KEA Future Teacher Scholarship

Purpose:  To encourage highly qualified students within the Kent City Schools to become teachers and to provide financial assistance through the awarding of scholarships.  A $2000, non-renewable, one-time scholarship will be awarded to a graduating Roosevelt Senior that best meets the criteria stated below.

Requirements for Application:

  1. Graduation from Kent Roosevelt High School in the year application is filed.
  2. Acceptance to an approved college/university of your choice.
  3. Declaration of Education as the major field of study.
  4. Completion and timely receipt of all application materials.
    This includes:
    — Three character references (two must be from your current or former Kent classroom teachers; one must be from a co-curricular activity advisor; and one must be a personal reference such as an employer, clergyperson, neighbor, etc., but may not be a member of your immediate family.)
    — It is the applicant’s responsibility to submit the names, email address and contact number for the people who will be providing their letter of reference.  Once those names are submitted, the Scholarship Committee Chair will send an email to each identified person of reference.  Those people will then submit – online – their letter of reference.
  5. Completion of the application form describing your background, activities, interests, and reasons for pursuing a teaching career.Before beginning the on-line application, you should gather the names, email addresses and contact numbers for those who will submit a letter of reference on your behalf. You will need this information in order to complete this application process. (Once you have collected everyone’s information, use the link provided (in item #5 above) to access the Application materials). 

**All scholarship application materials must be submitted by 10:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019. 

**It is the applicant’s responsibility to identify the people who will be completing their recommendation/reference letter AND whether those people complete their submission by the March 1 deadline.

**You will be notified in early March whether you qualify for consideration for this scholarship.

If you, as the applicant, have any questions, please email the Rob Susel, KEA Scholarship Committee Chair:  rsusel@kentschools.net