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Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 28th
The Foundation provides opportunities for individuals to realize their potential as math and science teachers. Commitment to studies in a STEM field. Entering the first or second year of college. A good academic record. Financially needs based. Must be a resident of New York State.
Contact:
The Annette Urso Rickel Foundation 75 Rockefeller Plaza, Suite 1902 New York, NY 10019 Phone: 212-710-1040 E-mail: rickelau@aol.com
Amount:
$500-1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
July 31
The Gravely Grants provides funding to US elementary, middle and high schools to promote STEM innovation in the classrooms with emphasis on elementary academic programs. Grants will range between $500-$1,000 to the school for the awarded program. This is a joint effort between AFCEA chapters and the AFCEA Educational Foundation to help augment cost to students inside or outside of the classroom such as robotics clubs, cyber clubs and other STEM related activities to promote STEM to students.
Contact:
AFCEA Educational Foundation 4400 Fair Lakes Court Fairfax, VA 22033-3899 E-mail: scholarships@afcea.org Website: www.afcea.org Url: www.afcea.org/education/scholarships/STEMTeachers.asp
Amount:
$500
Awards:
1
Deadline:
August 01
Qualifications: To be eligible for this scholarship program, an applicant must meet the following requirements: -The applicant must be enrolled in a U.S. college institution. -The applicant must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours of classes for the upcoming fall semester. -The applicant must have a GPA of at least 2.5 from their most recent transcript (college or high school). -The applicant must have one letter of recommendation from a creditable source. -The applicant must be a legal resident of the United States. -The applicant must be currently majoring in special education. -The applicant must be enrolled in at least one required class for the special ed. major. Essay: All applicants will be required to write a short essay between 500 and 1,500 words about the essay topic given below. Essay topic: Explain why you are pursuing a degree in special education and how you plan to make a difference in the lives of the disabled. Criteria: The essay is used to determine the winner of the scholarship. Once the application period has closed our judges will read all of the essays and choose winners by the third week of August. The essays are judged by our team of senior disability advocates and the winner is chosen based on originality, writing style, and quality of content. Accreditation & Documentation: All of the requirements must be validated with the proper documentation. The applicant will need to submit the documentation as part of the application for the scholarship. Essentially we will need a copy of the applicant's: -College acceptance letter or college ID -Upcoming fall class schedule (confirming 12 credit hours or more) -Most recent transcript (college or high school) -Valid ID or documentation confirming legal residency (driver's license, passport, etc.) Submission: Submit your application, essay, and other additional information and documents required to scholarship@disabilitycarecenter.org. Only applications by email will be accepted. Additional Information: For more information visit disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/ or email any questions you may have to scholarship@disabilitycarecenter.org.
Contact:
The Disability Care Centre 2875 South Orange Ave #500 Orlando, FL 32806 E-mail: scholarship@disabilitycarecenter.org Url: disabilitycarecenter.org/giving-back/scholarships/
Amount:
a TEFL course combined with a language course, round-trip travel to and from destination and host-family accommodation
Awards:
1 winner and 3-4 runners-up
Deadline:
October 1
Essay competition. In memory of Suzanne Furstner. Scholarship combines her love of language and travel.
Contact:
Cactus Worldwide Inc 154 Grand Street New York NY 10013 United States Telephone (local rate):( 1) 212-601-9343 Toll-free: 1-888-577-8451 Website: www.cactustefl.com
Amount:
$1250-$1750
Awards:
5
Deadline:
October 15
This scholarship is for undergraduate and graduate student members of SHAPE America (graduate students may join at the time of application if not members already) who are majoring in the field of health, physical education, recreation, or dance. Scholarships are awarded based on scholastic proficiency; evidence of leadership; school, community, and professional activity/service; and character attributes.
Contact:
SHAPE America 1900 Association Drive, Reston, VA 20191 Phone: (800) 213-7193 Fax: (703) 476-9527 Questions should be directed to Patti Hartle at phartle@shapeamerica.org. portal.shapeamerica.org/scholarships/abernathyscholarship.aspx
Amount:
Up to $6800
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 15th
The Ossie Davis Scholars program was established to honor the legacy of Mr. Ossie Davis. the renowned writer, actor, activist, director, and producer. He was a well-read thinker, communicator, humorist and humanist who influenced society and cared deeply about the world, the people, and his family. *To learn more about Mr. Ossie Davis, visit: www.ossieandruby.com The Ossie Davis Scholars program was established by family and friends who understood Mr. Davis' passion for education and his commitment to the young people who will shape our future. The Ossie Davis Scholars program is designed to provide scholarships to African American college freshman attending a four-year Historically Black College or University begining fall. Applicants must demonstrate the ability and desire to use artistic activism to proactively address the concerns of humanity. In addition, applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA or better; and major in the following fields: African American Studies, Communications, Education, Fine Arts, Humanities, Performing Arts, Political Science, Social Sciences, Theater Arts/Drama or Visual Arts For scholarship award consideration, applicants must upload an essay and letters of recommendation to the online application. Applicants must complete the application by the deadline. If selected, applicants will be invited to a semi-final round, which requires the submission of an electronic portfolio of accomplishments and goals. The portfolio may contain pictures, drawings or any other evidence of involvement with the arts as activism. A narrative description of the portfolio must also be included. Finalists will be designated as Ossie Davis Scholars and will receive up to a $6,800 need-based scholarship award in the fall 2017. The scholarship is renewable for up to 4 years, provided that students continue to meet the scholarship criteria. For renewal consideration, students will have to re-apply with an updated portfolio each year.
Contact:
To learn more about Mr. Ossie Davis, visit: www.ossieandruby.com
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
October 23
Teachers are both underpaid and overworked in the United States. In recognition of the contributions they make and the financial challenges they face, SR Education Group is awarding $20,000 in annual scholarships for teachers pursuing graduate degrees. Scholarships will be awarded 4 times a year in the amount of $5,000. This contest is open to legal residents of the United States (excluding Rhode Island, Guam, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands). Submissions must be at least 16 years old, and enrolled in a graduate program at an accredited post-secondary academic institution. Submissions can refer to the contest rules for more information. Applications must be submitted by midnight (12am Eastern Time) on the scholarship deadline.
Amount:
$5000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 30
To be considered for this scholarship, the candidate must: Be a full-time or part-time minority student. Be a United States citizen. Be enrolled in or accepted for enrollment in a school psychology program that is NASP-approved and/or located in an institution that is accredited by the appropriate institutional regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education, with the aim of becoming a practicing School Psychologist. Be in good academic standing. Have a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 3.0. Be a NASP member. Students enrolled in doctoral programs will not be considered for this scholarship award. Only those students enrolled in specialist level (or equivalent) school psychology training programs will be considered.
Contact:
National Association of School Psychologists, 4340 East West Highway, Suite 402, Bethesda, MD 20814 Phone: (301) 657-0270 | Toll Free: (866) 331-NASP | Fax: (301) 657-0275 | TTY: (301) 657-4155 Additional questions? Contact Katie Britton (kbritton@naspweb.org; tel: 301-347-1641). https://www.nasponline.org/membership-and-community/awards-scholarships-and-grants/minority-scholarship-program
Amount:
$30000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
October 31
Must be a person of color (African American/Black, Asian, Hispanic, Latino(a), Native American) in his/her senior year of undergraduate preparation; be nominated by an eligible nominating institution; demonstrate a commitment to the program and its goals; have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency; expect to attain a bachelor's degree by June 30; have substantial background in the arts and sciences and high academic performance with a cumulative undergraduate grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better on a 4.0 scale (negotiable for applicants from institutions that do not employ a 4.0 GPA scale); are not currently in a teacher preparation program which leads to initial teacher certification.
Contact:
Mailing Address: P. O. Box 5281 Princeton, NJ 08543-5281 Street Address: 5 Vaughn Drive Suite 300 Princeton, NJ 08540-6313 Note: Please use this address for any materials sent via express delivery or courier service. Telephone: (609) 452-7007 For individual staff telephone extensions and emails, see our staff directory. Fax: (609) 452-0066 Website: www.woodrow.org
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
2
Deadline:
November 1st
Funds awarded must be used for current education. Candidates must be applying to or currently attending a teaching educational program. Candidates must be willing to share their stories on http://tobecomeateacher.org on how they used the scholarship to enhance their career path potential.