Education Scholarships

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

UNCF Black Educators Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: September 29, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students majoring in education and attending full-time at a UNCF member college or university or other accredited four-year HBCU. Applicant must have at least a 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: September 30, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to individuals currently enrolled in a Practitioner Teacher Alternative Certificate Program approved by the Louisiana Department of Education. Individuals must be pursuing certification in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education and have completed at least half of the required Certification Program course hours.

Barbara A. Cooley Master’s Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to master’s level students who are currently enrolled in a health education program at an accredited college or university in the United States or a U.S. territory.

Bill Kane Undergraduate Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate health education majors who attend an accredited college/university in the United States or a U.S. territory.

NCJW/LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: October 15, 2022
Description: Scholarships are open to students who live and attend school in the Greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura Counties. Applicant must be trying to better their lives through education in the aftermath of trauma, loss and other setbacks. There are scholarships open to all majors and specific scholarships for nursing majors, mothers, non-traditional students, education majors, and film/television/cinema/theater majors.

Ruth Abernathy Presidential Scholarship
Sponsor: Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)
Amount: Up to $1,750
Closing Date: October 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students majoring in a field related to one of the disciplines represented by SHAPE (health education, physical education, physical activity, dance, sport).

Bilingual Therapist Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: Bilingual Therapies
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: November 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to bilingual graduate students entering the final year of their graduate program, who speak a second language at native or near-native proficiency and are interested in working with bilingual/bicultural children after graduation.

UCT Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Order of United Commercial Travelers of America (UCT)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: November 15, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students, or teachers looking to go back to school, who are pursuing degrees or certification to teach persons with intellectual disabilities.

Barbara Lotze Scholarship
Sponsor: American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: December 1, 2022
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate students enrolled, or planning to enroll, in physics teacher preparation curricula and high school seniors entering such programs.

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