The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship - Administered by the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship is an annual program that awards an eligible graduate or undergraduate student majoring in education with a $1,000 scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, students need to demonstrate their potential to finish their studies and be awarded a teacher’s license upon completion. They must also demonstrate an understanding of principles of voluntary unionism and how it relates to compulsory unionism in the context of the education professions.
The JCCs of North America Graduate Education Scholarship Program - The Jewish Community Centers of North America Graduate Education Scholarship Program awards up to five eligible full-time graduate students with up to $10,000 per year for a one- or two-year period. To be eligible for the scholarship, students need to be pursuing MA degrees that will allow them to begin their careers in the JCC Movement. In the case of education, that means health and physical education, as well as early childhood education. Applicants are expected to complete a field placement at a JCC if they are awarded the scholarship.
Audrey L. Wright Scholarship - The Audrey L. Wright Scholarship, administered by the Grand Rapids Foundation, awards scholarships between $500 and $5,000 to undergraduate students of Education or Foreign Languages who have been residents of Kent County, MI for at least 3 years, have a minimum 3.0 GPA and can demonstrate financial need.
Carroll C. Hall Memorial Scholarship - The Carroll C. Hall Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship program administered by the Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation. The program awards $400 scholarships to eligible Tau Kappa Epsilon members who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in Education or Science. To be eligible, applicants need to be Tau Kappa Epsilon members with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, and must be recognized for leadership in the fraternity chapter, on campus or in the community.
Charles K. & Ola I. Gose Scholarship Fund - The Charles K. & Ola I. Gose Scholarship Fund is a scholarship program aimed at Ventura County, CA residents who want to pursue a degree in Education, Civics, or Political Science. The Fund awards a single $1,000 scholarship to a graduating senior from Channel Islands High School, or a resident of the city of Camarillo, CA who is graduates from any Ventura County high school. The prospective scholar needs to have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
The CSDIW Native American Scholarship - The Native American Scholarship is administered by the Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars, and is aimed at enrolled members of Native American tribes pursuing degrees in Education or Social Service. To get the $5,000 annual scholarship, applicants need to be accepted or enrolled in an undergraduate program, maintain a 3.0 average, carry at least 10 quarter hours or 8 semester hours, and plan to work with the Native American population.
The Delta Gamma Foundation’s Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship - The Delta Gamma Foundation’s Florence Margaret Harvey Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship administered by the American Foundation for the Blind. The scholarship awards one legally blind undergraduate or graduate student in the field of Education or Rehabilitation of blind or visually impaired persons with a $1,000 grant.
The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship - The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship, administered by the American Foundation for the Blind, is a scholarship fund that awards 4 legally blind undergraduate or graduate students with $2,500 scholarships. To be eligible, the applicants need to provide proof of legal blindness, and have to be full-time studying a program in the field of education or rehabilitation of blind or visually impaired persons. The application period runs from March 1 through May 31.
Dr. Esther Wilkins Scholarship - Dr. Esther Wilkins Scholarship, administered by the ADHA Institute for Oral Health, is a scholarship fund aimed at helping people who have already finished a portion of their dental hygiene education get the additional education they need for a career in dental hygiene education. The scholarship of $1,000 is awarded to a single student. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student must have already completed entry-level dental hygienist education, and must be working towards a degree that will allow him or her to work in the dental hygiene education field. Applicants must also demonstrate a cumulative dental hygiene grade point average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.
The Journalism Education Association’s Future Teacher Scholarships - The Journalism Education Association’s Future Teacher Scholarships awards up to five education majors a $1,000 scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, students need to be enrolled in an upper level or master’s degree education program that will result in the student being able to teach journalism at the secondary school level. The program is also open for current secondary-school journalism teachers who are in a degree program in order to improve their journalism-teaching skills.
Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program - The Christa McAuliffe Scholarship Program, created by the Tennessee General Assembly, is aimed at assisting a single recipient who plans to pursue a career in education in Tennessee by awarding a one-time scholarship of $500. To be eligible for the program, applicants need to be enrolled full-time in a teacher education program in an accredited Tennessee postsecondary institution, have already completed at least their first semester, have at least a 3.5 cumulative grade point average, and have an ACT or SAT score that meets or exceeds the national norm. The application deadline for the program is April 1.
Harriet Irsay Scholarship - Administered by the American Institute of Polish Culture Inc., the Harriet Irsay Scholarship is a program that helps students, preferably of Polish descent, attend college by giving them $1,000 scholarship. To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be enrolled in one of a number of undergraduate or graduate programs, such as Education and they have to demonstrate knowledge of Polish culture. The application deadline is August 9 each year.
Gates Millennium Scholars Program - The Gates Millennium Scholars Program, founded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is one of the biggest scholarship programs in the US. To be eligible for the program, which awards funds to minorities for the cost of education, applicants must be African American, American Indian /Alaskan Native, Asians Pacific Islander American, or Hispanic American. Applicants must also have a minimum 3.3 GPA or have earned a GED, and meet the Federal Pell Grant eligibility criteria. The program awards scholarships to 1,000 students and the applications are received from August 1 through January 15.
John and Agnes McFarlane Scholarship - The John and Agnes McFarlane Scholarship is a scholarship program administered by the Ventura County Community Foundation. The program awards up to 15 students with $2,500 scholarships if they are enrolled in community college, or $5,000 if they are enrolled in a 4-year college or university. The scholarship is available to residents of Ventura County who have graduated from a high school in the county and are enrolled or have been accepted into any college in the state of California. The prospective scholars also need have a minimum 3.25 GPA for graduating high school seniors, or a minimum 3.0 GPA for currently enrolled college students.
Illinois PTA Lillian E. Glover Scholarship Program - The Lillian E. Glover Scholarship Program, administered by the Illinois Parent Teacher Association, is awarded annually to graduating seniors attending public high schools in Illinois. Applicants must have a grade point average of 3.0 or above and be enrolled in a college or university in an education related degree program. The scholarship amount is as high as $3,000, and is awarded to a small number of recipients.
Minority Teacher Scholarship - Administered by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education, the Minority Teacher Scholarships aims to help Black and Hispanic students earn a degree that will allow them to become teachers in Indiana. The applicants needs to be a resident of Indiana, admitted to or already attending an eligible Indiana institution as a full-time student, agree in writing to apply for a teaching position in an accredited school in Indiana following certification as a teacher and, if hired, to teach for at least three years. The recipient must maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 2.0 out of 4.0 once awarded the scholarship in order to maintain it.
Litherland/FTEE Scholarship - The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators administers the Litherland/FTEE Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship is given annually to one undergraduate student majoring in technology and engineering education teacher preparation. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student needs to be a member of the International Technology and Engineering Educators Association and a full-time undergraduate student with a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0.
FTEE Scholarship - The Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators Scholarship is a scholarship program that awards a $1,000 scholarship to one undergraduate student majoring in technology and engineering education teacher preparation. Eligible students have to be members of Technology and Engineering Educators Association and full-time undergraduate students with a GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0.
Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship - The Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship is administered by The Kansas Board of Regents, and it awards scholarships to both current teachers and students enrolled in a program leading to a license as a teacher in an identified discipline or underserved area. Students may be enrolled either part-time or full-time, and the average recipient GPA has been 3.5 so far. The scholarship goes up to $5,514.
L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship for Student CTA - The L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship for Student CTA is administered by the California Teachers Association. The scholarship awards up to three students with up to $5,000. To be eligible for the scholarship, students need to be a current “active” member of Student CTA, be in an undergraduate, teacher credential or graduate program, and have a high grade point average.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship - The Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship, administered by the California Teachers Association, is aimed at providing help to minorities pursuing careers as teachers. Applicants need to be either active members of CTA, dependent children of active, retired, or deceased members, or active members of Student CTA. Applicants need to be residents of California, a member of one of the following minority groups: African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic; and pursuing college degree, credential, or certification for a teaching-related career in public education in an accredited institution of higher education. The scholarship amount varies according to available funds, but has gone up to $6,000 in the past years.
Mary Morrow/Edna Richards Scholarship - The Mary Morrow/Edna Richards Scholarship, administered by the North Carolina Association of Educators, is open to applicants who are North Carolina residents enrolled in a teacher-education program and are in their junior year of college at the time of application. They need to be willing to teach in the public schools of North Carolina for at least two years after graduation, and preference may be given to children of NCAE members and to members of the Student NCAE. The amount of the scholarship is $1,000.
Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program - Available to legal residents of Delaware, the Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program is aimed at providing financial help to students working towards a degree in education who are willing to work as teacher in critical teacher shortage areas of education in Delaware. To be eligibility, applicants must have a combined score of 1570 on the SAT for high school seniors, who also need to be in the upper half of their class, or a 2.75 cumulative GPA for undergraduate students in Delaware.
Christopher K. Smith Memorial Scholarship - The Christopher K. Smith Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Delaware State Education Association, awards a $1000 scholarship yearly – or $4,000 for a 4 year program – to outstanding graduates of Delaware high schools who are pursuing degrees that will lead to careers in education. The eligibility criteria for the scholarship includes SAT scores, class rank, awards and honors, and career plans.
Catching The Dream MEBSEC Program - MEBSEC Program, administered by Catching The Dream Native American Scholarship Fund, is a scholarship program that awards Native American students scholarships between $500 and $5,000 in six priority fields of study – math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers . To be eligible for the program, students need to be at least ¼ Native American and enrolled in a US Tribe, and must either attend or plan to attend a college or university in the United States.
Catching The Dream’s Native American Leadership Education Program - The Native American Leadership Education Program, administered by Catching The Dream Native American Scholarship Fund, is a scholarship program aimed at Native American students who currently work as paraprofessionals in Indian schools, and who would like to complete their degree in education, counseling or school administration. To be eligible for the program, students need be at least ¼ Native American, enrolled in a US Tribe, and must either be attending or enrolled in a college or university in the United States.
Ford Motor Company’s Tribal Scholars Program - The Ford Motor Company Tribal Scholars Program, administered by the American Indian College Fund, offers education funding to enrolled members of Native American tribes who plan to study math, science, engineering, business, teacher training, or environmental science at a tribal college or university. The applicants need to be enrolled members who have at least a 3.0 GPA.
Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship - The Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship, administered by the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, is a scholarship program that awards up to $5,000 to members of minorities who are legal residents of Illinois and are enrolled or accepted into a program that will result in a teaching accreditation. To be eligible, applicants have to be of African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American or Native American descent, comply with federal Selective Service registration requirements, study at a college or university in Illinois, and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 out of 4.0.
AFCEA Educational Foundation STEM Scholarship - The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Educational Foundation Stem Scholarships award at least 50 students who are working towards a degree or license that will allow them to teach science, technology, engineering or math at a US middle or secondary school. To receive the $5000 scholarship, applicants need to have a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited college or university . Applicants working towards their license must have received at least a bachelor’s degree in a STEM major.
The Environmental Education Scholarship Program - The Environmental Education Scholarship Program, administered by Legacy, Inc. Partners in Environmental Education, is a scholarship program that awards up to $1,500 to undergraduate applicants and up to $2,000 to graduate and doctoral applicants. To be eligible, an applicant must be: a resident of Alabama, enrolled in a university in Alabama, and planning to pursue a career related to the environment, such as environmental education.
The Edward & Lorraine O’Neill Scholarship Fund - The Edward & Lorraine O’Neill Scholarship Fund, administered by The Arc of Cape Cod, is a scholarship program that awards one high school graduate or a college student who is a resident of Barnstable County, MA, and who plans to work with children or adults with developmental disabilities as a teacher, therapist, or in a related profession. The applicants are selected based on their financial needs, academic achievements, volunteer experience and activities.
Paul R. Wolf Memorial Scholarship - Administered by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, the Paul R. Wolf Memorial Scholarship awards one $3,500 scholarship to a student member of ASPRS who intends to pursue a career in education related to surveying, mapping and photogrammetry. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants need to be members of ASPRS and enrolled in a graduate program that will allow them to pursue a career in teaching surveying, mapping and photogrammetry.
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MINNESOTA - T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® MINNESOTA is a scholarship program for early childhood and school age care professionals who want to improve their education. Applicants need to already be working as child-care professionals or early childhood educators, and must be accepted into a Childhood Development or Early Childhood Education degree program at an accredited two or four year college in Minnesota. Applicants are required to continue working at least 15 hours per week with children during their education, and be willing to continue working at least one year after they have received their degree.
Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers - The Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers is a scholarship program administered by the American Association for Physics Teachers. The $2,000 yearly scholarship can be awarded to an individual for up to four years of education. To be eligible, applicants need to be either undergraduate students enrolled in an accredited two year college or a four year college or university, or a high school senior accepted in such an institution. All applicants must be pursuing a career in teaching physics on the high school level.
Dr. Marc Hull Special Education Leadership Scholarship - The Dr. Marc Hull Special Education Leadership Scholarship, administered by the Vermont Student Assistance Corp., is a scholarship program available to students who are residents of Vermont. The program awards ten students with scholarship up to $1,750. To be eligible for the program, students need to be enrolled in an accredited grad school approved for federal Title IV funding, and must be studying towards a certificate or license in special education administration. Applicants also need to have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 at least.
Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship - Administered by the National Education Association, the NEA- Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship awards a $2,000 scholarship to a student who is an active member of the National Education Association Student Program. To be eligible, the student also needs to be enrolled in a college program that will result in a degree in teaching.
Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program - The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program is administered by the Office of Student Financial Assistance of the Massachusetts Department of Higher Education. The program offers per-credit scholarships, with different rates for different types of education institutions. A public university student could receive $500 per credit, maximum of $4,500 per semester. A private college or university student could receive the same amount of money. A state college student could receive $400 per credit, maximum of $3,600 per semester. A community college student could receive $250 per credit, maximum of $2,250 per semester. To be eligible for the scholarship, the student needs to be employed at least for a year before applying as an early childhood educator or care provider, continue child care work during the program, and work in the childcare field after graduation.
Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarships - Administered by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and supported by the Texas Instruments Demana-Waits Fund, Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarships is a scholarship programs aimed at future math teachers. The program awards one student with a scholarship of up to $10,000. To be eligible, applicants need to be currently completing their sophomore year of college, and scheduling for full-time study at a four or five-year college or university. Applicants need to be studying toward a diploma that will allow them to become certified teachers of secondary school math.
Fulgham-Fulghum Family Scholarship - The Fulgham-Fulghum Family Scholarship administered by the Fulgham-Fulghum National Family Foundation, Inc., awards a $1,000 scholarship annually to a high school senior admitted to a college or university. The scholarship is awarded on a competitive basis, with preference given to seniors admitted to programs that lead to a career in the teaching profession. Applicants are selected based on their academic achievement and volunteer work and achievements outside the school.
TEACH Grant - The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education Grant is a federal grant program aimed at helping students working towards teaching and education degrees. The grant awards students with up to $4,000 per year, on the condition they agree to work in a high-need field or at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families for at least four complete academic years within eight years after completing their course of study. To be eligible, students need to be enrolled in a TEACH Grant eligible program, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 or score above the 75th percentile on one or more portions of a college admissions test, receive TEACH counseling and agree to sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve.
The Renshaw Fellowship - The Renshaw Fellowship is a fellowship program administered by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute. The fellowship awards its fellows $12,000 grants. To be eligible for the fellowship, applicants need to be members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, and current doctoral students or applicants to doctoral programs in education. Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program
The Underwood-Smith Teacher Scholarship Program, administered by the College Foundation of West Virginia, is a student financial aid program for students who want to pursue careers in pre-school, elementary, middle or secondary school level teaching. Applicants need to be West Virginia residents enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate or graduate program at an accredited education institution in West Virginia. The program needs to lead to a degree that will allow the student to pursue a career in teaching.
Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship - Administered by Pi Lambda Theta, the Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship awards $1,000 tuition payment scholarships to students pursuing degrees that will lead to careers in physical education, adapted physical education, coaching, recreational therapy, dance therapy or similar professions. The scholarship is available to both members and non-members who are sophomores or higher at regionally accredited institutions, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.5, are involved in extracurricular sports or physical education activities, and plan to teach at a K-12 level.
Student Teacher Scholarship - The Student Teacher Scholarship, administered by the Hawaii Education Association, is a scholarship program available to HEA members and children or grandchildren of a HEA member. The program awards two $3,000 scholarships to student teachers enrolled in full-time undergraduate or post-baccalaureate programs in an accredited or state-approved institution. The applicants will be selected based on their ability, financial need, personal statement and recommendations.
The Weaver Fellowship - Administered by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, the Weaver Fellowship is available to graduate students or applicants to graduate schools who intend to pursue a career in teaching at the college level. To become a fellow and receive a $5,000 grant and complete tuition payment in the US or abroad, the applicant needs to be a US citizen and member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute enrolled in a graduate program with the intention of becoming a college professor.
The Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund - The Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund is a scholarship program administered by the Baton Rouge Area Foundation that rewards its scholars with a $500 scholarship per semester, for up to eight semesters. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants need to be high school seniors enrolling in an accredited Louisiana college or university with the intention to major in Education, although preference will be given to those who wish to major in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education. In order to maintain the scholarship, applicants need to have a GPA of at least 2.5 per semester.
Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship - The Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship, administered by the Geneseo Migrant Center, is a scholarship program that awards a $1,000 post-secondary scholarship assistance to one student. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants need to be either migrant workers or children of migrant workers, with the goal of pursuing education that will allow them to work as teachers. The applications are selected based on financial need and scholastic achievement.
Roothbert Fund Scholarships - The Roothbert Fund Scholarships is a scholarship program administered by Roothbert Fund, Inc. The program selects around 20 new scholars each year and grants them scholarships ranging from $2,000 to $3,000. To be eligible, applicants need to be, or plan to become, residents of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, or North Carolina. Although the scholarships are available to students majoring in a variety of subjects, preference is given to those who are interested in pursuing a career in Education.
Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship - Administered by NYSARC, the Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship is a scholarship program which awards students enrolled full-time in an Education degree program leading to Special Education certification. The $3,000 scholarship is awarded to two students in four $750 installments. To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants need to be enrolled in a degree program that leads to Special Education certification in a college or university in New York State.
Shon Shadrick Memorial Scholarship - Administered by Lindsey’s Family Restaurant, the Shon Shadrick Memorial Scholarship is a scholarship awarded to a student pursuing a degree in Special Education. To be eligible for the $5,000 scholarship, the applicant must have an overall GPA of at least 2.5, and be enrolled or accepted into a college program that leads to a degree in Special Education
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