Education Scholarships

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First 10 education scholarships:
The Nancy Larson Foundation College Scholarship
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
Minimum 5
Deadline:
November 15
Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate junior, senior or graduate student with a declared major in elementary education or equivalent. Submission requirements: 500 words or less statement answering Describe three traits you possess that you believe will make you a successful teacher, official transcript, resume showing employment history, activities and community service.
Contact:
The Nancy Larson Foundation P. O. Box 6 Old Lyme, CT 06371 Phone: 803-547-6913 Url: www.nancylarsonfoundation.org/scholarship.php
Jenkins Memorial Scholarship for Teacher Education
 
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
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
 
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
Technology Scholarship Program for Alabama Teachers
 
Amount:
Varies, average award between $350-$850
Awards:
500-900
Deadline:
Contact
Students who are full-time regularly certified Alabama public school teachers enrolled in approved courses that incorporate new technologies in the curriculum.
Contact:
TSPAT, Alabama Commission on Higher Education, P. O. Box 302000, Montgomery, AL 36130-2000. To request information and an application form call Dr. William H. Wall, Director of Student Assistance 334-242-2273.
The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
 
Amount:
$30000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
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
Brown Foundation Teacher Quest Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $2000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact. No available information for 2014.
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
TEACH Grant Program
 
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
Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship
 
Amount:
Up to $12,000 in loan forgiveness
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact. No available information for 2014.
Applicants will be evaluated on the basis of: * Racial/ethnic diversity * Leadership qualities * Experience working with children * Understanding of diversity and issues related to power and privilege in the United States * Employment history (where applicable) * Educational history * Commitment to teaching in Vermont * Academic potential
Contact:
Vermont Teacher Diversity Scholarship Program 150 Colchester Avenue Burlington, VT 05401 (802) 540-1021 office (802) 864-8501 fax URL: vtdsp.org/application-selection/selection-criteria/
Connecticut Minority Incentive Grant Program/Weisman Scholarship
 
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.
Carter Family Foundation
 
Amount:
Varies
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
Contact
Grants to residents of West Virginia who plan to become teachers in West Virginia. Priority is shown to Raleigh County residents. Application by letter including resume. Recipients must demonstrate academic ability and financial need.
Contact:
Carter Family Foundation C/o United National Bank 129 Main St., Trust Dept. Beckley WV 25801 Contact: John Barry, Trust Div. Mgr. 304-256-7300