Education Scholarships

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First 10 education scholarships:
The Suzanne Furstner Foundation Annual Scholarship
 
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
SR Education Group Graduate Scholarship for Teachers New!
 
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.
The Woodrow Wilson-Rockefeller Brothers Fund Fellowships for Aspiring Teachers of Color
 
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
Become an Educator Scholarship New!
 
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.
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
GLBT Guy DeRosa Safety In Schools Grant & 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
Fund for Thought New!
 
Amount:
$2,000
Awards:
48
Deadline:
November 30
You are eligible to apply for a scholarship with FundforThought.com if you are enrolled at least part-time, and attending university in either the United States, UK, and U.S.and British Virgin Islands. These criteria apply to international and graduate students as well.
The Sleeping Expert Scientific & Medical Scholarship New!
 
Amount:
$1,000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
November 30
Open to all students enrolled in accredited academic institutions, and high school seniors who are enrolling upon graduation. Students of all majors and intended majors are welcome to participate, however preference will be given to those studying in medical, scientific or other fields that relate to human sleep. Applicants must be residents of the United States. Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students who have previously applied but have not been awarded as finalists are urged to reapply. Awards will be sent directly to the financial aid office of the institution of the finalist's enrollment. The Sleeping Expert Scientific & Medical Scholarship is an annual scholarship. By submitting your essay, applicants agree to allow their essay to be published on sleepingexpert.net and grant Sleeping Expert full, irrevocable rights to the essay. Applicants, by submitting an application, are taken to have agreed to the above conditions.
The Indiana Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance Jean Lee/Jeff Marvin Collegiate Scholarships
 
Amount:
$1000
Awards:
4
Deadline:
December 01
Applicants must be attending an Indiana college or university and will be juniors or seniors during the coming academic year. Must be majoring in health education, physical education, recreation, dance education, or allied areas (including sport administration).
Contact:
Karen Hatch Executive Director / Marketing Coordinator 2007 Wilno Drive Marion, In 46952 765.664.8319 hatch@comteck.com Website: inahperd.org
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