Scholarships in Education

Teaching Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 15 (Priority)

Selection is based upon class rank, SAT or ACT scores, and academic merit.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Education

Special Undergraduate Academic Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a minimum combined SAT I score of 1500 (composite ACT score of 21).

Jacob Oberly Earth Science Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and major in earth and space science education.

Michele Towers Scholarship

Award: $900, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and between 30 and 95 credits. Orientation to service and commitment to teaching are required to be demonstrated.

Lorna (Belyea) Glencross Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1 (Priority)

Applicant must graduate from Saint John High School.

Gates Millennium Scholars

Award: $5,000, Deadline: January 12

Applicant must be a graduating high school senior with a minimum 3.3 GPA on a 4.0 scale, demonstrated leadership skills, and significant financial need. Applicant must be looking to pursue their studies in mathematics, science, engineering, education, public health, or library science. Scholars program aims to promote academic excellence and to provide an opportunity for outstanding minority students with significant financial need to reach their highest potential.

College of Education Dean's Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA. Preference is given to minorities.

Helen Brua Gettig Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and graduate from either Riverside or Lincoln High School or any high school in Lawrence County, PA or Beaver County, PA.

Russell E. and Alma B. Hemphill Memorial Scholarship

Award: $200, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have financial need.

Don and Terry Phillips Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate teaching ability. Financial need is required.

John and Helen Williams Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be able to demonstrate financial need.

Education and Human Service Part-Time Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be entering as a part-time graduate student in Education and Human Services.

Fay Morely Edwards Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a student preparing to teach environmental studies.

Lois Lansing '38 Scholarship

Award: $1,400, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a graduate from Oneonta High School who plans to major in education.

Lois Furman Lansing '38 Scholarship

Award: $700, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a graduate from Scotia-Glenville High School who plans to major in education.

Julia T. Elting Scholarship

Award: $1,050, Deadline: None

Applicant must be above the traditional college age and be majoring in education. Financial need is required.

Percy L. Bugbee Scholarship for Excellence

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be majoring in education. Selection is based upon academic excellence.

Professor Louise Margaret Abernethy Scholarship in Education

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February

Applicant must have a minimum 2.7 GPA and demonstrate superior performance in fieldwork placement.

Cortland's Urban Recruitment of Educators (C.U.R.E.) Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: None

Applicant must major in an area of education and demonstrate high academic achievement. First priority is given to those from groups that have been historically underrepresented or underserved in the teaching profession and who demonstrate a commitment to teach in high-need urban schools.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Education

P.F. Eisenhardt Science Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must demonstrate financial need and an interest in pursuing a major in adolescence education or chemistry.

Alice Thorpe Hoppey '56 Scholarship in Education

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February

Applicant must demonstrate academic promise, leadership, and campus involvement. Selection is based upon financial need and major.

Walter and Anne Kreig Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have at least 26 credits and demonstrate community service and financial need.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Education

Maxwell and Myrtle Park Education Award

Award: $500, Deadline: November

Applicant must have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Selection is based upon faculty recommendation.

Ben A. Suelz Scholarship in Adolescence Math Education

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Preference given to an entering freshmen majoring in adolescence math education.

Dr. Arden Zipp Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February

Sandra Wheat Burroughs Memorial Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled in the special education with certification program and demonstrate leadership in courses.

Margaret and Mary's Wish Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must demonstrate a record of community service.

Dr. Fred A. Bennett Memorial Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: February 1

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Education

Connie Campo Drew '58 Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a student at SUNY Geneseo who demonstrates financial need.

  • No Geographic Restrictions
  • No Restrictions
  • Education

Susan J. Hughes Memorial Scholarship

Award: $2,310, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must have a strong academic record and demonstrate enthusiasm for teaching and learning, advocacy for special needs students, leadership, wit, compassion, and integrity. Preference is given to applicant who plans to complete master's degree at Geneseo's School of Education.