Science Educator Annual Scholarship
This award was established in 2013 to assist students during the student teaching experience. Students often encounter financial hardships due to the reduction of work hours in this final term. As scientists and teachers of science, the Donors would like to support those students demonstrating potential to become excellent science teachers in the K-12 system during the semester they are student teaching.
The scholarship will provide financial support to qualifying students participating in the School of Education that focusing on teaching in the area of science.
2014 2015 - $625 per student, four students chosen annually. (2 Elementary students and 2 Secondary students, 1 of each per semester)
Must be full-time student:
Must demonstrate financial need:
Education, major or minor in Integrated Science
An Education student currently enrolled in secondary science methods by default having a major/minor in a science field
Application Management for this award is done by the School of Education and Financial Aid. Please contact the School of Education in order to apply.
Elementary and Secondary application will require:
o A single-page, double-spaced narrative that demonstrates the student's accomplishments in science education and career goals relative to science education
o An unofficial transcript
o Secondary only: A letter of recommendation from a faculty member in the sciences
Other requirements: Applicant must be entering student teaching in the semester the award is disbursed
If you are interested in learning more about how to apply for Donor-funded scholarships go to the NMU Financial Aid website.