Scholarships in Education

Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship

Award: $20,000, Deadline: November 30

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident who has recently graduated or is about to graduate from an institution which is a member of or affiliated with AUCC. Applicants presently studying in the U.S. are not eligible.

Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be attending an institution of higher learning in the United States. Official transcript of grades from an accredited institution of higher learning in the United States and a 500-word essay on compulsory unionism in education, are required to be submitted. Essays written on subjects unrelated to compulsory unionism in education will not be considered.

Lyle Mamer Fellowship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in any phase of the utility industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to electrical energy. These fields include communications, education, electrical engineering, electric utilities, extension work, housing and home furnishings, journalism, manufacturers of electrical household equipment, marketing, radio, research, and television.

Wildlife Research Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: October 1

Applicant must have a minimum GRE score of 1100 and 3.0 GPA in the last two years of undergraduate or graduate work.

Jedidiah Zabrosky Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont who will pursue a degree in business or education at a Vermont state college and is currently employed (minimum 10 hours/week). Financial need, community involvement, and minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA required.

ASGC Fellowship

Award: $22,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen who is a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Applicant must submit a research proposal related to space and including an extramural research experience at a NASA field center, plan to be involved in ASGC outreach activities, and demonstrate career interests congruent to NASA's aerospace, science, and technology programs. Selection is based upon research proposal, letters of recommendation, resume, standardized test scores, and transcript.

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Foundation Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: April 15

Applicant must be a Native American with proof of tribal enrollment or a certificate of Indian blood, plan to attend a four-year, accredited educational institution full time, and live in one of the states served by the Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Pacific Corp. and its affiliated companies.

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Scholarship Loan

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be a legal resident of Delaware, a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and be enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification. Applicant must have a minimum 2.75 GPA and a minimum SAT score of 1570.

L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 3

Applicant must be a current active member of the California Teachers Association who is pursuing a career in public education.

Bache Renshaw Fellowship

Award: $12,000, Deadline: January 17

Applicant must be a member of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute who receives The Intercollegiate Review. Applicant must engage in graduate studies for the purpose of teaching at the college level. Those attending pre-professional (medical, law, divinity, business, etc.) schools are ineligible. Essay on the theme of education and a free society is required.

California Mathematics Council - South Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicant must be a Southern California resident and a member of California Mathematics Council - South. Application, college transcripts, and letters of recommendation are required to be submitted.

Dr. Nathan C. Schaeffer Scholarship

Award: $650, Deadline: February 26

Applicant must be a full-time education student, have a minimum 2.5 GPA, have financial need, and be a resident of Lancaster County, Penn.

Bessie May Briggs Mason Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduate of Alton High School in Illinois and have a desire to teach. Selection is based upon academic merit and financial need.

Future Teacher Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 15

Applicant must write a 250-word essay explaining desire to teach journalism at high school level, two letters of recommendation, transcripts showing academic standing.

Charles Schuler Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: January 11

Applicant must be a graduate of a Ventura County high school, be a single parent, and plan to major in nursing, medical or education fields.

Teach for Texas Grant

Award: -, Deadline: April 1 (Priority)

Senator James M. Jeffords Endowed Scholarship to Honor Mary Jefford Mills

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Rutland County, VT or a student at a Rutland County high school who will pursue a degree in education at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Academic achievement and financial need must be demonstrated.

Dai Ho Chun Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 5

Applicant must be either a U.S. citizen majoring in education or an international student majoring in any subject.

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Arkansas Congress of Parents and Teachers Scholarship

Award: $800, Deadline: April 1

Applicant must be a PTA member of any school.

College of Education Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: July 1; November 1

Excellence in Student Teaching Award

Award: $1,000, Deadline: June 30

Students engaged in student teaching experiences, as defined by the teacher preparation institution, are eligible to participate in the program. Applicant must be certified by an official of the college/university charged with over-seeing students engaged in student teaching. Membership in Phi Delta Kappa is required.

Medical and Teaching Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 25

Applicant must be a high school senior or graduate under 20 years of age, a New York state resident, the child or grandchild of a veteran, and be pursuing a career in medical or teaching fields.

Christa McAuliffe Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a recent graduate of a New Hampshire high school who will be entering his or her first year of college to study education. Applicant must have a minimum grade average of "B".

Educational Leadership Graduate Fellowship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: June 30

Applicant must be a full-time graduate student in any field of education and a member in good standing of Phi Delta Kappa. Selection based upon written essay, transcript, recommendation, and involvement with Phi Delta Kappa.

Julia Kiene Fellowship in Electrical Energy

Award: $2,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be pursuing graduate work toward an advanced degree in the electrical industry. Selection is based upon academic aptitude, vocational promise, character, financial need, and willingness to continue a career in a field related to the utility industry and related fields.

Child Welfare Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident who enrolled at an accredited school and is the child, wife, or widow of a veteran; granddaughters and great-granddaughters of veterans are eligible if they are American Legion Auxiliary members. Minimum 3.2 GPA and financial need required.

Florence C. Painter Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to those planning to teach Spanish.

Mary Morrow/Edna Richards Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 30

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident enrolled in a teacher-education program. Applicant must be in their junior year of college and be willing to teach in the public schools of North Carolina for a minimum of two years following graduation.

Clara B. Small Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a nontraditional student with a minimum 3.5 GPA who is enrolled at least half-time in the School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Education. One award is for an English major.

Professional Training Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 14

Applicant must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident. Selection is based upon academic merit. Award is in Canadian dollars.