Aspiring Educator Scholarship
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|Teachers-Teachers.com recognizes the need for qualified special educators in our school systems today. We are proud to embark on a new year of the Aspiring Educator Scholarship Program for persons who have chosen this valuable career path. We are pleased to present five $1,000 scholarships to students currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university and who are majoring in a state-approved special education or related service program.|
|In order to apply, candidates must first register for a FREE membership with Teachers-Teachers.com. Then applicants will be able to complete the online application form, upload transcripts and send in their essay for consideration. To learn more about what Teachers-Teachers.com offers education job seekers, please visit the homepage at www.teachers-teachers.com. Eligible Persons Must: Be enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States and fall into one of the following categories as of the "Spring 2012" semester (see chart below for all eligible categories): 1.Be a second semester junior or first semester senior majoring in a state approved program for special education, speech pathology/therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology. 2.Be a second semester senior majoring in a state approved teacher education program and enrolled to take continuing education credits or enter a state approved master's level program for special education, speech pathology/therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology. 3.Hold a bachelor's degree in teaching from a state approved teacher education program and enrolled to take continuing education credits or enter a state approved master's level program for special education, speech pathology/therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology. This chart entails ALL the fields of study that are eligible for the Aspiring Educator Scholarship Program: Adaptive Physical Education Occupational Therapy Assistant Principal (Special Ed.) Orientation and Mobility Audiology Physical Disabilities Autism Physical Therapy Behavioral Specialists Principal (Special Education) Crisis Intervention Specialist School Psychologist Developmental Cognitive Disabilities Severe/Profound Disabilities Emotional Behavior Disorder (K-12) Social Worker Hearing Impairment Special Education (Birth - 12) Learning Disability (K-12) Special Education Coordinator Life Skills Speech-Language Pathology/Therapy Mental Retardation (K-12) Teaching Aide - Special Ed. (Pre-K - 12) Mild/Moderate Disabilities Visual Impairment Rules for the scholarship program are as follows: 1.An award of $1,000 will be made to each of the five winners of the competition. The money will be paid to the accounts receivable office* at the educational institution of each winner's choice once proof of registration is submitted to Teachers-Teachers.com. Monies must be used by December 31, 2013. 2.The decisions of the judges are final. Teachers-Teachers.com reserves the right to cancel the competition or disburse less than five awards in the event that too few qualified applications are received. 3.Winners will be announced by September 15, 2012. Only the five entrants selected by the judges will be notified. 4.Teachers-Teachers.com employees, members of the Scholarship Selection Committee and/or their family members are not eligible for the scholarship. Deadline for all applications is June 29, 2012|
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