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Future Educators Association Prospective Educator Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is available through Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) for high school seniors who intend to major in education and for college undergraduates who are currently enrolled in a teacher education program. To qualify, one must be a member of the Future Educators Association, the child or grandchild of a current PDK member, or have a letter of recommendation written by a current PDK member. Applications are due on April 1, and require a goals statement, letter of recommendation, and official transcript. Up to 30 scholarships are awarded each year.

The Gates Millennium Scholars Program - This full-ride scholarship supports low-income, minority students who are interested in education (among other majors). Awardees receive full tuition for their undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral work as long as they are enrolled in a post-secondary degree-granting program. To qualify, students must be high school seniors who have a 3.3 GPA, complete a series of eight essay questions (1,000 words each), submit two letters of recommendation, and provide proof of income eligibility. Applications are due by the second week in January each year. 1000 scholarships are awarded.

Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship Fund - This $500 – $1,000 scholarship award is for current educators who want to continue with graduate coursework. The award is sponsored through the National Council of Teachers of English. To qualify, one must be a current middle or high school English teacher and submit a 500 word essay detailing proposed coursework and how it will enhance one’s teaching practice. Multiple awards are given each year. 

Pi Lambda Theta Bushaw-Redumis Leadership Scholarship - This $1,000 award is for current undergraduate Pi Lambda Theta members who are pursuing a career in education and have a 3.5 GPA. Applicants must demonstrate the potential for leadership within the field of education. To qualify, submit a resume, college transcript, a personal statement of 200 words that describes one’s philosophy of teaching and learning, and two letters of recommendation. 

Pi Lambda Theta Nadeen Burkeholder Williams Music Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to one stand-out K12 educator who seeks to continue their graduate coursework. Applicants may be current music teachers or teachers in another subject who extensively use music in their classroom instruction. This is sponsored by Pi Lambda Theta, but applicants need not be members to apply for this award. To qualify, one must be a licensed teacher who has been employed full-time for one or more years, have a 3.5 GPA, and submit a resume, one letter of recommendation, a 1,000 word essay on music education, and evidence of teaching of music to students. 

Pi Lambda Theta Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to multiple students pursuing a career as a physical education teacher. This award is sponsored through Pi Lambda Theta, but applicants need not be members to apply. To qualify, applicants must be at least a college sophomore currently enrolled in undergraduate coursework, have a 3.5 GPA, demonstrate the potential for leadership in the field of education, and submit a resume, college transcript, and two letters of recommendation. 

Mathematics Graduate Course Work Scholarships for Grades 9–12 Teachers - This $2,000 scholarship is awarded to multiple mathematics teachers who intend to pursue graduate education coursework to improve their teaching of math. This award is sponsored through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and applicants must be members to apply for the award. To qualify, one must have three years of mathematics teaching experience at the high school level, and submit a coursework proposal (with a budget), resume, and letter of support from your current principal. 

Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teacher Course Work Scholarships - This $3,000 scholarship is sponsored through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is awarded annually to one outstanding college junior who plans to pursue a career as a middle school mathematics teacher. To qualify, applicants must be in their junior year, have a 3.0 GPA, and submit a coursework proposal (with a budget), an essay on why one wants to teach middle school math, and three letters of recommendation. 

Mathematics Course Work Scholarships for Grades Pre-K-5 Teachers - This $2,000 scholarship is awarded to multiple mathematics teachers who intend to pursue graduate education coursework to improve their teaching of math at the elementary school level. This award is sponsored through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, and applicants must be members to apply for the award. To qualify, one must have three years of mathematics teaching experience at the elementary school level, and submit a coursework proposal (with a budget), resume, and letter of support from a current principal.

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program - This scholarship program is available at nearly every major School/College of Education across the country. Sponsored by the American Association for the Advancement of the Sciences, this broad scholarship program supports undergraduates and graduates who want to teach one of the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) content areas. Scholarship awardees receive full tuition and a stipend in exchange for a commitment to teach for two to five years depending on the amount of the scholarship award. Over 500 awards have already been made since 2010 when the program was first founded, and multiple awards are given every year. Deadlines vary by state and university/college.

James Madison Graduate Fellowships - This competitive award of $24,000 supports students who plan to teach the American Constitution at the high school level. This is ideal for graduate students pursuing an MA, MSEd, or MAT degree with a concentration in American History or Government or for current Social Studies teachers. Over 50 awards are given each year (one in each state, plus Washington DC, and US Territories). Awardees must commit to one year of teaching after the completion of their graduate studies. To qualify, applicants must have a high GPA (no specific minimum), and submit an essay about James Madison, a proposed plan of study, current transcript, and three letters of recommendation. 

Teach NYC Scholarship Program - Those interested in bilingual education and are committed to teaching in NYC, this scholarship program provides full tuition support for students pursuing a Master’s degree in a number of bilingual education areas. The amount of each award varies, and students select from a wide number of universities through which to complete their coursework. Awardees are committed to teaching in NYC for two years for each year of support. To qualify, applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree, a 3.0 GPA, two letters of recommendation, ability to speak two or more languages (English must be one), and interview before a decision is made. .

Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America’s Future - This $5,000 scholarship is awarded to multiple students who are interested in teaching any of the STEM content areas at the middle or high school level. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Undergraduate students must be full-time and in their sophomore, junior, or senior years to apply. Graduate students must be enrolled at least part-time in a graduate program. Students seeking a STEM teaching credential must already have a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM major. To qualify, applicants must submit an essay, transcript, and two letters of recommendation (one must be from a current principal if already a certified teacher). This scholarship is sponsored by the National Science Teachers Association. 

Alpha Kappa Alpha Education Advancement Fund - This scholarship program provides awards of $1,000 – $3,000 to undergraduate students based on either merit or financial need. AKA’s mission is to engage in community involvement, and students pursuing a teaching career support this mission. Students seeking a merit scholarship must have a 3.0 GPA, while students seeking financial need scholarships must have a 2.5 GPA. To apply, applicants must submit a personal statement, resume, financial need information (if required), three letters of recommendation, and official transcripts. 

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - This scholarship program provides awards up to $15,000 (average award is $2,500) for Hispanic students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Awards are based on financial need and merit. While no designated majors are specifically supported by this program, students interested in teaching in their local communities are encouraged to apply. Students may apply for support in undergraduate or graduate studies. To apply, submit a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, transcript, and financial need information. 

Agnes Jones Jackson Scholarship - This $2,000 award is given to 20-40 students under the age of 25 who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies. Applicants must be members of the NAACP to apply. Students of color seeking careers in education are especially encouraged to apply for this award. This is a financial need based scholarship. To apply, students must have a GPA of 2.5 (for high school seniors and undergraduates) or 3.0 (for graduate students), and submit a transcript, personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and financial need information. 

The Hubertus W.V. Willems Scholarship for Male Students - This $3,000 award is to given to 20-40 male students who are pursuing undergraduate or graduate studies in a STEM field. Applicants are encouraged to be members of the NAACP once they apply. Combining STEM studies with an education minor, allows for the perfect opportunity for students of color to obtain their teaching credentials. This is a financial need based scholarship. 

Thurgood Marshall College Fund - This scholarship award supports students attending an HBCU who are interested in pursuing a service-oriented career, like education. Awards vary up to $6,000, and are based on either merit or financial need. Qualifying students have a 3.0 GPA, a strong commitment towards service, and must be recommended by a faculty member at their university or college. 

AT&T Scholarship Program - Students of color with a parent employed by AT&T qualify for this scholarship program run in partnership with the United Negro College Fund. Students seeking a career in education are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be under the age of 26 and have a 3.0 GPA. Awards range from $1,500 – $2,500. 

Comcast Leaders and Achievers Scholarship Program - This $1,000 scholarship supports high school seniors who live in the Comcast service area that are interested in a career in service, like teaching. 150 awards are given each year. Applicants must be nominated by their high school principal or guidance counselor and have a GPA of 2.8 or higher. 

FedEx/UNCF Scholarship Program - This $4,000 scholarship award is given annually to five high school seniors who plan to attend an HBCU. This award is sponsored by the United Negro College Fund. Students of color seeking a career in education are encouraged to apply. A 3.0 GPA is required. This is a merit-based scholarship. To apply, submit a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, transcript, and proof of acceptance to an HBCU. 

Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers - This $2,000 award from the American Association of Physics Teachers supports high school seniors and current undergraduates who plan to pursue careers as physics teachers. Up to five awards are given annually. There is no minimum GPA required, but students must show evidence of academic success in the field of physics and other sciences. 

AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program - This $8,000 scholarship is awarded to four high school students whose parents are employed by the American Federation of Teachers. Up to 10 awards in the amount of $1,000 are also awarded. This award is especially for students seeking careers that support unions and community building, like teaching. There is no minimum GPA required to apply, but one must maintain a 2.75 GPA as a recipient of this award. To apply, submit two letters of recommendation, resume, personal statement, supplemental essay, and transcript. Your parents’ membership in the AFT will be verified. Current teachers can also apply for a $1,000 one-time scholarship to support ongoing graduate work. 

Union Plus Scholarship Program - This highly competitive scholarship for members of Union Plus organizations across the country awards over 100 scholarships ranging from $500 – $4,000 to union members, their spouses, and their children. A GPA of 3.0 or high is strongly recommended. Union Plus seeks to support students entering careers that support unions and community building, like teaching. High school seniors, undergraduates, and graduate students are eligible for this scholarship. 

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Coursework Scholarship - This $10,000 scholarship is sponsored through the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics and is awarded annually to one outstanding college junior who plans to pursue a career as a high school mathematics teacher. To qualify, applicants must be in their junior year, have a 3.0 GPA, and submit a coursework proposal (with a budget), an essay on why one wants to teach high school math, and three letters of recommendation. 


Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is sponsored by SHAPE America and is given annually to one student who is pursuing a health education undergraduate degree leading to a career in teaching physical education. Applicants must have at least a 3.25 GPA and be a college sophomore, junior, or senior. 

Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship - This $2,000 scholarship is sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA) and is awarded annually to one student who demonstrates financial need and intends to pursue a career in teaching. There are no electronic submissions accepted for this scholarship; all information must be mailed. To qualify, one must be a member of the NEA Student Program with a GPA of at least 2.5. To apply, submit a letter demonstrating financial need, a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, and recent transcript.


Outlaw Student’s Teacher Scholarship Program - This just might be the easiest scholarship to apply for! Awarded four times each year, students can receive $500 for a short essay on why they want to enter the teaching profession. It doesn’t get much more straight forward than that. 


Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship - The National Institute for Labor Relations Research awards this $1,000 scholarship annually to one student who intends to pursue a career in education. Applications must write a 500 essay about the Right to Work principle as it relates to teachers and education. 


Isabel M. Herson Scholarship in Education - The Zeta Phi Beta National Education Fund sponsors this $500 – $1,000 scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in elementary or secondary education. Applicants need not be members to apply, and there is no minimum GPA requirement. 

American Foundation for the Blind Scholarship Program - The AFB sponsors the Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship which awards $2,500 to four legally blind students who are interested in pursuing a career in educating the visually impaired. One must have proof of visual impairment to apply. 

Albert Shanker Scholarship Program United Federation of Teachers Scholarship Fund - The United Federation of Teachers sponsors this scholarship which is open to NYC high school seniors who qualify for a Pell Grant through FAFSA. The scholarship was created to honor the legacy of Albert Shanker who was a long-time NYC public schools educator. Over $1 million is given away each year to over 200 students who earn a scholarship of $5,000 paid over four years. In addition, graduate students pursing a Master’s degree in education can also receive a scholarship of $6,000 paid over three years.

The Inez Colson Education Scholarship from the Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority National Education Fund - Sigma Gamma Rho sponsors this individual need-based scholarship of $1,000 for an Education major at Savannah State University. 

Ron Brown Scholars Program - This scholarship program awards 20 students $40,000 paid over four years. While no specific majors are requested for this scholarship program, this program’s mission is to support educational advancement and commitment to service, and education majors are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Harry S. Truman Scholars Program - This competitive scholarship of $30,000 is awarded to 55 graduate students who intend to pursue a career in service, like teaching. While there is no minimum GPA requirement, applicants typically have a 3.5 GPA or higher and are active in leadership service positions in their schools or communities. Students must apply in their junior years after being nominated by their university or college. Support in the amount of $3,000 is distributed for the student’s senior year, the rest during their graduate work. To apply, request to be nominated by a school’s faculty representative, and then submit three letters of recommendation, transcript, and personal statement by the first Tuesday in February.

School Band and Orchestra Magazine Scholarship Program - This student-friendly scholarship supports music education at the high school level and students who intend to major in music education. This is an essay-based scholarship that students across all age ranges can enter. Five students at the high school level can win. Winners’ schools also receive a matching award. Deadlines vary.

University of Pittsburgh GEMS Scholarship Program - Students attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Education qualify to receive one of two $20,000 merit-based scholarships to support the pursuit of an MAT degree in either Mathematics or Science Education. Students entering the Pitt MAT program who intend to become a math or science teacher are automatically considered for this scholarship. No application necessary.

Weimann Family Teaching Scholarship Fund - This scholarship program supports graduates of the Pittsburgh Public School system who plan to pursue graduate study in Education and intend to become a teacher. Award amounts vary and are very generous. 

University of North Carolina Scholars Program - This scholarship program awards full tuition to promising, financially needy high school seniors who intend to attend the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Students pursuing an education major are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Janice Jones Scholarships for Prospective Teachers - The American Association for Employment in Education offers two $400 scholarships to students attending colleges that partner with the organization and who are currently enrolled in a teacher preparation program. Students may apply for a Diversity in Teaching Scholarship or Critical Needs Teacher Scholarship.


Jack Kent Cooke Scholars Program - This $30,000 scholarship is awarded annually to 40 promising high school seniors committed to a career in service, like teaching. This is a need-based scholarship with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and SAT scores in the top 15% percentile. 

Ford Foundation Fellowship Program - This competitive scholarship is for students who intend to teach at the university level and are pursuing graduate work in specific areas designated by the Foundation, like education. The aim of this program is to increase faculty diversity at the university level, so women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Recipients receive three years of support with a stipend of $24,000 each year. 

Nancy Larson Foundation Scholarship Program - Juniors and seniors who have declared an elementary education major qualify for this $1,000 scholarship. Up to five awards are given each year. There is no minimum GPA needed to qualify and no letters of recommendation are necessary. To apply by the November 15 deadline, submit a completed application, transcript, resume, and personal statement.

Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is open to high school seniors as well as Burger King employees and their families and spouses. Up to 100 awards are given each year, and students may apply each year as long as they qualify. Students seeking a career in education are especially encouraged to apply. There is no minimum GPA needed to be eligible. To apply, complete an online application, submit a transcript, letter of recommendation, and personal statement. Applications are due the first week in January.

Charles Richard Drew Memorial Scholarship - This competitive scholarship is sponsored by Omega Psi Phi to support young men interested in pursuing a career in service, like teaching. Awards vary from $4,000 – $10,000. To qualify, applicants must be a member of the fraternity, be enrolled in undergraduate studies with a cumulative 3.3 GPA, and apply directly to their district office. Submit a completed application, biographical sketch, three letters of recommendation, and transcripts. Deadlines vary, but applications are typically due in the spring.

Horatio Alger Scholarship Program - This competitive scholarship awards $22,000 to over 100 students annually at the national level and even more at the state level. Students who have overcome obstacles and want to give back to their communities through professions like teaching are encouraged to apply. A minimum GPA of 2.0 is required, and students must demonstrate financial need. To apply, submit an online application with certification form, transcript, letter of recommendation, financial information, and a personal statement. Applications are due in January.

City Colleges of Chicago Phillip Morris Careers in Teaching Scholarship - Students attending the City Colleges of Chicago who have declared an education major and have financial need are eligible for this $1,000 scholarship which can be renewed for up to two years. 

Student Support Scholarship from Pi Lambda Theta - As long as one is a Pi Lambda Theta member, they are eligible to qualify for this $750 scholarship that is awarded annually to undergraduate and graduate education students. 

Outlaw Student’s Dale Fridell Scholarship - As long as one doesn’t already have a full-ride scholarship, they can qualify for this $1,000 award that support students of all majors, especially education. One of the simpler scholarships awarded four times per year, all that’s required is a short essay regarding career plans. The essay requires one to explain why they will be the best teacher the world’s ever seen.

Shawn Carter Foundation Scholarship Program - Jay-Z wants to send you to college! This scholarship is open for those who are under the age of 25 and have a 2.0 GPA or better.  That is all that is required to qualify for one of these $2,500 scholarships.  It does not matter if you are a high school senior, high school graduate not yet in school, enrolled undergraduate, or attending vocational school. The Shawn Carter Foundation supports students who have been through difficult times and want to give back to their community, ideal for students who plan to pursue an education major. 

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Teacher.org's Inspire Our Future Scholarship!- $2,500

NAEF-The National Art Education Foundation is a large philanthropic organization dedicated to promoting good teaching practices and allowing people to enter into art education. They offer a number of grants and scholarships, among them are the Ruth Halvorsen Professional Development Grants, Mary McMullan Grants, NAEF Research Grants, SHIP Grants, and Teacher Incentive Grants.


Haig and Janette Tashjian Art Teaching Scholarship

UMW Mary Baker Emerick Art Scholarships-- The value of the award presently stands at $2000 and is awarded to up to ten individuals every year. More information here.

Fulbright Scholar Program

Hispanic Scholarship Fund - The value of the fund ranges from $500 to $5,000. You have a higher chance of acceptance if you are studying a STEM subject.

AICPA Fellowship  - The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students focuses on increasing representation in the teaching of accounting and other financial subjects.


American Society of Mechanical Engineers- The ASME Fellowship seeks to address the critical shortage of engineers. Award value is $5,000.


Edwyna Wheadon Training Scholarship Fund

Anne Trabue Scholarship Fund

NILRR Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Minority Teaching Fellows

Sol Hirsch Education Fund - 

Nancy Larson Foundation

AFCEA Educational Foundation STEM Scholarship-  Encouraging interest in science and technology from an early age is a vital step in securing the future of America's competitiveness on the world stage.


NFB Blind's Scholarship Program-  - Blindness is no barrier to teaching. To that end, the National Foundation for the Blind has made available 30 scholarships for those who wish to pursue a career in teaching.


Lewis & Clark MAT Teaching Scholarships - The Graduate School of Education and Teaching offers a number of scholarship programs for its students, among them are funds for student counseling as well as middle school teaching of specific and general subjects.

Sigma Alpha Iota Music Fraternity Scholarships - This is an international body allowing students to get together to discuss their love of music and holds a convention every three years to conduct business.


Suzuki Association of the Americas - The SAA is an association dedicated to teaching music to children using the Shinichi Suzuki Method.


UNT College of Music Scholarships - The University of North Texas has an impressive music scholarship program that are designed with a career in teaching in mind that lead to certification in music teaching.


American Music Therapy Association

AAEF- The Association of American Educators is a general scholarship and grant fund dedicated to the improvement of education standards all over the country. Most individual scholarships and funds are worth a maximum of $500.


Bright Horizons - Bright Futures Scholarship-  - The Bright Horizons Scholarship Program is one of only a few dedicated to training and encouraging the next generation of early childhood teachers. Typically, the value of the award is between $250 and $1000; any scholarship over the value of $600 are sent directly to the college.


TKE Scholarships-  Tau Kappa Epsilon is one of the country's largest fraternities. In order to apply for their available scholarships, you must already be a member and studying at a college or university.


WMU Scholarship in Education Leadership Western Michigan University has several scholarships available for their students that can be applied against Education Administration and Education Leadership courses.


CSDIW ScholarshipsThe Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars is a group dedicated to strengthening ties and preserving the records of Native American descendants. They have a single scholarship worth $5000.

ALA Scholarships-  The American Library Association is the largest organization in the country for librarians. 

ACRL Scholarships- The Association of College and Research Libraries is a division of the ALA (above) dedicated to librarian who work or want to work in the education and research sector. There are 120 scholarships available, valued at $385 with an extra $250 for travelling expenses to reach the annual conference.


AALL George A. Strait Minority Scholarship


SAA Scholarships-  The SAA have three scholarships. F. Gerald Ham and Elsie Ham Scholarship is worth $10,000 and is for the post-graduate archival education of second year undergraduate students. The Mosaic Scholarship is for ethnic minorities (scholarship value varies).

NSF Robert Noyce Scholarships - The National Science Foundation is the country's largest science education organization. The Robert Noyce Scholarships seek to readdress the balance of a lack of science education at lower levels by offering a $10,000 annual scholarship to encourage STEM graduates and professionals to consider teaching as a career option rather than research and development or other commercial or industrial applications.

NYS Math & Science Teaching Incentive Scholarship - This scholarship is in place in the state of New York in order to encourage science and math graduates to enter into teaching those subjects to grades 7-12..


NABT Scholarships and AwardsNational Association of Biology Teachers is dedicated to excellence in teaching biology in school.


Oklahoma Future Teacher Scholarship

NOAA Scholarships-Looking at the science from the perspective of ocean science (including biology), their scholarship programs encourage undergraduates and graduates in getting hands on experience. They have a number of fellowships and scholarships available for anyone with an interest and strong aptitude in ocean sciences.


FASEB Excellence in Science Grant- This award from the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology rewards one woman every year on a number of criteria including scientific achievement, excellence in teaching (at post doctoral and undergraduate levels) and contributions to the scientific community.

AKA Educational Advancement Scholarships- The Sorority House has a number of scholarships, some education specific, for which members may apply to aid their degree in education.

DAR Scholarships - Daughters of the American Revolution offer a number of scholarships pertaining to education -elementary, middle and high school options. Specific to elementary school teaching is the Edward G. and Helen A. Borgens Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education Scholarships.


Paul Douglas Scholarships-  - Funded by Federal Government and given to each state, the Paul Douglas fund is available to any student wishing to enter into teaching at kindergarten, elementary and middle school. Most scholarships are valued at $5000 per academic year.


Z-NEF Education ProgramZeta Phi Beta has a number of scholarships covering most educational areas.


TESOL International- The international organization dedicated to helping learners to become fluent in English, and allowing teachers to expand their career in teaching English as a second language, have several scholarships and grants available.


Catherine W. Pierce Scholarship- One of the many United Negro College Fund scholarships, this $5,000 value scholarship is for black students of history,

Samuel Eliot Morison Naval History ScholarshipThis $5,000 scholarship is available only to full commissioned naval officers who wish to retrain to teaching naval history in an American school.


NCTM - Various - The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics has a full range of grants, scholarships, awards and funds for the improvement of math quality in schools.


AAUW Selected ScholarshipsTo encourage women to enter into what are traditionally male-dominated fields (and especially STEM), the American Association of University Women makes available scholarships worth $25,000 for women applying for or already studying master's degrees in select subjects.


American Montessori Society - AMS is the largest Montessori organization in the USA. Every year, they make available a number of scholarships to people who are already on, have been accepted to, or has an application pending for an AMS affiliated program or school. Value is $1,000 (each) given to three candidates every year from existing funds.

SHAPE America - The Society of Health and Physical Educators have three scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students looking to enter into physical education teaching as a career.


CANFIT Scholarships-  - CANFIT is a non-profit organization that prides itself on providing a bridge between communities and decision makers particularly relating to areas such as fitness and nutrition.

FAMU Scholarships-  - The prestigious black university in Florida has several scholarships available to its students studying programs at the HPER Department. Amongst them are the Robert "Pete" Griffen & Hansel Tooke Scholarship rewarding Physical Education majors and outstanding athletes representing the school (worth $1,500), the Costa Kittle Award (worth $1,000 also for athletes and physical education majors.


Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship- Available to members of Pi Lambda Theta, this scholarship is for undergraduate and postgraduate students intending to pursue a career in the physical education of children grades K-12.

Larry Graham Aspiring Principal Scholarship- Offered by the Alaska Association of Secondary Principals (AASP) it is named after a former School Principal who did much during his life to promote the importance of having qualified, dedicated people in the role.

AASA Education Administration Scholarship- The American Association of School Administrators is the leading educational administration organization in the USA. It honors and aids graduate students to achieve an administration role in a school or college.


Business Professionals of America Scholarship- There are three scholarships available with the first chosen receiving $3,000, the second receiving $2,500 and the third $2,000. You must also be a member of the BPA.

American Psychological Association - 

National Federation of Republican Women National Pathfinder Scholarship

National Association of School PsychologistsThe scholarship is valued at $5,000 and applicants must be members of NASP, a US citizen and enrolled at a NASP approved institution. For more information, see the NASP page.

Dr. Marc Hull Special Education Leadership Scholarship- Available to residents of Vermont, this $1,750 scholarship is available to students pursuing a career as an administrator of special needs education services.


Indiana Minority Teacher/Special Services Scholarship