CTA Scholarships, Grants and Awards
RE: CTA Scholarships, Grants, and Awards
It's that time of the year again. The following scholarships, grants, and awards are currently available to members and their dependent children. We encourage you to forward this email to members who will benefit from these programs.
The CTA Scholarships offer scholarships in the following categories. Scholarship funds must be used for education-related expenses only.
1. Dependent Children
A maximum of 34 scholarships of up to $5,000 are awarded.Applicant must be the dependent child of an active member of CTA, CTA/NEA-Retired or deceased CTA member and be claimed as a dependent on the member's current year's IRS form.Click here for more information.
2. Dependent Children in Honor of Del A. Weber
A maximum of one scholarship of up to $5,000 is awarded.This scholarship is for dependent children attending continuation high school or an alternative education program.Applicant must be the dependent child of an active member of CTA, CTA/NEA-Retired or deceased CTA member and be claimed as a dependent on the member's current year's IRS form. Click here for more information.
A maximum of five scholarships of up to $3,000 are awarded.Applicant must be an active member of CTA (including members working on an emergency credential).Click here for more information.
4. Student CTA (SCTA) in Honor of L. Gordon Bittle Memorial
A maximum of three scholarships of up to $5,000 are awarded.Applicant must be an active member of Student CTA (SCTA) and pursuing a career in public education.Click here for more information.
The NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence Deadline: February 10, 2020 The NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence recognize, reward, and promote excellence in teaching and advocacy for the profession. The awards are presented jointly by the National Education Association (NEA) and the NEA Foundation. Click here for more information.
CTA Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Scholarship Deadline: February 14, 2020
The goal of the scholarship is to encourage ethnic minority students to become educators, school nurses, school counselors or school therapists and to promote professional growth for ethnic minority teachers and Educational Support Professional (ESP) members.Click here for more information.
César E. Chávez Memorial Education Awards Program Deadline: March 6, 2020
Award of up to $550 for both students and sponsoring CTA members.This program is designed to provide recognition for educators and their students who demonstrate an understanding of the vision and guiding principles by which César E. Chávez lived his life.Click here for more information.