Scholarships in Education

Loretta M. Antl Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5.

Paul and Jeannette Woodring Scholarship

Award: $3,100, Deadline: April 5

Applicant must have pre-college test scores in the top ten percent, have at least 30 college credits, and be preparing for a career in public school teaching at the elementary or secondary school level.

Arnold J. Lien Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be an entering freshman student who plans to pursue an undergraduate major in African and African-American studies; American culture studies; anthropology; archaeology; economics; education; environmental policy; international and area studies; philosophy-neuroscience-psychology; political economy; political science; psychology; urban studies; or women, gender, and sexuality studies.

Onderdonk Family Memorial Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident, and be a student teacher.

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Herbert S. Walters Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a graduate of an East Tennessee high school, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, minimum composite ACT score of 24 (combined SAT Reasoning score of 940), demonstrate financial need, and show a desire to support education through employment.

Gary Higgins Singleton Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a woman, have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA, demonstrate financial need, plan to teach for at least two years after graduation, and be a resident of Anderson, Oconee, or Pickens counties, S.C.

Dean William H. Washington and Miriam Betts Washington Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA. Preference is given to applicants in Army ROTC or Air Force ROTC.

FINE Fellowship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: July 1

Applicant must be a Native American and demonstrate financial need.

Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for Minorities

Award: $35,000, Deadline: Early January

Applicant must have completed a Ph.D. or Sc.D. within seven years, be a U.S. citizen or national, and be an Alaskan Native, Native American, black/African-American, Mexican-American, Pacific Islander, or Puerto Rican.

Scholarship/Grant

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a woman and a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. For more information and application materials, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to the above address and note chapter membership. Graduate students should state enrollment status (full-time or part-time).

Newtonville Woman's Club Scholarship

Award: $600, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must attend a Massachusetts high school and submit a letter of endorsement from the president of the sponsoring GFWC of MA club in the community of legal residence, a recommendation from career counselor or high school department head, a letter stating need for financial assistance, and high school transcript. Interview and SASE required.

Lehman M. Bauknight Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

A. Martin and Ruth Zucker Memorial Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be enrolled in the Judith Herb College of Education. FAFSA (due by April 1) and Pell eligibility are required.

Illinois Future Teacher Corps Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a U.S. citizen or eligible non-citizen and a legal resident of Illinois. Applicant must be enrolled or accepted for enrollment on at least a part-time basis as an undergraduate in a qualified teacher education program at an approved Illinois institution in a teacher shortage discipline. Preference is given to minority applicants.

The Lillian & Samuel Sutton Education Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 31

Applicant must be an Education major and a United States citizen enrolled in an accredited college in the United States. NAACP membership and participation is highly desirable. Undergraduate applicants must be full-time and must possess a GPA of 2.5 (C+). Graduate applicants may be full or part-time students and posess a GPA of 3.0 (B). Renewals will not be automatic. Please refer to the NAACP National Website or call the NAACP National Education Department at 410 580-5760 for more information.

Pensacola Charity Volunteers Bea Grow Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be enrolled as a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA who is pursuing a degree program. Financial need is required.

Henry W. Wilcox Foundation Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, be enrolled full-time, and be pursuing a degree program. Preference is given to resident of Escambia, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, or Walton County and an education major.

Dean Harold F. Landrith Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a South Carolina resident planning a career in teaching and have a minimum cumulative 2.5 GPA.

North Carolina Teaching Fellows

Award: $13,000, Deadline: October 29

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident and be chosen by Public School Forum of North Carolina. Grant is forgiven if recipient teaches in North Carolina public school system for four years after graduation. Apply to Public School Forum of North Carolina.

Full-Tuition Division Scholarships (Seton Scholars)


Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who has demonstrated outstanding scholarship and talent in one of the following traditional undergraduate programs of study: humanities, visual/performing arts, natural/health sciences, social sciences, business, or education,

Doris Ledbetter Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Financial need is considered.

Harold Shamblin Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 22

Applicant must be an active member; dependent child of an active, retired, or deceased member; or an active member of the Student CTA of California Teachers Association. Applicant must be African American/Black, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander, or Hispanic who is pursuing a college degree, credential, or certification for a teaching-related career in public education in an accredited institution of higher education.

Carroll Donovan Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Three letters of recommendation required.

Margy Ann Pollard Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Three letters of recommendation required.

Bertie Taylor Rogers Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 970 (composite ACT score of 21). Three letters of recommendation required.

Illinois PTA Lillian E. Glover Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a high school senior who is graduating from an Illinois public high school and enrolling in a college or university in an education or education-related degree program. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Charles McDaniel Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a graduate of a Georgia high school with a minimum 3.25 GPA.

Duchesne Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a minority student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and must plan to pursue a teaching career. Applicant must demonstrate financial need.

Mildred Sheppard Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must commit in writing to teach K-12 for at least two years.