Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$2,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

May 1

Friday
Awarded By:

National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles Section (NCJW/LA)

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Two awards offered annually.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. This award is for U.S. students.
  2. Must be a U.S. citizen.
  3. Must be enrolled at a University of California or California State University campus in the greater Los Angeles area, including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, and Ventura counties.
  4. Must be pursuing a multiple- or single-subject teaching credential (includes special education and ESL).
  5. Must be a current K-12 educator.
  6. Must reside in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, or Ventura counties in California.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: 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).

Application requirements for the Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship are:

  • Recommendation letters (2)
  • Application form
  • Personal statement
  • Official Transcript
  • Enrollment verif.
Additional Information: The Sherman & Frances L. Teller Teacher Credential Scholarship is open to both men and women. The highly competitive selection criteria include the ability to articulate a clear statement of goals, the likelihood of goal attainment, the personal courage and personal commitment of the applicant, and the financial need.

Award Amount: $2,000 annually, non-renewable.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $2,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 1, 2020

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, May 1, 2020

Applications are available online from the National Council of Jewish Women - Los Angeles Chapter website. Please note: Applications are accepted from Feb. 1 through May 1 and from Aug. 1 through Nov. 1. Each applicant may apply for up to two awards in each application cycle using one application. In addition to the completed application the applicant must submit the following materials: two letters of recommendation, preferrably from teachers and/or employers; a personal statement of one to two pages in length; school transcripts; and current enrollment verification from her institution. Applications and supporting materials must be received during the appropriate application period.
Contact: -
Address: ATTN: Scholarship Committee 543 N. Fairfax Ave. Los Angeles, California 90036

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