Education Scholarships

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

Antonio Cirino Memorial Award
Sponsor: Rhode Island Foundation
Amount: Up to $12,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
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.

Teachers Make Teachers Scholarship
Sponsor: School Furniture Depot
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: April 28, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are pursuing an undergraduate degree in education.

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 1, 2017
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, Mathematics, Natural/Physical Sciences, Technology, Engineering, Education, Medicine, or Health Administration.

NCJW | LA Scholarship Program
Sponsor: National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
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.

Teacher Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA)
Amount: Up to $2,500 per semester
Closing Date: May 1, 2017
Description: Scholarship is open to Kentucky residents who are admitted into a teacher education program at a participating school.

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.

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.

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