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The Oregon Teacher
Scholar Program offers a scholarship of $10,000 per school year for ethnically
diverse or Heritage Speakers of a language other than English. Undergraduate students must be entering or
already enrolled in the final two years of an approved Oregon preliminary
teacher licensure program or education major. Graduate students can apply upon
enrolling in, or if currently enrolled in, an approved Oregon preliminary
teacher licensure program. Recipients of a scholarship from the Oregon
Teacher Scholars Program may be eligible for a second year of funding ($10,000) depending
on funding availability.
may be used to pay for classes, fees, or help defray costs of required
licensure assessments and student teaching.
In addition to the
scholarship, the program coordinator provides recipients with networking, paid
admissions to professional development conferences, teaching resources,
employment assistance, and other resources.
Legislature created this initiative through Senate Bill 182, to
support an educator workforce which increasingly reflects Oregon
1. Go to the Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) website*.
2. Enter “772” or “Oregon Teacher Scholars” into the search box in
the “Scholarship Catalog” and follow the
3. You must register with OSAC to apply.
*other scholarship opportunities may be available
Instructions for donating can be found here and
click here for
the link to the site.
Lala Rangel, Coordinator Oregon Teacher Scholars Program503-881-6059
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