Teacher Education Scholarships

Teacher Recruitment Scholarship (TRS)

PURPOSE: To recruit, retain and train a more ethnically diverse teacher population in the state of Utah.

WHO SHOULD APPLY: Any high school senior who represents an ethnically diverse or underrepresented population, whose major is Education and who has a high school GPA of 2.5 or above.

WHAT IT COVERS:

  • Tuition and fees
  • Access to free textbooks

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Take 15 credit hours per semester.
  2. Take 2 EDU/FHS classes each semester.
  3. Maintain a 2.5 GPA your first year, then maintain a 3.0 GPA your second year.
  4. Attend your scholarship class (EDU 1003) with no more than 2 absences each semester

Teacher Education Initiative Scholarship (TEI)

PURPOSE: To address the teacher shortage by recruiting, retaining, and training teachers to teach in the state of Utah.

WHO SHOULD APPLY: Any student whose major is Education and who has a GPA of 3.0 or above.

WHAT IT COVERS:

  • Tuition and/or fees
  • Access to free textbooks

REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Take 12 credit hours per semester.
  2. Take 2 EDU/FHS classes each semester.
  3. Maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  4. Attend your scholarship class (EDU 1003) with no more than 2 absences each semester

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Instructions for applying for either scholarship

  1. Apply to attend Salt Lake Community College.
  2. Go to the SLCC Scholarship Application website and fill out the scholarship application completely.
  3. Declare Education as your major.

 

CONTACT INFORMATION
Robin McConkie-Ward
Education Department Scholarship Coordinator
robin.mcconkie-ward@slcc.edu
801-957-3816