Scholarships in Education

AGCO Corporation FFA Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must have one of the following undergraduate majors: agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, agriculture power and equipment or welding. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board. Students must show financial need and evidence of community service participation.

Teacher Education Scholarship Fund

Award: -, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be accepted, are in the process of being accepted, or are already enrolled in an AMS-affiliated teacher education program. Financial need, the applicant's personal statement and letters of recommendation are considered.

The NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicants must be NEA student members, major in education and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. An essay describing activities in NEA, a brief paragraph describing financial need, two letters of recommendation and a copy of the most recent transcript are required.

Sioux Falls Area Retired Teachers Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 15

Applicants must be rising undergraduate juniors or seniors who are majoring in education at an accredited South Dakota college or university. They must have a GPA of 2.5 or better, demonstrate financial need, participate in extracurricular activities and display a commitment to the teaching profession. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Ruth Lutes Bachmann Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicants must have plans to pursue higher education in nursing or school teaching. Selection is based on academic merit and promise.

Sandra Jo Hornick Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicants must be active members of Kappa Delta Pi. They must be undergraduate students who are majoring in education. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Charles McDaniel Teacher Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 15

Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a public Georgia college or university. They must be admitted to their school's college or department of education and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants must be legal residents of Georgia, have graduated from a Georgia high school, be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens, be in compliance with Selective Service requirements and not be in default on student financial aid. Eligible colleges and universities can nominate one student each year.

California School Library Association Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: September 23

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a school library media credential program or master's degree program. Candidates must be residents of the California School Library Association Southern Section region and must provide two letters of recommendation.

Future Teacher Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 15

Applicants must be education majors focusing on learning to teach scholastic journalism at the secondary school level. Applicants may also be current secondary school journalism teachers looking to improve their teaching skills in relation to scholastic journalism.

Distinguished Student Scholar Award

Award: $500, Deadline: April 1

Applicants must be education majors of at least sophomore level who demonstrate leadership skills and a strong dedication to education. They must be nominated for the scholarship by an instructor or supervisor. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.5 and demonstrate significant contributions to local or national education efforts. This scholarship is only available in odd years.

Phi Delta Kappa International Scholarship Grants for Prospective Educators

Award: -, Deadline: April 2

Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to major in education in college or current undergraduates who are majoring in education. They must have a connection to Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) or Educators Rising. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Dr. Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations

Award: $5,000, Deadline: April 30

Applicants must be pursuing coursework in public health, communications, social work, education, liberal arts or a related field. A minimum 2.0 GPA is required and students must be U.S. citizens. Applicants should display a commitment to community service and reducing tobacco usage in priority populations.

Blrt Study Tip Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: October 16

Applicants must be currently enrolled at a university. Students will need to use the Blrt app to create a one minute video of their best study tip and post it on a website or blog. Students must then email Blrt with the URL of where the tip was posted.

University Tutor Monthly Scholarship Contest

Award: $1,000, Deadline: Monthly

Applicants must be at least 16 years of age. Students will need to submit a short essay in response to the monthly prompt.

Deloris Carter Hampton Scholarship

Award: $3,250, Deadline: January 13

Applicants must be residents of Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon or Washington and be high school seniors or college or graduate students (community college, four-year public or private college or university, certificate program, vocational/technical/trade programs, law school, medical/dental/veterinary school or graduate education). Students must be members of the LGBTQ and allied community and display leadership either within the LGBTQ community or within their field of study and demonstrate financial need. Students with additional barriers to education as well as those who are economically, racially, socially, geographically or politically disenfranchised will be given consideration as well. Students must be pursuing a degree in education, women?s health, or dance.

College of Education Academic Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 16

Applicants must be incoming freshmen, transfer students or currently enrolled students at Alabama State University in the College of Education.

BSC Comer Education Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be first year students at Birmingham-Southern College. Students must be residents of Alabama and intend to major in education.

Adams (Bester A.)

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be entering freshmen at Jacksonville State University who graduate from Oxford High School. Students must be majoring in education.

Charles & Doris Calhoun

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be juniors or seniors at Jacksonville State University. Students must be majoring in education with a grade point average of 3.0 or higher and be full-time students.

Harry and Jean Cottingham

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be undergraduate students at Jacksonville State University and have completed at least 32 credit hours. Students must be in good standing and accepted to the school of education with a major in math or science.

Andrew Curley Memorial

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicants must be full-time students at Jacksonville State University entering their junior or senior year. Students must be majoring in education.

Edith Allen

Award: -, Deadline: February

Applicants must be enrolled at Judson College. Students must demonstrate excellent scholarship, character and worthiness. Preference is given to education majors.

Strickland-Holladay

Award: -, Deadline: February

Applicants must be enrolling at Judson College. Students must demonstrate scholarship, character and worthiness or need. Applicants should be pursuing an education major.