The Beginning Teacher Scholarship is intended to reimburse an applicant for certification tests and test results, and to provide money to help the applicant purchase materials for the classroom for his or her first year of teaching.
The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) will award 20 $750 scholarships for the 2023-2024 school year to college seniors who are earning an undergraduate degree at a Texas university or college, or first-year public-school educators.
Applicants may download an application from the TRTF website beginning September 16, 2022. All applications must be received in full by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, January 27, 2023. Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.
The names of the 20 scholarship recipients will be announced on Friday, March 31, 2023. Winners will be notified by email, and the names of the recipients will be shared on the TRTF website and Facebook.
TRTF has awarded more than $138,750 in scholarships since 2008.
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