Scholarships in Secondary Education

Virginia Teaching Scholarship/Loan

Award: $3,720, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a male, preparing to teach in elementary and middle school, be a minority student, or be preparing to teach in chemistry, earth sciences, foreign language, mathematics, physics, special education, or technology education. All applicants must be a resident of Virginia, have a recommendation from the school, and have a minimum 2.7 GPA. Award may be used at Virginia colleges or universities with state approved teacher preparation programs only.

Elda Washer Scholarship

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Cleveland or Jefferson High School who will attend a public or nonprofit college university. FAFSA required.

Errol Washburn Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a Blackford County resident studying elementary or secondary education or a course of study in a medical field.

Mary Ash Scott Bardonner Bardes Scholarship

Award: $953, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from New Palestine High School who resides in Brandywine or Sugar Creek Township and is pursuing a career in elementary or secondary education.

Ethan C. Hertler Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Franklin Community High School who will pursue a career in secondary math education and attend an accredited college or university full-time. Financial need and minimum 2.0 GPA required.

Frank Weigel Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,200, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from Wisconsin Dells High School who will pursue post-secondary education at a two- or four-year accredited institution in a science-related field.

Stella & William Moran Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior from St. Mary's High School who will major in education, nursing or theology.

Thomas William Bennett Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Palm Beach or Martin County, FL high school who will major in education. Financial need must be demonstrated.

Ingebord Crede Memorial Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 1

Applicant must be a graduating senior from a Palm Beach or Martin County, FL high school in the top 15 percent of their class who will major in english literature, history, or secondary education.

H. Louise Eaton Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of a public high school in Henderson County who plans to pursue an education in preparation for teaching in secondary schools. Minimum 2.5 GPA and financial need are required.

Maude and harvey Goehring Scholarship

Award: $1,250, Deadline: March 3

Applicant must be a graduate of any Henderson County high school who plans to pursue a degree to teach physical science or mathematics in public secondary schools. Minimum 3.0 GPA and financial need are required.

Graduate Scholarship

Award: -, Deadline: n/a

Applicant must be a new graduate student who has been accepted into one of the eligible academic programs and will enroll in at least six credits.

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.

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.

Scholarships in Mathematics Education

Award: $1,500, Deadline: March 6

Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited Illinois postsecondary institution in an undergraduate mathematics education curriculum that provides preparation for becoming a teacher. They must be rising juniors or seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Sister Mary Petronia Van Straten and Ethel A. Neijahr Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicants must be Wisconsin legal residents, be enrolled in a teacher education program and have completed or be in the process of completing a course in mathematics teaching methods. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Math and Science Teaching Incentive Scholarships

Award: -, Deadline: Varies

Applicants must have at least a 2.5 GPA. Recipients must agree to work for at least five years after graduation as a secondary school science or math teacher in the state of New York.

Secondary Education Scholarships

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 31

Applicants must reside, teach or attend school in one of the following California counties: Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara or Ventura. They must be accepted into a secondary credential program at an accredited college or university in Southern California and have an undergraduate degree in mathematics and work toward a single subject credential in mathematics.