College Scholarships for Education Majors

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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,000
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  • Offered by
    National FFA Organization
    P.O. Box 68960
    6060 FFA Drive
    Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must have one of the following undergraduate majors: agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, agriculture power and equipment or welding. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board. Students must show financial need and evidence of community service participation.
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Deadline
February 20
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Legion Auxiliary, Department of California
    401 Van Ness Avenue
    Room 113
    San Francisco, CA 94102
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. One of the applicant's parents must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces during an eligible period. Applicants must be California resident high school seniors or graduates who have had to postpone school due to health or financial reasons and plan to attend a California college or university. Applicants must also demonstrate financial need.
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Indian Science and Engineering Society
    P.O. Box 9828
    Albuquerque, NM 87119-9828
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must reside in one of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota or Washington. Applicants must also major in one of the following areas: business, engineering, math, medicine/health administration, natural/physical sciences, technology or education and belong to AISES.
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    No
  • Offered by
    California School Library Association Paraprofessional Scholarship
    1001 26th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95816
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a school library media credential program or master's degree program. Candidates must be residents of the California School Library Association Southern Section region and must provide three letters of recommendation.
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Deadline
July 15
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Georgia Student Finance Commission
    2082 East Exchange Place
    Tucker, GA 30084
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time juniors or seniors at a public Georgia college or university. They must be admitted to their school's college or department of education and have a GPA of 3.25 or higher. Applicants must be legal residents of Georgia, have graduated from a Georgia high school, be U.S. citizens or permanent resident aliens, be in compliance with Selective Service requirements and not be in default on student financial aid. Eligible colleges and universities can nominate one student each year.
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Deadline
February 20
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Pi Lambda Theta
    P.O. Box 6626
    Bloomington, IN 47407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be education majors of at least sophomore level who demonstrate leadership skills and a strong dedication to education. They must be nominated for the scholarship by an instructor or supervisor. Applicants must have a GPA of at least 3.5 and demonstrate significant contributions to local or national education efforts. This scholarship is only available in odd years.
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
$1,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    United Methodist Church
    Office of Loans and Scholarships
    P.O. Box 340007
    Nashville, TN 37203-0007
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must have been active members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. They must be majoring in education, social work, medicine or other health fields. Students may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. They must have at least a B+ average.
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Deadline
Varies
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
    2121 K Street NW
    Suite 700
    Washington, DC 20037
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree and be a citizen, national or permanent resident of Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russian Federation, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine or Uzbekistan. Students must also be able to obtain and retain a U.S. J-1 visa. Applicants must be in one of the following fields of study: business administration, economics, education, environmental management, international affairs, journalism/mass communication, law, library/information science, public administration, public health or public policy.
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$800
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    No
  • Offered by
    Tau Kappa Epsilon Educational Foundation
    8645 Founders Road
    Indianapolis, IN 46268
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be initiated Tau Kappa Epsilon members in good standing and full-time undergraduate students pursuing a degree in mathematics or education. They must have a GPA of at least 2.75 and demonstrate outstanding chapter leadership. Applicants must also include a statement describing how they have benefited from TKE membership. First preference will be given to members of Theta-Sigma Chapter.
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Deadline
April 19
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Freehold Soil Conservation District
    4000 Kozloski Road
    P.O. Box 5033
    Freehold, NJ 07728
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be residents of Middlesex or Monmouth County, New Jersey, entering the junior or senior year in the fall. Students must major in an area related to conservation of natural resources such as agriculture; forestry; conservation; environmental or soil science; environmental studies, education or policy; resource management or geology.
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Deadline
July 15
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Journalism Education Association Future Teacher Scholarship
    Kansas State University
    103 Kedzie Hall
    Manhattan, KS 66506
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be education majors focusing on learning to teach scholastic journalism at the secondary school level.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$200-$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend an eligible Massachusetts institution. Applicants must not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree, nor a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.
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Deadline
February 20
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Varies
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Deadline
February 20
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Education Association
    NEA-Retired, Room 410
    1201 16th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20036
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be NEA student members, major in education and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. An essay describing activities in NEA, a brief paragraph describing financial need, two letters of recommendation and a copy of the most recent transcript are required.
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$1,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maine Education Services
    131 Presumpscot Street
    Portland, ME 04103
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently attending a Maine high school in order to be eligible for the high school award, and preference may be given to students who are planning to attend Maine colleges. Preference will also be given to students who are planning to major in fields related to education or business. Students applying for the adult award must have independent status and must be studying education at a two-year college.
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Deadline
February 21
Amount
Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    California Teachers Association (CTA)
    CTA Human Rights Department
    P.O. Box 921
    Burlingame, CA 94011-0921
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be African American, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian/Pacific Islander or Hispanic students pursuing a teaching-related career in public education. Candidates must also be active members of the California Teachers Association or Student California Teachers Association or the dependents of an active, retired-life or deceased California Teachers Association member.
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Deadline
October 1
Amount
Up to full tuition
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently teaching math or science at a Massachusetts public K-12 school, and they must continue to be employed in that capacity throughout the completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for certification in math or science. They must sign an agreement to continue teaching one of these subjects in Massachusetts for a specified length of time after completion of the degree program.
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Deadline
March 15, April 15 and September 15
Amount
$500-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Catching the Dream
    Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
    8200 Mountain Road NE
    Suite 203
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be 1/4 or more degree American Indian, enrolled in a tribe and attend or plan to attend college full-time. Students must apply to all other sources of funding at the same time they apply for this scholarship. Selection is based on grades, SAT or ACT scores, work experience, leadership, clear goals, commitment to the American Indian community and the potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.
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Deadline
October 4
Amount
Up to $4,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
    150 W. Market Street
    Suite 500
    Indianapolis, IN 46204
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.
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Deadline
March 15, April 15 and September 15
Amount
$500-$5,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Catching the Dream
    Attn.: Scholarship Affairs Office
    8200 Mountain Road NE
    Suite 203
    Albuquerque, NM 87110
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be at least 1/4 degree American Indian, enrolled in a tribe and current paraprofessionals in an American Indian school who are attending or plan to attend college full-time studying education, counseling or school administration. Students are required to apply for all other sources of funding at the same time as applying for this scholarship. Scholarships are based on grades, ACT or SAT scores, work experience, leadership, commitment to the American Indian community, goals and potential to improve the lives of American Indian people.
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  • Offered by
    National Federation of Music Clubs (FL)
    Rose M. Suggs
    1000 Applewood Drive Apt. 188
    Roswell , GA 30076
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be college juniors majoring in music education and must be affiliated with the National Federation of Music Clubs. There is no application fee to apply.
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Deadline
July 1
Amount
Up to $7,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    454 Broadway
    Suite 200
    Revere, MA 02151
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be employed for at least two years as a paraprofessional in a Massachusetts public school and enroll in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification, or be employed as a paraprofessional for less than two years and enroll in an undergraduate course of study leading to teacher certification in a high need discipline. Applicants must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree.
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    No
  • Offered by
    Phi Delta Kappa International
    408 North Union Street
    P.O. Box 7888
    Bloomington, IN 47407
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be high school seniors who are planning to major in education in college or current undergraduates who are majoring in education. They must have a connection to Phi Delta Kappa (PDK) or the Future Educators Association (FEA). Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.
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Deadline
May 15 and June 15
Amount
Up to $2,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Presbyterian Church (USA)
    100 Witherspoon Street
    Louisville, KY 40202
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the Presbyterian Church (USA) who have completed their second year of college. They must be enrolled full-time and have a GPA of 2.5 or greater. Students must be pursuing a bachelor's degree in education, health service/science, religious studies, sacred music or social service/sciences. Financial need is required. Preference is given to members of racial and ethnic minorities.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$2,500
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    No
  • Offered by
    Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
    1514 Gibbons Drive
    Alameda, CA 94501
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be full-time junior, senior or graduate students in an accredited four-year college in Northern California, Nevada, Oregon or Washington who plan to pursue illumination as a career. The application, statement of purpose and at least three letters of recommendation are required. Students should review the IESNA Lighting Handbook to see the available fields of study.
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Deadline
October 15
Amount
$1,250-$1,750
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    No
  • Offered by
    Shape America
    1900 Association Drive
    Reston, VA 20191
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be members of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (AAHPERD), but they may join when applying and must major in health, physical education, recreation or dance. Undergraduate applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have junior or senior status when applying. Graduate applicants must have a minimum 3.5 GPA and have completed one semester of full-time study. Selection is based on scholastic achievement, leadership, community service and character.
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Deadline
March 31
Amount
$1,000
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Deadline
April 13
Amount
$1,200
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Deadline
March 15
Amount
$1,500
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Deadline
May 1
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Varies
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    No
  • Offered by
    American Montessori Society
    281 Park Avenue South
    New York, NY 10010
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be accepted into but not yet attending an AMS teacher education program. Financial need, the applicant's personal statement and letters of recommendation are considered.
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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$500
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    No
  • Offered by
    National Council for Geographic Education
    Jacksonville State University
    206-A Martin Hall
    700 Pelham Road North
    Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in a program leading to a career in geographic education, submit an essay on the provided topic and have an overall GPA of 3.0 and a geography GPA of 3.5. The winner receives an additional $300 travel stipend if she attends the NCGE Annual Meeting.
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Deadline
July 1
Amount
Up to $19,000
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    No
  • Offered by
    Maryland Higher Education Commission
    Office of Student Financial Assistance
    839 Bestgate Road, Suite 400
    Annapolis, MD 21401
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.
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