School of Education

Scholarships

The Indiana Commission for Higher Educations has four scholarships for future educators:

Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship The Next Generation Hoosier Educators Scholarship provides 200 high-achieving high school and college students interested in pursuing a career in education the opportunity to earn a renewable scholarship of up to $7,500 each year for four academic years. In exchange, students agree to teach for five years at an eligible Indiana school or repay the corresponding, prorated amount of the scholarship.
Student Teaching Stipend for High-Needs Fields The Student Teaching Stipend for High-Needs Fields is for students who plan to teach in a "high-needs" field which affects the economic vitality of Indiana in which there is a shortage of candidates.
William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship The William A. Crawford Minority Teacher Scholarship is for minority students intending to pursue, or currently pursuing, a course of study that would enable them to teach in an accredited school in indiana for three years following graduation.
Earline S. Rogers Student Teaching Stipend for Minorities The Earline S. Rogers Student Teaching Stipend for Minorities is for minority students who will engage in student teaching during the upcoming academic term.

Scholarships at IU East

Becky Melton Scholarship Awarded to a full time undergraduate student who has sophomore through senior status. Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and submit a letter providing evidence on how they exemplify the spirit of giving, what their plans are for the year of the scholarship, and how they have positively impacted the community. Additionally, two letters of support must also be provided. This scholarship is available through IU East Financial Aid and Scholarships.
School of Education Minority Scholarship The School of Education invites applicants for the Education Minority Scholarship. The criteria for the IUE School of Education Minority Scholarship are presented immediately below.

Criteria
  • Eligible students must have a GPA of at least 2.5
  • The scholarship is open to Elementary or Secondary Education students of sophomore status and above (recipients are welcome to re-apply).

Interested students will need to provide transcripts, evidence of financial need, and substantive responses to the following two questions (no more than one page in length per question):
  1. How has being a member of an under-represented group impacted your experience in both school and society?
  2. What makes you the best candidate to receive this scholarship?

Process
Applicants’ responses will be evaluated by the School of Education’s diversity committee, as well as one faculty member from another department, to ensure thorough consideration.
Interested applications should send their materials to Josh Tolbert (jbtolber@iue.edu) OR Campus Mail: 353 Tom Raper Hall, IU East, 2325 Chester Blvd., Richmond, IN 47374

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Thank you so much for your interest in IU East! Please feel free to contact us with any questions at applynow@iue.edu or (765) 973-8208.
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