Education Scholarships

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

Educators Rising Scholarships
Sponsor: Educators Rising
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 6, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors intending to attend college and major in education.

STEM Teacher Graduate Scholarships
Sponsor: AFCEA Educational Foundation
Amount: Up to $5,000
Closing Date: April 10, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students actively pursuing a graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. school in grades K-12.

Zenobia V. Brooker Scholarship
Sponsor: UNCF
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 13, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African American students who is a college sophomore (class of 2022) at time of application and majoring in elementary or secondary education. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrate unmet, financial need, and be a U.S. citizen.

Peola Smith-Smith Educational Leadership Scholarship
Sponsor: National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Clubs (NANBPWC)
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: April 1, 2020extended to April 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to African-American females who are either graduating high school seniors or college undergraduate students who plan to major in Education. Applicant must be a member of NANBPWC Inc.

Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Rhode Island residents who are graduate students in arts education or in the arts with an intention to teach. Applicant must have the intent to teach at K-12, undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate level.

Center for Advancing Opportunity Doctoral Fellowship
Sponsor: TMCF | Center for Advancing Opportunity
Amount: Up to $15,000
Closing Date: March 30, 2020extended to April 27, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current doctoral students pursuing a doctoral in an eligible discipline (Business, Criminal Justice, Economics, Education, Philosophy, or Political Science).

Autism Teacher Certification Scholarship
Sponsor: Autism Delaware
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to any current educator in a state of Delaware public or charter school who is currently working with students with autism spectrum disorder in an educational environment.

Teachers Make Teachers Scholarship
Sponsor: School Furniture Depot
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 30, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in education.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
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 non-traditional students, parents, nursing majors, education majors, and Film/Television/Cinema/Theater majors.

Prospective 7-12 Secondary Teacher Course Work Scholarships
Sponsor: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
Amount: Up to $3,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are preparing for teaching secondary school mathematics. Applicant must submit a written proposal that includes evidence of their past academic achievement in a college or university and their commitment to teaching.

Teacher Education Scholarships
Sponsor: American Montessori Society
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to students who have been accepted, are in the process of being accepted, or are already enrolled in an AMS-affiliated teacher education program.

Teacher Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)
Amount: Up to $2,500 per semester
Closing Date: May 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Kentucky residents who are admitted into a teacher education program at a participating school.

Burlington North Santa Fe (BNSF) Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: American Indian Science and Engineering Society | Burlington North Santa Fe Foundation
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 15, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to Native American, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are graduating high school seniors and live in a state serviced by BNSF (Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, and Washington). Applicant must be planning to study Business, Finance, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

SILA Foundation Scholarship
Sponsor: Securities and Insurance Licensing Association Foundation, Inc.
Amount: $2,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current college students who are majoring in Business Administration, Education, Finance or Accounting, Insurance Studies, Marketing, or Mathematics. Applicant must have at least a 3.0 GPA and be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.

HelpTeaching.com Scholarship
Sponsor: HelpTeaching.com
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to current high school and college students located in the United States and Canada. Applicant must submit a short story or informational article for children.

IAHPERD Scholarships
Sponsor: Illinois Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to full-time undergraduate students attending a college or university in the state of Illinois and majoring in the areas of health, physical education, recreation, and/or dance.

TCA Gareth Morgan Student Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: Texas Classical Association
Amount: $500
Closing Date: June 1, 2020
Description: Scholarship is open to student teachers enrolled in a Latin certification program in Texas.

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.

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