Frankie Martin Montgomery Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Established in memory of Frankie Martin Montgomery and intended for undergraduate students enrolled in interdisciplinary studies.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Must maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in interdisciplinary studies at the University; in the event no applicant possess this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in Teacher Education at the University will be eligible for consideration.
  4. Preference shall be given to the current recipient of the scholarship for up to a total of four consecutive years as long as they meet the requirements specified above.

Dean Emeritus James R. Miller Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Dr. James R. Miller, former dean and faculty member at UNT, and intended for undergraduate or graduate students in the College of Education who want to teach math or science.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University.
  3. Demonstrate an interest in teaching math or science.

James Carl and Rena Mae Matthews Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of James Carl and Rena Mae Matthews and intended for undergraduate students in Elementary Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award; applicant must have received credit for at least 60 semester hours of college courses.
  2. Must maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program; during the student teaching semester, six hours will be considered a full load.
  3. Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in Interdisciplinary Studies, seeking elementary teacher certification, at the University; in the even no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in any Teacher Education program at the University will be eligible for consideration.
  4. Preference will be given to one student who will be enrolled during both long semesters of the academic year in which the scholarship is to be awarded; if one such qualified student cannot be identified, then the scholarship may be divided between two or more qualified students who will each be enrolled in one long semester of the academic year in which the scholarship is awarded.

Maydell Matthews Laney Elementary Education

Purpose: Established in honor of Maydell Matthews Laney and intended for undergraduate students who are teacher certification candidates for Early Childhood through Grade 8 in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration in the College of Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the Department of Teacher Education and Administration (or its successor) in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, except as noted in the next requirement.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration (or its successor); in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students part-time in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration (or its successor) at the University will be eligible for consideration.
  4. This scholarship shall be awarded based on academic merit.

Suzanne and Elmer Kretzschmar Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Suzanne and Elmer Kretzschmar by their children and intended for undergraduate and graduate Language, Literacy, and Bilingual Education students pursuing teacher certification. Mr. Kretzschmar received the Lifetime Achievement Award in Education at the University of North Texas.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in the Language, Literacy and Bilingual Education program ( or its successor) pursuing teacher certification at the University; in the event no applicant possess this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education at the University will be eligible for consideration.
Note: This scholarship may continue to be awarded to a previous recipient on an annual basis in successive years if the recipient reapplies for this Scholarship and continues to meet the eligibility requirements outlined above.

Mary Anne Bussey Johnson Scholarship Gift Agreement

Purpose: Established in honor of Mary Anne Bussey Johnson and intended for undergraduate and graduate students preparing to become teachers or for students enrolled in the Teacher Education program in the College of Education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless the applicant has fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be a full-time student in his/her degree program.
  3. Maintain a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale.
  4. Enroll as a full-time student in the College of Education, preparing to become a teacher.
  5. In the event no applicant possesses these qualifications, students enrolling full-time in the College of Education at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Dr. Nancy Spence Horton Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Dr. Nancy Spence Horton and intended for undergraduate and graduate students who have not had a family member in the previous generation obtain a post-secondary four-year degree.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Certify that they are from an immediate family who has not had a family member in the previous generation obtain a post-secondary four (4) year degree.
  4. Indicate their intention of becoming an elementary school level teacher with an interest in teaching reading; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students who indicate their intention of becoming elementary school level teachers will be eligible for consideration.

E. Lamar Hoke Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Established in memory of E. Lamar Hoke and intended for undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Teacher Education and Administration.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect a the time of any award.
  2. Must maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in Teacher Education and Administration at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Dr. Clifford A. Hardy Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Established in memory of Dr. Clifford A. Hardy and intended for undergraduate students enrolled in Curriculum and Instruction.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in curriculum and instruction at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in any academic program in the Department of Teacher Education and Administration at the University will be eligible for consideration.

John H. Guyer Family Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of John H. Guyer, who was a coach, teacher, principal, and assistant superintendent in the Denton Independent School District, and intended for undergraduate students in secondary education.

Requirements:

  1. Meet the minimum entrance and continuing academic performance standards of the College of Education Department of Teacher Education and Administration in effect at the time of any award.
  2. Maintain full-time enrollment at the University, unless they have fewer than twice the number of semester hours required to be full-time remaining in their degree program.
  3. Enroll as a full-time undergraduate student in secondary education at the University; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then undergraduate students enrolling full-time in Teacher Education and Administration at the University will be eligible for consideration.
  4. Maintain a 3.0 grade point average based on a 4.0 GPA system.

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