Teaching and Learning Scholarships

Scholarship Name Eligibility Requirements
Norma Gram Memorial Scholarship Endowment This scholarship was established in November 1981 by Mrs. Ruby Anderson in memory of her daughter, Norma. Ms. Gram was a 1977 alumna of Florida Atlantic University. This scholarship is awarded to secondary students to assist them during the student teaching semester. Preference is given to non-traditional students.
Marilyn Floyd Federico Memorial Scholarship Endowment This scholarship was created to support undergraduate students in the Department of Teaching and Learning, majoring in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) teacher education programs. The recipient of this scholarship must be a full time student of at least junior status majoring in a STEM teacher education program who is in good standing with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Applicants must submit two letters of recommendation from professors, and a Professional Goals statement (500 words) detailing his/her brief philosophy of teaching and how the scholarship will help meet those goals.
Fields Endowed Scholarship Undergraduate and Graduate students admitted into the College of Education. Preference is given to secondary education students.
Stephen H. Voss Scholarship Fund Undergraduate Elementary Education majors.
* Based on financial need.
Dr. Shirley S. Schwartz Urban Education Impact Scholarship Eligibility Requirements
Two (2) $2,000 scholarships (renewable for a second year) will be awarded during the fall, 2018 semester to elementary education majors with an interest in and/or experience with urban education. You must be a graduate of a Broward or Palm Beach County high school. Applications must also include a one-two page essay detailing your understanding of the significance of education in an urban environment and the effective teaching strategies which have a positive impact on student learning. Please also include what high school you graduated from in the essay. One award will go to a Broward County resident and one to a Palm Beach County resident.

* A current FAFSA must be on file with the Financial Aid office and must show unmet need for the academic year for scholarships requiring financial need. Please DO NOT submit financial documentation with your College of Education scholarship packet.

Other Scholarship Resources

Florida Atlantic University awards many additional scholarships through the Office for Student Financial Aid, including the Eleanor R. Baldwin Scholarship Fund. To review these scholarships and their application procedures, please visit the FAU Office for Student Financial Aid website at http://www.fau.edu/finaid/types-of-aid/scholarships.php. Please note that their specific application procedures and timelines are different from the scholarships awarded through the College of Education.