degree-seeking GA you can earn up to $10,000 a year in compensation plus full tuition for 4 to 9 graduate credits per semester.
The Counselor Education Program Handbook gives current students an in-depth overview of the Counselor Education program. The handbook includes information on the department's mission and goals, different program options, admission information, financial information and more.
- 2022-2023 Handbook (PDF)
- 2021-2022 Handbook (PDF)
- 2020-2021 Handbook (PDF)
- 2019-2020 Handbook (PDF)
- 2018-2019 Handbook (PDF)
- 2017-2018 Handbook (PDF)
- 2016-2017 Handbook (PDF)
- 2015-2016 Handbook (PDF)
- 2014-2015 Handbook (PDF)
Loan Forgiveness & Repayment Programs
The Minnesota Department of Health provides information about Minnesota Loan Forgiveness and Repayment Programs. The US Department of Health & Human Services also provides information about a Loan Repayment Program.
- American Counseling Association (ACA)
- American School Counselor Association (ASCA)
- Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
- MN Counseling Association (MNCA)
- WI Counseling Association (WCA)
- MN School Counselor Association (MSCA)
- WI School Counselor Association (WSCA)
- Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH)
- Association for Play Therapy (APT)
- American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
- National Board of Certified Counselors