The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

A $1000 scholarship for undergraduate or graduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning (college or university) from the United States.

Full Description

The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship is funded by the National Institute for Labor Relations Research to honor three Michigan public school teachers who were fired simply because they refused to pay union fees.

Each year they offer a $1000 scholarship to undergraduate or graduate students who have chosen to major in an education and teaching related degree program in an accredited college or university within the United States.

The applicants should be able to demonstrate their potential in successfully completing the educational requirements in their college or university and their ability to obtain a future teaching license. In addition, the candidates must write a 500 words essay describing their interest in and knowledge of the Right to Work principle as it applies to educators.

The deadline for the application is December 31, 2019.

Who's eligible?

  • Applicants should be pursuing an academic undergraduate or graduate degree related to education at a college or university in the United States.
  • Any officers, directors and employees of the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the National Right to Work Committee, as well as members of the Selection Review Committee and their families are NOT eligible.

How to Apply

The applicants must fill out the application form available online by December 31, 2019 and include the following additional information/documents:

  • Applicant’s full name and contact information
  • Name, address and contract details of his/her school, college or university and information regarding the course of study, major and GPA
  • Two reference letters
  • An up to 500 words essay addressing his/her interest in and knowledge of the Right to Work principle as it applies to educators.
  • The applicant’s most recent transcript of grades

In case of mailed submissions, they must be postmarked by December 31. It is the applicant’s responsibility to make sure that all the required documents are received by the deadline regardless of their choice of method for the application transmission.


Scholarship listed under: Education Scholarships

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