2020-2021 Future Teacher and Future BIPOC Teacher Scholarship Application
The Eugene Education Association (EEA) represents professional educators in the 4J School District and the Bethel School District. The Association is offering 3, $1000 scholarships to help support high school seniors who plan to pursue teaching as a career.

Scholarships will be awarded to three 2021 graduating seniors from a 4J or Bethel high school: North Eugene, South Eugene, Churchill, Sheldon, ECCO, Kalapuya, and Willamette. This year we will be awarding 2 Future Teacher scholarships and 1 Future BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & People of Color) Teacher scholarship. All applicants should be interested in a career in education (K-12 educator, school counselor, speech-language pathologist, special education teacher, etc.)

The criteria used to select recipients will include:
1. Interest in teaching as a career (demonstrated through recommendations, extracurricular activities, and essay),
2. Evidence of academic achievement,
3. References from two teachers,
4. Involvement in school and community activities, and
5. A brief essay.
Email address *
How to Apply:
Along with this form please submit:

1. An up-to-date copy of your high school transcript. (5 points)
2. Two recommendations completed by teachers who are familiar with you. (10 points)
3. A 500-word essay explaining why you are interested in a teaching career. (5 points)
** Up to 5 additional points will be awarded for evidence of overall interest in a teaching career.

Your completed scholarship application materials, including references, must be received by Friday, March 5, 2021 at 5:00pm.
Please complete this form and email the supplementary documents to the Eugene Education Association Scholarship Committee: eeacommunications@gmail.com. Subject: Scholarship

First Name *
Last Name *
Email (make sure it is an email that you check often) *
Phone Number *
Home Address *
High School *
Name of 1st recommending teacher *
Name of 2nd recommending teacher *
GPA at end of fall term *
College or university you plan to attend *
Please check which scholarship(s) you are applying for *
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If you are applying for the BIPOC Scholarship, please check your ethnicity:
List school activities, leadership positions, community service or honors you have participated in and/or received while you have been a high school student. It would be useful to include those activities that indicate an interest in teaching and/or working with children. (5 points) *
What special skills or talents do you think you will bring to a career in education? (5 points) *
Thank you for applying for the 20-21 Future Teacher Scholarship. Please make sure your supplemental materials are submitted by 5:00pm on Friday, March 5th to be considered for this scholarship. Good Luck!
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