Scholarships in Elementary Education

JCC Association Graduate Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be committed to working in a Jewish Community Center full time for two years. Applicant must seek a master's degree in an area leading to professional careers in JCCs or affiliated agencies.

Alicia Shanks Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 9

Applicant must be a resident of Vermont enrolled in their junior or senior year of a bachelor's degree in elementary education at an accredited school approved for federal Title IV funding. Minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA required.

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.

Celia Koontz Findlay Scholarship in Elementary Education

Award: -, Deadline: December 1

Applicant must be a United States citizen who is a sophomore, junior, or senior enrolled in the Judith Herb College of Education, majoring in elementary and/or early childhood education with a minimum 2.5 GPA. Selection is primarily based upon financial need. Extracurricular and community activities may be considered particularly past or current involvement in church-related activities. FAFSA (due by April 1) and Pell eligibility are required.

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.

John and Peggy Moss Endowment Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a degree-seeking student enrolled in at least six semester hours and have a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.

Rose E. Safsrtom Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: July 15

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be enrolled as a full-time student.

Isabel M. Herson Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be enrolled full-time and must submit three letters of recommendation, transcript, 150-word essay, and proof of enrollment.

J.W. Martin and A.M. Martin Phillips Scholarship

Award: $4,000, Deadline: November 1 (fall); May 1 (spring)

Applicant must be enrolled full time in PROTEACH program. Those applying for awards of more than $2,000 must demonstrate financial need.

Arthur L. Lucas and Cora Lucas Chestnut Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 10

Applicant must be a resident of Allen County, IN, enrolled as a full-time elementary education major. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Justus Beach Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 1

Marlin and Cleva Hartman Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Florence McLaughlin Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must rank in the top half of class and have a minimum combined SAT score of 1050.

Laura Taylor Booth Presidential Scholarship Endowment

Award: -, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must rank in the top 5% of class and have a minimum combined SAT I score of 1250.

Patricia Collins Amaral Memorial Fund

Award: $600, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a senior who has a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has demonstrated the finest qualities of leadership through participation in campus organizations and has rendered service of significant benefit to the campus community.

Alumni Association Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must demonstrate community leadership and have met the award criteria established by the Alumni Association's Scholarship Committee. Applicant must have completed 12 credits last semester and 24 credits at Bridgewater State College as of December 31. Applicants who have transferred from Massachusetts Community Colleges, Dean College, or Quincy College are eligible to apply.

Class of 1962 Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in major courses and must have completed 30 credits.

Dr. Margaretta Bone Elementary Education Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Selection is based upon academic ability, leadership, and service involvement.

Albert J. Crispell Elementary Education Award

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must display the qualities of a successful educator. Award is paid directly to the Campus Bookstore to help offset book and supply expenses.

Carrie Krise Carl Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must rank in the top quarter of class and be a graduate from a Lycoming County high school.

Melhuish Elementary Education Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must have a minimum 3.3 GPA and between 64 and 95 credits.

Corrine L. Miller Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must demonstrate attitudes and skills of an innovative, risk-taking teacher and community leader. Applicant must have a minimum of 64 credits and pass the "gates" requirements for acceptance as a certification candidate.

Watson Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must rank in the top quarter of class and demonstrate leadership potential through activities and community service.

Slippery Rock University Scholarships

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 28

Awards to Slippery Rock University students are based upon a variety of criteria including grade point average, test scores, leadership, activities and community service

Caryl Brennan Forrest Scholarship

Award: $1,500, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon GPA.

Hudson Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Selection is based upon GPA and financial need.

Paul J. and Joan Molinari Lojpersberger '55 Scholarship

Award: $700, Deadline: None

Applicant must be majoring in elementary education.

Carolyn Tennyson '44 and Catherine O'Neil Tennyson Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: None

Applicant must be majoring in elementary or secondary education.

Myrl Rose Crocker Howe Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: None

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

Angela Pace Scholarship in Education

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February

Selection is based upon academic promise and financial need.