Secondary Teaching Scholarships

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

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Epsilon Pi Chapter Scholarship

This Epsilon Pi Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International has established a scholarship fund to recruit future teachers, which will be administered by the Humboldt Area Foundation. Recipients will receive $500 and be honored at the Epsilon Pi Chapter’s annual initiation event.These scholarships will be awarded to people with plans to become teachers who have been accepted at Humboldt State University for their fifth or final year of a credential program, or into the Liberal Studies Elementary Education (LSEE) integrated program, and who have a record of school and/or community service.Eligibility based on: 1. Plans to enter the teaching profession2. Acceptance into the fifth or final year of a credential program or the Liberal Studies Elementary Education (LSEE) integrated program at H.S.U.3. School and/or community service

Bruce A. Sering Scholarship

Eligibility: * Awarded to members of the IU Student Foundation. * Preference will be given to students majoring in education and planning to be teachers.

June Longworth Hardy Scholarship

Recipients must be a member of Alpha Iota/Washington University in St. Louis (D) or a member of Theta who is majoring in elementary or secondary education in the Midwest. (Ohio, Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Kansas, Nebraska, Minnesota, South Dakota, North Dakota, Missouri.)

John I. & Madeleine R. Taeni Scholarship Fund

For students pursuing degrees in teaching, nursing, paramedic training, or emergency medical technician training.

Math and Science Teachers Scholarship Program

The Mathematics and Science Teachers Scholarship Program was established as a pilot initiative by the Massachusetts Legislature for the purpose of providing financial assistance for coursework leading to the initial educator license in a Mathematics or Science field for teachers who are currently employed in Massachusetts public schools and teaching Mathematics or Science courses under either a preliminary license, waiver, or are teaching outside of their licensed field. This scholarship serves to address the Mathematics and Science teacher shortage and is also designed to help reduce financial barriers that teachers often face when pursuing degree programs or required courses of study. Who Is Eligible? To be eligible for the Mathematics and Science Teachers Scholarship Program, an applicant must: be employed, full or part-time, as an educator in a Massachusetts public school or school that provides publicly-funded special education and be currently teaching Mathematics or Science (including Technology or Engineering) under a preliminary license, waiver, or outside their licensed area; and meet the following criteria: be a permanent legal resident of Massachusetts be a United States citizen or eligible non-citizen be enrolled in up to three higher education courses per academic semester in fulfillment of degree or program requirements in a state-approved educator preparation program for the initial license in the Mathematics or Science field and level of interest sign an agreement to continue teaching Mathematics or Science (including Technology/Engineering) full time in a Massachusetts public school for a term of service after completion of courses or program (no longer teaching out-of-field) or repay funds as defined by the scholarship terms and conditions be eligible under Title IV Regulations and not in default of a state or federal education loan or grant annually file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Priority consideration will be given to applicants meeting the above criteria who are teaching full or part time in a high-need district. A high-need district is a district that has been identified for corrective action in which there are one or more schools identified for corrective action or restructuring or districts in which the percentage of low-income students is 40 percent or greater. Preference will be given to applicants who are identified by superintendents or principals as highly talented educators, who have demonstrated a commitment to education and to instructional excellence. Eligible Institutions For the purpose of this scholarship program, an eligible institution is defined as a public or private college or university in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that has an approved educator preparation program for the initial license in the Mathematics or Science field and level of interest. Award Amounts The value of the scholarship for this program will vary, depending on the institution, and may be awarded to cover the cost of tuition, fees, and related expenses for up to three courses per academic semester, based on availability of funds. Teachers in high-need districts are eligible to receive 100% of these costs and teachers employed in non-high-need districts are eligible to receive partial funding, 75% of these costs.

Save a Life Scholarship

Learning CPR and basic first aid are ways any one of us could potentially save a life. The educators and healthcare professionals of tomorrow take this mission even further by pursuing careers dedicated to the advancement of health and wellness. That is why The American Academy of CPR and First Aid is proud to sponsor the “Save a Life” Scholarship, offered exclusively to students majoring in the healthcare and education fields. We know that caregiving and teaching can both be challenging but incredibly rewarding professions. That’s precisely why we made this commitment to further the education and career development of future doctors, nurses, technicians, professors, and teachers of all areas of specialization with this scholarship. We want to help with your education.

The L. Gordon Bittle Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Active Student CTA Members. Students applying should be studying in Teacher Credential Program.

James Madison Memorial Fellowship

Purpose: The James Madison Fellowship Program supports future secondary school teachers of American history, American government, or social studies for master's-level study of the roots, framing, principles, and development of the U.S. Constitution. Programs Funded: Information on this page pertains to the Junior Fellowships for outstanding college seniors and college graduates without teaching experience. The Fellowship awards up to $24,000 for tuition, fees, books, and living expenses, prorated over the course of graduate study. Fellows may attend any accredited U.S. university that offers the M.A. in American history or political science, M.A.T. in history or social studies, or a related master's degree in education that permits a concentration in U.S. history, government, social studies, or political science. The program must offer courses, graduate seminars, or opportunities for independent study in specified topics directly related to the framing and history of the U.S. Constitution. Doctoral-level study, law degrees, teaching certificates, and study for a master's degree in public affairs or public administration are not eligible. Eligibility: Candidates must be seniors or recent graduates who are U.S. citizens or nationals with demonstrated records of commitment to civic responsibilities and to professional and collegial activities. They must intend to become secondary American history or social studies teachers. Receipt of the Fellowship confers the obligation to teach American history, government, or social studies in grades 7-12 for no less than one year for each full academic year of study funded by the Fellowship. Selection Criteria: Applicants must demonstrate commitment to a career in secondary teaching emphasizing constitutional studies, devotion to civic responsibility, and potential for outstanding classroom teaching. Application Process: Interested students should send for or download an application well in advance of the set deadline date for receipt of applications and all supporting documents. The application requires an essay on the importance of the Constitution and evaluations attesting to the applicant's academic achievements and potential as a teacher.

Federal Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

Under this program, individuals who have taught full-time for five consecutive complete academic years in certain elementary and secondary schools that serve low-income families and meet other qualifications may be eligible for forgiveness of up to $5,000, and in some cases up to $17,500, in principle and interest of their Direct Loan and/or Federal Family Education Loan Programs (FFELP) loans and certain consolidation loans. For more information go to Click on the Repaying tab, and then select Cancellation and Deferment Options for Teachers.

Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE)

K-12 teacher candidates may apply for the Assumption Program of Loans for Education (APLE) in return for teaching service. To receive up to $11,000 in loan-assumption benefits, students must provide four consecutive years of teaching in a California K-12 public school in a designated-subject shortage area, a low performing school or in a school serving a high proportion of low-income students. Applications are available at the School of Education Office or on-line at

Lloyd E. Bevans Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: • Teacher Education major in elementary or secondary education• Minimum of 10 units completed at CSU Stanislaus GPA: 3.00

Tony Marley Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria * Application Deadline: see website * 2.5 GPA required * Major in Teacher Education * Attending Ashland University * Extracurricular activities * Work experience * Community service * Financial need * Teacher recommendation required.

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