Avg. Amount Awarded
October 15 2021
Application Deadline
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Continuing Education Scholarship for Credentialed Classroom Teachers and Counselors


Continuing Education Scholarships for Credentialed Teachers and Counselors for up to $500.00 each are available from California State PTA to elementary and secondary teachers and counselors employed in California public schools. Scholarships are awarded to credentialed teachers and counselors who were employed full time in the public schools in California during the preceding academic year; have a minimum of three (3) years' teaching/counseling experience in California public schools; have a full-time teaching or counseling contract for the current year; plan to continue as a teacher or counselor; and are members of a PTA/PTSA unit in good standing, and teach or have a counseling position at that PTA/PTSA school.

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student or a postgraduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of California
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Education, Special Education
  • CheckmarkMust be affiliated with Parent-Teacher Association/Organization

How to Apply

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Contact Becky Reece
Scholarship and Award Chairman
Tel: 213-440-1985
Fax: 213-440-1986 Address 930 Georgia Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015-1322