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For those students who can’t seem to get enough of the classroom, we have the perfect scholarship list for you. Education majors can enter into rewarding careers after college graduation as teachers, principals, guidance counselors, and more. We admire your love for learning, so we’ve compiled a Scholarship Directory just for education majors. Check out these scholarships for teachers and education majors that can help you pay for your degree.

AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship

The AfterCollege STEM Inclusion Scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate and graduate students from an under-represented population group who are majoring in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  June 30
2019

SHPE Dissertation Scholarship

This award is for graduate students enrolled full time in a Ph.D. or Ed.D. degree program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field who have advanced to candidacy. Students must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

Total: $5000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019

SHPE Graduating High School Senior Scholarship

This award is for high school seniors who will be enrolled full time in a degree program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field. Students must be junior members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

Total: $1000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019

SHPE Professional Scholarship

This award is for students who are employed in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics)-related field and are enrolled in a first undergraduate or graduate degree program in a STEM field. Students must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019

SHPE Undergraduate Scholarship

This award is for undergraduate students enrolled full time in a degree program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field. Students must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 2.75 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019

SHPE Graduate Scholarship

This award is for graduate students enrolled full time in a degree program in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) field. Students must be members of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers and have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher. Students of Hispanic descent will be given priority.

Total: $3000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  June 30
2019

New Mexico Teachers' Loan-For-Service

This award is for New Mexico residents who are enrolled at a public postsecondary institution in New Mexico. The student must be accepted into a teaching program or an alternative licensure teacher preparation program and must declare his/her intent to practice as a teacher in the New Mexico public school system.

Total: $4000 Awards:  33
Deadline:  July 1
2019

Florida Minority Teacher Education Scholarship Program

This award is available to Florida resident undergraduate students who are enrolled as upper division undergraduates in a state-approved teacher education program at an eligible Florida institution. Students must be of African, American/Black, Hispanic/Latino, Asian American/Pacific Islander, or American Indian/Alaskan Native descent, and plan to teach in a Florida public school upon graduation.

Total: $4000 Awards:  135
Deadline:  July 1
2019

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
2019

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 2
2019

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:  July 15
2019

Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) for Future Nurse Instructors

This forgivable loan is for Ohio registered nurses enrolled in approved Ohio post-licensure nurse education programs who intend to serve as nurse faculty after graduation. To qualify for loan cancellation, recipients must be employed as a faculty member instructing licensed practical nursing and/or registered nursing coursework to future nurses in the State of Ohio for a minimum of four years after graduation.

Total: $5000 Awards:  139
Deadline:  July 15
2019