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Student Resources

Whether you’re a prospective or current student, there are many resources to learn more about ways to succeed and get involved.

Capstone Manual (PDF): The Counselor Education Department Capstone Project Manual 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.

Counseling Careers: Learn more information about Counseling Careers and their job outlooks and average salaries.

Counseling Scholarship (PDF): Scholarships are one way to aid in financing your education. The Gaylia Borror Advocacy in Action Scholarship is a WSU Foundation scholarship available to eligible students enrolled in a Counselor Education program.

Counselor Education Minority Student Scholarship (PDF): The Counselor Education Department (CED) strives for excellence in diversity. The scholarship is established to financially support underrepresented students due to their race, ethnicity, sexuality, or physical disability in the CED at WSU.

Forms: Explore the forms that are utilized by students within the Counselor Education Department.

Graduate Assistantships: WSU offers many opportunities to serve as a Graduate Assistant. When you serve as a degree seeking GA you can earn up to $10,000 a year in compensation plus full tuition for 6 to 9 graduate credits per semester.

Handbook (PDF): 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.
2016-2017 Handbook (PDF)
2015-2016 Handbook (PDF)
2014-2015 Handbook (PDF)

Loan Forgiveness and 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.

Professional Identity Development (PID) Grant: Students, if you are interested in attending or presenting at a Conference or Workshop, please consider applying for the Professional Identity Development (PID) Grant. The funding is available to assist with travel and related expenses. See below for funding related to types of conferences:

  • Local/Regional Conference
    -Presenting – Maximum of $200.00
  • -Attending only – Maximum of $150.00
  • National Conference
    -Presenting – Maximum of $350.00
  • -Attending only – Maximum of $300.00

Application Process: Students need to apply (via an application form (PDF)) for the grant in advance of attending or presenting at the conference, along with turning in receipts and a reflection paper within 5 days of returning from the conference. Please send requests for the application form and further questions to Heather Fye at

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