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2015-16 Available Scholarships

Scholarship Name Eligibility Award Amount*
Alfred Schmidt Memorial Scholarship Student in the Education Specialist Preliminary or Professional Credential Program or Master of Science program in Special Education. 1 award @ $500
Alpha Delta Kappa Zeta Chapter Scholarship Student in Single Subject (Science Education, Math Education, Educational Technology, or Languages Other Than English) or Multiple Subject Credential Programs. Specifically a UTEACH student for the Multiple Subject Credential scholarship. Student in Multiple Subject Credential Program. 3 awards @ $1,000
Assistance League of Long Beach Scholarship Full-time student in degree or credential program in CED 5-15 awards @ $2,000- $2,500
Barbara Ward Memorial Scholarship Student in the Master of Arts in Educational Technology and Media Leadership or Teacher Librarian Services Credential with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. 1 award @ $500
California Retired Teachers Association - Long Beach Chapter Student in Liberal Studies (Integrated Teacher Education Program) and/or student pursuing initial credential in Multiple Subject, Single Subject, and/or Education Specialist. No masters or second credential students. 6-10 awards @ $1,500
California Retired Teachers Association - Mabel Outler Scholarship Student in Liberal Studies - Integrated Teacher Education Program, Multiple Subject Credential, or Education Specialist Credential Programs preparing to teach elementary school. 4 award @ $500
Clyde Sanfred Johnson Memorial Scholarship Student in the Master of Science programs in Counseling, Options in Marriage and Family Therapy, School Counseling, or Student Development in Higher Education. 5-10 awards @ $1,000-$2,000
Consuelo Nieto Memorial Scholarship Student in the Single Subject or Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program who is a first generation college student. 3 awards @ $2,500-$3,000
Dana Staller Celebration of Children Scholarship Student in the Multiple Subject Credential program.  May be enrolled in Single Subject Credential Program but must have a desire to work in K-8 2 awards @ $500
Davis EdD Textbook Scholarship Students in the Ed.D. program in Educational Leadership. 6 awards @ $250
Delta Kappa Gamma - Gamma Zeta Scholarship Undergraduate student (sophomore to senior) enrolled in 12 units or more each semester in the Liberal Studies ITEP (Integrated Teacher Education Program) and Track One program. DKG - GZ will support the student who meets the scholarship criteria until they receive their BA/BS degree. 1 award @ $1,000
Doris Tabor Schroeder Scholarship Student in an Initial Credential Program (Single Subject, Multiple Subject or Educational Specialist) or Advanced Credential Program (School Counseling, School Psychology, Educational Specialist Professional, Teacher Librarian, Educational Administration, or Reading and Language Arts). 1-2 awards @ $500-$1,500
Dr. Stuart L. Farber Merit Scholarship Student in the Educational Leadership doctoral program. 1 award @ $1,150
EDD Social Justice Ed.D. students (in second or third year of program) 1-3 awards @ $1,000- $1,750
Earl H. and Grace Jackson Scholarship Student in the Liberal Studies (Integrated Teacher Education Program), Multiple Subject, or Single Subject Teaching Credential Programs. 10-15 awards @ $2,000-$2,500
Edith Key Memorial Scholarship Educational Specialist credential program, or Single Subject Credential students in Health or PE. 2 awards @ $500
Friends of the Leisure World Library Scholarship Student in the Master of Arts in Educational Technology and Media Leadership or Teacher Librarian Services Credential. 2 awards @ $1,500-$2,000
Gertrude Ziebarth Bloom Scholarship Students in their junior or senior year of undergraduate study or candidates for Education Specialist Credential (preliminary or professional) or Single Subject Teaching Credential in Art Education, Health Science, Languages Other Than English, or Science Education. Students must maintain a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Students must demonstrate financial need. In the case of undergraduate recipients, preference will be given to graduates of either Polytechnic High School (Long Beach, CA), Excelsior High School (Norwalk, CA), or Gahr High School (Cerritos, CA). 1-2 awards @ $1,000-$1,250
Irene S. Rathmann Memorial Scholarship Adult re-entry student preparing to student-teach elementary school in the Liberal Studies - Integrated Teacher Education Program, Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program, or Education Specialist Programs. Limited to student teachers. 1 award @ $1,000-$1,500
Jeanne Bujarski Memorial Scholarship Single Subject in Mathematics Education 1 award @$1,000
Joan and Mel Lindsey Scholarship ITEP or MSCP student participating in the UTEACH program. 1 award @ $2,500-$3,000
L. Christine Langemo Scholarship Student in the Master of Arts program in Early Childhood Education. 2-4 awards @ $2,000- $4,000
Laura E. Settle, California Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Senior in Liberal Studies - Integrated Teacher Education Program or a graduate student in the Teacher Education Department pursuing a Master of Arts degree in Curriculum and Instruction, Dual Language Development, Mathematics Education, Reading and Language Arts, or Early Childhood Education. Prefers exemplary character, U.S. citizen, and resident of CA. 1 award @ $3,000
Lora Jean McCord Pitts Memorial Scholarship Student who is advancing to candidacy in a Masters in Education program. 1 award @ $500-$1,000
Malcolm S. Oliphant Scholarship Student pursuing a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Science Education. 5-10 awards @ $2,000- $3,500
Martin Figoten Memorial Scholarship Student in the Master of Arts program in Educational Technology and Media Leadership. 4-8 awards @ $2,000-$2,500
Mary Jo Lass Award for Educational Leadership Student in the Educational Leadership doctoral program. Prefers to select on achievement, not on need. 1 award @ $500-$1,250
Merry Lee Latta Chambers Scholarship Enrolled in a degree or credential program in the College of Education 5 awards @ $1,000- $2,200
Mory Ouk Memorial Scholarship Student in a certificate, credential or degree program in the College of Education seeking to advance the education of Khmer-speaking students. 1 award @ $500- $1,500
Nancy George Henry Scholarship Student teacher in Liberal Studies (Integrated Teacher Education Program) and/or student teacher pursuing initial credential in Multiple Subjects or Single Subject. 3 awards @ $1,000-$1,500
Neva and Ralph Smith Scholarship Student in Liberal Studies (Integrated Teacher Education Program) and/or the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential Program. 4-6 awards @ $1,500-$2,500
Norman Cahn Memorial Scholarship Student in an Initial Credential Program (Single Subject, Multiple Subject or Educational Specialist Preliminary) or Advanced Credential Program (School Counseling, School Psychologist, Educational Specialist Professional, Teacher Librarian, Educational Administration, Reading and Language Arts) as well as student teachers. 1 award @ $500-$1,250
Patricia A. Farber Merit Scholarship Student enrolled in a Teacher Education Program or pursuing their initial credential in Multiple Subject or Single Subject. 1 award @ $750
Ralph O. Elvik Scholarship Student in Liberal Studies (Integrated Teacher Education Program), Multiple Subject Credential, Single Subject Credential, or Education Specialist Credential programs. Undergraduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 12 units and graduate students must be enrolled in a minimum of 9 units. 1-2 awards @ $1,500- $2,000
Robert E. and Margaret B. Jones Scholarship Elementary Education programs (includes undergrads in Integrated Teacher Education Program and Liberal Studies, and Multiple Subject credential) or Administrative Credential Programs. Student must have financial need. Student in Elementary Education Programs must be enrolled in minimum of 9 units. Student in Administrative Credential Programs must be enrolled in minimum of 6 units. 1-2 awards @ $500-$1,750
Roy C. Anderson Memorial Scholarship Student in Liberal Studies (Integrated Teacher Education Program) and/or the Multiple Subject or Single Subject Credential Program. 1-2 awards @ $500-$2,200
Ruben and Marjorie Ingram Endowed Scholarship Students must be enrolled in either a master's or doctorate program in Educational Administration, • students must be currently employed in public or private education, • Students must demonstrate economic need, and • The Dean and faculty advisors of graduate students in Educational Administration shall select students to receive the awards or scholarships. 1 award @ $2,000-$2,500
 
Samuel J. Pollach Memorial Scholarship Student enrolled in a program in the College of Education. 1 award @ $500-$1,250
SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union Scholarship UTEACH candidates pursuing a B.A. in Liberal Studies (UTEACH) maintaining a 3.0 GPA or higher. 5 awards @ 5,000
Steve Gruwell Memorial Scholarship Student enrolled in a program in the College of Education. 1 award @ $2,000
Steve Warren Memorial Scholarship Student teacher in the Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential Program with financial need. 1 award @ $500- $1,250
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Eta Chapter Scholarship Student teacher in Liberal Studies (ITEP) or Post-Bac pursuing their initial credential in Multiple Subject or Single Subject. 5 awards @ $1,000
Vicki Lynn Qualls Memorial Scholarship Students in the Liberal Studies - Integrated Teacher Education Program or Single Subject Teaching Credential Program. 1 award @ $1,000-$2,000
William J. Bubala Scholarship Student in the Education Specialist Preliminary or Professional Credential Program or Master of Science program in Special Education. 2-3 awards @ $1,000-$1,500
Wilma I. Nelson Memorial Scholarship Student teacher in the Multiple Subject Credential Program. 3 awards @ $1,000-$2,200

*  Please note that this listing is intended to provide potential applicants with an approximation of the types of scholarships available. New scholarships may become available and funds for certain  scholarships may be depleted in a given year.

last updated — Jan 29, 2015