CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- EducationDegree.com, the most complete resource on the Web for information about teacher education programs, is now accepting applications for its second annual "Back to School" teacher education scholarships.
The scholarship program was created to address the ever-present need for highly qualified, well-prepared teachers. It is meant to encourage those interested in teaching to pursue their education goals, whether they're just starting out in the field or seeking advanced degrees. Scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to:
- A current teacher enrolling in a Master's in Education or Post-Baccalaureate teaching certificate program
- A non-teacher enrolling in an alternative certification program.
Applicants should visit http://www.educationdegree.com/scholarship/ for more information. Scholarship America, the nation's top administrator of private scholarships, will be overseeing the selection process.
Last year, EducationDegree.com awarded scholarships of $2,500 each to two recipients, who were chosen based on their academic performance, commitment to extracurricular activities and more.
EducationDegree.com, based in Cambridge, MA, is an online resource for current and prospective teachers who want to research their education options. Its comprehensive directory of teacher education programs includes both on-campus and online degree and certificate programs from more than 1,700 schools across the United States. For more information, please visit http://www.educationdegree.com.