The scholarship program will support self-identified LGBTQ members enrolled in a teacher/counseling credential or graduate program who are pursuing a career in public education and who understand the importance of LGBTQ educators as role models in our public schools.
Applicants must be one of the following:
A) CTA/SCTA member.
B) Public school student(s) sponsored by a CTA/SCTA member.
A) Proof of current or intended enrollment in a teacher/counseling credential program.
B) Application essays are expected to address any experience, and/or your personal philosophy, that benefit the LGBTQ+ public school community; and must incorporate as many of the following criteria as possible:
C) Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of LGBTQ role models.
D) Making the environment safe for LGBTQ students.
E) Your past/intended involvements in the LGBTQ education community.
F) Importance of role models for LGBTQ ethnic minorities.
Grants/scholarships of up to $2,500 will be made available annually to awardees.