NATIONAL FUTURE TEACHER SCHOLARSHIP

Founded in 2003, the mission of the Ivy & Roses Community Fund, Inc. is to provide resources for charitable, civic, and direct service programs. These awards are in recognition of the Founders of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., women who were leaders in this noble profession, and to increase the current number of teacher-leaders. Two scholarship awards of $2,000 will be made in Spring 2024. Payment will be made directly to the scholarship recipient to support Fall 2024 tuition.

Deadline

Applications are due March 11, 2024 at 5 p.m. EDT by applying here.

Qualifications

Interested candidates must meet the following criteria to qualify for this award:

  • African American high school students graduating in Spring 2024 with intended majors in education and/or teacher preparation programs;
  • African American Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior college students with declared majors in education and/or teacher preparation programs;
  • GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Transcript (unofficial transcript accepted);
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation from department chairs/instructors.
  • Submit two short essays (500 words each) discussing the following topics:
    • “The necessity of quality educational leaders.”
    • “The power of education.”
  • Submit a short video discussing how the scholarship will assist you in accomplishing your professional and/or personal goals.

Qualifications

Interested candidates must meet the following criteria to qualify for this award:

  • African American high school students graduating in Spring 2024 with intended majors in education and/or teacher preparation programs;
  • African American Freshman, Sophomore, or Junior college students in Spring 2024 with declared majors in education and/or teacher preparation programs;
  • GPA: 3.0 on a 4.0 scale;
  • Transcript (unofficial transcript accepted);
  • Submit 2 letters of recommendation from department chairs/instructors.
  • Submit two short essays (500 words each) discussing the following topics:
    • “The necessity of quality educational leaders.”
    • “The power of education.”
  • Submit a short video discussing how the scholarship will assist you in accomplishing your professional and/or personal goals.

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