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Recruitment & Retention

On this page you will find information regarding scholarships within the College of Education, opportunities to participate in student organizations and more.

  PRAXIS Testing

Students who intend to become teaching candidates should become familiar with the PRAXIS test, which is required for admission into The Professional Semester (Residency 2). More information about PRAXIS can be found here:

  Scholarship Opportunities

The College of Education offers Foundation Scholarships to help students afford the cost of attendance. You can find the most recent list of scholarships by contacting They are generally available once a year, around February/March.

  Minority Opportunities

EKU offers specialty scholarships, support organizations, support services, social sororities, summer programs, and workshops for minority students to help them succeed. Contact for information and assistance.

  Future Teacher Days

Area high school students visit campus to learn more about teaching and the College of Education at EKU.

The day begins at 9:00AM with a Welcome and then proceeds to various classrooms on campus.  The students eat lunch at the cafeteria and then break up into small groups for intimate discussions about individual programs.

The students leave to return to their schools at 2:00 with lots of good information and inspiration about teaching. Check back for future events.

Office of Student Success
423 Bert Combs 
521 Lancaster Avenue
Richmond, KY 40475
(859) 622-1828 or Fax: (859) 622-1831

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