The Washington County Maryland Retired Educational Personnel Association Aspiring Teacher Scholarship provides financial assistance to students who are graduating from or have graduated from Washington County Maryland Public Schools under the jurisdiction of the Washington County Board of Education. Students who apply must be aspiring to become teachers. Applicants must either be entering or are already enrolled in an institution of higher learning. Eligible applicants must have a 2.5 GPA.
To apply for this scholarship, applicants must attach a college letter of admission, stating, when possible, the student’s acceptance into the field of education. The application must include: a totally completed cover sheet; a letter indicating why you feel that you are eligible for a WCREPA scholarship (please include leadership roles and community involvement in your letter); a valid transcript (most recent); and two letters of recommendation from persons not related to any member of WCREPA or applicant’s family, and who can attest to leadership qualities, citizenship standards, financial need and other pertinent information. Applicants must be available to be interviewed by the Committee, if necessary (finalists will be notified).