Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship

Awarded By:

Delaware State Education Association

Number of Awards & Eligibility: One award available
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be planning on attending an accredited college/ university
  2. Must be majoring/ planning to major in education
  3. Must have a minimum GPA of 3.0

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

Description: The Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship offers $1,000 per year, for four years, to a graduate of a Delaware public high school. They must major in education and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. While not a requirement, graduates are encouraged to teach in a Delaware public school. The scholarship offers $1,000 per year, for four years, to a graduate of a Delaware public high school. They must major in education and maintain a 3.0 grade point average. While not a requirement, graduates are encouraged to teach in a Delaware public school. The selection committee, comprised of DSEA staff and members, considers a variety of factors when making its decision. These factors include academic performance, involvement in high school activities, and career plans. Applicants must also submit two letters of recommendation from their teachers, which focuses on their leadership potential, personal character, and degree of initiative. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

Application requirements for the Christopher K. Smith Memorial Future Teacher Scholarship are:

  • Interview
  • Recommendation letter
  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
  • SAT scores
Additional Information:

Award Amount: Chosen applicant will receive $1,000 for the duration four years  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $4,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 27, 2023

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Friday, January 27, 2023

All applications and supporting materials must be postmarked by the listed deadline. No incomplete/late submissions will be accepted Winners will be announced after the luncheon on February 28th!
About Delaware State Education Association:
Contact Information: Sandy Dearman, Executive Assistant
Address: 136 E. Water St Dover, Delaware
Email:

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