Teacher Education Scholarships and Aid Opportunities

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

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 final year in one of the colleges or universities in Colorado.

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.
  • The value of the scholarship is $2,800 for the semester of student teaching.
  • Scholarship recipients are expected to complete student teaching in a Colorado rural school district and then apply and work at a rural school district
  • If selected as a Rural Teaching Scholar, the recipient will receive half of the scholarship at the start of student teaching (first $1,400) and the remaining half (second $1,400) when they successfully complete student teaching and expect to work in a Colorado rural school district.
  • Spring 2020 Rural Intern Scholarship Application and information will be available August 1st.

The Associates Home Loan Scholarship

Associates Home Loan understands that college prices are rising every year and this scholarship serves the purpose of helping one student lower their tuition expenses by $1000 and to educate the future self employed individuals about their options when it comes to self employed loans and alternative credit options.

Applicants will be required to answer a simple question in the form of a 500-word essay and the winner will be selected based on the essay submitted. The Associate Home Loan Scholarship committee will select a winner by the end of April 2019. The $1000 will be sent directly to the winner’s school financial aid department.

  • High school students graduating in 2018 that have been accepted into a college, university, or trade school.
  • Students currently enrolled in a college, university, or trade school that have not yet reached their final year.

Guidelines: Associates Home Loan wants to hear your answer to this question, “ What does your dream house look like?” Don’t hold back on details. This should be a short essay of no more than 500 words. https://www.associateshomeloan.com/scholarship/

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2019

Winner Selection:The winner will be selected in April 2019. Once contacted, the winner will have two weeks to respond. If the winner does not respond, a new winner will be selected.

Scholarships for Teachers - Graduate Scholarship