Education Scholarships

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

MFMA Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the next academic year. Applicant must submit a personal essay answering one of five given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to legal residents of Delaware who are incoming or current full-time students enrolled at a Delaware college in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification and planning to teach in a critical need area as defined by the Delaware Department of Education (see website for details).

Future Journalism Teacher Scholarships
Sponsor: Journalism Education Association
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to education majors who intend to teach scholastic journalism. Applicant must submit a short personal essay, an application form, two recommendation letters, and their college transcript.

Speech Pathologist Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Bilingual Therapies
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: July 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in an eligible graduate program, have native or near-native proficiency in a second language, and would like to work with multicultural children in a diverse school-setting.

Pass the Torch Teacher Scholarships
Sponsor: Teachers Test Prep
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are planning on becoming teachers. Applicant must submit a video sharing a story on a teacher who inspired them.

Scholarship for Special Educators
Sponsor: HIE Help Center
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current undergraduate and graduate students who will be seeing or in the process of completing higher education at an institution in the United States in special education.

Future Educator Scholarship
Sponsor: Mrs. Prindables Gourmet Caramel Apples
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: August 20, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students majoring in education. Applicant must submit an essay on what they believe they can offer to the students of the future.

William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana Commission for Higher Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: August 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to minority students (defined as black and Hispanic individuals) planning to teach in an accredited school in Indiana upon graduation.

Teacher Librarian Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: September 25, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students enrolled in a professional Teacher Librarian Credentialing program or a Master’s Degree program in preparation to become a school Teacher Librarian. Applicant must also be a resident of the area served by the CSLA Southern Region.

Leadership for Diversity Paraprofessional Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current CSLA members who are enrolled in a community college program for school library technical service certification. Applicant must be from a traditionally underrepresented group and be working in a classified position in the library field.

Leadership for Diversity TL Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: October 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current CSLA members who are enrolled in a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing accredited teacher librarian credential program. Applicant must be from a traditionally underrepresented group and intend to work as a teacher librarian in California.

Jewell Gardiner Memorial Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students currently enrolled in a Teacher Librarian Credential program and are current members of CSLA Northern Region.

Library Information Technology – CSLA Northern Region
Sponsor: California School Library Association (CSLA)
Amount: $500
Closing Date: October 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are enrolled in a Library Information Technology Program in the Northern California.

ABA Therapy Scholarship
Sponsor: Action Behavior Centers
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: November 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to U.S. citizens and permanent residents enrolled in or planning to enroll in an accredited college or university full-time in 2020. Applicant must be studying in a field that will benefit the research or clinical therapy for Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD).

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