SSRA Scholarship Information 2018


Thank you to recent donors to the scholarship and S.E.E.D grant funds. Oleine Hedeen and Marilyn Tracey in memory of Elizabeth Donaldson.

 

2018 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

for High School Seniors and Teacher Interns. include the following:

LYNN FULLER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP
provides a great opportunity for all SSRA members to nominate a student who is graduating and/or has graduated from the Seattle School District and is interested in pursuing the field of elementary education.

All that is required is a letter explaining why the nominator thinks the student is worthy of this scholarship as well as a short essay from the student regarding his or her goals in the field of elementary education.

Nominations are due May 31st and recipients will be notified by June 15, 2018
The $2500 award is sent to the recipient's selected postsecondary
institution.

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION.


THE PHIL KONKEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2018
This scholarship is offered to graduating seniors of Seattle Public High Schools. Student must be nominated by a SSRA member, retired or active. $2,500.00 scholarship
The nominee must pursue a career in the field of education to be considered for this award. The scholarship award is to be used for tuition, books, lab fees, and other education related expenses. The award can be used for the 2018-2019 school year but no later than the 2019-2020 school year. The award will be sent to the recipientís selected postsecondary institution in August with a copy to the scholarship recipient. Any unused funds at the end of the school year must be returned to the Seattle School Retirees Association. Scholarship recipient will be notified of award by May 31st, 2018.

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SSRA TEACHING INTERN SCHOLARSHIP


Two scholarships of $5,000 are available for teacher interns. These scholarships for future teachers who are student teaching during the academic year 2018-2019 through a college/university program and who are working on initial certification in an educational field.
CONTACT:
Application available: January 1, 2018
Application due: September 1, 2018

Application Postmark Deadline September 1, 2018 to:
Patricia MacGowan, SSRA Scholarship Chair
Seattle School Retirees Association
2916 Fairview Ave E , Seattle, WA 98102
Questions? pmac@uw.edu Or 206 851-0232

CLICK HERE FOR OVERVIEW
CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION.


The scholarship application is also available from the SSRA office or from Patricia MacGowan.
pmac@uw.edu, (206) 851-0232.

SEATTLE SCHOOLS SCHOLARSHIPS FUND

SSRA is proud to contribute $10,000 annually to the Seattle Schools Scholarship Fund, which offers a one-time award of $2,500 to each of 26 graduating seniors every year. The recipients have all overcome particular hardships and challenges during their school years. The grants awards are for tuition expenses at any college or university, and they may also be used for vocational training of the students' choice

SEATTLE EDUCATIONAL ENHANCEMENT DIVIDENDS (SEED)

Seattle Educational Enhancement Dividends are granted to any employee of the Seattle School District for use in improving the educational experience of students district-wide. Non-members of SSRA are eligible for a one-time grant of up to $200, while SSRA members may apply annually for a grant of up to $500. To apply for a SEED Grant, please print off the application, complete and mail to Sharon Green as indicated on the form.

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