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For some students, the love of learning in the classroom evolves into a passion for inspiring and teaching a new generation of students. These students are on their way to becoming future teachers, counselors, and principals. These students are pursuing a noble and giving career in education. Careers in education cover a wide scope of opportunities. Thus, education majors have a variety of scholarships from which to choose, from general education awards to more specific awards. No matter your education path, extra college dollars can help chip away at the costs of education. Our scholarship directory has a list of education scholarships, from bachelor’s degrees to graduate schooling and beyond.

AFCEA ROTC Scholarship

U.S. college sophomores or juniors enrolled in ROTC are eligible for this award. Students must major in fields that are directly related to the mission of AFCEA and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $3000 Awards:  16
Deadline:  April 10
2020

Kentucky Early Childhood Development Scholarship

This award is available to Kentucky resident students who are pursuing a degree or certificate in early childhood education at an eligible postsecondary institution in Kentucky. The student must be employed in an eligible capacity in the early childhood education field.

Total: $1800 Awards:  585
Deadline:  April 15
2020

Association of Illinois Real Estate Educators (AIREE) Alan S. Toban Grant

This award is available for U.S. undergraduate and graduate students who are residents of the state of Illinois. Applicants must be pursuing or continuing to pursue a career in real estate education.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 15
2020

The Scott Cooper Miami Scholarship

The Scott Cooper Miami Scholarship is available for incoming and current college students who are majoring in business, management, marketing, communications, journalism, education, or fitness. Scott Cooper offers a different scholarship every month.

Total: $500 Awards:  1
Deadline:  April 30
2020

Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship

The Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship is provided to K-12 educators pursuing a teaching credential (includes special education and ESL) at a University of California or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area. Students must also reside in the greater Los Angeles area (includes Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura counties).

Total: $2000 Awards:  2
Deadline:  May 1
2020

BBB Educational Foundation College Scholarship Program

The BBB Educational Foundation College Scholarship Program is now open and available to high school seniors and college students seeking funding for further education (community college, university, master’s level and trade schools).

Total: $2500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  May 1
2020

Santa Fe College Evelyn L. Wenzel Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from an Alachua or Bradford county (FL) high school and plan to attend Santa Fe College. Students must plan to major in education as a teacher, and must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Total: $1600 Awards:  6
Deadline:  June 15
2020

Santa Fe College Bruce P. Walek Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is open to U.S. high school seniors who are graduating from a high school in Florida and plan to attend Santa Fe College. Students must plan to become a teacher in Florida, and must have a grade point average of 2.5 or higher.

Total: $1600 Awards:  3
Deadline:  June 15
2020

ALBA George Watt Memorial Essay Contest

This writing contest is open to all undergraduate and graduate students who submit an essay of 3,500 to 12,500 words addressing one or more of the topics listed at the website. The work must be have been produced to fulfill an undergraduate or graduate course or degree requirement, and may be submitted in English or in Spanish.

Total: $1000 Awards:  5
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Maryland Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant

This award is available for Maryland students who are planning to attend a Maryland postsecondary institution. The student must be enrolled in a program of study currently experiencing a statewide and regional workforce need and plan on working in that specific career/occupational program upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  380
Deadline:  July 1
2020

Higher Education Academic Scholarship Program (Bright Flight)

This award is available to Missouri high school seniors who are planning to attend an eligible Missouri postsecondary institution. The student must have completed the SAT or ACT assessment during the senior year of high school and score within the top five percent of the state.

Total: $3000 Awards:  8000
Deadline:  July 31
2020

Future Educator Scholarship

The Future Educator Scholarship is available for an incoming freshman or current student majoring in education.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1000
Deadline:  August 20
2020