Winnebago County Retired Teachers Association (WCRTA)
2018 Blanche J. Martin Scholarship for ElementaryEducationMajors
· Scholarships available up to $6,000
· Scholarships awarded to a full time student in the College of Education, specifically Elementary Education, or a high school senior planning to enter college in the fall and declare a major in Elementary Education.
· College students who are graduating seniors and college graduates seeking a master’s degree in teaching elementary education may also apply.
· Students may be attending any college or university in the United States.
· Applicants must live in Winnebago County and maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
· Applications available at the Regional Office of Education 300 Heart Boulevard., Loves Park, IL 61111
· Essay, Two Reference Letters and Copy of Transcript must be sent along with application to the Regional Office of Education, Attention: Blanche J. Martin Scholarship Committee.
· April15, 2018 DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS returned to Regional Office of Education.
Winnebago County Retired Teachers Association Grant
· Local teacher-training grant given in amount of $500
· Scholarship recipient must be a resident of Winnebago County
· The applicant may apply their junior or senior year and be accepted into a teacher certification program for secondaryeducation (Grades 7-12)
· Applicants may attend any college or university which offers state approved certification
· Applicants must maintain at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale
· Applications available at Regional Office of Education and should be returned prior to May16, 2013 deadline.
· All scholarship/grant information available on WCRTA website: www.winnebagocountyrta.org or call the Regional Office of Education at 815 636-3060.