(Online applications will be accepted BEGINNING January 1, 2014.
Applications received prior to this date will NOT be
considered nor returned.)
Application for Departments of Education
& Teacher Education Scholarships & Awards
Submission Deadline: February
The Departments of Education Specialties
and Teacher Education at Salisbury University invites all education majors to apply online for any and all of the following
scholarships if they meet eligibility criteria.
Questions about Scholarships?
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The following scholarships are available:
Dorothy Spedden Hall Award
Awarded to an Elementary Education or
Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education student who has
been formally admitted to the Professional Teacher Education
Program. Must be from Dorchester County, have graduated
from a high school in Dorchester County, and intend to return to
Dorchester County to teach. Awarded to a student who
evidences academic scholarship and shows promise of becoming a
Amy Stephens Meekins Cohort Award
Awarded to a "Block D" Elementary
Education major enrolled in the cohort program at the Eastern
Shore Higher Education Center and who has completed all of the
methods courses required for internship via the cohort program.
Awarded to a student who evidences academic scholarship and
shows promise of becoming a successful teacher.
Anne H. Matthews Award
Awarded to a junior education major who shows promise of becoming a
successful teacher. Must evidence good relationships with fellow students,
have desire for knowledge and professional growth, and show involvement in
campus and/or community activities.
Carey Simons Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a student pursuing a
career in public school education in Maryland. Applicants must
have been residents of the Pittsville, Willards, Powellville or
Gumboro election district of Wicomico County, MD, for at least
five years and must have completed two years of successful
undergraduate study. Applicants are judged on merit, achievement
and potential. Recipients are selected in March by the
Scholarships/Awards Committee in the Seidel School of
Education and Professional Studies. The number of
scholarships given annually may vary. Awarded in May for use in
the following academic year.
Caruthers Memorial Award
Awarded to a junior or senior education major who evidences academic
scholarship, leadership skills, involvement in campus and/or community
activities and who shows promise in becoming a successful teacher.
Class of ’43 Scholarship
This scholarship was established to recognize a rising junior
education major. The scholarship may be renewed if the recipient
maintains a 2.5 gpa. Awarded in May for use in the following
Clinton Bradway, Jr. Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior education
major. Recipients of this renewable scholarship must meet the
following criteria: be a resident of Dorchester County, agree to
teach in Dorchester County upon graduation--one year for each
year of funding*, and be admitted into the professional teacher
education program at Salisbury University. Verification of
financial need must also be submitted (FAFSA).
*Note: Failure to fulfill the county teaching obligation will
in recipient's obligation to return the scholarship funding plus
10% APR Interest within 5 years.
Delta Kappa Gamma Beta Chapter Award
Awarded to a senior woman majoring in education who is currently student
teaching or who has completed student teaching. Must have graduated from a
Worcester, Wicomico, Dorchester, or Somerset County high school and show promise
of becoming a successful teacher.
This scholarship was established by
the Hattie M. Strong Foundation for candidates who: are in their
final year of study; have exhibited outstanding success and
enthusiasm in field experience; demonstrate financial need; and
have achieved a minimum 3.0 GPA in the two semesters prior to
their final year. Candidates must submit: (1) a statement on the
attributes and experiences you will bring to the profession that
define you as young educators of promise; and (2) a reference
letter from your mentor teacher describing your strengths based
on your field experience performance to Stephanie Staab
(administrative assistant of Department of Teacher Education).
Institute for Retired Persons (IRP) Liberal Arts
Awarded to a junior secondary education major from the Fulton School of
Liberal Arts. Recipient must be a full-time junior with a cumulative grade
point average of 2.85 or greater for the previous three semesters.
Recipients are selected by the Scholarships/Awards Committee in the Seidel
School of Education and Professional Studies. The number of scholarships
given annually may vary.
Awarded in May for use in the following academic year. Recipients
attend an IRP celebration meeting in the fall.
Institute for Retired
Persons (IRP) Education Scholarships
The Institute for Retired Persons provides a scholarship for
Secondary/K-12 Education majors from the Seidel or Henson schools.
Recipient must be a full-time junior with a cumulative grade point average of
2.85 or greater for the previous three semesters. Recipients are selected
by the Scholarships/Awards Committee in the Seidel School of Education and
Professional Studies. The number of scholarships given annually may vary.
Awarded in May for use in the following academic year. Recipients attend
an IRP celebration meeting in the fall.
Wood-Miller Scholarship (up to
a maximum of $5,000 annually)
This scholarship targets student(s) who demonstrate the
potential for becoming outstanding teachers and leaders in the
fields of science and mathematics education at the middle school
or high school level. Awards are renewable for up to four years
providing student(s) remain in good academic standing and
continue in their studies in teacher education.
Worcester County Teachers' Association Scholarship
Awarded to a junior education major who is a graduate of Worcester County
public school system. Must have a 2.75 cumulative GPA or better at
Awarded in May for use in following academic year.