Colonel White High School Education Major Scholarship

The fund was established by a group of Colonel White HS retired teachers to provide financial assistance to a student graduating from Colonel White (Thurgood Marshall High School effective January 1, 2008) who is majoring in education. Selection Criteria:-GPA OF 2.5 or higher-Senior graduating from Thurgood Marshall High School and a resident of Montgomery County-Plan to attend an accredited college or university on a full-time basis-Education major-Demonstrate financial need-An essay on why you want to become a teacher-A letter of recommendation from an instructor or counselor-A list of honors for scholastic achievements, awards, and co-curricular activities (athletics, debate, dramatics, music, etc.)Applications are available online for qualified students in participating high schools. You must obtain log-in information from your guidance counselor to access the application. Deadline dates are also determined by your high school guidance office. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.

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