Scholarships in Teacher Education

Teacher Education Assistantship/Scholarship Program

This program is made up of the education faculty and is headed by Mrs. Janet Smith (jasmith@samford.edu). Applications are accepted at the beginning of March. The committee meets in April or as soon as the budget has been passed for the next academic year.

Some examples of these scholarships are:

Beeson Education Scholarships

A number of $1,000 scholarships are available to undergraduate education majors in early childhood education, elementary education, or secondary education due to the generosity of the Orlean Bullard Beeson family.

Velma Wright Irons Memorial Scholarship

Will assist a student in the School of Education who is pursuing a vocational goal in elementary education and who has attained junior class rank.

Kathryn Abercrombie Award

Based on scholarship, character, worthiness and need with an emphasis on worthiness. Need is not necessary. Winner to come from sophomore, junior, or senior who is enrolled in the School of Education.

Brookwood Baptist – Campbell Scholarship

The Brookwood Scholarship guidelines state the recipient should be an undergraduate with a preference to Early Childhood Education majors.