The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) has a rich tradition  of recruiting, nurturing, and developing phenomenal educators.  Several alumni have established endowments to support the CEHD in providing resouces for our  future educators.

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A new initiative, the "New Teacher Campaign" will provide funding necessary for recruitment, incentives, multi-faceted tiers of support, and mentorship.  The ongoing generosity of both current and potential contributers such as you will enable our existing endownments and/or our New Teacher Campaign to continue efforts to attract viable candidates.

We also ask that you consider contributing your time, professional expertise, and/or talents to encourage, mentor, and inspire our students to know that they can achieve their goals.  If you are interested in giving of your time or sharing resources other than fiscal resources, please contact the CEHD Office of the Dean at 601.979.2433.  For those who wish to make fiscal contributions, please choose from the list of current endowed scholarships below or the New Teacher Campaign to excercise your belief that we must invest in our students who will be charged with helping to shape the minds of future generations.  Please note that all contributions regardless of amount are welcome and appreciated by the students, falculty, and staff of the CEHD.

For contributions to the funds listed below, click here.  Complete the form, print and mail to the address on the form or scan and email to Ms. Constance V. Lawson, Development Officer for the College of Education and Human Development at  If you prefer to contribute in person, please contact Ms. Angela Tripp, Gift Processing Manager at 601.979.2946.  Ms. Tripp is located on the third floor of the Johnson Administration Tower.

New Teacher Campaign    Ernestine Calhoun Scholarship    CEHD Student Scholarship 

Call Me MISTER Program     Teacher Leadership Institute     CEHD Black History Program 

Please note that you may also make your contribution online for the following funds by taking advantage of the university's online giving platform.  Please click here for online contribution to the funds listed below.  Complete the top part and move to the dropdown menu toward the middle of the form to select one of the funds listed below.

Alice Varnado Hardin Scholarship Fund          College of Education Operational Fund