College Scholarships for Special Education Majors

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Deadline
February 1
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • 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
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
October 19
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Council for Exceptional Children
    2900 Crystal Drive
    Suite 1000
    Arlington, VA 22202
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be undergraduate or graduate students enrolled at an accredited college or university graduating in the academic year the award is given. Applicants must be members of the Student CEC with a minimum 3.0 GPA. Selection is based on an essay, GPA, letters of recommendation and extracurricular activities.
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Deadline
April 1
Amount
$500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
    404 James Robertson Parkway
    Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
    Nashville, TN 37243
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be in the second semester of their junior year in a teaching program at a Tennessee college, and they must be enrolled full-time. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an SAT or ACT score that is at least as high as the national average. They must not have any defaulted state or federal student loans. Recipients must agree to teach in a Tennessee elementary or secondary school for a period of time upon graduation.
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Deadline
March 5
Amount
$1,000
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  • Renewable
    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
February 2
Amount
$500-$2,500
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  • Renewable
    No
  • Offered by
    College Foundation of North Carolina
    P.O. Box 41966
    Raleigh, NC 27629
  • Eligibility
    Unknown may apply. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, either at the undergraduate level or as a North Carolina teacher seeking training, and must be training to work with special needs children up to the age of 21 in an educational setting. They must agree to teach at a North Carolina public school for at least one year after graduation.
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Deadline
Varies
Amount
$200-$2,500
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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. 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
Amount
Varies
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Deadline
April 15
Amount
$2,000
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  • Renewable
    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
October 1
Amount
Up to full tuition
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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 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
October 4
Amount
Up to $4,000
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  • Renewable
    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
July 1
Amount
Up to $7,500
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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 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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Deadline
July 1
Amount
Up to $19,000
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  • Renewable
    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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