Also check the Teacher Education Scholarship web page
The scholarship application period is now open for 2013-2014 academic year awards. The deadline is April 1.
Horn Teacher Education Scholarship
Applicants must be admitted to a teacher education program planning to teach special education, math or science. Must demonstrate financial need (please submit a statement of financial need). May be renewable. Post-Bac students are eligible.
Loren and Ruth Rankin Promise Scholarship for Lummi Nation and Tlingit Students
Amount: One award of $1500
Applicants must be a member of a Pacific Northwest tribe or lower British Columbia First Nation, with a preference to Lummi Nation or Tlingit ancestry. Must be enrolled in a teacher preparation program at WWU. Recipients must be preparing for an endorsement in math or science education. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Please submit a statement of financial need. Post-Bacs are eligible.
Loren and Ruth Rankin Promise Scholarship for Black or African American Students
Amount: One award of $1500
Applicants must be a Black or African-American student enrolled in a teacher preparation program at WWU. Eligible students must be preparing for an endorsement in math or science education. Preference will be given to students with financial need. Please submit a statement of financial need. Post-Bacs are eligible.
Mann Challenge Scholarship
Amount: NOT AVAILABLE FOR 2013-2014
Applicants must be must be admitted to, or enrolled full-time in the Woodring College teacher preparation program with at least two years remaining before completion of degree and/or certification. Must plan to or have declared a major in, and be endorsed to teach mathematics or science. Preference may be given to men and ethnic minorities to encourage role models for diverse youth populations. Renewable for one year. Post-Bac students are eligible if meeting the minimum enrollment requirement.
Teaching for a Positive Future Scholarship
Awarded to a student enrolled in a Masters Program (MIT or MED) in the Woodring College of Education. The student must have a documented interest in sustainability education, preferably in a PK-12 school setting.
Please submit a 500 word essay (or less) on the following:
Sustainability is a broad and complex area addressing a variety of issues that involve the interconnectedness of environment, economy, and social systems. It is said that education is essential element for creating a healthy, just, and equitable future for all people on the planet. Why is education such an important aspect of sustainability? How do you plan to incorporate education for sustainability into your own professional practice? Please tell how you would address the interconnectedness of environment, society, and economy in your work.
TeachWashington Noyce Scholarships in Math, Science, Engineering, and Technology
Prospective teachers who are planning to major in Mathematics, Science, Engineering, or Technology are eligible for up to two $10,000 scholarships. Recipients of the award must agree to teach two years at a high needs middle or high school for every year that they received a scholarship. More information on how to apply can be found at:
WWU Science Education Scholarships
- Science, Math and Technology Education (SMATE) Scholarships
- WWU Environmental Science Huxley College Scholarships
- WWU Chemistry Department Scholarships
- WWU Biology Department Scholarships
- WWU Geology Department Scholarships: Contact Geology Department (360) 650-3582
- WWU Physics Department Scholarships: Contact Physics Department (360) 650-6505
- American Geological Institute
- American Institute of Chemical Engineers
- Intertribal Timber Council
- American Physical Society
- American Society for Microbiology
- American Indian Science and Engineering Society
- Xerox Corporation
- American Meteorological Society
- Skagit Rock and Gem Club Scholarships: Applications available in Old Main 275