Teacher Ed Scholarship 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

Denver DKG Scholarship

  • Information: https://www.dkg.org
  • Eligibility: must be a female education major who is completing her final year of school during the 2020-2021 school year.
  • Award: $1500
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher required
  • Due February 1, 2020.
  • Application: Contact April Chandler at DH 101M or email at achandler@coloradomesa.edu

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.

***Fall 2020 Rural Intern Scholarship Application has been extended through July 31, 2020.

NOTE: Due to COVID-19, the UNC campus is closed for the spring semester and mail delivery will not run on campus until UNC reopens. We strongly encourage your students to submit applications via email:

  1. Scan and email their application to coloradoruralteachingstipend@unco.edu; or
  2. Take pictures of their application packet with their trusty smart phones and send them to coloradoruralteachingstiepnd@unco.edu;

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.

  • Eligibility: Students who fall into one of the following categories can apply for the Associates Home Loan Scholarship:
    • High school seniors who have been accepted into a college or university
    • Current college and university students who attend at least part-time
  • Application: https://www.associateshomeloan.com/scholarship/
  • Submission Deadline: May 1, 2020
  • Winner Selection: The winner will be selected in June. 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