The Department of Teacher Education will award five scholarships of $1,000 each. These scholarships will be awarded on a competitive basis to qualifying freshmen applicants. This scholarship is renewable for the sophomore year provided a minimum GPA of 3.2 is maintained and recipient remains in a major that leads toward a teacher certification.
To qualify, students must have a minimum composite score of 24 on the ACT or a minimum composite score of 1090 on the SAT. Qualified applicants who are interested should submit a brief autobiography of one to two pages in length.
In your autobiography please address the following:
1. Your commitment to teaching in a public or private school setting
2. Your commitment to Christian principles
3. Your potential as a teacher leader in education
4. Your previous experiences working with children (VBS, camps, volunteer work, etc)
5. Your financial need
In addition to your autobiography, please include names and current phone contact information for two references.
Applications should be submitted by February 1. Awards will be made by March 1. Please submit a Word document by attachment in an email to Francille Vesel: email@example.com
Note: Students who change their degree from a teaching major will no longer be qualified or eligible to receive any scholarship money from Teacher Education.