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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.
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
Amount:
Up to $1000
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
November 15th
The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a sophomore in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities. Important: applicants who have not yet graduated from high school will not be considered. High school student entering college in the fall of in application year are NOT eligible to apply. Applicant must have a disability as defined by the American with Disabilities Act. Applicant must be enrolled full time as undergraduate student and completed one full year of college or more. In other words, the applicant must have sophomore or greater status in a program at a college or university pursuing an undergraduate degree; or enrolled part time or full time in a graduate school, pursuing a post graduate degree. Preference will be given to students majoring in public health, disability studies, health promotion or a field related to disability and health. Preference will be given to students with a history of community service and/or volunteer activities. Applicant must be a US citizen or legal resident living in the United States and enrolled in an accredited United States university.
Contact:
Scholarship Committee American Association on Health and Disability 110 N. Washington Street, Suite 328-J Rockville, MD 20850 https://www.aahd.us/initiatives/scholarship-program/
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