Scholarships in Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship/Loan

Award: $6,500, Deadline: October 22

Applicant must be a North Carolina resident and a U.S. citizen. Selection is based upon GPA, class rank, standardized test scores, writing samples, community service, extracurricular activities, interview, and references.

Minority Teaching Fellows

Award: $5,000, Deadline: March 15

Applicant must be a Tennessee resident and United States citizen who is a minority student enrolled full-time at an eligible Tennessee post-secondary institution. Applicant must be an entering freshman with a 2.75 high school GPA with at least an 18 ACT/860 SAT on a national test date. Continuing college students with a 2.5 cumulative GPA may also apply.

Teacher Education Loan

Award: $250, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a Wisconsin resident enrolled in a teacher education program at the Milwaukee Teacher Education Center and agree to teach in the Wisconsin school district operating under Chapter 119 of the Wisconsin state statutes, First Class City School System (currently only Milwaukee public schools).

David G. Besco Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of Ohio majoring in teacher education with a concentration in mathematics. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Galen S. Besco Memorial Scholarship

Award: $5,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a resident of Ohio majoring in teacher education with a concentration in english at Shawnee State University. Minimum 3.5 GPA required.

Mary Elliott Jenkins Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must have a minimum 2.8 GPA, demonstrate financial need, and reside in Scioto County, Ohio, or Greenup or Lewis County, Ky. Preference is given to applicants from single-parent homes.

Wallace and Ersel Webb Sharples Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 15

Ellis and Hilda McCune Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: May 1

Applicant must be a community college transfer student with the intent of teaching at the post-secondary level. Minimum 3.5 GPA and financial need required.

Distinguished Scholar Teacher Education Award

Award: $3,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be a Maryland resident attending a Maryland school and be a recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award.

Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Teacher Education Award

Award: $15,700, Deadline: December 31

Applicant must be a Maryland resident and enroll for at least six credits per semester in a Maryland school in a program leading to a teaching certificate in an area of critical need.

Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program

Award: $30,000, Deadline: November 1

Applicant must graduate from a college in Maryland or from a law school and be employed full-time in state or local government or in a nonprofit organization in Maryland. Applicant's employer must help low income, underserved residents or underserved areas in the state. Applicant must have loans from a university, government, or commercial source used to pay for college expenses. Applicant may not be in default on a loan. Gross salary cannot exceed $50,000 and, if married, combined salaries cannot exceed $110,000.

T.H. Bell Teaching Incentive Loan

Award: -, Deadline: March 28

Applicant must be a Utah high school senior and plan to attend a Utah college or university. Selection is based upon ACT or SAT scores, GPA, ethnicity, and criticality of area in which student wishes to teach.

Elizabeth H. Thomas Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a West Virginia resident who is a graduating senior of Logan High School planning to attend any college or university in West Virginia. Applicant must be in a teaching program. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 20 required.

Mary E. (Nalbach) Huseby Memorial Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a resident of the Cedar Grove area in West Virginia who plans to major in education. Minimum 3.0 GPA required.

Teacher of the Visually Impaired Loan

Award: $10,000, Deadline: March 1

Education Aide Exemption

Award: $692, Deadline: June 1; November 1; April 1

Applicant must be a Texas resident, and must attend a Texas public college or university. Applicant must have been working in the classroom with students for at least one full year out of the past five years as an educational aide, or have been a subsitute teacher with at least 180 days experience in the past five years, and must demonstrate financial aid.

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship

Award: $6,000, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must be a resident of Mecklenburg County.

Missouri Teacher Education Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: February 15

Applicant must be a Missouri resident and rank in the top 15 percent of their high school class, or score in the top 15 percent on the ACT or SAT. Selection made by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE).

Lucinda Todd Book Award

Award: $300, Deadline: March 30

Helena Rubinstein Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: August 12 (fall); March 16 (spring)

Applicant must be a full-time student with a minimum 3.0 GPA and who has completed at least 15 credits. Current FAFSA must be filed, personal statement, and two letters of recommendation must be submitted.

Joseph Nespoli, Sr. Memorial Scholarship

Award: $390, Deadline: February 16 (FAFSA deadline); March 1 (nomination form)

Applicant must be an incoming freshman student who is majoring in education. Recipient must agree to attend the spring Bloomsburg University scholarship luncheon and reception with the donor.

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.

Luckern/Miles Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: February 1

Irfan Kathwari Foundation Scholarship

Award: $1,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must be in the teacher education program. Preference is given to Danbury inner-city minority applicant who plans to pursue a career teaching in the Danbury public schools.

Ralph Vail & Kathlyn Thatcher Vail Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: March 1

Applicant must have a miniimum 2.75 GPA and be teaching during the award semester. Preference is given to a graduate of Pueblo County High School, and second preference is given to a resident of Pueblo County, CO.

Evelyn Quick Scholarship

Award: $750, Deadline: January 15

Applicant must be a graduating senior of Capital High School who plans to major in teaching at a West Virginia college or university. Minimum 2.5 GPA and composite ACT score of 21 required.

California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship

Award: $2,000, Deadline: None

Applicant must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and submit an autobiographical essay on how the scholarship will help him/her achieve his/her goal of teacher certification.

Robert and Roberta Barr Foundation Scholarship

Award: $3,000, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must submit an essay detailing activities that demonstrate a commitment to the larger community; how he/she as a teacher would intil good citizenship in students; what he/she sees as the most important trait of a teacher; and how he/she would finance his/her education without the scholarship. Applicant must submit certification of Colorado residency, transcripts, and two letters of reference.

Giersch Family Scholarship

Award: $500, Deadline: February 14

Applicant must have the highest GPA in the Teacher Education Program, be enrolled in student teaching at the K-12 level, and be recommended by the department's faculty.