Noyce Mathematics Education Teaching Scholars
Deadline: March 1st for Undergraduate Applicants and May 2nd for Graduate Applicants (with priority given to those who apply before March 1st)
Provides scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students currently enrolled in the College of Education. Applicants should have an undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0 overall and a GPA of 3.0 in all mathematical science courses. Applicants must be committed to teaching in grades 9-12 in a high-need school district. Noyce Scholars must teach in a high-need school district for two years for every one year of funding received.
Students who are within the last three (3) to four (4) academic semesters of undergraduate study and are current majors in Mathematics, Statistics, or Mathematics Education are eligible to apply for the undergraduate scholarship. All undergraduate applicants must intend to earn a double degree in Mathematics Education and either Mathematics or Statistics. Preference will be given to those accepted into both majors by the application deadline. Undergraduates may not be a current Teaching Fellow, Park Scholar, Caldwell Fellow, or other full scholarship recipient.
Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate Scholarships
Candidates who currently hold, or will earn by August of application year, a Bachelors degree in a mathematical science (e.g., mathematics, statistics, computer science), and wish to pursue grades 9-12 teaching licensure are encouraged to apply for the post-baccalaureate and graduate level stipends. Preference will be given to those pursuing a Masters degree in Mathematics Education as well as licensure. Acceptance into the masters degree program is a separate process. Please see Master's Degree in Mathematics Education web site for admissions process and deadlines.
For more information and to apply online, please visit: http://poe.ced.ncsu.edu/noyce/
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Scholarships
Deadline: March 31, 2013
Provides scholarships to junior and senior science majors who are willing to declare education as a second major and commit to teaching science in the N.C. public school system following graduation (one year of teaching for each year of scholarship). Recipients will receive a $6,500 scholarship for up to two years and may receive an annual teaching salary supplement of $5,000 for up to five years. Applicants must have an overall GPA of 2.75.
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Study Abroad Scholarship
Scholarship Application Deadlines:
For Fall 2012: Applications Available: August 13, 2012, Applications Due: September 21 2012
For Spring 2013: Applications Available: November 21, 2012, Applications Due: January 25, 2013
The College of Education encourages our students to take advantage of the opportunity to study education outside of the United States and has recently instituted a new Study Abroad Scholarship to support our students’ efforts. The scholarships will range from $500 to $1000. The following criteria will be considered by the scholarship review committee in selecting award recipients:
- Student's first major must be in the College of Education.
- Student must be enrolled full time.
- Student must have completed two semesters in CED by time of travel.
- Student must have a 3.0 GPA at time of application (3.5 GPA for graduate students)
- Preference will be given to students who have actively participated in CED clubs and organizations.
CED graduate students may also apply for this award if they have a 3.5 GPA or higher and are enrolled full time. Scholarship recipients are required to share knowledge gained through their study abroad experience with CED students upon return through a presentation, written piece or other activity agreed upon with the CED study abroad coordinator.
Please visit this link to apply: http://studyabroad.ncsu.edu/?go=scholarshipapp.
For more information about the study abroad scholarship process, visit the Study Abroad website at the address above or contact the CED study abroad coordinator, Allison Mitchall, at email@example.com.
David L. Boren Awards Scholarships and Fellowships for International Study
Deadline: Undergraduate - February 13, 2013
Graduate - January 31, 2013
The Boren Awards provide funding opportunities for U.S. Students to become more proficient in the cultures and languages of world regions critical to U.S. interests, including Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships provide funding up to $30,000 for graduate students and up to $20,000 for undergraduate students, for full academic year or semester programs. Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics majors may also apply for summer programs of eight weeks or longere. More information can be found at: www.borenawards.org
Epsilon Sigma Alpha International - North Carolina State Council Scholarship Board
Application Post Mark Deadline: April 1, 2013
The Carolina council of Epsilon Sigma Alpha scholarship Board offers scholarship opportunities for students and teachers who are pursuing a degree or certification n Special Education in 2013. The scholarship ranges from $500 to $2500 per year and is targeted to individuals training for work with exceptional children. Current North Carolina teachers seeking additional training are also eligible. Applications must be post marked by April 1, 2013 and awards will be made by May 15, 2013.
Applications are available for downloading at: http://esa-nc.org/wp/scholarship/
Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)
The "Forgivable Education Loans for Service Program" (FELS) was established by the North Carollina General Assembly in 2011 and the first loans are available for the 2012-2013 academic year. The loan provides financial assistance to qualified North Carolina students who are committed to working in North Carolina in fields designated as critical employment shortage areas. For the 2012-2013 academic year, eligible degree programs may be found at CFNC.org/FELS.Continuing students who have received loans from the following programs and meet eligibility requirements for renewal will continue to be funded under the terms of their existing promissory notes:
North Carolina Prospective Teacher Scholarship Loan
North Carolina Student Loan Program for Health, Science, and Mathematics
Teacher Assistant Scholarship Fund (TASF)
North Carolina Council for the Social Studies Student Teacher Scholarship
The North Carolina Council for the Social Studies is proud to sponsor the Student Teacher Scholarship. This scholarship in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a student who will be teaching in social studies in 2013 or 2014. The scholarship will be awarded on Thursday, February 28, 2013 at the NCCSS 43rd Annual State Conference luncheon in Greensboro, North Carolina. Applications require transcript and letters of recommendation and must be postmarked no later than December 15, 2012.
To apply, please print the application at this link: NCCSS Teacher Scholarship Application. Additional information may be found at http://ncsocialstudies.org/forms/
The Mary Morrow-Edna Richards Scholarship Trust Fund
Deadline: All required materials must be postmarked no later than January 30, 2013
North Carolina residents enrolled in a teacher education program and willing to teach in a public school of North Carolina for at least two years may apply for this scholarship. Recipients will receive $1,000 for use during their senior year. For additional information, please visit http://www.ncae.org/cms/Morrow+Richardson+Scholarship/226.html or call the NC Association of Educators at 1.800.662.7924 ext. 214 or you may also email Karen Archia at firstname.lastname@example.org .
State Farm Companies Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Awards
Deadline: (Check Website)
The Doctoral Dissertation Award is designed to stimulate research and development of new knowledge in the fields of insurance, business, and education, and to increase the number of qualified teachers of insurance, business, and education at U.S. colleges and universities. Each winner receives a $10,000 research grant.
For more information and to apply for this award, please visit
North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship
The Teaching Fellows Commission will not be awarding Teaching Fellows Scholarships to college freshmen for the 2012-2013 academic year. There is currently no application process for a Teaching Fellows Scholarship, however, support will continue to be provided to the current 2011-2012 class of Teaching Fellows and prior classes until the State's scholarship commitment is completed. For more information, please visit www.teachingfellows.org.
William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund
The William Tasse Alexander Scholarship Fund provides merit scholarships to undergraduate students from Mecklenburg County, North Carolina primarily in the field of education.
- Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale)
- Be majoring in the field of education or taking courses leading to a career in teaching*
- Be legal residents of Mecklenburg County, NC*
*Applicants who are descendants of Susan Henry & Thomas J. Watkins and Margery Cochran & William T. Alexander must meet merit requirements for scholarships but are not limited as to field of study or place of residence
- Be at least rising juniors or seniors in college and must be full-time students. Exceptions may be made for lateral entry students at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee
The current application process has ended for 2012. Please visit the website in January 2013 at http://www.fftc.org/ for more information about the 2013-2014 Application Cycle.
El Pueblo, Inc. Scholarships for North Carolina's Latino Students
For more information and to apply online, visit http://www.elpueblo.org/eng/youth/education.shtml
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Undergraduate Teacher Education Scholarship and Loan Information. For more information and to apply on line, visit http://www.ncpublicschools.org/recruitment/scholarships/
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200 Scholarships for Minorities. For more information and to apply online, visit
American Indian College Fund. For more information and to apply online, visit
Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. For more information and to apply online, visit
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Community Foundation for Greater Greensboro. For more information and to apply online, visit
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FinAid. For more information and to apply online, visit
Foundation for the Carolinas. For more information and to apply online, visit
Hispanic College Fund Scholarship. For more information and to apply online, visit
Bell Labs Fellowship for Under Represented Minorities. For more information and to apply online, visit
Coca-Cola Two Year and Transfer College Scholarship. For more information and to apply online, visit
Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation Four-Year Award for High School Seniors. For more information and to apply on line visit http://www.coca-colascholars.org/page.aspx?pid=388
- Awards 50 four-year $20,000 scholarships and 200 four-year $10,000 scholarships for use at accredited colleges and universities within the US.
- Rewards leadership and excellence as exemplified through academic achievement and extracurricular activities, including commitment to community service.
- Available beginning in August as an electronic application.
- Applications must be submitted by October 31 of the senior year to qualify.
Applicants Must Be:
- CURRENT high school (or home-schooled) seniors attending school in the US.
- US Citizens; US Nationals; US Permanent Residents; Temporary Residents (in a legalization program); Refugees; Asylees; Cuban-Haitian Entrants; or Humanitarian Paroles.
- Seniors anticipating completion of a high school diploma during the academic year in which application is made.
- Seniors planning to pursue a degree at an accredited US postsecondary institution.
- Seniors carrying a minimum 3.0 GPA at the end of their junior year of high school.
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Gates Millennium Scholars. For more information and to apply online, visit
Microsoft Scholarship Program. For more information and to apply online, visit
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation. For more information and to apply online, visit apply.kstf.org
Sigma Phi Epsilon's Balanced Man Scholarship. Recognizing in-coming freshmen male students who throughout high school have been able to balance the life of both scholar and athelete. For more information and to apply, visit www.sigepncbeta.org/balanced-man-scholarship and contact Joseph N. Goad or Robert M. McGonigle at email@example.com