Teacher Education Department

Scholarships

Application obtained from and returned to Teacher Education Department. Contact person: William A. Camp, Field Experience Coordinator, 242 Education/Business Hall. Application deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015. Selection made by Teacher Education Department Selection Committee, unless otherwise noted. Notification mailed out by May 1, 2015 to recipient and all applicants.

AACTE/MOPH

  • Documented service with the disabled; professional training related to teaching/aiding the disabled required
  • Up to $200

ROBERT M BARR AND ROBERTA ARMSTRONG BARR FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP

  • Certification of CO residency required
  • FAFSA required
  • Transcripts; two letters of reference, a 250-300 word essay articulating your larger purposes for seeking a career as a teacher
  • Up to $1,500 to $3,000

EDITH BROCHU MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Junior or Senior status
  • Must demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required
  • Elementary teacher education student interested in reading
  • Unofficial transcripts, list of extracurricular activities and awards required
  • Up to approximate amount of in-state tuition

DELTA KAPPA GAMMA SCHOLARSHIP OF THE LA PLATA COUNTY CHAPTER

  • Junior level or better with minimum 60 credit hours
  • Any resident of the San Juan River basin
  • Must demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required
  • Full-time; seeking elementary, secondary, or K-12 teacher certification
  • Selection made by Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship Committee, interview required
  • Up to $250

GIERSCH FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP

  • Awarded to applicant with the highest GPA
  • Student who will be completing the Teacher Education Program by enrolling in student teaching at the K-12 level with a major in Science, Exercise Science or Business
  • Up to $500

INDEPENDENT ORDER OF ODDFELLOWS, REBEKAH & MARY K. JOHNSON SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.75 minimum cumulative FLC GPA
  • Must be Colorado resident at any grade level
  • Must be Teacher Education major with strong interest in music
  • Up to $1,200

MARILYN JENNINGS SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 minimum cumulative FLC GPA
  • Must have demonstrated financial need
  • Seeking admission to Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary or K-12 Teacher Licensure Program
  • May be used to defray various teacher education program costs including texts; fees for fingerprinting; PLACE tests, and license applications
  • Up to $25 - $100

JULIE JONES MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA
  • Restricted to students interested in early childhood or elementary teaching (no specific major required)
  • Selection based on academic transcript, outside activities involvement and essay
  • Up to $500

THEODORE AND EDNA M. JONES SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA
  • Restricted to students interested in early childhood or elementary teaching (no specific major required)
  • Selection based on academic transcript, outside activities involvement and essay
  • Up to $1,000

ALICE LANCASTER "PIONEER" AWARD

  • 2.50 cumulative GPA
  • Junior, senior, or post-baccalaureate; completed minimum 80 credit hours,
  • Must demonstrate financial need, FAFSA required
  • Full-time student; enrolled in Teacher Education Department, seeking elementary teacher certification
  • Preference given to applicant with best letter describing his/her educational goals and career plans
  • Up to $300

DON R. MAGILL SCHOLARSHIP

  • Full-time student, fourth year student entering last semester before student teaching; enrolled in Teacher Education Department
  • Preference given to applicant who is a graduate of Bayfield High School. Second preference given to graduate of Ignacio High School. In the absence of candidates of preference, scholarship may be awarded to others
  • Special consideration granted to students planning on student teaching in Bayfield or Ignacio
  • All applicants must include autobiographical essay
  • FAFSA required
  • Award will cover semester before student teaching and student teaching semester

SANDRA MAPEL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 or better earned a cumulative FLC GPA
  • Must be accepted as a student teacher candidate
  • Transcripts; list of outside activities; 1 page essay describing the reasons for applying for the scholarship required
  • Up to $1,000

JOAN KATHLEEN MATHIAS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 cumulative FLC GPA,
  • Completed minimum 60 credit hours
  • CO resident
  • Seeking elementary teacher certification, not receiving any other federal or state financial aid
  • Up to $1,000 per year

MILITARY ORDER OF PURPLE HEART SCHOLARSHIP

  • 2.50 cumulative FLC GPA,
  • Sophomore, junior or senior class level
  • Acceptance into Teacher Education Program, recommendation of ED 465 or ED 475 instructor required
  • Demonstrated service to disabled population; prior professional training in teaching/aiding disabled required
  • Letter about applicant's career goals, concerns for, experience with and attitudes toward the disabled required
  • Up to $200

CHARLES H. REID SCHOLARSHIP

  • 3.00 GPA required, must maintain 3.00 GPA each semester
  • Full time student in good standing, 15 credit hours or more per semester
  • Be admitted to the Teacher Licensure Program
  • Preference given to (but not limited to) pre-service mathematics teachers
  • Up to $500

 

  • Click here to download the application form.
  • Application Deadline: March 16.
  • Selection is made by the Teacher Education Department Selection Committee, unless otherwise noted.
  • Notifications will be sent out in April.

For more information contact:

William A. Camp
Coordinator of Field Experiences

Camp_w@fortlewis.edu
970.247.7281
Education & Business Hall, RM 242