General Scholarships for Future Teachers The Shawn Carter Scholarship Fund Application deadline: April 1-30, 2019 Amount: $2,500 Jay-Z wants to send you to college! This scholarship is open for those who are under the age of 25 and have a 2.0 GPA or better. That is all that is required to qualify for one of these $2,500 scholarships. It does not matter if you are a high school senior, high school graduate not yet in school, enrolled undergraduate, or attending vocational school. The Shawn Carter Foundation supports students who have been through difficult times and want to give back to their community, ideal for students who plan to pursue an education major. To apply, complete an online application and submit a personal statement. Applications are due in April.
Hispanic Scholarship Fund Application Deadline: December 31, 2018 - April 1, 2019 Amount: $500-$5,000 This scholarship program provides awards up to $500-$5,000 (average award is $2,500) for Hispanic students who have a 3.0 GPA or higher. Awards are based on financial need and merit. While no designated majors are specifically supported by this program, students interested in teaching in their local communities are encouraged to apply. Students may apply for support in high school or in college. Must complete the FAFSA to apply. To apply, submit a personal statement, two letters of recommendation, transcript, and financial need information.
The Leo W. and Alberta V. Thomas Utz Scholarship Application Deadline: February 15, 2019 Amount: $4000 for four years A scholarship in the amount of $4000 each year for four consecutive years to three students (one of each in the following subjects – Math, Science and English). Renewal is conditional upon maintenance of a GPA of 3.25 based on a 4.0 scale used by the educational institution. An official transcript must be submitted to the Office of the Reporter General each year by July 10th or the scholarship is forfeited. When applying for this scholarship, be sure to note on the application form your choice of study you are applying for.
UCT Heaston Scholarship Application Deadline: March 15, 2019 Amount: The Jack & Betty Heaston Memorial Scholarship – $6,000 per year for four years The Betty Y. Heaston Memorial Scholarship – $3,000 per year for four years The Jack Heaston Memorial Scholarship – $3,000 per year for four years Since this is not a need-based scholarship, we will use the personal narrative, especially the “overcoming obstacles” portion, as the tiebreaker for equally qualified candidates. Use one application for all three awards - the committee will determine which amount/named scholarship to award based on applications. Require annual proof of enrollment before disbursement of award every year.
SILA Foundation College Scholarship Application Deadline: April 1-May 31, 2019 Amount: $2,500 The Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc. (SILA Foundation, Inc.) is proud to announce the availability of ten (10) two thousand and five hundred dollar ($2500.00) scholarships for use at any accredited post-secondary college or university. Requirements: Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident Have a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.00 or better If you are a high school graduating senior please provide a copy of your high school transcript. If selected, you MUST provide a copy of your upcoming fall enrollment schedule from your college/university before we can release the fund. A letter of reference
Educators Rising Scholarships Application Deadline: Opening January 3, 2019 Amount: Range from $500- $2,000 The PDK Educational Foundation offers more than 30 scholarships, but — good news! — you only need to fill out one application to apply for all Prospective Educator Scholarships. There are two types of scholarships: general endowed scholarships and scholarships with special criteria. All applicants will be considered for the general endowed scholarships. If you would like to be considered for any of the scholarships with special criteria, you will be asked to answer additional questions. Apply for these scholarships by logging into your Educators Rising member account. Special criteria scholarships:
The Margaret L. Hanshaw and Family Scholarship Students pursuing careers in music education, especially returning or non-traditional students interested in choral music (There is no need to indicate eligibility for this award on the application. If you qualify for this award, your application will automatically be submitted.)
Sandra Joy Crowther Scholarship Students with demonstrated financial need who are planning to pursue careers in education at any level in any subject. A copy of the student's FAFSA form must be included.
Gough Memorial Scholarship High school seniors entering college to study journalism or English who will teach
Holm Memorial Scholarship Preference to students in the San Francisco Bay Area or the State of California
Jo Ann Ota Fujioka Endowed Scholarship Students of color pursuing education careers
Schmalz Family Scholarship Students with demonstrated financial need who are planning to pursue careers in education at any level in any subject. A copy of the student's FAFSA form must be included.
English Teacher Scholarships PDK Prospective Educator Scholarship Application Deadline: January 3, 2019- April 3, 2019 Amount: $500-$5,000 High school seniors use the Prospective Educator Scholarship application. The PDK Educational Foundation awards about 30 Prospective Educator Scholarships each year. One-time and renewable awards range from $500 to $5000. Most of these scholarships are for high school seniors; a few of these scholarships are earmarked for current undergraduate students. Once your application is submitted, you will be considered for all scholarships for which you are eligible. To be eligible, applicants must be: A member of one of the following associations: Educators Rising, Phi Delta Kappa, and/or Pi Lambda Theta; and Studying English or Journalism and plan to teach
Science Teacher Scholarships Barbara Lotze Scholarships for Future Teachers Application Deadline: December 1, 2018 Amount: $2,000 The AAPT Executive Board offers scholarships for future high school physics teachers. These scholarships, supported by an endowment funded by Barbara Lotze, are available only to U.S. citizens attending U.S. schools. Undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs are eligible. Successful applicants receive a stipend of up to $2,000 and a complimentary AAPT Student Membership for one year. The scholarship may be granted to an individual for each of four years.
Music Teacher Scholarships John Philip Sousa Foundation Scholarship Deadline: December 5, 2018 Amount: $1,000 The John Philip Sousa Foundation presents the Dr. Robert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship of 2018. This scholarship is intended for those interested in studying in order to become a music teacher or band director. Applicants must be planning to complete an undergraduate degree in instrumental music education and attend a school in the United States. To apply, complete the application form, 3 letters of recommendation, current transcripts, a photo, and a typed personal statements. Attach a typed statement of 250 words or less and include the following information: 1. Your future goals and how you plan to achieve these goals 2. Significant people and/or events that have influenced you 3. Your basic philosophy on why you wish to become a band director
School Band & Orchestra Magazine Scholarship Application Deadline: December 31, 2018 Amount: $1,000 + matching musical products for your school To apply, simply fill in the online application with basic information about yourself and your school’s music program and answer the following in 250 words or less: What role has your music program played in bringing you closer to your school mates, friends and the community at large?
Cameron Impact Scholarship Deadline 9/12 Seniors Only The Cameron Impact Scholarship will be awarded annually, in December, to approximately 10-15 high-school seniors (applications are due in May and September preceding the awards). This four-year, merit-based scholarship (“Scholarship”) is intended to cover the full tuition and ‘educational expenses’ (as defined by the Internal Revenue Service) at the recipient’s chosen collegiate institution (estimated to be between $20,000-$50,000 per annum). ‘Educational expenses’ vary amongst higher institutions, but the Scholarship is intended to cover tuition, fees, course-related expenses, books, supplies, and equipment.
The Foundation will allocate approximately 25%, or a quarter of the scholarships to individuals pursuing careers in education, nonprofits, government, and/or military and have a stated professional goal of public service. However, the criterion for the Scholarship is intentionally broad.
In either the Private or Public Sector, the Cameron Impact Scholar has the ability to make real, tangible contributions in their lifelong dedication to the greater good. Eligibility for the Cameron Impact Scholarship is based on the following criteria: The applicant must:
Prioritize academic excellence (maintaining a minimum cumulative unweighted 3.7 grade point average/4.0 scale or equivalent in their high school studies);
Be a citizen of the United States of America; Be in the high school graduating Class of 2019,
planning to enroll in a full-time course of study toward a bachelor’s degree at an accredited four-year U.S. college or university for the full academic year following high school graduation;
Excel in a broad variety of extracurricular activities.
This includes, but is not limited to: athletics, academic clubs, music lessons, performance art, and philanthropic organizations;
Be motivated leaders with a strong work ethic and social acumen. Scholars rise to the occasion and are both candid and confident;
Demonstrate active participation in community service and in civic-minded arenas, exhibiting an appreciation for the world outside themselves and a belief in their own capacity to effect change on scales both large and small.