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  • A. Harry Passow Classroom Teacher Scholarship
    $2,000
    May
    Sponsor: National Association for Gifted Children

    Eligibility: Applicants must be teachers of gifted students of grades K-12 and be continuing their education. Applicants must also have been members of NAGC for at least one year. Selection is based on commitment to teaching as shown by reviews from students, parents, principal and peers and admission into a graduate or certification program in gifted education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1331 H Street NW
    Suite 1001
    Chair, Awards Committee
    Washington, DC 20005

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  • A. Joan Klein Scholarship Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be young women who are interested in becoming teachers.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • A. Myrtle Hensor Teaching Scholarship
    $1,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Princeton Area Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female graduating students from Princeton High School who are pursuing a career in education. Student must be planning to attend a four-year university or college, a two-year college or a vocational school. Selection is based on financial need, character and achievement.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    15 Princess Road
    Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

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  • AASA Educational Administration Scholarship
    $2,500
    September 30
    Sponsor: American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be recommended by the chair of the school of education program and be currently enrolled in the program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    801 N. Quincy St., Suite 700
    Arlington, VA 22203

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  • AFT Robert G. Porter Scholars Program
    $8,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students seeking careers that support unions and community building like teaching. Students must be high school students whose parents are employed by the American Federation of Teachers.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Albrechtsen-VanLoon Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Whitehall District Schools contracted high school teachers and a high school per scholarship criteria is applicable.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    425 W. Western Avenue
    Suite 200
    Muskegon, MI 49440

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  • Alice Artzt Math Teaching Endowment
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating master's students majoring in mathematics education with at least a 3.5 or higher GPA and an A in student teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Education Advancement Fund
    $1,000–$3,000
    April
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students based on either merit or financial need. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, while students seeking financial need scholarships must have a 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Amavisca-Reyes Student Success for Future Teachers at Mesa Community College
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    Sponsor: GateWay Community College-Central City

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as a final semester Mesa Community College student and be accepted to an education baccalaureate degree program from an accredited college or university. Preference will be given to students transferring into a preschool, elementary or high school English as a Second Language or bilingual education program with a minimum GPA of 2.5 and demonstrating financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1245 E Buckeye
    Phoenix, AZ 85034-4101

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  • American Foundation for the Blind Scholarship Program
    $2,500
    May 31
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be interested in pursuing a career in educating the visually impaired. Students must have proof of visual impairment to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California $1,000 Scholarships
    $1,000
    March
    Sponsor: American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California

    Eligibility: One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have had to postpone school due to health or financial reasons and plan to attend a California college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Suite 319
    San Francisco, CA 94102-4570

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  • Andrew Mellon Fellowship in Art History
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    November 1
    Sponsor: Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Eligibility: Applicants can be Ph.D. candidates, postdoctoral researchers and/or senior scholars. Fellowships are generally awarded for a maximum of one year. Applicants should have received their doctorate or have completed substantial work toward it.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 Fifth Avenue
    New York, NY 10028

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  • Ann Drischler Memorial Scholarship
    $5,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: William & Mary

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current undergraduate or graduate students pursuing a teacher education program. Preference will be given to Virginia residents or students who plan to teach in Virginia.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 Richmond Road
    Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795

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  • Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
    $2,000-$12,000
    April 25
    Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate an interest in learning about and practicing art. Preference will be given to visual artists. Students must be enrolled or planning to enroll in a master's or doctoral program that will lead to a career in art education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One Union Station
    Providence, RI 02903

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  • Applegate/Jackson/Parks Future Teacher Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 31
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Student must be one student who intends to pursue a career in education. Applications must write a 500 essay about the Right to Work principle as it relates to teachers and education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • AT&T Scholarship Program
    $1,500–$2,500
    February
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students of color with a parent employed by AT&T qualify for this scholarship program run in partnership with the United Negro College Fund. Students must be under the age of 26 and have a 3.0 GPA. Applicants must be seeking a career in education to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers
    $2,000
    December 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors and current undergraduates who plan to pursue careers as physics teachers. Students must show evidence of academic success in the field of physics and other sciences.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Beginning Teacher Scholarships
    $750
    February 25
    Sponsor: Texas Retired Teachers Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be relatives of an active member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), earning or earned a bachelor's or master's degree in education and pursuing or have pursued their teaching certification exam.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Attn: Scholarship Committee
    313 E. 12th Street
    Suite 220
    Austin, TX 78701

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  • Beyer Family Foundation Endowed Scholarship
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    February 15
    Sponsor: Flathead Valley Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be career-seekers at Flathead Valley Community College. Eligible students are those who are pursuing a career in education or teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Grandview Drive
    Kalispell, MT 59901

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  • Brighterly Scholarship for College Students
    $500
    August 31
    Sponsor: Brighterly

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled in U.S. colleges or universities. An essay on a provided topic is required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3753 Howard Hughes Parkway
    Suite 200
    Las Vegas, NV 89169

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  • Burger King McLamore Foundation Scholarship
    $1,000
    January 7
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors as well as Burger King employees and their families and spouses. Students who are seeking a career in education are especially encouraged to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
    $2,500 for 4 years
    May 31
    Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society

    Eligibility: Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Iowa or Washington. Students must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate or graduate students at an accredited college or university with a 3.0 minimum GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4263 Montgomery Boulevard, NE
    Suite 200
    Albuquerque, NM 87109

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  • Business Education Scholarship Fund
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be majors in the business education program.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • California Golden State Teacher Grant
    $20,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Alder Graduate School of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a teacher preparation program to earn a credential in the high need field of special education. Students must commit to teaching at a priority school in California for four years within five years after completing a teacher preparation program. Applicants must be SPED residents to receive this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2946 Broadway
    Redwood City, CA 94062

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  • California School Library Association Southern Region Teacher Librarian Scholarship
    $1,000
    October 15
    Sponsor: California School Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a school library media credential program or master's degree program. Candidates must be residents of the California School Library Association Southern Section region and must provide two letters of recommendation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6444 E. Spring Street #247
    Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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  • Career Advancement Program Tuition Waiver
    Up to $900 ($300 per course)
    Varies
    Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must pass all three parts of the Massachusetts Teachers Test. They must be teaching at a Massachusetts public school in the same year that the award is used and they must be residents of the state. Applicants must also enroll in graduate courses at one of the nine Massachusetts State College campuses or the University of Massachusetts.

    How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151

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  • Carroll C. Hall Memorial Scholarship
    $400
    March 15
    Sponsor: Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and be undergraduates seeking a degree in education or science with the intention of pursuing a career in teaching or the sciences.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7439 Woodland Drive
    Suite 100
    Indianapolis, IN 46278

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  • Catherine Loughlin Endowed Fund for the Individual Study of Teaching
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    Sponsor: University of New Mexico-Los Alamos Campus

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current licensed/practicing teachers in a New Mexico PK-12 public/private school, not currently pursuing a college or community college degree. Priority will be given to teachers serving as mentor/cooperating teachers.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4000 University Dr
    Los Alamos, NM 87544

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  • Cathy Hopper Memorial Scholarship
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    Sponsor: San Diego Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must have resided in San Diego County for at least one year, must have graduated from a public high school in San Diego County, must be current college/university students currently pursuing their teaching credential and/or student teaching at a university in California with the goal of a career as a K-12 public school teacher in California, must Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 scale, must have shown a commitment to their community through meaningful community service and must have a demonstrated financial need to receive the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2508 Historic Decatur Road
    Suite 200
    San Diego, CA 92106

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  • Charles Richard Drew Memorial Scholarship
    $4,000–$10,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be young men interested in pursuing a career in service like teaching. Students must be a member of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity, be enrolled in undergraduate studies with a cumulative 3.3 GPA and apply directly to their district office.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • CHC - Frank and Eloise Reyes Scholarship
    $500
    February 28
    Sponsor: Crafton Hills College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher and they may be continuing or transferring students. Applicants must show that they have contributed to their community and be preparing for a career in education or law that directly or indirectly benefits the community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    11711 Sand Canyon Road
    Yucaipa, CA 92339-1799

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  • Christian Educator Discount
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    Sponsor: Concordia University Texas

    Eligibility: Applicants must be teaching at a private, Bible-based Christian K-12 school and must complete the Christian School Certification of Employment form each year. Current students must maintain good standing and accumulate 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    11400 Concordia University Drive
    Austin, TX 78726

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  • Claussen/FTEE Memorial Scholarship
    $300
    December 1
    Sponsor: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate juniors or seniors and members of TEECA who have registered for the ITEEA Conference. They must also be working towards a future career as a K-12 technology and/or engineering education teacher. Application must include a completed TEECA advisor recommendation. Selection is based upon the quality of the submission.

    How to apply: Application form is not yet available but will be available online when a donation goal has been successfully met. An application form and TECA advisor recommendation are required.

    Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators
    1914 Association Drive
    Suite 201
    Reston, VA 20191-1539

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  • Collaborative Teachers Tuition Waiver
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    Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be public school teachers living and working in the state of Massachusetts. They must also agree to mentor a student teacher from a state college or university in their own classroom, and they must be planning to attend graduate school at one of the nine campuses of Massachusetts State College or the University of Massachusetts.

    How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151

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  • Community Scholarship Fund
    Varies
    January 31
    Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships

    Eligibility: Applicants must demonstrate accomplishment, motivation, initiative, vision and intention to work in Hawaii and major in the arts, architecture, education, humanities or social science.

    How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.

    827 Fort Street Mall
    Honolulu, HI 96813

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  • Connecticut Minority Teacher Incentive Program (MTIP)
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    Sponsor: Albertus Magnus College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Connecticut minority group members who are enrolled undergraduates in teacher preparation programs as full-time students. Students must be nominated for MTIP. MTIP loan stipend applications must also include proof of loans and graduation to the Office of Higher Education and begin teaching in an accredited Connecticut public elementary or secondary school within 16 months of graduation, and work full-time at least 9 months in the same academic year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    700 Prospect St
    New Haven, CT 06511-1189

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  • Creative Social Studies Award
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated outstanding skills in teaching and in the design of an imaginative curriculum for classroom application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Cristal M. Berggren Education Endowment
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    Sponsor: Austin Peay State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled as full-time students and must have completed at least 12 hours of undergraduate coursework or 6 hours of graduate coursework. Students must be juniors or seniors pursuing a teacher education licensure. Applicants must have at least a 3.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need. Students who graduated from Kenwood High School may be preferred.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    601 College Street
    Clarksville, TN 37044

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  • Dan White Memorial Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Mona Shores graduates pursuing a degree or certification in the teaching field or other human services fields.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    425 W. Western Avenue
    Suite 200
    Muskegon, MI 49440

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  • Dean Maria Herencia Scholarship
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be deserving students pursuing a career in education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Dolores Bunnel Scholarship
    $7,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Fielding Graduate University

    Eligibility: Applicants must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid for eligibility. Students must be incoming doctoral students. Applicants must exhibit strong competency and demonstrate financial need. Students must have work experience in infant or early childhood education. Applicants must demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2020 De La Vina St
    Santa Barbara, CA 93105-3538

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  • Dr. Marjorie R. Hendler Scholarship for Excellence and Passion in Teaching
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    Sponsor: CUNY Queens College

    Eligibility: Applicants must teach beyond the test. Students must prepare lessons that are creative, innovative and fun. Applicants must love children s literature.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    65-30 Kissena Boulevard
    Queens, NY 11367

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  • Dr. Marjory F. Brown-Azarowicz Endowed Scholarship in Education
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: George Mason University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in the school of education with the intention to become teachers and have high academic merits. Preference is given to students who are completing or have completed preservice training.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    4400 University Dr
    Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

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  • Dr. Thomas K. Minter Scholarship Fund
    $1000
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be master's degree students majoring in educational leadership.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Early Childhood Education Portfolio Scholarships
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    Sponsor: Community College of Vermont

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing an associate of arts in Early Childhood Education in either Focused Portfolio Development (FPD) or Assessment of Prior Learning (APL) at CCV and must have at least one year of experience working in the field. Students must possess college-level reading and writing skills and be able to access course resources online.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    660 Elm Street
    Montpelier, VT 05602

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  • Edwyna Wheadon Postgraduate Training Scholarship Fund
    $500–$1,000
    January 31
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current educators who want to continue with graduate coursework. Students must be a current middle or high school English teacher and submit a 500 word essay detailing proposed coursework and how it will enhance one's teaching practice.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Emma Gale Reynolds Hedrick Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 3.00 grade point average and show promise of leadership. Students must plan to pursue a teaching career in elementary education and have the support of at least three Glenville State College faculty.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Estelle L. Popham Fund
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be business education majors completing their junior year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Federal Teach Grant
    $5,658
    Varies
    Sponsor: Alder Graduate School of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be completing or plan to complete the coursework needed to begin a career in teaching. Students must have completed the FAFSA to get the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2946 Broadway
    Redwood City, CA 94062

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  • Foundation for MCC/August VanEerden Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Community Foundation for Muskegon County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Muskegon Community College students who show evidence of academic achievement and plan a career in education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    425 W. Western Avenue
    Suite 200
    Muskegon, MI 49440

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  • Founders/Emeriti Scholarship Endowment
    $4,000
    February 24
    Sponsor: West Valley College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be transfer students who have enrolled in a minimum of 12 credit hours. Students must have a high GPA and must be pursuing a career in education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    14000 Fruitvale Ave
    Saratoga, CA 95070-5698

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  • Freshwater Family Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be from Roane and Calhoun County wanting to teach in a STEM related field or prepare for the Oil & Gas Industry. Students must be enrolled full-time at Glenville State University and may not be used for online or summer session classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • FTEE Scholarship: Undergraduate Major in Technology and Engineering Education
    $500
    December 1
    Sponsor: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of ITEEA, be full-time undergraduate students and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Application information is available online.

    Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators
    1914 Association Drive
    Suite 201
    Reston, VA 20191-1539

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  • Future Teachers Scholarship
    Up to $1,500
    Varies
    Sponsor: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education/Future Teachers Scholarship

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Oklahoma who have been nominated by their institution on the basis of rank in the top 15 percent of high school class, rank in the top 15 percent of students in SAT or ACT scores, admission to an education program at an accredited Oklahoma institution or high academic achievement in undergraduate coursework. Applicants must maintain a GPA of 2.5 or higher and agree to teach in a shortage area in an Oklahoma public school for at least three years after graduation and licensure.

    How to apply: Applications are submitted by the nominating institution.

    655 Research Parkway, Suite 200
    Oklahoma City, OK 73104

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  • George M. Donohue Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Genesee Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a career in the teaching profession and demonstrate financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One College Rd
    Batavia, NY 14020

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  • Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois (Illinois Scholars Program)
    Up to $23,000
    February
    Sponsor: Golden Apple Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Illinois high school seniors or college sophomores at one of the 53 partner universities in Illinois who are interested in teaching. There are a limited number of spots for college sophomores, and all college students must be nominated by a university liaison. A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required. Students must commit to teaching in an Illinois school of need for five years after graduation.

    How to apply: Applications are available by calling 312-407-0433, extension 105.

    8 South Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60603

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  • Gore Early Childhood Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Austin Peay State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a 3.0 GPA and be enrolled full-time. Students must be early childhood education teachers in the college of education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    601 College Street
    Clarksville, TN 37044

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  • Harry L. Glaser Memorial
    Varies
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    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be outstanding in business education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Harry S. Truman Scholars Program
    $30,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Students must apply in their junior years after being nominated by their university or college. Applicants must pursue a career in service, like teaching and typically have a 3.5 GPA or higher and are active in leadership service positions in their schools or communities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Helen Brach Foundation Scholarship
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    Sponsor: Dominican University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students taking Master of Arts in Teaching, Special Education or Early Childhood in high-need Catholic schools to qualify for this award.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7900 W Division Street
    River Forest, IL 60305

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  • Horatio Alger Scholarship Program
    $22,000
    January
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who have overcome obstacles and want to give back to their communities through professions like teaching are encouraged to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Incentive Program for Aspiring Teachers
    Full tuition
    Varies
    Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be in their third or fourth year at a public college in the state of Massachusetts, and they must be enrolled in a field with teacher shortages. They must have a 3.0 GPA in general education courses, and they must remain in satisfactory academic standing while receiving the scholarship. Students must agree to work in a public school in Massachusetts for two years after earning a bachelor's degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available at college financial aid offices.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151

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  • International Teacher Education Scholarship Program
    $10,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: Alpha Delta Kappa

    Eligibility: Applicants must be single women with no dependents, between 20 and 35 years of age. Eligibility is restricted to non-U.S. citizens living outside the U.S. Applicants must have received an undergraduate degree and be eligible to receive a master's degree. However, the program is not intended for doctoral students. Students must intend to enter the field of teaching or be engaged in the teaching profession.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

    1615 West 92nd Street
    Kansas City, MO 64114-3210

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  • International Technology Engineering Educators Association Scholarship - FTEE/Undergraduate
    $500
    December 1
    Sponsor: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of the International Technology Education Association. Students must not be a senior by the application deadline. Applicants must be full-time undergraduate students majoring in technology and engineering education teacher preparation.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators
    1914 Association Drive
    Suite 201
    Reston, VA 20191-1539

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  • Irma Devoe Scholarship
    Varies
    May 31
    Sponsor: Genesee Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female Genesee County residents pursuing a career in teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    One College Rd
    Batavia, NY 14020

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  • Isabel M. Herson Scholarship in Education
    $500–$1,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate and graduate students who intend to pursue a career in elementary or secondary education. Students must submit three letters of recommendation, transcript and personal statement addressing career goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Iscol Scholarship
    $14,000
    Varies
    Sponsor: Bank Street College of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a commitment to public schools through teaching or related activities and will continue that commitment in city schools after graduation. Students must have completed the FAFSA and maintain good academic standing to get the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    610 W 112 St
    New York, NY 10025

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  • Jack Kent Cooke Scholars Program
    $30,000
    November 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be promising high school seniors committed to a career in service like teaching and this is a need-based scholarship with a minimum GPA of 3.5 and SAT scores in the top 15% percentile.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 15
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a student who demonstrates financial need and intends to pursue a career in teaching. Students must be a member of the NEA Student Program with a GPA of at least 2.5.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • James Madison Junior Fellowship
    $12,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Alder Graduate School of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must plan to teach American history, the American government, or civics classes in grades 7-12 to be eligible. Students must be U.S. citizens and must attend summer institute in mid-June to mid-July to receive this scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2946 Broadway
    Redwood City, CA 94062

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  • Jamestown Sister City Affiliation Scholarship
    Varies
    June 1
    Sponsor: Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students or teachers from the Chautauqua region who are planning educational experiences abroad or foreign students or teachers coming to the Chautauqua region for educational reasons.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    418 Spring Street
    Jamestown, NY 14701

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  • Janet L. Hoffman Loan Assistance Repayment Program
    Up to $10,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission

    Eligibility: Applicants must live in Maryland, and they must be employed full-time by Maryland state or local government or nonprofit organizations that serve low income or underprivileged people. They must have a degree from a Maryland college or from any law school, or certification from the Maryland State Department of Education. Priority is given to individuals who have graduated in the past three years. Applicants must also have college loans on which they have not defaulted, and each person's annual gross salary must be under $60,000. Applicants must work in one of the following positions: lawyers, teachers, nurses, nurse faculty members, physical and occupational therapists, social workers, speech pathologists or physician assistants.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    6 North Liberty Street
    Baltimore, MD 21201

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  • Jefferson County School District Employee Tuition Waiver
    $276
    Varies
    Sponsor: Southeast Arkansas College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time public and private school district faculty and staff within Jefferson County.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1900 S Hazel Street
    Pine Bluff, AR 71603

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  • John Baker Scholarship
    $500
    April 17
    Sponsor: Gavilan College

    Eligibility: Applicants must have completed at least one semester at Gavilan College with a minimum GPA of 2.0. Students must be pursuing a career at a Community College in any profession such as an administrator, faculty member, classified staff or a campus president.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5055 Santa Teresa Blvd
    Gilroy, CA 95020

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  • Judith K. Young Potts Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be senior students who are completing their student internship semester at Glenville State College. Students must show promise of making significant contributions as a teacher in West Virginia, be in good standing with the college and have written recommendations from at least three professors. Applicants must be from Braxton County High to be given first preference, then Nicholas, Upshur or Jackson Counties.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Katherine V. H. Perret and Horrace E. Perret-Gentil Scholarship
    Varies
    February 25
    Sponsor: Dabney S Lancaster Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduating seniors from the Dabney S Lancaster Community College service area who plans to attend the college and who aspires to become a teacher of science or mathematics.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1000 Dabney Drive
    Clifton Forge, VA 24422-1000

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  • Language Grants
    Varies
    December 30
    Sponsor: Blakemore Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents of the United States at or near an advanced level in one of the languages listed above, having completed (at minimum) the equivalent of third-year college-level language classes. Students must have received (at minimum) a bachelor's degree.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    701 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 4200
    Seattle, WA 98104

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  • Languages in Teacher Education Scholarships
    $2,500
    October 31
    Sponsor: Student Aid Alberta

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons and Alberta residents who are enrolled full-time in the last two years of a post-secondary Alberta teacher preparation program offered by an Alberta Faculty of Education. Students must intend to be a language teacher in Alberta schools following graduation. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    P.O. Box 28000 Station Main
    Edmonton, AB T5J 4R4

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  • Lauren Le-An Porterfield Oblak Memorial Scholarship Fund
    $500
    February
    Sponsor: Eastern West Virginia Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be female residents of Berkeley county and graduating seniors of Martinsburg High School with a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Students must plan to attend West Virginia University to pursue a degree in education with a focus on teaching. Applicants must have participated in high school team sports. Scholarship is renewable.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    229 East Martin Street, Suite 4
    Martinsburg, WV 25401

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  • Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec Public Service Scholarship
    $2,000
    January 10
    Sponsor: Law Office of Shane R. Kadlec

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens and 18 years of age or older. Students must be enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university pursuing a career in public service such as law, social work, government, non-profit or education. An essay is required on a provided prompt.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    9575 Katy Freeway
    Suite 200
    Houston, TX 77024

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  • Leadership for Diversity Scholarship
    $1,500
    October 1
    Sponsor: California School Library Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of a traditionally underrepresented group attending or planning to attend an accredited library media teacher credential program and plan to work in California for three years after completing the program. Applicants must provide a 250-word statement about their qualifications, career goals, financial situation and commitment to supporting multicultural students and two letters of reference.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    6444 E. Spring Street #247
    Long Beach, CA 90815-1553

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  • Learning and Leadership Grants
    $2,000-$5,000
    October 22
    Sponsor: NEA Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current public school teachers in grades K-12, public school education support professionals or faculty and staff at public higher education institutions. The professional development must improve practice, curriculum and student achievement. Funds may be used for fees, travel expenses, books or materials. There is also a grant for groups for $5,000.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. Applications may be submitted at any time and are reviewed three times each year on February 1, June 1 and October 15.

    1201 16th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Litherland/FTEE Scholarship
    $500
    December 1
    Sponsor: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of ITEEA, be full-time undergraduate students majoring in technology and engineering education teacher preparation. Students must also have a minimum 2.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Application information is available online.

    Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators
    1914 Association Drive
    Suite 201
    Reston, VA 20191-1539

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  • Maley/FTEE Teacher Professional Development Scholarship
    $500
    December 1
    Sponsor: International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be members of ITEEA and plan to pursue or continue graduate study. Candidates must provide their plans for graduate study, description of need, college transcript and three recommendation letters.

    How to apply: Application information is available online.

    Foundation for Technology and Engineering Educators
    1914 Association Drive
    Suite 201
    Reston, VA 20191-1539

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  • Martha Jarvis Cottrell Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be an incoming freshman with academic promise who aspires to become a teacher. Students must be enrolled full-time at Glenville State University and may not be used for online or summer session classes.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Scholarship
    Up to $4,000
    February 12
    Sponsor: California Teachers Association (CTA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    CTA Human Rights Department
    P.O. Box 921
    Burlingame, CA 94011-0921

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  • Martin Young Memorial Scholarship
    $500
    Varies
    Sponsor: Moorpark College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current students and demonstrate financial need. Students must have a 2.5 GPA and planning a career in education or coaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    7075 Campus Rd
    Moorpark, CA 93021-1695

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  • Mary Ann Heise Memorial Scholarship
    $2,000
    January
    Sponsor: Community Foundation of Bartholomew County

    Eligibility: Applicants must be residents of Bartholomew County and graduating seniors who plan to attend college full-time and pursue a career in education. Selection is based on the strength of the overall application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    538 Franklin Street
    P.O. Box 1547
    Columbus, IN 47202

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  • Mary Rohrscheib Teaching Scholarship
    $1,000
    July 22
    Sponsor: Josh Rohrscheib, Attorney at Law

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current high school seniors, college students or graduate students who are legal residents of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and are enrolled in a two- to five-year post-secondary institution. Students must be in good overall academic standing with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Preference will be given to students from the Central Illinois area. An essay on a provided prompt is required to be submitted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    202 South Franklin Street
    Decatur, IL 62523

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  • Minority Teachers of Illinois (MTI) Scholarships
    $20,000
    March 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be teacher candidates of color who plan on teaching in schools with >30 percent students of color and are eligible to receive $5000 per year for up to 4 academic years.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in master's or doctorate degree programs in student personnel services or a related area. Applicants must be attending a graduate school in Washington, DC, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York or eastern Pennsylvania, be involved in campus activities and plan to pursue a career in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Mid Atlantic Graduate Student Scholarship
    Varies
    March 31
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens, currently enrolled in a doctoral or master's degree program in student personnel services or a related field and be involved in campus activities.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • NACA Northern Plains Regional Student Leadership Scholarship
    Varies
    November 30
    Sponsor: National Association for Campus Activities

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students taking at least six credits per semester and be enrolled in or have previously earned a degree from a college or university in Wisconsin or the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Applicants must also have demonstrated leadership and service to their campus community.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13 Harbison Way
    Columbia, SC 29212

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  • National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Coursework Scholarship
    $10,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a outstanding college junior who plans to pursue a career as a high school mathematics teacher. Students must be in their junior year, have a 3.0 GPA and submit a coursework proposal.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Norma Gram Memorial Scholarship Endowment
    Varies
    September 23
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be secondary students pursuing a career in teaching. Students must be, preferably, non-traditional.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Office Supply Scholarship
    $1,000
    February 1
    Sponsor: BulkOfficeSupply.com

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school students or college freshmen or sophomores. Students must be pursing degree programs in teaching or art or must wish to own their own business. Applicants will need to submit a 500- to 600-word essay describing where they plan to or are currently attending school, their desired major, how the student developed an interest in teaching, art or owning their own business and how the scholarship would help them to reach their goals.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and must include the essay.

    1614 Hereford Road
    Hewlett, NY 11557

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  • Ohio Classical Conference Scholarship for Prospective Latin Teachers
    $1,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Ohio Classical Conference

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students who are residents of Ohio or who are enrolled at an accredited Ohio postsecondary institution, or can be graduates of Ohio high schools pursuing study at accredited colleges or universities elsewhere in the U.S. They must have sophomore standing or above and be taking courses that provide preparation for a career as a K-12 Latin teacher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two recommendation letters, course schedule and personal statement are required.

    c/o Kelly Kusch
    Covington Latin School
    21 East Eleventh Street
    Covington, KY 41011

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  • Pennsylvania Business Education Association Scholarship
    Up to $1,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Pennsylvania Business Education Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a business teacher education program at a postsecondary institution located in Pennsylvania. They must be pursuing an undergraduate degree, master's degree or teaching certificate in the subject. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal statement and three recommendation letters are required.

    c/o Renee Hughes, PBEA Scholarship Chair
    506 Pine Hill Drive
    Pine Grove, PA 17963

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  • Pigott Graduate Scholarship Endowment
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing a master's degree in education and must have demonstrated financial need.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Professional Scholarships
    Varies
    April 30
    Sponsor: California Mathematics Council - Southern Section

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current teachers of mathematics and active CMC-S members. They must submit a course of study that includes educational goals and specifies the college, classes and estimated cost. Applicants must also submit verification from an administrator that at least 60 percent of their teaching schedules are in mathematics.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, proposal, confirmation of teaching program and two letters of recommendation are required.

    P.O. Box 234
    Kentfield, CA 94914

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  • Prospective Middle School Mathematics Teacher Course Work Scholarships
    $3,000
    May 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be one outstanding college junior who plans to pursue a career as a middle school mathematics teacher. Students must be in their junior year and have a 3.0 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • RCSJ, Cumberland Campus Administrators Association Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: Cumberland County College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be returning or part-time students majoring in any Education degree with a 3.5 GPA.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    3322 College Drive
    Vineland, NJ 08362-1500

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  • Red Oak Foundation Scholarship
    $4,800
    May 7
    Sponsor: University Interscholastic League

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Texas residents who have participated in a University Interscholastic League (UIL) academic event. They must have plans to become a K-12 public school teacher in Texas and be planning to attend Texas Wesleyan University or a four-year public university located in Texas. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form and supporting materials are required.

    1701 Manor Road
    Austin, TX 78722

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  • Richard A. Brown Memorial Scholarship for Students
    $1,000
    October
    Sponsor: Texas Computer Education Association

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduates who are attending an accredited college or university and must be preparing for a career in education. They must have completed 24 credits or more of their degree program and must have a GPA of 2.75 or higher on a four-point scale. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, transcript, three recommendation letters and two personal statements are required.

    P.O. Box 18507
    Austin, TX 78760

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  • Richard and Shirley Pendell Presbyterian Scholarship
    Varies
    September 23
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate and graduate students pursuing a teaching degree. Students must have proof of residency in Martin, St. Lucie or Palm Beach county. Applicants must be, preferably but not limited to, Presbyterian students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Robert C. Hofmann Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Danville Area Community College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Danville High School graduates studying English and intend to become English instructors. Students must be enrolled full-time with a minimum B average. One application form is completed to apply for all of the college's scholarships. An essay, a letter of recommendation and a current transcript are required.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    2000 E Main St
    Danville, IL 61832-5118

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  • Robert E. Thunen Memorial Scholarships
    $2,500
    April 1
    Sponsor: Thunen Scholarship Committee

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time junior, senior or graduate students in an accredited four-year college in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington who plan to pursue illumination as a career. The application, statement of purpose and at least three letters of recommendation are required. Students should review the IES Lighting Handbook to see the available fields of study.

    How to apply: Applications are available by mail and email.

    IES San Francisco Section
    Mary-Jane Lawless
    1201 Park Avenue, Suite 100
    Emeryville, CA 94608

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  • Robert G. Porter Scholars Program for Members
    $1,000
    March 31
    Sponsor: American Federation of Teachers

    Eligibility: Applicants must be AFT members who have been in good standing for at least one year and intend to pursue courses in their field of work. Applicants must submit an essay on a labor-related topic.

    How to apply: Applications are available by written request.

    555 New Jersey Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20001

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  • Robert Leroy Davis Scholarship
    $2,000-$3,000
    February 15
    Sponsor: Glenville State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students graduating from Gilmer County High School with preference given to mature students coming back to school who want to be teachers.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    200 High Street
    Glenville, WV 26351-1292

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  • Rolling Green Elementary School Scholarship
    Varies
    September 23
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students earning a college degree, an advanced or graduate degree or teacher certification at Florida Atlantic University. Students must be staff, faculty or former students of Rolling Green Elementary School or faculty and staff of Crosspointe Elementary School.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Rose Moehring Endowed Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be preparing to teach in a secondary school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Rothstein Family Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: CUNY Lehman College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be education students who have completed all requirements for certification and needs financial support while student teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    250 Bedford Park Blvd West
    Bronx, NY 10468

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  • Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship
    $2,500
    February 15
    Sponsor: American Foundation for the Blind Scholarship Committee

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who are blind or visually impaired. They must be undergraduate or graduate students who are preparing for careers in the education or rehabilitation of visually impaired or blind people. Previous recipients of this award are ineligible. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

    How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, personal essay, two recommendation letters, proof of legal blindness and proof of U.S. citizenship are required.

    1000 Fifth Avenue
    Suite 350
    Huntington, WV 25701

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  • Ruth and Harry Huss Endowed Scholarship
    $350
    January 15
    Sponsor: Gaston College

    Eligibility: Applicants must be Gaston County residents that demonstrate financial need. Preference is given to students pursuing teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    201 Hwy 321 S
    Dallas, NC 28034

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  • Sales Training and Development Scholarship
    $1,000
    December 31
    Sponsor: Training for Success

    Eligibility: Applicants must be high school seniors or college freshmen or sophomores. Students should be seeking careers in teaching or business or plan to own their own business. Applicants are required to submit a 500-word essay on their future goals and how the scholarship will help to achieve them.

    How to apply: Applications and further essay guidelines are available online.

    1747 1st Avenue
    3rd Floor
    New York, NY 10128

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  • Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Teachers for America's Future
    $5,000
    April 1
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students who are interested in teaching any of the science, technology, engineering and math content areas at the middle or high school level. Students must be full-time and in their sophomore, junior or senior years to apply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teaching Credential Scholarship
    $2,000
    April 11
    Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women, Los Angeles (NCJW/LA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside and Ventura counties. Applicants must be a K-12 educator seeking a single or multiple-subject credential including special education and ESL. Students must be enrolled at a California State University or University of California campus in the greater Los Angeles area.

    How to apply: Applications are available online and must include a transcript and two letters of reference.

    543 N. Fairfax Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA 90036

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  • Shields-Gillespie Scholarship
    Varies
    January
    Sponsor: American Orff-Schulwerk Association (AOSA)

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a member of AOSA. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or have lived in the United States for the past five years. Programs should focus on music/movement learning.

    How to apply: Applications are available online for AOSA members.

    P.O. Box 391089
    Cleveland, OH 44139-8089

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  • Student Achievement Grants
    $2,000-$5,000
    June 15, October 15
    Sponsor: NEA Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current public school teachers in PreK-12, public school education support professionals or faculty or staff at public higher education institutions. Preference is given to those who work with economically disadvantaged students and NEA members. The grants may be used for materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, software or scholars-in-residence and in some cases professional development. The work should "engage students in critical thinking and problem solving that deepens their knowledge of standards-based subject matter."

    How to apply: Applications are available online and may be submitted at any time. Applications are reviewed three times each year on February 1, June 1 and October 15.

    1201 16th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036

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  • Student Opportunity Scholarship
    Varies
    Varies
    Sponsor: Belhaven University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors and seniors in the following areas of study: education, health care/services, social work, social sciences, religious studies, and sacred music. Preference is given to racial ethnic students.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1500 Peachtree St
    Jackson, Mississippi 39202

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  • Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH)
    $4,000
    October 1
    Sponsor: Bethany College

    Eligibility: Applicants must meet the basic eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. Applicants must be enrolled as undergraduate, post-baccalaureate or graduate students at a school that participates in the TEACH Grant Program. Students must be enrolled in a TEACH-Grant-eligible program and must complete counseling each year.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    335 E Swensson St
    Lindsborg, KS 67456-1897

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  • Teacher of the Year Award
    $3,000
    October 31
    Sponsor: Veterans of Foreign Wars Teacher of the Year Award

    Eligibility: Applicants must be current certified/licensed teachers in grades K-12. Previous winners from the state or national levels are not eligible. Fellow teachers, supervisors, family members or other interested individuals may send in nominations; self-nominations will be accepted.

    How to apply: Applications are available online but initial nominations must be sent to the local VFW office. Visit the website for more information.

    406 W. 34th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64111

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  • Teacher Scholarship for Underrepresented Students
    $500
    June 1
    Sponsor: PraxisExam.org

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens or hold permanent U.S. residency status. Students must be enrolled or accepted at an accredited school pursuing a degree in teaching. Applicants must have at least 30 semester or 45 quarter degree hours remaining in their studies. Students must be from a historically underrepresented background in teaching.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    100 View Street
    Suite 202
    Mountain View, CA 94041

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  • Teacher Shortage Employment Incentive Program
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    Sponsor: Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be willing to teach mathematics or science at an Oklahoma public secondary school for at least five years. Students must complete an approved professional teacher education program from an Oklahoma accredited teacher education unit which must include a student teaching requirement. Applicants must also hold a valid certificate to teach mathematics or science at the secondary level.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    655 Research Parkway
    Suite 200
    Oklahoma City, OK 73104

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  • TechTeach 2+1 Scholarship
    $820
    May 1
    Sponsor: Austin Community College District

    Eligibility: Applicants must have a minimum 2.75 GPA in all college work. Students must be planning to enter the teaching profession. Applicants must submit an essay addressing why they have chosen a career in education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    5930 Middle Fiskville Rd
    Austin, TX 78752

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  • TESOL Scholarship
    Varies
    April 15
    Sponsor: Biola University

    Eligibility: Applicants must have demonstrated a potential for being successful academically and must be a teacher with an M.A. in TESOL program. Students must be enrolled full-time during the fall semester. Applicants must have a complete FASFA on file, which is recommended to be submitted no later than April 15 for the fall semester or November 15 for the spring semester.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    13800 Biola Ave
    La Mirada, CA 90639-0001

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  • Thurgood Marshall College Fund
    $6,000
    May
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be students attending an HBCU who are interested in pursuing a service-oriented career like education. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, a strong commitment towards service and must be recommended by a faculty member at their university or college.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Tony DeBlase Memorial Scholarship Fund
    $2,000
    January 15
    Sponsor: Governors State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be graduate students who are planning to enter the fields of sex education, sex therapy, marriage therapy or other counseling-related fields that further the understanding of human sexuality.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 University Pky
    University Park, IL 60484

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  • Truman Scholar
    Up to $30,000
    February 2
    Sponsor: Truman Scholarship Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be juniors, attending an accredited U.S. college or university and be nominated by the institution. Students may not apply directly. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals, complete an application and write a policy recommendation.

    How to apply: See your school's Truman Faculty Representative or contact the foundation.

    712 Jackson Place NW
    Washington, DC 20006

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  • United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT) Scholarship Program
    Up to $2,500
    November 15
    Sponsor: Order of United Commercial Travelers of America

    Eligibility: Applicants must be a current teacher or current undergraduate student who is pursuing course work to enhance their work with individuals who have intellectual disabilities. Students must work in North America.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1801 Watermark Drive, Suite 100
    P.O. Box 159019
    Columbus, OH 43215-8619

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  • Vernell Marshall Education Endowment
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    Sponsor: Austin Peay State University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be pursuing teacher certification at the APSU College of Education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    601 College Street
    Clarksville, TN 37044

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  • Vincent & Mildred Abrahamson Memorial Scholarship
    $1,250
    February 15
    Sponsor: Phelps County Community Foundation

    Eligibility: Applicants must be planning to enroll full-time at any college, technical or trade school, have earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 and provide clear evidence of leadership in extracurricular activities, including church, community service or via a job. Previous awardees may reapply.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    424 Garfield Street
    Holdrege, NE 68949

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  • W. Dorne and J. Latham Kiwanis Education Scholarship
    Varies
    September 23
    Sponsor: Florida Atlantic University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be undergraduate students programmed into a teacher training program. Students must be Boca Raton residents and have graduated from a Boca area high school.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    777 Glades Rd, Administration Bldg., Room 339
    Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

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  • Wallace Foundation Scholarship
    Varies
    February 1
    Sponsor: Bank Street College of Education

    Eligibility: Applicants must be U.S. citizens who identify themselves on the admissions application and financial aid questionnaire as being a member of a federally recognized U.S. ethnic minority group. Students must demonstrate a clear commitment to teaching in a New York City public school and must be accepted into a program leading to professional certification to teach. Applicants must sign a commitment to teaching in urban schools for three years following graduation from Bank Street. Students must have completed the FAFSA to get the scholarship.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    610 W 112 St
    New York, NY 10025

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  • William Goodbar and Blanche P. Catron Scholarship
    Varies
    April 1
    Sponsor: Cumberland University

    Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time students from Wilson County, Tennessee. students must have an ACT score of 20 and a 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale, and be pursuing a degree in education.

    How to apply: Applications are available online.

    1 Cumberland Square
    Lebanon, TN 37087

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