Helen Young Stricklin Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Helen Young Stricklin and intended for undergraduate students who are earning an EC-4 or 4-8 teaching certificate with a specialization in Reading Education in the College of 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.
  3. Enroll as a full-time student in interdisciplinary studies (Early Childhood-4th grade or 4-8th grade emphasis) with a specialization in reading; in the event no applicant possesses this characteristic, then students enrolling full-time in the College of Education Teacher Preparation Program at the University will be eligible for consideration.

Margaret Virginia Stevens Memorial Scholarship

Purpose: Established in memory of Margaret Virginia Stevens and intended for undergraduate students who have declared a major of Elementary Education and are enrolled 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. 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 Elementary Education 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.
  4. Must maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA.
  5. Must plan to pursue a teaching career in Elementary Education.
Note: This scholarship may be awarded as a full scholarship to one or more students or may be awarded at a minimum $1,000 scholarship per student. The scholarship will continue to be awarded to the original recipient as long as that individual continues to meet the eligibility requirements until graduation or up to five years.

Martha F. Turner Shining Star Scholarship Endowment

Purpose: Established in honor of Martha F. Turner and intended for undergraduate students with academic success coming from two-year community colleges who enroll in the Teacher Education program at UNT.

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 seeking Elementary, Middle, or Secondary Teacher Certification 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.
  4. Graduates from the Rising Star Program at Dallas County Community College District and students from Harris County Community College will be give preference in the selection process.

Phyllis Ray Scholarship

Purpose: Established in honor of Phyllis Ray and intended for undergraduate students 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 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 Department of 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.

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.

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