Education Scholarships

Scholarships open to students working towards becoming teachers or working in the education profession.

James Madison Foundation Fellowships
Sponsor: James Madison Memorial Foundation
Amount: Up to $24,000 over the period of study.
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Fellowship is open to U.S. citizens or U.S. nationals who are teachers, or plan to become a teacher, of American history, American government, or social studies at the secondary school level (grades 7-12). Applicant must possess a bachelor’s degree or plan to receive a bachelor’s degree no later than Aug. 31 of the year the student is applying.

Nichols for Notes Music Scholarship
Sponsor: Federation of Women’s Clubs of Massachusetts
Amount: $500
Closing Date: March 1, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to seniors in a Massachusetts high school or students who are homeschooled in Massachusetts. Applicant must plan to major in Piano, Instrument, Music Education, Music Therapy, or Voice.

Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program
Sponsor: California State Fair
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: March 2, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are legal residents of California. There are 14 categories of scholarships – see website for details. In addition to the general scholarships, there are specific scholarships open to Agriculture, Art, Business, Culinary Arts, Education, Enology, Hospitality Management or Viticulture majors.

Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Retired Teachers Association Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: March 7, 2021
Description: Scholarships are open to rising college juniors and seniors in Illinois who are pursing a degree in education.

Tri-Valley Retired Educators’ Scholarship Award
Sponsor: California Retired Teachers Association Tri-Valley Division 85
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: March 19, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors, community college transfer students, and four-year college/university students who will complete the sophomore year by the end of spring term 2021. Applicant must be a resident of Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin, or Sunol (California) with plans of having a career in education.

Judith Cary Leadership Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: P. Buckley Moss Foundation
Amount: Up to $1,000
Closing Date: March 31, 2021
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are working either full-time or part-time towards special needs certification or an undergraduate or graduate degree in some field of Special Education. Applicant must be nominated by a member of the P. Buckley Moss Foundation.

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