Pass the Torch Teacher Scholarships

July 31, 2024
Awards Available: 2

Scholarship Description

Each year, Teachers Test Prep awards two $5,000 scholarships to aspiring K-12 educators through its "Pass the Torch" Teacher Scholarship program. One scholarship is awarded to a recipient planning a career in elementary education, and one is awarded to a recipient planning a career in secondary education.

Scholarship Details

  • Two scholarships available: $5,000 for elementary education and $5,000 for secondary education.
  • Funds awarded directly to recipients to support living expenses.
  • All finalists receive a $100 Amazon gift card and one year of free access to Teachers Test Prep's Core Plus Online Prep Programs for credentialing exams.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be enrolled in a US teacher preparation program for the upcoming academic year.
  • Demonstrate financial need, which may require evidence such as Federal Student Aid receipts.

Application Process

  1. Download the Scholarship Application Form.
  2. Create a video, no longer than six minutes, sharing the story of a teacher who inspired you and what lessons you want to pass on to your future students. (Preferred format: landscape)
  3. Upload the video to a platform like YouTube or Vimeo.
  4. Email the signed Scholarship Application Form along with a link to your video (not the full video file) to us.

To qualify, applicants must be enrolled in a teacher preparation program in the US for the upcoming academic year and be able to demonstrate financial need. They must also complete the application form available on the scholarships webpage. Scholarship Search