SSRA Scholarship Information 2019


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.

 

2019 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, 2019
The $2500 award is sent to the recipient's selected postsecondary institution.
CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION.

THE PHIL KONKEL MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 2019

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 2019-2020 school year but no later than the 2020-202i 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, 2019.
CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION.

SSRA TEACHING INTERN SCHOLARSHIP

Four scholarships of $5,000 are available for teacher interns. These scholarships for future teachers who are student teaching during the academic year 2019-2020 through a college/university program and who are working on initial certification in an educational field.
CONTACT:

Application available: January 1, 2019
Application due: September 1, 2019
Application Postmark Deadline September 1, 2019 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 $12,500 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


S.E.E.D OVERVIEW

SSSRA is proud to offer grants to any employee of Seattle Public Schools for the benefit of students in their building. Grants can be used for supplies, entrance tickets, transportation, Speakers, room decorations, furniture, educational equipment, etc. There is no comparison of the requests to determine which are granted and which are not; they are granted in order of application, as long as the request fits the parameters of use and the person making the request qualifies. Members of SSRA (Actives) can apply annually for a grant of up to $500; non-members are eligible for a one-time grant of $200.

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION.