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This gift from PUMA to the Roc Nation School will provide tuition support to incoming Roc Nation School students with the highest need. Students who apply to Long Island University and submit a FAFSA are automatically considered for this PUMA Hope Scholarship. ENTRANCE QUALIFICATIONS: Competitive Academics, First Time Freshmen, Completed FAFSA, Maintain a 3.2 GPA or above, Complete at minimum 24 credits per year
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers
The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is designed to support promising students to consider a future in the teaching profession. Scholars receive up to $8,000-$10,000 in annual funding for up to four years, as well as ongoing professional development opportunities, mentorship from sitting public school educators, and participation in a statewide aspiring teachers network facilitated by the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation.
Approximately 100 new scholarships are awarded through 13 eligible universities and partner programs, with the cohort growing to include 500 scholars annually. The competitive selection process includes an application, pre-screening by university teams, and a daylong event consisting of a group activity, mock teaching lesson, and panel interview. Deadline varies by university.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be committed to teaching in a majority-economically disadvantaged school or in a shortage subject area (in a school where more than 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch, or as a math, science, bilingual, or special education teacher) in a Texas public school. Preference is given to Texas residents.