Epsilon Sigma Alpha Scholarship

Scholarship Description

The Scholarship Board of the North Carolina Council - ESA provides scholarships to individuals training for work with exceptional children, excluding the academically gifted.EligibilityApplicants must meet the following eligibility requirements   * Must be a student enrolled in an accredited college or university, either as an undergraduate student, or as a current NC teacher seeking additional training.  * Must be training to work specifically with special needs persons up to age 21, excluding the academically gifted, in an educational setting.  * Must agree to teach in a North Carolina Public School system for one year after graduation as a teacher of exceptional children.  * Applications must be postmarked no later than April 1st.  * All application information must be complete.      o Letter of recommendation       o Brief Essay       o Financial aid statement filled out by college Financial Aid Director.Applicants not meeting these requirements will be excluded.ValueThe amount varies from year to year and multiple recipients may be presented. In recent years, scholarships have ranged from $500 to $2500, and have been awarded to multiple candidates each year.Application ProcedureApplications available at

Year of Need: College Freshman, College Sophomore, College Junior, College Senior, 1st Year Grad,

Type: Needs Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 500

Max Award: 2500

Deadline: 2018-04-01


Sponsoring Organization College Foundation of North Carolina
2917 Highwoods Blvd. P.O. Box 41966
Raleigh, NC 27604

Contact Person:

Phone: 888-234-6400 (toll free)

Fax: 919-821-3139