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Association of American Educators Foundation Teacher Scholarship Application
Available AwardsGrants are available for up to $500. Due to an increase in volume of applications, grants are highly competitive and we can only provide funds to a fraction of those that apply. If you would like to help provide funds so that we can provide more awards, please do so on our donation page. Teacher Scholarship Funding OptionsTeacher scholarships can be used for a wide variety of professional development opportunities and materials. These include conferences, inservices, and materials for PLCs. The scholarship will cover all associated costs with attending these events or obtaining these materials. Teacher scholarships do not cover classes or materials in pursuit of a graduate degree.
EligibilityClassroom grants are available to all full-time educators who have not received a scholarship or grant from AAE in the past two years. Awards are competitive. AAE members receive additional weight in the scoring rubric. Join AAE today.
Several state chapters of AAE host state-specific competitions, applicants from those states will not be considered for the national program. If your state is listed, please click on it to be taken to the application for your state-specific contest: Arkansas, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Oregon, and Washington.
Autumn: October 1st Spring: March 1st
*Online applications must be received before 11:59pm EST on the day of the deadline to be considered.
Attach a scholarship application that describes the grant you are applying for by answering the following questions in a Microsoft Word or a basic text document.
This part of the application is scored blind and should not contain any identifying information including your name, your school, or your city. Including identifying information in this part of the grant may cause it to be rejected.
Due to the volume of applications that we receive and the size of awards that AAE gives out, we will not consider applications seeking scholarships in pursuit of a degree.
Please attach documents in .doc or .txt file types only.
Due to the large volume of applications, incomplete applications, those in incompatible formats, and those that include identifying information in the application section will be automatically disqualified.