Selection criteria for Holmes Scholars® Program:

  • Possesses outstanding credentials for doctoral study in education programs
  • Enrolled in a doctoral degree program in preparation to be faculty in a College of Education or professional development school
  • Member of one of the ethnic minority groups or other underrepresented group, including people with exceptionalities in the education professoriate
  • Demonstrates a commitment to equity and diversity within education
  • Agrees to meet the Holmes Scholars® expectations