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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.

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:  November 15
2019

APSA Minority Fellows Program

This award is available for African American, Asian Pacific American, Latino, and Native American U.S. citizens who are enrolled or planning to enroll in a Ph.D. program for political science.

Total: $2000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Scholarship Foundation of Santa Barbara Art Competition Scholarship

This award is for U.S. students who have attended at least four of the six secondary grade school years at a southern Santa Barbara County school and will be seniors graduating from a southern Santa Barbara County high school . Applicants must plan to major in art or an art-related field and be willing to submit a portfolio of their works.

Total: $1600 Awards:  13
Deadline:  November 15
2019

Iowa Teacher Loan Forgiveness Program

This award is available to Iowa educators who are teaching in a shortage subject area, as designated by the Iowa Department of Education. The award is in the form of forgiveness of the recipient's outstanding student loan debt.

Total: $4000 Awards:  100
Deadline:  November 15
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:  November 30
2019

WBDI College Scholarship Program

This award is available to any female student who is enrolled in a university music curriculum pursuing a degree in music education with the intention of becoming a band director.

Total: $500 Awards:  4
Deadline:  December 1
2019

South Carolina Teaching Fellows Program

South Carolina high school seniors who are graduating from a South Carolina high school and who plan to enter the teaching profession may apply for this program. Students must attend an eligible South Carolina college.

Total: $6000 Awards:  200
Deadline:  December 1
2019

Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators

The Pancholi Scholarship for Nevada Educators is available for high school seniors and undergraduate students in Nevada who are planning to major in and pursue a career in education. Click here to learn more and apply today!

Total: $2000 Awards:  1
Deadline:  December 13
2019

Golden Key Undergraduate Achievement Award

This scholarship is available for international and U.S. undergraduate students who are members of Golden Key International Honour Society.

Total: $5000 Awards:  25
Deadline:  December 17
2019

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:  December 31
2019

Louisiana Tech University Bessie Talbert Purdy Scholarship

This scholarship is available to U.S. undergraduate students who plan to attend Lousiana Tech University as freshmen. Students must be an education (including agricultural education) or human ecology major.

Total: $1000 Awards:  17
Deadline:  January 5
2020

Deloris Carter Hampton Scholarship

This award is available for U.S. women of color who have a demonstrated history of activism and/or leadership in the LGBT community and are pursuing a degree in education, women's health, or dance. Applicants must be residents of Washington state, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, or Alaska.

Total: $4160 Awards:  1
Deadline:  January 10
2020