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Study.com Scholarship for Future Teachers

Study.com is pleased to offer a $500 scholarship for a future teacher! Read on for full requirements and deadlines for applying to receive this award.

Award Description

A $500 academic award is being offered to any student pursuing their undergraduate college degree to become a future teacher. Because our mission is to make education accessible, the Study.com Scholarship for Future Teachers was created to help the educators of tomorrow pursue their own education and thus, be able to teach the next generation.

General Scholarship Information

Scholarship Amount: $500

One Scholarship Awarded Annually

Application Deadline: May 1, 2022

Click here to apply now!



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Selection & Eligibility Criteria

Selection will be based on academic history and extracurricular activities. Financial need will not be considered.

  • Applicants should be pursuing an undergraduate degree in education or any teaching field.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent U.S. Resident.
  • Must be a student enrolled (or accepted) in an accredited college or university and planning on continuing the next year.
  • Graduating high school seniors who meet the above-mentioned criteria may apply.
  • Must have a minimum of 30 semester or 45 quarter hours still to be completed.
  • Must consent to provide a digital photograph of self and quote for display on Study.com if notified as the award winner by the selection committee.

Funds

The winner will be notified following the deadline and the award will be sent directly to the recipient by check to the permanent mailing address noted in the application.

Academic award winners who accumulate more than $600.00 in prizes over a one-year period will be issued an IRS form 1099 (or the equivalent). This will require contest winners to provide Study.com with certain personal information prior to receipt of their winnings.

Academic Award Provider

The academic award is provided by Study.com. The application process is completely online. Read the scholarship terms and conditions.

Degree Information & Resources for Future Teachers

Earning your degree can be expensive, so students should look to take advantage of scholarships whenever possible. In addition to this scholarship provided, Study.com put together a comprehensive resource guide for additional scholarship opportunities called 2022 Guide to Teaching and Education Scholarships. Another option is earning your degree online for increased flexibility and ease. Even supplementing your on-campus degree with online college credit courses can help reduce overall costs. Future teachers also need to be aware of testing needed to become a teacher, such as the Praxis Core. There are many praxis prep courses and practice praxis tests available to help you with this.