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First 10 education scholarships:

Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 21
The grant and scholarship program was created to promote human and civil rights by making our public schools safe for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons. The program was renamed in 2009 in the memory of CTA member and educator Guy DeRosa. Guy was a life long advocate for civil and human rights, particularly gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender issues. The grants will support projects and presentations that promote understanding and respect for GLBT persons and to support GLBT safety in public schools. As you distribute this information to potential applicants, make sure grant applicants are: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member, or A public school district(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible The scholarship program will support CTA/SCTA members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or graduate program who are pursuing a career in public education. Awardees are expected to address any experiences and/or your personal philosophy and how it benefits the GLBT public school community. Applicants must be a: A CTA/SCTA member, or A public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member *Autonomous groups and CTA Caucuses are not eligible
Contact:
CTA State Headquarters P.O. Box 921, Burlingame, CA 94011-0921; 1705 Murchison Drive, Burlingame, CA 94010 Phone: (650) 697-1400 www.cta.org
Amount:
$3000 paid in installments
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 15
Public high school seniors who: - Plan to prepare for a teaching career - Plan to attend a college of the State University of New York for a baccalaureate degree in education -OR- - plan to attend a two year community college before transferring to a baccalaureate degree program in education at a college of the State University of New York - Have not accepted scholarship(s) exceeding the monetary value of $16,000. Each high school may select two candidates.
Contact:
New York State PTA One Wembley Court Albany, NY 12205 Phone: 1-518-452-8808 Toll Free: 1-877-5NYSPTA or 1-877-569-7782 Fax: 1-518-452-8105 Email: pta.office@nyspta.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship honors three Michigan public school teachers who were fired for no other reason than their refusal to pay union dues. One $1,000 scholarship is awarded annually to the education student who best exemplifies the dedication to principle and high professional standards of Carol Applegate, Kay Jackson, and Dr. Anne Parks. Applicants are limited to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Officers, directors and employees of the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the National Right to Work Committee, Members of the Selection Review Committee and their families are not eligible.
Contact:
Future Teachers Scholarships National Institute for Labor Relations Research 5211 Port Royal Road, Suite 510 Springfield, VA 22151 Questions? Call: (703) 321-9606 or e-mail: research@nilrr.org Website: www.nilrr.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 31
If you are looking to pursue a degree in business or teaching or have plans to own your own business we invite you to apply for our scholarship program. If you are a high school senior (or about to enter senior year), College Freshmen or Sophomore you are eligible to apply. Whether you live in New York, California, Hawaii or elsewhere throughout the country we encourage you to apply. Each Year We Offer a $1000 Scholarship to Help a Student Pursue Their Education The $1000.00 scholarship is to assist with the high cost of college tuition. To be eligible for this year's award the application deadline is December 31st (applications that arrive after December 31st will be considered for the following year's scholarship). The scholarship will be awarded in the spring in order to be used for the fall semester (August/September). Our scholarship Process is easy, Let us know: 1. Where are you planning on going to school 2. What is your desired major 3. Share a bit about your business or teaching goals 4. Why the scholarship help you reach your goals 5. Why you feel you have earned it Essay should not exceed 500 words
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Recipients must be enrolled at least half-time as defined by the higher education institution of attendance. Applicant must be enrolled at an institution of higher education with an accredited teacher education program. Applicant must have been admitted to a teacher education program; confirmation of acceptance must be submitted by May 15 of application year. Applicant must have a grade point average at 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale or equivalent (i.e. 4.0 on a 5.0 scale). Applicant must be a minority student. * Applicant must submit two references; one from a faculty member or other college/university official and one from a person familiar with the applicants skills and abilities who is not a family member. Recommendations should take into account leadership, attitude, maturity, initiative, persistence, reliability, and communication skills.
Contact:
The Brown Foundation Scholarship Committee 1515 SE Monroe Topeka, KS 66615 (785) 235-3939 Fax: (785)235-1001 Email: Brownfound@juno.com Web Site: Brownvboard.org
Amount:
The TEACH Grant Program will provide up to $4,000.00 per year ($8,000.00 total for graduate studies) in grants to Masters level students who plan to teach full-time in high-need subject areas at schools that serve students from low-income families. Three-quarter students (9-11 credits/points) can receive up to $3,000.00 per year; half-time students (6-8 credits/points) can receive up to $2,000.00 per year; and less-than-half-time students (1-5 credits/points) can receive up to $1,000.00 per year.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen * Be enrolled in or plan to complete coursework in a TEACH Grant eligible Masters degree (only) program, toward a career in teaching and/or in a high-need subject area (see list below). Doctoral students, including those receiving a Masters degree on the way, are NOT eligible. * Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress and meet all other institutional requirements for maintaining enrollment * Complete TEACH Grant counseling and sign a TEACH Grant Agreement to Serve each year at www.studentloans.gov * Complete a FAFSA, although you do not have to demonstrate financial need to be eligible
Amount:
Up to $10,000 ($5000 x 2 years) plus $2500 loan forgiveness up to 4 years of teaching in a Connecticut Public School.
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Nominations are due October 15
Open to minority students who are enrolled full-time in a Connecticut teacher preparation program at a participating college or university. Must be junior or senior year of teaching program to apply and be nominated by Education Dean or other appropriate official. Awards are up to $5000 per year for two years. If students are planning to teach Math or Science at the middle/high school level, then they will be referred to the Weisman Scholarship.
Contact:
Minority Teacher Incentive Grant/ Weisman Scholarship Program Connecticut Department of Higher Education 61 Woodland Street Hartford, CT 06105-2326 860-947-1857 www.ctdhe.org For questions, please contact your Education Dean or Lynne Little of the Office of Higher Education at 860/947-1855 or mtip@ctohe.org.
Amount:
$2,000-$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Contact
The ALAS/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt scholarship recognizes Latino administrators and principals for their leadership, by providing support for advanced education. The first-place winner will receive a one-time $10,000 scholarship and a one-time $2,000 honorable mention scholarship will also be awarded. Each award will be given to a member of ALAS in good standing, who is an aspiring school leader pursuing an advanced degree in education with the goal of becoming a superintendent. The scholarship must be used towards an advanced degree in education.
Contact:
P.O. Box 65204 Washington, DC 20035 Tel: (202) 466-0808 Email: contact@alasedu.org
Amount:
$10,000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Contact
The scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D.) of accredited colleges or universities. Winners are mentored by children's programming professionals during the academic year. Applicants must demonstrate a commitment through coursework or experience to any combination of at least two of the following fields: early childhood education, child development/child psychology, film/television production, music, animation or production of cross-platform entertainment. Applicant must have the ultimate goal of working in children's media. Particular attention will be given to applicants from inner city or rural communities.
Contact:
Contact: Michele Fowble at 818-754-2802 Website: www.emmysfoundation.org/fred-rogers-memorial-scholarship
Amount:
$500
Awards:
2
Deadline:
Deadline for Jan 15 award is Dec 31st of the previous year Deadline for July 15 award is Jun 30 of the current year
Belly Go Round, an online retailer of preowned maternity clothes, will be awarding 2 $500 Scholarship per year to a college student working towards a career in child development, OBGYN or labor delivery nursing or teaching. You don't need to write a long winded essay or fill out any long application forms to apply. Just send BellyGoRound.com a short reply with your basic contact info and why you chose the profession you are working towards for your chance to win $500 towards school.