Aspiring Educator Scholarship Program
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Scholarship Eligibility and Rules

Eligible Persons Must:


Be enrolled at an accredited institution of higher education in the United States and fall into one of the following categories as of the "Spring 2013" semester (see chart below for all eligible categories):
  1. Be a second semester junior or first semester senior majoring in a state approved program for special education, speech pathology/therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology.
  2. Be a second semester senior majoring in a state approved teacher education program and enrolled to take continuing education credits or enter a state approved master's level program for special education, speech pathology/therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology.
  3. Hold a bachelor's degree in teaching from a state approved teacher education program and enrolled to take continuing education credits or enter a state approved master's level program for special education, speech pathology/therapy, occupational therapy, physical therapy, or school psychology.
This chart entails ALL the fields of study that are eligible for the Aspiring Educator Scholarship Program:

Adaptive Physical EducationAudiology
AutismCrisis Intervention Specialist
Developmental Cognitive DisabilitiesEmotional Behavior Disorder (K-12)
Hearing ImpairmentLearning Disability (K-12)
Intellectual Disability (K-12)Mild/Moderate Disabilities
Occupational TherapyOrientation and Mobility
Physical DisabilitiesPhysical Therapy
School PsychologistSevere/Profound Disabilities
Social WorkerSpecial Education (Birth – 12)
Speech-Language Pathology/TherapyVisual Impairment

Rules for the scholarship program are as follows:

  1. An award of $1,000 will be made to each of the five winners of the competition. The money will be paid to the accounts receivable office* at the educational institution of each winner's choice once proof of registration is submitted to Teachers-Teachers.com. Monies must be used by May 1, 2014.
  2. The decisions of the judges are final. Teachers-Teachers.com reserves the right to cancel the competition or disburse less than five awards in the event that too few qualified applications are received.
  3. Winners will be announced by December 15, 2013. Only the five entrants selected by the judges will be notified.
  4. Teachers-Teachers.com employees, members of the Scholarship Selection Committee and/or their family members are not eligible for the scholarship.
*Alternate payment arrangements can be made for students already on full scholarship.
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