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General Information

Name Continuing Education Scholarships for Credentialed Classroom Teachers
Number of Awards
Award Value $500
Award Type Merit-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications Until November 15
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Contact Information

Contact California State Parent Teacher Association
930 George St.
Los Angeles, California 90015
Phone (213)620-1100
Fax (213)620-1411

Scholarship Description

Scholarships are available annually from the California State PTA for continuing education use, including summer study, from January 1 through December 31.

Application: An application and reference form are located in the Toolkit, Forms 445-450. Applications and reference forms with letters must be received in the California State PTA office by close of business November 15. When November 15 falls on a weekend, applications are due in the State PTA office by close of business the following Monday. Postmarks will not be accepted

Qualifications: Scholarships are granted to credentialed teachers and counselors who were employed full time in the public schools in California during the preceding academic year, who have a minimum of three (3) years' teaching/ counseling experience in public schools, who have a full-time teaching or counseling contract for the current year and who plan to continue as a teacher or counselor. Applicant must be a member of a PTA/PTSA unit in good standing and teach or have a counseling position at that PTA/PTSA school.

Selection: Recipients are selected by the California State PTA Scholarship and Grant Committee. Upon proof of enrollment, a check for the scholarship is sent to the recipient's accredited college or university to be credited to the recipient's account.