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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.

Scholarships & Grants

Academic Excellence Scholarship

In September 2016, the Academic Excellence Scholarship (PDF) was established as an annual scholarship in the Winona State University Foundation. The purpose of the scholarship is to provide support for CED graduate students who have demonstrated academic success.

Gaylia Borror Advocacy Scholarship

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

Counselor Education Minority Student Scholarship

The Counselor Education Department (CED) strives to support clients from various cultures by supporting diversity in our programs. The Counselor Education Minority Student Scholarship (PDF) is established to financially support underrepresented students due to their race, ethnicity, sexuality or physical disability in the CED at WSU.

Professional Identity Development (PID) Grant

Please view How to Apply for the Counselor Education Professional Identity Development (PID) Grant (PDF) document.

Capstone Projects

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.

Capstone Manual

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.


Counseling Careers

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.

Graduate Assisstantships

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.

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 Organizations