The application period for the 2023-2024 year has now begun. Deadline is October 15, 2023 at 11:59 pm.
To help you continue on your educational path, the California State PTA is proud to offer several continuing-education scholarship programs for school professionals and volunteers.
TWO OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE
For Teachers, Counselors, Nurses, and School Staff:
Credentialed teachers, counselors, nurses and school staff who have a minimum of three years’ experience in a California public school are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship for School Staff. You must be employed in a California public school during the preceding year and plan to continue working in a California school. Download the instructions for the full list of requirements.
For PTA Volunteers:
PTA volunteers with at least three years of service are eligible to apply for the $500 Continuing Education Scholarship. Your scholarship must be used for advanced studies at accredited California colleges, universities, trade and technical schools. Download the instructions for the full list of requirements.
Two reference forms and letters are needed to complete your scholarship application packet.
- First reference – Written by applicant’s unit, council or district PTA president.
- Second reference – Written by a person unrelated to applicant and with whom applicant has volunteered during the past two years.
Reference forms and letters should be uploaded directly to your scholarship application online.
All scholarships require current membership at PTAs in good standing, so if you’re not yet a member but are interested in applying for these opportunities, be sure to contact your local PTA and join today! For general questions about these important programs, please contact the California State PTA at email@example.com. *PTAs in good standing have bylaws reviewed within the last 5 years and all government filings up-to-date.
California State PTA is proud to offer several scholarships opportunities for school professionals and volunteers to help them continue their educational path. The Continuing Education Scholarships are available to teachers and counselors, PTA volunteers and school nurses. For the 2022-23 school year, the recipients, below, were awarded with $500 each to help them continue their journey.
Congratulations to our 2022-2023 Continuing Education Scholarship recipients:
- Jessica Anderson (Fourth District PTA)
- Robin Awbrey Smith (Fourth District PTA)
- Mallory Landry (Seventeenth District PTA)
- Cynthia Dickson (Tenth District PTA)
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