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TEACH Colorado Application Help, Scholarship, & Fee Reimbursement Programs

  • TEACH Colorado also offers an interactive application checklist to help you stay organized throughout the application process and a limited number of $1000 scholarships to help cover your tuition!
  • TEACH Colorado also offers to reimburse you for up to $100 for your application expenses. These include Praxis Testing and fingerprinting fees associated with applying to teacher education.
  • All TEACH Colorado aid programs require creation of a TEACH account, which includes:
    • An interactive application checklist to keep you on track.
    • $100 fee reimbursement towards application and testing expenses.
    • 1-on-1 expert advice for any question along the way.
    • How-to guides for eligibility, applications, testing and finances. TEACH Colorado aid programs require creation of a TEACH account, which includes:

Help Paying for Praxis

Exam Fee Waiver

  • Praxis exam fee waivers are available for qualifying candidates based a candidate's FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR) that shows an Expected Family Contribution (EFC) of $3,000 or less.
  • To apply for an exam fee waiver, see https://www.ets.org/praxis/about/fees/fee_waivers/.

Scholarship

Reisher Scholars Program

  • The Reisher Scholars Program is unique in that it focuses on rising college sophomores and transfer students from community colleges who have already demonstrated academic and leadership potential as undergraduates.
  • Apply at https://www.coloradomesa.edu/financial-aid/scholarships/other/reisher.html
  • Applications due in February for CMU students and March for transfer students.

Saccomanno Scholarship Available - Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Delta Kappa Gamma, Chapter XI Scholarship - Women Educators/Internship
- UPDATED 2.18.22

Delta Kappa Gamma is an international society of outstanding women educators who share the goal of promoting excellence in the teaching field. The XI Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma offers a merit scholarship of $1,000 to support an outstanding woman educator during her final student teaching semester. This scholarship is an outright grant-in-aid.

Delta Kappa Gamma -Alpha Mu Chapter Award - Women Educators/Internship

This award is available to a woman who is preparing for a degree and teacher certification, and who will be completing her internship at Colorado Mesa University in fall of 2022 or spring 2023.

CDE Educator Funding Opportunities - NEW!

The Colorado Department of Education (CDE) is offering several new funding options for educators. For more information, see the CDE website at https://highered.colorado.gov/educator-funding-opportunities.

Colorado Rural Teaching Scholarship

The Colorado Center for Rural Education and the Colorado Department of Higher Education seek to encourage talented teacher candidates to student teach in Colorado rural school districts and eventually become a teacher in a Colorado rural school district.

Scholarships for Teachers - Graduate Scholarship