Scholarships & Awards: College of Education Students

College of Education General Scholarships
21 Scholarships & Awards for College of Education Students

Alpha Delta Kappa Biennial Scholarship 

  • Amount:  $500 or larger amount; depending on availability of funds
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  • Classification Requirements:  Prospective or current student, shall be a junior or senior; or a graduate student
  • GPA Requirements:  3.0 or higher
  • Must be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current TTU institutional policies.
  • Shall be a junior or senior pursuing a degree leading to certification in education from Tennessee Tech University or be a graduate student working toward a post-graduate degree in education or a related area.
  • Must have at least a 3.00 average
  • Recipients shall use the scholarship within one year.
  • The scholarship is renewable.

Avo Anderson Memorial Education Scholarship Endowment

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Prospect or current student; undergraduate or graduate
  • GPA Requirements:  2.5
  • Be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Tennessee resident
  • Full-time student
  • Half of the awards must be given to graduate students. The remainder can be given to undergraduates
  • May be retained for up to four years (8 semesters) if recipient maintains a minimum QPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale and continues to meet other criteria.                                                                                                                                                      

Anna Grace Bandy Endowment

  • Amount:  $500.00 or larger amount; depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Incoming Freshman
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Graduating Senior at White County High School; in the event that no student at White County High School meets the guidelines for the award, the award may be presented to a student from Monterey High School.
  • Must be a prospective student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies. 

Christine Burks Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Incoming Freshman
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0
  • Upper Cumberland Resident (Cannon, Clay, Cumberland, DeKalb, Fentress, Jackson, Macon, Overton, Pickett, Putnam, Smith, Van Buren, Warren and White counties).
  • Must have financial need.  
  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 overall grade point average. 

The Hubert and Shirley Chaffin Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirement: Current Student
  • GPA Requirement: n/a
  • Must be a current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Must have completed 60 semester hours.  Hours transferred from another institution may be included.
  • Must be enrolled in the College of Education.

Education Foundation

  • Amount:  $1,000
  • Classification Requirements:  Current Student, Undergraduate
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0
  • Must major in the College of Education
  • Must be a resident of Tennessee
  • Must be a current undergraduate student in the College of Education in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies
  • Preference given to students with a record of outreach & service to the community

Rosemary Piepmeir Deberry Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Incoming Freshman
  • GPA Requirements:  2.5
  • Must have financial need
  • Tennessee Resident
  • Have four recommendations, from (one of each): minister, principal, counselor, and teacher.
  • The scholarship is to be rewarded to one student for a two-year period providing the student retains at least a 2.5 GPA. 

TJ & Lottie Farr Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Incoming Freshman
  • GPA Requirements:  3.0
  • Financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement for this award.
  • Tennessee resident
  • If funds are available, recipient may receive the scholarship for up to four years.
  • Recipient must have a high school GPA of 3.0 and plan to enter TTU during the fall semester immediately following high school graduation.

Greer Education Scholarship

  • Amount: amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Prospective or Current Student 
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • First generation college student. That is, neither parent completed a baccalaureate/undergraduate degree, or in the case of a student who resides in a single-parent home, the parent did not complete a baccalaureate degree.
  • Financial need may be considered, but is not a requirement for this award.

Jim & Barbara Greeson Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Sophomore, Junior, or Senior
  • GPA Requirements:  2.75 
  • Enrolled in elementary education / exercise science, physical education and wellness, licensure option.
  • Must demonstrate a financial need.
  • Tennessee Resident

Colonel Jim & Frances Larkins Educational Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Prospective or Current Student 
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Be a graduate of a Dickson County, Tennessee high school

Verna B. MacKay Scholarship

  • Amount: amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Prospective or Current 
  •  Requirements: n/a
  • Be a prospective or current student within the College of Education in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.

Ernestine Martin Murphy Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Prospective or Current Student
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Be a prospective or current student within the College of Education in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.

Rozelle Huddleston Nash Memorial Scholarship Endowment

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Prospective or Current Student
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Must be a prospective or current education student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Must be a graduate of a Putnam County High School

Lorene Cook Neal Memorial Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Prospective or Current Student
  • GPA Requirements: Maintains 3.0 
  • Be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Preference will be given to graduates of Gallatin High School or students from Sumner or Macon County. 

People’s Bank & Trust Co. Scholarship

  • Amount:  $500 per semester. The second semester award of $500 will be dependent upon the recipient maintaining a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Classification Requirements: Incoming Freshman
  • GPA Requirements: 2.5
  • Must be a graduate of Pickett County High School
  • Must be an incoming freshman majoring in Education
  • Must have demonstrated scholastic ability by educational achievement in school prior to time of application for this application.
  • Must have demonstrated an interest in teacher education and a commitment to the education profession.  

Phi Delta Kappa Graduate Scholarship

  • Amount:  $500.00
  • Classification Requirements: Graduate student 
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0
  • Must demonstrate an interest in school administration and/or teaching, and display a commitment to the education profession

Phi Delta Kappa Undergraduate Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Incoming Freshman
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Must meet selection criteria as defined by Phi Delta Kappa
  • Not renewable

Phi Delta Kappa TTU Chapter Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Prospective or Current Student
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Must meet selection criteria as defined by Phi Delta Kappa

Faye Bohannon Rodgers Scholarship

  • Amount:  amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements:  Prospective or Current Student
  • GPA Requirements: n/a
  • Be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Must be a resident of Tennessee

Marcia Swallows Scholarship

  • Amount: amount varies depending on availability of funds
  • Classification Requirements: Junior or Senior
  • GPA Requirements: 3.0
  • Be a prospective or current student in good standing in accordance with current institutional policies.
  • Must have graduated from a Putnam County High School.
  • Must demonstrate financial need.

 

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