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WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

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About This Scholarship

The WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship is an educational scholarship program offered by the West Central Retired Educators and Personnel Association (WCREPA). The scholarship is designed to support students who are pursuing a career in education and who are committed to making a positive impact on their communities.

The scholarship provides financial assistance of up to $500 to selected applicants, which can be used to cover tuition, fees, books, and other educational expenses. The scholarship is open to high school seniors from a 10-county region in central Missouri who plan to pursue a degree in education at an accredited college or any university.

The WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship is awarded annually, and the specific criteria and application process may vary from year to year. The scholarship is intended to help support the education and development of future teachers who are dedicated to improving the lives of children and families in their communities.

Eligibility Criteria For WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship

The eligibility criteria for the WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship include:

  • Applicants must be a high school senior from one of the ten central Missouri counties (Benton, Camden, Cole, Dallas, Hickory, Laclede, Maries, Miller, Morgan, and Pulaski) planning to pursue a degree in education at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants must have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
  • Applicants must have demonstrated leadership and community service experience.
  • Applicants must have a passion for teaching and a commitment to pursuing a career in education.
  • Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation, including one from a teacher, counselor, or principal.
  • Applicants must submit an essay explaining their reasons for wanting to pursue a career in education and how they plan to use their degree to benefit their community.

It’s important to note that these eligibility criteria are specific to the WCREPA Aspiring Teacher Scholarship, and eligibility criteria for other scholarships may differ. It’s important to review the application instructions and eligibility requirements carefully before applying for any scholarship.

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