Secondary Teaching Scholarships

Here are some of the Secondary Teaching scholarships on our site for which you may qualify.

Ruth Crawford Glasgow Memorial Scholarship

Recipients must be full time, have a desire to become a teacher in the public schools, qualify to enter the graduate program and show financial need.

Teacher Education - Academic Opportunity Award

In addition to completing the scholarship application, applicants should include, under the work experience and activities sections of the application, any experiences that have involved working with children and/or youth (i.e. teaching Sunday school, helping with scouting programs). Other education scholarships are awarded to students who wish to teach in the following areas: elementary, middle, and secondary education. These awards are for incoming freshmen only.

Terry J. Knoll Memorial Scholarship

Must be classified as a junior or senior with a declared major in Elementary or Secondary Education and a resident of Kansas. GPA is not a factor in awarding this scholarship. Must be engaged in activities that demonstrate an interest in working with children. Financial need may be considered.

Valis and Freda Rockwell Scholarship Fund

Recipients must be from western Kansas with priority given to sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in one of the fields of education. Also must show financial need and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Scholarships will be a minimum of $500.

Victor and Leona Murphy Scholarship

Recipients will be Kansas students pursuing a degree in Teacher Education.

Wallace N. Weber MD Scholarship

Preference to applicants with a major in elementary or secondary education.

William J. Befort Scholarship

Applicant must be a full-time student majoring in Teacher Education and show financial need. The awards will be divided equally between male and female students.

Alma White - Delta Chapter, Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship

Alma White was a long-time teacher and principal in Hawai'i. When she died, she left a great part of her assets to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Delta Chapter, of which she was a member. The Society is an educational society dedicated to the advancement of women educators. The Chapter members established this scholarship which will enable future generations of Hawai'i students to pursue teaching as their life's calling. Requirements: Major in Education. Be a college junior, senior or graduate student. Applicants must submit a letter from their school confirming enrollment in the Education program. Two letters of recommendation required. Be a resident of the State of Hawaii Be a full-time student Maintain a minimum 2.7 GPA

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship

Requirements: Major in Education with emphasis on teaching. Preference given to non-traditional students with at least two years of teaching experience. Preference given to students of Hawaiian ethnicity. Minimum GPA 2.8. Two letters of recommendation required. Include in your Personal Statement any community service you have been involved in, and explain why you are involved in these activities. Include in your Personal Statement the answer to the question -- What is your teaching philosophy? And how is your philosophy being applied in the classroom today (provide an example)? IMPORTANT: Applicants are automatically disqualified if they do not address their teaching philosophy in the Personal Statement.

Brian Cummins Memorial Scholarship

Selection Criteria * College junior or senior or graduate student enrolled in a full-time program to teach blind and visually impaired students in Connecticut * Academic excellence * Community service * Financial need

Connecticut Minority Teacher Incentive Program

Selection Criteria: * Amount awarded: up to $5,000/year for two years in school and up to $2,500 for four years while teaching * Full-time college junior or senior * African American, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American or Native American heritage * Weisman applicants also must intend to teach math or science * Nomination by Educational Dean at college student is attending

Edward G. and Helen A. Borgens Elementary and Secondary Teacher Education Scholarships

Selection Criteria: * 25 years of age or older * 3.5 GPA * College sophomore or above * Studying Elementary or Secondary Education * May apply for possible renewal * U.S. citizen * Letter of sponsorship from a local DAR chapterApplication Instructions: * For Connecticut residents to obtain application materials, send a self-addressed stamped envelope to the address listed below or email

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