The Maryland Retired School Personnel Association is offering three (3) $2,000 scholarships to public school employees in Maryland who are enrolled in a program leading to teacher certification or to meet the requirements to become a school counselor, speech and language pathologist, physical or occupational therapist, school social worker, media specialist or school psychologist.
The scholarship is also available to certified teachers who are pursuing certification in another area or level of teaching or to become qualified as one of the educational specialists listed above. Applicants must hold a high school diploma or GED certificate. They must be current FCPS employees and must intend on working in Maryland upon completion of their requirements for certification.
Applicants apply online during the period January 1, 2016-February 29, 2016.
Here is a link to Frequently Asked Questions regarding the scholarship application process:
This information is available to potential applicants on the MRSPA website at www.mrspa.org. You may contact Judith Zahren, Executive Director, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you require assistance or have questions.
MRSPA is committed to helping insure that highly skilled and certified educational personnel are providing outstanding services to students. In the past 16 years, 38 scholarships have been awarded.