UCT Scholarship Program

Award Amount
$2,500
Awards Available
See Description
Deadline
November 15, 2018
  • Scholarship Description
  • UCT has been dedicated to helping people with intellectual disabilities for more than 40 years. One of the ways that the organization does this is to provide scholarships to individuals who are pursuing college degrees or certification to teach persons with intellectual disabilities. The following are the qualifications for individuals who wish to apply for a UCT scholarship:

    Eligibility:
    -Be a teacher of people with intellectual disabilities who needs additional coursework to be certified or to retain certification
    -Be an experienced teacher who wishes to become certified to teach people with intellectual disabilities.
    -Have a bachelor's or master's degree and wish to pursue graduate work in special education with an emphasis on teaching people with intellectual disabilities
    -Be a college junior or senior whose undergraduate course of study is special education specifically focusing on teaching people with intellectual disabilities
    -Be enrolled in courses to become a certified instructor under a structured trade, vocational or recreation program at a facility for people with intellectual disabilities
    -Be in the second year of a two-year associate's degree program in an accredited school, with the course of study specifically focusing on teaching people with intellectual disabilities
    -Applicants teaching or studying special education focusing on areas other than intellectual disabilities are
    not eligible
    -Applicants must plan to be of service to people with intellectual disabilities in the United States or Canada.
    -Applicants must demonstrate a justifiable need for financial assistance

    Applicants teaching in areas of special education other than intellectual disabilities are not eligible. Applicants must plan to be of service to people with intellectual disabilities in the United States or Canada.

    For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Ann Marshall
  • 1801 Watermark Drive
  • Suite 100, P.O. Box 159019
  • Columbus, OH 43215-8619
  • amarshall@uct.org
  • 800-848-0123 x 126

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