In addition to the following Teachers College scholarships for current students, go to the Office of Scholarships & Financial Aid for additional information. Contact the department in your content area for scholarships that they administer. For scholarships requiring that a student be from a specific school or town, contact your high school guidance office. You can also find information about scholarships for incoming freshmen in recognition of outstanding talent, leadership, and academic achievement.

Alumni Association/Teachers College Dean's Office

Scholarship Name Fin. Need Req. GPA Major or Minor Class Status Other Requirements
A. Garland Hardy Memorial Scholarship  Considered  2.75  Education  1,2,3,4  Essay, letters of recommendation 
Charles M. Kimbrough Scholarship  Yes  3.0  Education  1,2,3,4  Essay, letters of recommendation 
Dr. and Mrs. Noel T. Myers Scholarship  Considered  2.75  Teacher Education  1,2,3,4  Essay, letters of recommendation 
Earl A. Johnson Memorial Scholarship  Considered  2.75  Education  1,2,3,4  Essay, letters of recommendation 
Helen Sornson Scholarship  Considered  2.75  Elementary Education  1,2,3,4  Essay, letters of recommendation 
John and Lavona Dunworth Scholarship Yes 3.777 Theatre Education 3 --
Kenneth M. Collier Scholarship Considered 2.5 Elementary or Secondary Education 3,4 --
Leslie J. Mauth Alumni Scholarship Considered 3.00 Teaching 3,4 Essay, letters of recommendation
Myrtle D. Toops Memorial Scholarship Considered 2.75 Secondary Education 1,2,3,4 Essay, letters of recommendation
Teachers College Alumni Scholarship Considered 3.00 Education -- --

Educational Studies

Dr. James H. McElhinney Annual Scholarship   No   --  Adult, Higher, and Community Education   grad Essay, transcripts, letters of recommendation 
E. Graham Pogue Memorial Scholarship
Yes  3.0  Teaching   4 For student teaching 
Reference letter, transcripts, and essay
Marina Axeen Scholarship
 No  --  Library Science   2,3,4 Three letters of reference 

Elementary Education

Betty Lee Dickey Goodrick Scholarship Yes 3.0 Elementary Education 2,3,4 Indiana resident
Helen Green Memorial Scholarship Fund No 3.3 Elementary Education, Early Childhood, Reading 3,4, grad Full time status
Laura M. Schroeder Memorial Scholarship Yes 3.6 Early Childhood Education, Kindergarten Endorsement 3,4 Full time
Margaret Griner Hoffmann Scholarship Yes 3.0 Elementary Education 2,3,4, grad --
R. Ann Williams Scholarship for Single Parents Yes -- Elementary Education grad Single parent (child under 18)
Second-Effort Scholarship -- 2.5 Elementary education 2,3 Poor academics in first year, but outstanding improvement afterwards
Virginia M. Gray Scholarship Fund No 3.0 Elementary Education 2,3,4 Full time
Wind Early Childhood Scholarship Yes -- Early Childhood -- --
Ann D. (Reutebuch) Ballinger Scholarship -- -- Elementary Education -- Enrolled 12 hours or more; preference to Indiana graduate from accredited high school
Elementary Education Scholarship No 3.2 Elementary Education 3,4 Students nominated by the faculty
Hallie Conrad Boals Scholarship -- -- Elementary Education -- --
Everett and Marie Zirkle Scholarship -- -- Elementary Education -- From Daleville or Middletown, Indiana
William Jennings Casey Transition to Teaching Scholarship Yes -- Elementary Education -- --
Harvey Memorial Scholarship No -- Elementary Education 1,2,3,4 Graduate of Franklin Co. H.S.
Elementary Education Overseas Scholarship -- 3.6 Early Childhood or Elementary Education -- Full time; Students nominated by the faculty

Special Education

David M. Meeks Memorial Scholarship Yes 3.0 Special Education 1,2,3,4 Full time
Elizabeth Spencer Scholarship Yes 3.5 Mild or Severe Disabilities, Severe Emotional Handicaps 2,3,4 Full time
Kathryn Northington Scholarship Yes 3.5 Deaf Education 3,4 --
Mary Jo DeVleeschower Memorial Scholarship No -- Deaf Education 3,4 Full time
Reach out to the Handicapped of Indiana Scholarship No 2.5 Special Education 2,3,4 Indiana resident
Desire/Experience in working with handicapped
Office of the Dean
Teachers College (TC), Room 1005
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Muncie, IN 47306-0625

Phone: 765-285-5251
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