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First 10 education scholarships:

Amount:
$2,500
Awards:
4
Deadline:
September 30
To apply for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, submit a short essay responding to the prompted question below. For an idea of what our review committee is looking for, take a look at these scholarship essay examples from past recipients. Scholarship decisions are based solely on an applicant's essay response. Winners for the OppU Achievers Scholarship are selected four times a year, with submission deadlines on September 30, December 31, March 31, and June 30. To be eligible for the OppU Achievers Scholarship, a student must: Be enrolled full time in high school or at least part time in college, graduate, professional, or trade school. Possess a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0/4.0.
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:
From $500
Awards:
Limited number of awards
Deadline:
October 01
Our education company offers services and resources for making students and teachers life easier, but our other goal is to motivate students to improve their writing skills and practice in making successful papers. You can accept a challenge and take part in our scholarship essay contest. Create a strong paper and receive a fine reward! Selection/Eligibility Criteria Undergraduate and graduate students can take part in our scholarship essay contest. Your paper must be written in English only. Please make sure your essay contains 500-700 words. We can accept only one essay from one applicant. We invite graduate and undergraduate high school students to take part in our essay contest. We have no limitations on age, race, or gender. Our scholarship application can be completed by anyone.
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. https://www.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:
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:
full scholarship to our program
Awards:
20
Deadline:
October 31
To be entered to win the Teachers of Tomorrow Scholarship, the candidate must have a 4-year bachelor's degree in any major and be a current substitute, paraprofessional, or be a future bilingual teacher. They must not be currently enrolled in our program / paid the enrollment fee before October 1, 2019. Paying the enrollment fee after October 1, 2019, is not required to enter. Also, each of the steps below must be submitted and completed between October 1- 31, 2019 to be eligible. 1. Meet our qualifications. 2. Complete the registration form. 3. Apply for FREE to our program. Register Before 10/31 Register here- https://bddy.me/2ntjfb1
Amount:
$2000
Awards:
1
Deadline:
December 13
The Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators is open to current Nevada residents pursuing a degree in education fields. Eligible candidates must meet the following criteria: Must be a Nevada resident; Must be pursuing a degree or career path in an education-related field at an institution of higher learning the following semester; (Example areas of study include: early childhood education, educational leadership, childhood studies, child development, elementary education, secondary education, special education, and related education majors and minors) Must submit one letter of recommendation with valid contact information; Must complete application form and provide original essay answers
Amount:
Up to $2500
Awards:
Varies
Deadline:
December 14
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:
Contact Person: Janeya Dawson Contact Person title: CTA GLBT Safety In Schools Grant and Scholarship Street Address: 1705 Murchison Drive Burlingame, CA 94010 Phone Number: (650)-552-5446 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