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General APSU Scholarships

Several scholarships are available just for College of Education students. These are listed below.

Hendon-Stokes Scholarships

Amount: $500
Renewable: May reapply.
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp Freshman and transfer students should submit two letters of recommendation to the department.
Contact: Department of Mathematics, School of Education | (931) 221-7833/(931)221-7696

Given by the late Dr. Elizabeth Hendon Stokes, the late Walter L. Hendon, Jr., and Dr. William G. Stokes, in memory of their parents, Walter L. and Gertrude Hendon and Glenn and Lurlene Stokes. These scholarships are for majors in mathematics or special education. Awards are based on need or merit as determined by the appropriate department faculty, with each department being given the opportunity to award a $500 annual scholarship. (Also listed under Education) Freshman and transfer mathematics majors should submit two letters of recommendation to the Department of Mathematics, APSU P. O. Box 4626, Clarksville, TN 37044

Kendrick Rudolph Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Varies
Renewable: May reapply.
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp
Contact: School of Education | (931) 221-7696

Established by the family of Kendrick Rudolph, interest on this endowed scholarship provides an award to a graduate student at Austin Peay pursuing a master’s degree in education. Students must have a demonstrated interest in pursuing a career in special education. Selection will be made by the School of Education Scholarship Committee. Scholarship is a one time award, but recipient may reapply. For further information contact the School of Education (931) 221-7511, P.O. Box 4428.

Mary Florence Betts Endowed Scholarship

Amount: Varies
Renewable: May reapply.
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp
Contact: Chair, School of Education | (931) 221-7696

This endowment was established by the many friends of long-time educator Mary Florence Betts. This endowment is designed to benefit Education students, preferably from Montgomery and/or Stewart Counties in Tennessee. For further information contact the Director of the School of Education, telephone (931) 221-7696.

Hazel Dennis Bryant Memorial Scholarship

Amount: Varies
Renewable: May reapply.
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp
Contact: School of Education | (931) 221-7696

This scholarship is in memory of an Austin Peay graduate, Hazel Bryant, who taught nearly 50 years in Stewart County, Tennessee. The scholarship recipient must be from Stewart County and admitted to the teacher preparation program. A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required. Recipient may have other scholarships. The scholarship is renewable, but recipient must reapply. For further information and to apply, please call the Education Department at (931) 221-7511.

Clarksville-Montgomery County Retired Teachers Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Renewable: May reapply.
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp
Contact: School of Education | (931) 221-7696

Each spring a scholarship of approximately $1,000 will be awarded to an undergraduate Tennessee resident who has been admitted to the teacher education program. Consideration will be given to a résumé of professional and academic activities, a statement of financial need and other information noted on the application form. Application forms will be available by February 1 in the Education Office and must be completed and returned to the address on the form by March 15.

The Donald B. Lambert Endowed Scholarship

Amount: $1,000
Renewable: May reapply.
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp
Contact: Director, School of Education | (931) 221-7696

Two $1000 scholarships were established in honor of Dr. Lambert, former professor of Education and department Director. Recipients must be full-time students and admitted to the teacher education program. For further information contact the Director of the School of Education, (931) 221-7696.

Ken and Amy Landrum Scholarship

Amount: Varies
Renewable: No
Process: Apply through our online scholarship application at https://www.apsu.edu/secure/scholarships/apply.asp
Contact: Dept. of Mathematics, School of Education | (931) 221-7833 / (931) 221-7696

Established in 2002 by Ken Landrum and Amy Hope Landrum, APSU alumni, this scholarship is awarded to Math and Education majors. The awards are made annually on a one-time basis and preference is given to residents of Montgomery County and / or Stewart County, Tennessee.

Teach Grant

The TEACH Grant Program provides up to $4000 per year ($16,000 total for an undergraduate program, $8000 for graduate studies) in grants to full time students who plan to teach full time in high-need subject areas at schools serving students from low-income families. Students attending less than full time will have the grant reduced (3/4 time students may receive up to $3000; 1/2 time students may receive up to $2000; and <1/2 time students may receive up to $1000).

Project More

Each year the Tennessee Higher Education Commission (THEC) administers the Diversity in Teaching Scholars Programs (DIT), which provides funds, awarded on a competitive basis, to Tennessee colleges and universities for the development of programs which increase the number of underrepresented K-12 teachers in Tennessee. For more information, visit the Project More website.

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