Education Scholarships

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

Alexis Kate Special Education Teachers Scholarship
Sponsor: Edem Autism
Amount: $500
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who have declared a special education major and have also demonstrated extracurricular commitment to the field.

American Indian College Fund Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian College Fund
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarships are open to American Indian/Alaska Native students. Scholarships are open to undergraduate or graduate students attending tribal colleges, as well as students attending any other accredited public and non-profit private college all across the United States. There are MANY scholarships available open to all American Indian/Alaska Native students. There are also specific scholarships for students majoring in Education.

Rehabmart.com Scholarship
Sponsor: RehabMart.com
Amount: Up to $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to incoming and current college students with disabilities, health science students, or anyone majoring in special needs education.

Child Empowerment Scholarship
Sponsor: Children’s Dentistry of Charlottesville
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to anyone who will be enrolled at a college or university for the 2017 academic year with at least a 3.25 GPA. Applicant must submit an essay on how they plan to leverage their education to empower children to live healthier, happier lives.

Christa McAuliffe Teacher Incentive Program
Sponsor: Delaware Department of Education
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: June 1, 2017
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.

Student Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Education Association
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: June 5, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to student teachers intending to teach in the Hawaii State Department of Education who are enrolled in a State Approved Teacher Education Program as a full-time undergraduate or post baccalaureate candidate in any state-approved or nationally accredited institution of higher learning in the 2017-2018 academic year.

Native American Scholarship
Sponsor: Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to tribal members who are accepted in, or already attend, an accredited college or university. Applicant must plan to work with a tribe or nation in the field of Education or Social Service.

Ruby J. Darensbourg-Cook Memorial Scholarship Fund
Sponsor: Baton Rouge Area Foundation
Amount: $1,500
Closing Date: June 15, 2017
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.

Schwartzapfel Lawyers Humanitarian Scholarship
Sponsor: Schwartzapfel Lawyers P.C.
Amount: $2,000
Closing Date: July 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to current undergraduate students whose studies and education will lead to a career centered on helping others and improving the country and world we live in. Examples of careers that improve the lives of others include, but are not limited to teachers, social workers and counselors, doctors, nurses, and healthcare professional, attorneys, nonprofit program directors, volunteer coordinators, religious workers, and therapists.

JAM Paper Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: JAM Paper & Envelope
Amount: $500
Closing Date: July 14, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to any student who is pursuing a career in Education. Applicant must submit an essay on why they want to become a teacher.

Future Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Journalism Education Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 15, 2017
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.

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