Step 1 and Step 2
Through generous donations to the UTeach Dallas program Step 1 and Step 2 students receive reimbursement for tuition after successful completion of the course. These scholarships are processed after grades are turned in for the semester.
All eligible students may apply for the following scholarships through UTeach Dallas:
Robert Noyce/NSF: Award up to $10,000/year for Juniors and Seniors who must commit to teach science or math in high needs schools for two years for each year of scholarship support. Click here for more details.
TEAMS Scholars: Scholarship and Internship program with participation in the TEAMS Academy through the Science/Math Education Department at UTD. Click here for more details.
UTeach Dallas: Award up to $2000/semester with a max of $20,000 available total. For students with a drive to complete program but are hitting financial obstacles. Click here for more details.
Additional Teaching Scholarships available:
TEACH: Award up to $4000/year. Students must agree to serve as a full-time teacher in a high-need field in a public or private elementary or secondary school that serves low-income students. Recipients must teach for at least four academic years within eight calendar years of completing the program of study for which the TEACH grant was received. 75th percentile or higher on college admissions tests or cumulative GPA of at least 3.25. Students interested in TEACH grants should contact the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible.
The AFCEA Educational Foundation also offers scholarships for pre-service teachers in STEM fields, including degree holders. The AFCEA Educational Foundation is offering 50 scholarships of $5,000 each to students actively pursuing an undergraduate degree, graduate degree or credential/licensure for the purpose of teaching STEM (science, technology, engineering or math) subjects at a U.S. middle or secondary school. Deadline usually the end of March/beginning of April. Click here for details.
Beginning Teacher Awards
Graduates of the UTeach Dallas program are eligible for tuition scholarships to cover the cost of enrolling in a Science/Mathematics Education Department graduate course. (The course may be taken in fall 2011, spring 2012, or summer 2012.) In addition, mini-grants up to $750 per beginning teacher are also available to UTeach Dallas graduates.
Applications for the tuition scholarships should include a letter describing the new teaching position and the graduate course to be taken. (Applicants should consult with Ms. Barbara Curry about choosing appropriate courses.) The mini-grant applications should include a description of the expenditures that will enhance the beginning teachers’ efforts and may include the purchase of equipment, software, and other teaching or laboratory materials. The application should include a letter of support from the beginning teachers’ immediate supervisor. Applications for either tuition scholarships or mini-grants (or both) should be sent Mr. Bill Neal, no later than July 15, 2011.