Education Scholarships

Kids spend much of their day in school, so making sure their teachers are well-educated and satisfied should be a priority. Surprisingly, this is often not the case. Students who major in education frequently graduate school with empty bank accounts and student loan debt. Things don’t improve much when they find teaching positions: Complaints of meager wages and overcrowded, poorly funded inner-city classrooms are so common that we’re lucky students are still willing to major in education.

Students who enter the field of education may find rewarding careers, but the chance of placing in the higher end of the pay stratum is low. (Check with the U.S. Department of Education for statistics.) As is true of all majors, graduating with little or no debt is a key component of financial security. Student loans have rightfully received a bad reputation for controlling one’s career decisions. If you already have a career plan, you won’t want debt changing it for you.

Taking advantage of education college scholarships and grants is a good way to avoid student loans. Because education is a field of major importance, numerous education scholarships have been created to assist students who want to get through school without debt.

Private scholarships and government assistance programs such as the TEACH Grant and the Federal Perkins Loan Teacher Cancellation have been created to fill schools with qualified and well-educated individuals. Future teachers should look to education scholarships and such government programs for scholarship awards created with them in mind. By conducting a free college scholarships search at Scholarships.com, students can find myriad information about education scholarships and other awards they will be eligible to receive.

The TSJCL Lourania Miller & Gareth Morgan Scholarships for High School Seniors
Application Deadlines: June 29, Annually
Two scholarships named for Lourania Miller and Gareth Morgan are awarded annually by the TSJCL and TCA to qualified high school seniors who are planning to continue their study of Latin and the classics while in college. Students who receive this scholarship must take Latin or Greek their freshman year at college. Enrollment in Latin cannot be at a beginning level. Courses in classical [...] More

"Inspire Our Future" Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Teacher.org is a teacher advocacy site for students interested in considering teaching (and many other avenues within the field of education) as a career. To help support these students pay for their schooling, we offer an annual $2,500 scholarship. Teacher.org's "Inspire Our Future" scholarship is open to students studying the following:

-Child Development (Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, [...] More

A $2,500 SILA Foundation College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Between April 1st and May 31st, the Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation (SILA Foundation) will be receiving online applications for ten $2,500 college scholarships.

To qualify for these scholarships the applicant must:
1. Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
2. Be enrolled in one of the following disciplines:
a.Insurance Studies
b. Finance or Accounting
c. [...] More

AFDO Scholarship Awards
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The Association of Food and Drug Officials (AFDO) is an international, nonprofit organization whose members are concerned with the development and enforcement of uniform food, drug and other consumer protection laws. Through its committees and the efforts of its Regular and Associate members, AFDO supports legislation, develops and circulates “model codes,” publishes information circulars and [...] More

AICPA Fellowships for Minority Doctoral Students
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The AICPA Fellowship for Minority Doctoral Students ensures that CPAs of diverse backgrounds are visible in college and university classrooms. The program's goal is to increase the number of minority CPAs who serve as role models and mentors to young people in the academic environment and university classrooms. The AICPA Foundation awards annual fellowships to full-time minority accounting [...] More

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest
Application Deadlines: August 01, Annually
The Abraham Lincoln Brigade Archives (ALBA) is pleased to announce the continuing annual competition for the George Watt Memorial Essay prizes. Graduate and undergraduate students from the United States and elsewhere are invited to submit an essay or thesis chapter about any aspect of the Spanish Civil War, the global political or cultural struggles against fascism in 1920s and 1930s, or the [...] More

Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Alice L. Haltom Educational Fund exists for students who are citizens of the U.S., Canada or Mexico and are actively pursuing an education for a career in information and records management. The maximum award for students in an associate degree program is $1,000. The maximum award for a student in a bachelor's or advanced degree program is $2,000. The number of scholarships to be awarded per [...] More

Alpha Delta Kappa XI Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Each year, the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois distributes more than $200,000 in scholarship funding to local students. All of CFNIL’s scholarship funds were created by individuals or organizations that recognize the importance of helping students achieve their educational goals, now and in perpetuity. The funds’ creators selected the criteria for each scholarship, based on their [...] More

ARC of Washington Trust Fund Research Grants
Application Deadlines: August 15, Annually
Since 1950 the Arc of Washington Trust Fund has promoted research on the causes, prevention, and treatment of intellectual disabilities and its personal, social, and legal consequences. The Trust provides grants to researchers in the states of Washington, Oregon, Alaska or Idaho and in British Columbia. Because the Arc Trust Fund is small compared to public funding sources, preference is given to [...] More

Bache Renshaw Fellowship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The Renshaw Fellowship supports the study and shaping of school curricula by providing grants to those seeking to become superintendents; curriculum developers; or influential scholars teaching, writing, and lecturing on educational issues. The Renshaw Fellowship is granted to current doctoral students or applicants to doctoral programs in education.

Eligibility:
-Applicants must be members [...] More

Beef Industry Scholarship
Application Deadlines: October 30, Annually
Sponsored by CME Group & the National Cattlemen's Foundation, ten scholarships of $1,500 will be awarded to outstanding students who are pursuing careers in the beef industry. Fields of study may include: education, communications, production, research or any other area involved with the beef industry. The purpose of this program is to identify and encourage talented and thoughtful students who [...] More

Beta Gamma Recruitment Grant
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
-Applicant must be a female graduating senior from Boone or Winnebago County who
-Is planning to enter the teaching [...] More

Bilingual Education Student Organization Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Bilingual Education Student Organization Scholarship is available to full-time bilingual students pursuing a teaching career at Eastern New Mexico University.

Eligibility:
-Full-time student
-3.0 cumulative GPA
-Graduate of a New Mexico high school
-Become an active member of the Bilingual Education Student Organization (BESO)
-Not eligible for financial aid

Awards are renewable [...] More

California Child Development Grant Program
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Child Development Grant Program (Program) is a need-based grant designed to encourage students to enter the field of child care and development in a licensed children’s center. Students who plan to enroll at least half-time in coursework leading to a Child Development Permit as teacher, master teacher, site supervisor or program director, are eligible to apply through the institution they [...] More

Carolyn Wones Recruitment Grant
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Each year, the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois distributes more than $200,000 in scholarship funding to local students. All of CFNIL's scholarship funds were created by individuals or organizations that recognize the importance of helping students achieve their educational goals, now and in perpetuity. The funds' creators selected the criteria for each scholarship, based on their [...] More

Catching The Dream Program
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Catching the Dream seeks to address this deficiency. Our high-priority areas of study are math, engineering, science, business, education, and computers. These fields of study are critical to the future of Indian people and the nation, and Native Americans are very underrepresented in these fields.

Catching the Dream is a national Native American education and scholarship center.
Our strategy [...] More

Chantell Cooley Scholarship for Women
Application Deadlines: December 12, Annually
The Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarship for Women provides financial assistance to young women seeking a residential degree at Waldorf College. These full tuition scholarships will be awarded to women based on their leadership potential and membership in specific, co-curricular campus organizations.

These co-curricular organizations include:
-Entrepreneurship
-Campus Ministry
-Service [...] More

Charles Lee Anderson Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
A. Applicant must be a graduating Rock Valley College student or graduating senior from Sycamore High School who
B. Is entering college or university to pursue a degree in education
C. Demonstrates optimism, determination and love of neighbor as exemplified by Dr. Anderson’s [...] More

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program
Application Deadlines: March 19, Annually
Eligibility requirements:
-Legal residents of Delaware
-U.S. citizens or eligible non-citizens
-Full-time students enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification
-High school seniors must rank in upper half of class and have a combined score of 1570 on the SAT
-Undergraduates must have at least a 2.75 GPA
-Awards may be provided for programs of [...] More

CSUB William and Laura Edwards Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 23, Annually
Johnnie M. Cerro, a CSUB alumnus of 1972, established this scholarship in December 2000 to honor the memory of his parents.

Proceeds from this endowment are used to fund scholarships for students preparing to be teachers and who plan to remain in Kern County after completion of their teaching credential [...] More

Daughters of the Pioneers of Washington
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The State Association of the Daughters of Pioneers of Washington grants two (2) $1,500 scholarships annually. In order to qualify for this scholarship you must be all of the following:

1. A descendant of a person establishing residence in one of these states:
a. Washington State during or prior to 1870
b. Oregon State during or prior to 1853
c. Idaho State during or prior to [...] More

Dr. Marc Hull Special Education Leadership Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 04, Annually
This scholarship was created to honor Dr. Marc Hull, a former Vermont commissioner of education who dedicated his career to creating equitable learning opportunities for people with disabilities.

Eligibility:
-Attend an accredited post-secondary school approved for federal Title IV funding
-Seek a certificate or license in special education administration
-Enroll at least quarter-time [...] More

East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes for U.S. Graduate Students (EAPSI)
Application Deadlines: November 12, Annually
NSF and selected foreign counterpart science and technology agencies sponsor international research institutes for U.S. graduate students in seven East Asia and Pacific locations at times set by the counterpart agencies between June and August each year. The Summer Institutes (EAPSI) operate similarly and the research visits to a particular location take place at the same time. Although [...] More

Elma and Albert Goeschel Memorial Scholarship
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This memorial scholarship fund has been established by Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Lundberg (formerly Patricia Goeschel). The proceeds of this fund will provide one scholarship to be awarded annually without regard to financial need to an incoming freshmen with outstanding academic achievements who is intending to obtain a degree in Education.

For more information or to apply, please visit the [...] More

Ernest F. Hollings Undergraduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 29, Annually
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ernest F. Hollings (Hollings) scholarship program is designed to: (1) increase undergraduate training in oceanic and atmospheric science, research, technology, and education and foster multidisciplinary training opportunities; (2) increase public understanding and support for stewardship of the ocean and atmosphere and improve [...] More

Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 50 scholarship funds. To be eligible for the Florence Turner Karlin Scholarship, applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduates attending Nebraska colleges who graduated from a Nebraska high school. Students must be majoring in education and have a minimum 3.0 GPA.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

Ford Motor Company Tribal College Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 31, Annually
Native American/Alaska Native undergraduate students attending tribal colleges and universities are eligible to apply for both the American Indian College Fund Full Circle Scholarship Program and the American Indian College Fund TCU Scholarship Program.

Minimum general eligibility requirements for both scholarships include:
-U.S. citizenship
-Enrollment in an accredited tribal college or [...] More

Frank Kazmierczak Memorial Migrant Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The purpose of this scholarship is to serve as a living tribute to Frank Kazmierczak, a long-time migrant educator, by offering an annual award for post-secondary scholarship assistance to a migrant student who wishes to pursue a career in teaching.

Candidates will be screened by a selection committee on the basis of the following criteria:
- Child of a migrant worker or a migrant worker [...] More

Furman University Teacher Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 19, Annually
Furman's merit-based scholarships are highly competitive awards which aim to recognize those students who show the potential and promise to make an impact in Furman's community.

The Furman Teacher Education Scholarships are available to entering freshmen who plan a career as an elementary or secondary school teacher. Scholarships are awarded each year to entering freshmen who indicate teaching [...] More

Gates Millennium Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: January 13, Annually
The Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program, funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, was established in 1999 to provide outstanding African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian Pacific Islander American, and Hispanic American students with an opportunity to complete an undergraduate college education in any discipline area of interest. Continuing Gates Millennium [...] More

George and Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 31, Annually
The Lincoln Community Foundation manages over 50 scholarship funds.

Eligible applicants for the George & Lynna Gene Cook Scholarship are:
-Senior graduates from a Nebraska high school
-Have a minimum 3.0 GPA
-Plan to/are majoring in Ministry or Education
-Preference is given to the members of the First Church of God Congregation

This scholarship is no renewable.

To apply, visit the [...] More

Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
Created in 1988 by the award-winning teachers of the Golden Apple Foundation, the Golden Apple Scholars of Illinois program recruits and prepares a rich ethnic diversity of bright and talented high school graduates for successful teaching careers in schools of need throughout Illinois.

Beginning in April of their junior year and continuing through November 30th of their senior year, any [...] More

GRCF Audrey L. Wright Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Audrey L. Wright Scholarship, Students must be Kent County residents (three-year minimum) pursuing an undergraduate degree in foreign language or education. Applicants must have financial need and a [...] More

GRCF John T. and Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the John T. and Frances J. Maghielse Scholarship, students must be graduates of a Grand Rapids Public High School, residents of Kent County, and currently pursuing a full-time undergraduate degree in the [...] More

GRCF Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Roger and Jacquelyn Vander Laan Family Scholarship, students must be seniors at South Christian High School entering a full-time program in the fall at any accredited college, university, vocational, [...] More

GRCF Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Grand Rapids Community Foundation awards hundreds of scholarships annually primarily to Kent County students bound for or in college, or those pursuing a technical career.

To be eligible for the Virginia Valk Fehsenfeld Scholarship, students must be full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in dietetics, nutrition, education or general human services. Applicants must also be [...] More

Hawaii Education Association (HEA) Student Teacher Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Hawaii Education Association (HEA) has established a Student Teacher Scholarship for its members, children of HEA embers, or grandchildren or legally adopted grandchildren of HEA members. Members must be in good standing and have been members for at least one year.

The primary intent of this scholarship is to minimize the need for employment during the student-teaching semester. [...] More

Herman and Katherine Peters Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Peters Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that provides a limited amount of scholarship grants to high school seniors graduating pursuing studies in the field of environment, conservation, and forestry at any accredited college or studies in primary or secondary education at a Christian college. The scholarships are for tuition and are administered at the determination of the selection [...] More

Illinois Counties Association Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
As a non-profit association that provides services to county government, the Illinois Counties Association (ICA) is committed to promoting and advancing education and the future of Illinois' youth.

Applicants must meet ALL of the following criteria:
- Be a U.S. citizen and resident of the State of Illinois
- Be enrolled full-time (minimum 12 credit hours) at an accredited four-year college [...] More

Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
If you are a teacher or an academically talented student pursuing a career in special education as a public, private or parochial preschool, elementary or secondary school teacher in Illinois, you may be eligible for the Illinois Special Education Teacher Tuition Waiver Program. This program will exempt you from paying tuition and mandatory fees at an eligible institution for up to four calendar [...] More

Indiana Minority Teacher/Special Education Services Scholarship
Application Deadlines: September 04, Annually
The Minority Teacher Scholarship was created by the 1988 Indiana General Assembly to address the critical shortage of black and hispanic teachers in Indiana. In 1990, the Indiana General Assembly amended the Minority program to include the field of Special Education, and in 1991 the fields of occupational and physical therapy were added.

The student must agree in writing to apply for a [...] More

ISI Henry Salvatori Fellowship
Application Deadlines: January 16, Annually
The ISI Salvatori Fellowship seeks to further an understanding and appreciation of the principles held by the American Founding Fathers and the culture that formed their values and views.

The Salvatori Fellowship is granted to current graduate students in a field related to the American Founding. Eligible applicants are:
-Members of the Intercollegiate Studies Institute
-Engaged in graduate [...] More

ISI Richard M. Weaver Fellowship
Application Deadlines: January 23, Annually
ISI's Graduate Fellowship Program is characterized by the observation of Richard M. Weaver that "a liberal education specifically prepares for the achievement of freedom." After more than fifty years, the ISI graduate fellows program boasts some of the most distinguished figures in the academy and public life. Each year ISI grants Richard M. Weaver Fellowships to students who intend to use their [...] More

James & Patrica Sood Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The James and Patricia Sood Scholarship was founded in honor of a special couple, both teachers. It is awarded to a young adult student who is pursuing a degree and career in education. After serving as an engineer in the US Navy and then having a successful career in business, James went back to school to follow his passion–teaching. He spent many happy years as a Professor of International [...] More

James F. Reville Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 08, Annually
The James F. Reville Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled full-time in any year of their college, training in a field related to intellectual and other developmental disabilities in New York State.

Two awards are presented annually. The award is in the amount of $3,000 per recipient which is paid in installments of $750 per semester for any two (2) years the student is enrolled in [...] More

James Madison Foundation Graduate Fellowships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation offers James Madison Graduate Fellowships to individuals desiring to become outstanding teachers of the American Constitution at the secondary school level. Fellowship applicants compete only against other applicants from the states of their legal residence. As funding permits, the Foundation plans to offer one fellowship per state per year. [...] More

Jean Evenstad Memorial Scholarship
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A 1965 graduate of VCSU and a native of Fingal, ND, Ms. Evenstad provided funds from her estate to establish scholarships. These scholarships are made available to students pursuing an English education degree. From 1966 to 1992, Ms. Evenstad taught at the North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton, where she chaired the Department of English and Humanities for seven years.

For more [...] More

Jewish Community Center (JCC) North American Graduate Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
The JCC Movement is a great place to build a career for people who really like people. JCCs welcome into their doors the full diversity of the North American population. Infants to the frail elderly and everyone in between receives services at the JCC, so Jewish Community Centers need staff members from a wide variety of fields, from personal trainers to early-childhood educators to financial [...] More

Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 04, Annually
Each year, NYSARC awards scholarships to college students pursing degrees in special education, physical or occupational therapy or a field related to intellectual and other developmental disabilities.

The Joseph T. Weingold Scholarship is awarded to students enrolled full-time in an education degree program leading to special education certification at a New York college or university. Two [...] More

JSU Alabama Curley Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama Curley Memorial Scholarship is for full-time junior or senior demonstrating academic achievement; based on academics and character. Established in memory of Mr. Andrew Curley to provide support for an upper-class student in education.

For more information about this award, please visit us [...] More

JSU Alabama Harold Shamblin Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Shamblin Family Scholarship was established through a bequest of Mr. Harold C. Shamblin of Gadsden, Alabama, for the benefit of deserving students who have been accepted to the College of Education and Professional Studies.

For more information, please visit our website. [...] More

JSU Alabama Johnson (J.C.U.) Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Full-time undergraduate or graduate student demonstrating academic achievement who has graduated from any Calhoun County High School.

Established by Mrs. Elizabeth Lloyd Johnson in memory of her husband. The scholarship will benefit a deserving student who has graduated from any Calhoun County high [...] More

JSU Alabama Mildred Sheppard Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The JSU Alabama Mildred Sheppard Scholarship is awarded to JSU Alabama Education majors who commit, in writing, to teach K-12 for at least two years upon graduating.

The scholarship was established by the Board of Directors of the Country Day School, Inc., Montgomery, Alabama, to honor Miss Mildred Louise Sheppard, the school's founder and only headmaster. [...] More

Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Kansas Teacher Service Scholarship is a merit-based service obligation scholarship program that provides financial assistance to both students pursuing bachelor's degree programs and currently licensed teachers pursuing endorsement in hard-to-fill disciplines or master's degrees in hard-to-fill disciplines or either group planning to teach in an underserved geographic area. Recipients sign [...] More

Kentucky Early Childhood Development Scholarships
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The Early Childhood Development Scholarship provides financial aid to Kentucky students pursuing a Child Development Associate Credential, Associate’s degree in early childhood education, Bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary early childhood education or a related program approved by the Early Childhood Development Authority, or Kentucky Early Childhood Development Director’s [...] More

Kentucky Teacher Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The KHEAA Teacher Scholarship Program provides financial aid to highly qualified Kentucky students pursuing initial teacher certification at participating Kentucky institutions. All applicants must be Kentucky residents enrolled full-time (unless enrolled for the final term of a teacher certification program and less than full-time enrollment is required to complete the program). Applicants must [...] More

Leon Bradley Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 29, Annually
The Leon Bradley Scholarship Program is established to encourage more minorities or persons of color to enter the field to teaching and school leadership. AASPA believes that it is of benefit for all students to experience diversity among the educators who serve as role models for our students. Thus, the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA) will annually award up to two [...] More

Louis-Edward Nicklies Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 28, Annually
The Louis-Edward Nicklies Scholarship is awarded to undergraduate, masters-level and doctoral students enrolled in 12+ credit hours who have graduated from a high school located in Jefferson County, KY.

Eligibility:
-Be a graduate of a public, parochial, or private high school in Jefferson County, KY
-Have an academic record indicating the ability to succeed at the undergraduate/graduate [...] More

Massachusetts Early Childhood Educators Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The Early Childhood Educators Scholarship Program was funded as a pilot initiative by the Legislature for the purpose of increasing the quality and availability of teachers and care providers to work with young children in inclusive settings including infant/toddler, preschool and child care programs. The scholarship is designed to provide financial assistance for currently employed early [...] More

Minority Teacher Education Scholarship
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Minority teacher education scholars program is a collaborative performance-based scholarship program for African-American, Hispanic-American, Asian-American, and Native American students. The participants in the program include Florida’s Florida College System institutions and its public and private universities that have teacher education programs.

Individuals who are selected for the MTES [...] More

Minority Teachers of Illinois Scholarship Program
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
If you plan to teach at a non-profit Illinois public, private, or parochial preschool, elementary school, or secondary school, for which the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) has determined that no less than 30% of the enrolled students are African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American, or Native American; and you are of African American/Black, Hispanic American, Asian American [...] More

Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
The Television Academy Foundation's Mister Rogers Memorial Scholarship Program awards two scholarships to graduating seniors (must be continuing directly to graduate school) and graduate students (Masters or Ph.D) to support and encourage them to pursue a career in children’s media and further the values and principles of Fred Rogers’ work. The scholarships are project-based and may not be used [...] More

Mount Mary University/Frederick Layton Art Scholarship for Incoming First-Year & Transfer Students
Application Deadlines: January 23, Annually
The Frederick Layton Art Scholarship Program is named in honor of Frederick Layton, 1827-1919, an early Milwaukee patron of the arts and founder of the Layton Art Gallery (1888-1955) where the Layton School of the Arts and Design (1920-1972) originated.

The trustees of the Layton Foundation established the Frederick Layton Art Scholarship to perpetuate Frederick Layton's legacy of bringing [...] More

National Louis University D214 Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
In preparation for the inaugural Harrison Pathways Program class at the Wheeling, IL campus, National Louis University is pleased to offer two full tuition scholarships to District 214 students. The Harrison Pathways Program is designed to be a flexible and affordable program that can lead to any of NLU's undergraduate degrees including Applied Communication, Business Administration, Human [...] More

NDS/DMI Milk Marketing & Dairy Products Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
These scholarships are provided to encourage undergraduate sophomores and junior students to pursue careers in marketing of milk or dairy products. Major areas can include: Dairy or Agricultural Marketing, Dairy Product Development, Dairy Quality Control or Testing, Dairy Foods or Nutrition, and Food Product Science. Scholarships are based on leadership, experience, academic ability and interests [...] More

Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
Founded in 1949, the Nellie Martin Carman Scholarship is available to graduating seniors from public high schools in King, Pierce, and Snohomish counties in Washington state. Application forms are only available through these high schools and candidates for the scholarship are nominated by their school each year by March 1st. Awards range from $500 to $2,000 a year, and scholarships are renewable [...] More

Noyce Teaching Fellowship for Career Changers
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Robert Noyce Teaching Fellows program, authorized under the National Science Foundation Authorization Act, seeks to encourage talented science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degree holders to become elementary, middle, and high school teachers by offering tuition assistance and salary stipends.

Working professionals with an academic background in a STEM subject-area will [...] More

Oklahoma Future Teachers Scholarship Program
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The Future Teachers Scholarship Program was established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education as an incentive to encourage the preparation of teachers in critical shortage areas in the public schools of Oklahoma.

Eligibility:
-The student must be a resident of Oklahoma
-The student must be nominated by the college in which they are enrolled on the basis of: cumulative high [...] More

Olivia M. Marquart Scholarships
Application Deadlines: March 01, Annually
The Olivia M. Marquart Scholarship was established in honor of a friend, sister, and daughter who continues to demonstrate strength and courage throughout her battle with Synovial Sarcomas in her lungs. The scholarship is awarded annually to a young adult who is either a cancer survivor or currently undergoing treatment. The recipient must demonstrate financial need and be a US citizen attending [...] More

Our World-Underwater Society Rolex Scholarship
Application Deadlines: December 31, Annually
The mission of the Our World-Underwater Scholarship Society (OW-USS) is to promote educational activities associated with the underwater world. There is one scholarship for North American citizens and one for European citizens. Applicants must be certified SCUBA divers and will need to pass a diving physical prior to acceptance of Scholarship.

The scholarships provide a hands-on introduction [...] More

Out To Innovate™ Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM Students
Application Deadlines: June 06, Annually
NOGLSTP established the Out To Innovate Scholarships for LGBTQ STEM Students, following NOGLSTP’s inaugural Out to Innovate Career Summit for LGBTQ People in STEM. These scholarships are intended for undergraduate and graduate students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) programs who are either lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or an active ally of [...] More

PMI Alaska Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
The PMI Alaska Chapter aims to promote project management professionalism and serve the professional, education, and networking needs of its members and the residents of Alaska interested in project management. In this endeavor, it has created an endowed fund to support at least one annual academic scholarship per year. As the fund grows over several years, additional scholarships may be added or [...] More

PMI New York City (NYC) Chapter Scholarships
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
In order to be considered eligible for a scholarship, applicants must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited academic degree program in project management, and/or a field that benefits from project management (i.e., science/engineering, hotel management, information technology, pharmaceutical, business administration, construction, human resources, educational administration, etc.), with [...] More

PMI Ray Piper Global Project Management Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
To honor the memory of Ray Piper, Ray's friends are sponsoring the Ray Piper Global Project Management Education Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.

This academic scholarship is open to any student enrolled in or applying for an accredited undergraduate academic degree program in project management or a related field of study at any college or university anywhere in the world.

For more [...] More

PMI Tulsa Chapter Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 01, Annually
PMI Tulsa is offering two individual scholarships in the amount of $1,500. Applicants must be enrolled in or applying for an accredited two year associate's degree or four year bachelor's degree program. For the two-year degree program, applicants must also be enrolled in or applying for a Project Management Certificate Program. For the four-year degree program, applicants must be enrolled in or [...] More

Presbyterian Student Opportunity Scholarship
Application Deadlines: May 15, Annually
The Student Opportunity Scholarship program serves Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) college students by providing need-based aid for sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are full-time, first-degree students attending accredited institutions in the United States. Student Opportunity Scholarship applicants will explore who God created them to be in a series of essay questions intended for students to [...] More

Prospective Educator Scholarships
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The PDK Educational Foundation awards more than 30 scholarships each year to prospective educators who have a connection to PDK by having a family member or teacher who is a PDK member, or through membership in Educators Rising. All scholarships are available under a single application.

Individuals who meet one of the following criteria may apply directly to PDK International through the [...] More

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund
Application Deadlines: April 30, Annually
The Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship offers assistance students majoring in Education, with preference given to Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education, at an accredited Louisiana college or university. Scholarship awards are $500 per semester for a maximum of eight consecutive semesters, fall and spring only, subject to availability of funds. To maintain the scholarship, [...] More

Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
This Ruth M. Aikey Memorial Scholarship is a four-year scholarship for promising individuals who are current residents of either Amherst, Avon, Avon Lake, Berea, Birmingham, Brookpark, Columbia Station, Elyria, Grafton, Kipton, LaGrange, Lorain, Middleburg Heights, North Ridgeville, Oberlin, Olmsted Falls, Rochester, Sheffield Lake, South Amherst, Strongsville, or Wellington in the state of Ohio [...] More

South Carolina Teaching Fellows
Application Deadlines: December 01, Annually
The South Carolina Teaching Fellow scholarship is open to high school seniors in South Carolina who are interested in becoming a teacher. To be eligible, students must be a United States citizen or permanent resident alien legally authorized to be in the United States and a legal resident of South Carolina.

The Fellowship is awarded each year to as many as 175 high school seniors. Fellows [...] More

Stony Wold N1 Herbert Fund Direct Service Grants
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Direct Service Grants provide financial assistance to students with respiratory ailments and are intending to help complete their education and become self-sustaining, independent members of the community. Grants are available to any student with a pulmonary problem who lives or goes to school in the greater New York City area (within a 50 mile radius), is at least 16 years old, can demonstrate [...] More

Study and Internship Program in Germany (SIP-UAS7)
Application Deadlines: February 15, Annually
Since 2006, the Study & Internship Program (SIP) has enabled highly qualified undergraduates from U.S. and Canadian colleges and universities to experience the German approach to hands-on education at a member of UAS7, a consortium of Germany's top universities of applied sciences. SIP students spend a semester studying at a UAS7 campus and a semester interning. Internships typically last 5-6 [...] More

T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Minnesota Scholarship Programs
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T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood Minnesota is a scholarship program intended to provide opportunities for early childhood and school-age care professionals interested in increasing their levels of education, compensation, and commitment to the field. Benefits vary depending on scholarship type, but for most scholarship recipients, T.E.A.C.H. covers the majority of tuition and textbook purchases while [...] More

TEACH Grant
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The TEACH Grant Program provides grants to students who are completing or plan to complete course work needed to begin a career in teaching.

To receive a TEACH Grant, you must:
-Meet the basic eligibility criteria for the federal student aid programs
-Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
-Be enrolled as an undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, or graduate student at a [...] More

Teacher Education Scholarship Program of the Alabama Space Grant Consortium
Application Deadlines: February 29, Annually
The Alabama Space Grant Consortium (ASGC), a member of the NASA National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, supports undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships for students studying in an aerospace-related discipline at participating universities. The awards are made to U.S. citizens with proven academic excellence and accomplishments. In Alabama, we award over $326,000 worth of [...] More

TEDS PhD Merit Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The PhD Merit Scholarships are awarded by the PhD and Admissions committees for the Educational Studies and Intercultural Studies departments, and for the four Theological Studies departments (including Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, and Church History). Awards are renewable for a second year and are awarded based on full-time credits (9 or more) and will be pro-rated if [...] More

TEDS PhD Program Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The PhD Program Scholarship is awarded to one recipient per PhD program (Theological Studies, Educational Studies, and Intercultural Studies), selected by the PhD and Admissions committees. Awards are based on full-time credits (9 or more) and will be pro-rated if registered for less than 9 credits in a semester. Applicants are considered automatically during the admissions process. The award is [...] More

TEDS PhD Waybright Leadership Scholarship
Application Deadlines: January 15, Annually
The PhD Waybright Leadership Scholarship is awarded to one Educational Studies PhD student, once Intercultural Studies PhD student, and four Theological Studies PhD students selected by the PhD and Admissions committees. Applicants are considered automatically during the admissions process. Scholarships are renewable up to four years. [...] More

Tennessee Christa McAuliffe Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The Tennessee General Assembly created this scholarship program to honor the memory of Christa McAuliffe, a high school teacher who lost her life in the space shuttle Challenger accident. The scholarship program was established to encourage promising Tennesseans who have a commitment to teaching and inspiring young minds to explore and achieve their highest potential. The scholarship is intended [...] More

Tennessee Minority Teaching Fellows Program
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The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. The award is for students who are pursing a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee college or university.

To be eligible, the applicant must:
-Be a minority Tennessee resident and a U.S. citizen
-Be a high school senior or a continuing college [...] More

Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The Tennessee Teaching Scholars Program is intended to encourage exemplary students to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. Participation is limited to college juniors, seniors, and post baccalaureate candidates admitted to a teacher education program in a Tennessee college or university.

To be eligible, the applicant must:
Be a Tennessee resident and a U.S. citizen
-Minimum 2.75 GPA if [...] More

The Fulgham/Fulghum National Foundation Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 15, Annually
The FFNFF offers one scholarship annually on a competitive basis to High School seniors accepted by a college or University. Priority will be given to High School Seniors entering a post-secondary program leading to a career in the teaching profession. Eligibility is limited to High School seniors.

For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's [...] More

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago Academic Scholarship
Application Deadlines: February 01, Annually
College is expensive. The Jewish community through the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago can help. Educational scholarship funds from grants administered by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago are available for Jewish college and graduate students. Approximately $500,000 is available each year for full-time students, predominantly those legally domiciled in the metropolitan [...] More

The Roothbert Fund Scholarships
Application Deadlines: January 31, Annually
Roothbert Fund scholarships are open to all in the United States regardless of sex, age, color, nationality or religious background. While the Fund does not emphasize any particular form of religious practice or worship, it seeks to provide support to persons motivated by spiritual values. The Fund has awarded grants to persons entering a wide range of careers. However, preference will be given [...] More

The Rudolph Dillman Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
The American Foundation for the Blind removes barriers, creates solutions, and expands possibilities so people with vision loss can achieve their full potential.

All applicants must be U.S. citizens or naturalized citizens. All applications must include the following items, without exception:
-Completed online application including all sections of the essay
-Official transcripts
-Two [...] More

The UCT Heaston Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
The UTC Heaston Scholarship helps students achieve their dreams of a college education. The program consists of three scholarships granted to three students annually; each covering four years of undergraduate education.

The three scholarships are:
-The Jack & Betty Heaston Memorial Scholarship
-The Betty Y. Heaston Memorial Scholarship
-The Jack Heaston Memorial Scholarship

The winners [...] More

TKE Francis J. Flynn Memorial Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
Frank J. Flynn was initiated a Teke at Theta-Sigma Chapter at St. John’s University in 1968, where he was a professor of mathematics. He served as Faculty Advisor, Chapter Advisor, and as the first District President (now Grand Province Advisor) for the Liberty District. He was a Grand Prytanis Key Leader Award recipient in 1975. Frater Flynn entered the Chapter Eternal in 1987, while in his [...] More

Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarship
Application Deadlines: April 01, Annually
Tobin Sorenson Physical Education Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students who intend to pursue careers at the K-12 level as physical education teachers, adapted physical education teachers, coaches, recreational therapists, dance therapists, or similar professionals focusing on teaching the knowledge and use of the human body. The scholarships were established in 1999.

The application [...] More

Vera DoLean Ginn Kiwanis Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 15, Annually
To be eligible for the Vera DoLean Ginn Scholarship, applicant must be Shelby County (Ohio) resident pursuing a career in elementary education. Students must have a high school or college gpa of at least 2.5 and be pursuing a certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's degree.

Selection will be based upon intent to pursue the field of elementary education, financial need, academic [...] More

Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP)
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The primary purpose of the Virginia Teaching Scholarship Loan Program (VTSLP) is to provide financial support to students who are preparing to teach in one of Virginia's critical shortage teaching areas.

Eligibility:
-Be a teacher candidate at an accredited public or private four-year institution of higher education in the commonwealth
-Undergraduates must be at least sophomores who were in [...] More

William Tasse Alexander Scholarship
Application Deadlines: March 16, Annually
The William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund was established in 1982 by the will of Margery Alexander Thompson in memory of her parents and grandparents. The purpose of the Fund is to provide merit scholarships to undergraduate students from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina; primarily in the field of education.

Eligibility:
-Be at least rising juniors or seniors in college
-Be full-time [...] More

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