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AGCO Corporation FFA Scholarship
Sponsor: National FFA Organization
P.O. Box 68960
6060 FFA Drive
Indianapolis, IN 46268-0960
Eligibility: Applicants must be current FFA members and high school seniors or college students planning to enroll or currently enrolled full-time. They must have one of the following undergraduate majors: agronomy, crop science, general agriculture, agricultural communications, education, journalism, extension, public relations, business management, economics, sales and marketing, engineering, mechanization, agriculture power and equipment or welding. Students only need to complete the online application one time to be considered for all FFA-administered scholarships. The application requires information about the student's activities and a 1,000-word essay. Awards may be used for books, supplies, tuition, fees and room and board. Students must show financial need and evidence of community service participation.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: February 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.ffa.org

Alma White - Delta Kappa Gamma Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring in education. Students must be a college junior, college senior or graduate student. Minimum 2.7 GPA required.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Bill Kane Scholarship, Undergraduate
Sponsor: Shape America
1900 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191
Eligibility: Applicants must be full-time undergraduate health majors in their sophomore, junior or senior years. They must have a GPA of at least 3.25 and write an essay about what they hope to accomplish as a health educator.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: November 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.shapeamerica.org

Christa McAuliffe Scholarship
Sponsor: Tennessee Student Assistance Corporation
404 James Robertson Parkway
Suite 1510, Parkway Towers
Nashville, TN 37243
Eligibility: Applicants must be in the second semester of their junior year in a teaching program at a Tennessee college, and they must be enrolled full-time. Students must have at least a 3.5 GPA and an SAT or ACT score that is at least as high as the national average. They must not have any defaulted state or federal student loans. Recipients must agree to teach in a Tennessee elementary or secondary school for a period of time upon graduation.

Amount: $500
Deadline: April 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.tn.gov/CollegePays/

Dr. Hans and Clara Zimmerman Foundation Education Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants major in education with an emphasis in teaching. They must have a GPA of 2.8 or higher, demonstrate good character and be full-time students. Preference is given to students of Hawaiian ethnicity and to students with at least two years of teaching experience. Applicants must discuss their teaching philosophies in their personal statement.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Early Childhood Educators Scholarship
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be legal residents of Massachusetts who have worked as early childhood educators in the state for at least one year prior to receiving the scholarship. They must continue working in the profession while enrolled in school and upon completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in Early Childhood Education or a related undergraduate program, and they cannot have any previously earned bachelor's degrees.

Amount: Up to $9,000
Deadline: May 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Edith M. Allen Scholarship
Sponsor: United Methodist Church
Office of Loans and Scholarships
P.O. Box 340007
Nashville, TN 37203-0007
Eligibility: Applicants must have been active members of the United Methodist Church for at least three years. They must be majoring in education, social work, medicine or other health fields. Students may be pursuing undergraduate or graduate degrees. They must have at least a B+ average.

Amount: $1,000
Deadline: March 5
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.gbhem.org

Gilbert Matching Student Grant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Students must be permanent residents of Massachusetts, demonstrate financial need, maintain satisfactory academic progress and attend an eligible Massachusetts institution. Applicants must not have earned a bachelor's or professional degree, nor a first diploma from a hospital or professional nursing program.

Amount: $200-$2,500
Deadline: Varies
How to apply: Applications are available from your school's financial aid office.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Ichiro and Masako Hirata Scholarship
Sponsor: Hawaii Community Foundation - Scholarships
827 Fort Street Mall
Honolulu, HI 96813
Eligibility: Applicants must be majoring or concentrating in education. They must be college juniors, college seniors or graduate students and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Amount: Varies
Deadline: February 18
How to apply: To apply, register online, complete the online application and select the scholarships to which you wish to apply. In addition, mail the supporting materials: printed confirmation page from the online application, personal statement, copy of Student Aid Report (SAR) available at www.fafsa.ed.gov and official transcript.
Website: http://www.hawaiicommunityfoundation.org

Maine State Chamber of Commerce Scholarship
Sponsor: Maine Education Services
P.O. Box 1296
Alfred, ME 04002
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently attending a Maine high school in order to be eligible for the high school award, and preference may be given to students who are planning to attend Maine colleges. Preference will also be given to students who are planning to major in fields related to education or business. Students applying for the adult award must have independent status and must be studying education at a two-year college.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mesfoundation.com

Mathematics and Science Teachers Scholarship Program
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently teaching math or science at a Massachusetts public K-12 school, and they must continue to be employed in that capacity throughout the completion of the degree. Students must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for certification in math or science. They must sign an agreement to continue teaching one of these subjects in Massachusetts for a specified length of time after completion of the degree program.

Amount: Up to full tuition
Deadline: October 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Minority Teacher Scholarship
Sponsor: State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
W462 Indiana Government Center South
402 West Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll in college full-time. Students must have at least a 2.0 GPA, and financial need may be considered. Preference will be given to black and Hispanic students. Students must agree to work in the state of Indiana for a period of time after graduation.

Amount: Up to $4,000
Deadline: October 4
How to apply: Applications are available at the financial aid office of attending institution.
Website: http://www.in.gov/sfa/

Paraprofessional Teacher Preparation Grant
Sponsor: Massachusetts Department of Higher Education
Office of Student Financial Assistance
454 Broadway
Suite 200
Revere, MA 02151
Eligibility: Applicants must be employed for at least two years as a paraprofessional in a Massachusetts public school and enroll in an undergraduate program leading to teacher certification, or be employed as a paraprofessional for less than two years and enroll in an undergraduate course of study leading to teacher certification in a high need discipline. Applicants must not have previously earned a bachelor's degree.

Amount: Up to $7,500
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.mass.edu/osfa/home/home.asp

Scholarships in Mathematics Education
Sponsor: Illinois Council of Teachers of Mathematics
ICTM Scholarship
c/o Sue and Randy Pippen
24807 Winterberry Lane
Plainfield, IL 60585
Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled at an accredited Illinois postsecondary institution in an undergraduate mathematics education curriculum that provides preparation for becoming a teacher. They must be rising juniors or seniors who have a GPA of 3.0 or higher on a four-point scale. Applicants must be pursuing a first bachelor's degree. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $1,500
Deadline: March 6
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, lesson planning form, personal essay, two recommendation letters and a transcript are required.
Website: http://www.ictm.org/

Sister Mary Petronia Van Straten and Ethel A. Neijahr Scholarships
Sponsor: Wisconsin Mathematics Council Inc.
W175 N11117 Stonewood Drive
Suite 204
Germantown, WI 53022
Eligibility: Applicants must be Wisconsin legal residents, be enrolled in a teacher education program and have completed or be in the process of completing a course in mathematics teaching methods. They must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Selection is based on the overall strength of the application.

Amount: $2,000
Deadline: March 1
How to apply: Applications are available online. An application form, official transcript, two letters of recommendation, a plan of study and a personal essay are required.
Website: http://www.wismath.org

The NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: National Education Association
Center for Governance
Attn: The NEA-Retired Jack Kinnaman Memorial Scholarship
1201 16th Street NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20036
Eligibility: Applicants must be NEA student members, major in education and have a minimum 2.5 GPA. An essay describing activities in NEA, a brief paragraph describing financial need, two letters of recommendation and a copy of the most recent transcript are required.

Amount: $2,500
Deadline: April 15
How to apply: Applications are available online.
Website: http://www.nea.org

Workforce Shortage Student Assistance Grant Program
Sponsor: Maryland Higher Education Commission
Office of Student Financial Assistance
6 North Liberty Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled or planning to enroll in a Maryland postsecondary school. Dependent students must have parents who also live in Maryland. Eligible majors are chosen to address current state or regional needs and usually include the following: child care, human services, teaching, nursing, physical and occupational therapy and public service. Students must agree to begin working within that employment field within one year of graduation at a rate of one year for every year that the scholarship was granted.

Amount: Up to $19,000
Deadline: July 1
How to apply: Applications are available online in January.
Website: http://www.mhec.state.md.us