Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship

Entries for the Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship are now being invited. The scholarship is exclusively open to students pursuing degree in education field at any institution in the United States of America. The winning student will be granted $1,000. To apply, the completed application form must be submitted by 31 December each year.

Scholarship Description
The Applegate-Jackson-Parks Future Teacher Scholarship honors three Michigan public school teachers who were fired for no other reason than their refusal to pay union dues. One scholarship is awarded annually to the education student who best exemplifies the dedication to principle and high professional standards of Carol Applegate, Kay Jackson, and Dr. Anne Parks.

Award Value
Successful candidate will receive benefit of $1,000.

Level and Area of Studies
Graduate and undergraduate level in education field.

Place of Study
In the United States of America.

Eligibility and Criteria
Applicants are limited to graduate or undergraduate students majoring in education in institutions of higher learning throughout the United States. Officers, directors and employees of the National Institute for Labor Relations Research, the National Right to Work Committee, Members of the Selection Review Committee and their families are not eligible. In addition, candidates will be selected based on the basis of scholastic ability and a demonstrated interest in the Institute’s work. Applicants must also:

  • Demonstrate potential for the successful completion of the educational requirements in a college or university Department of Education program and the potential of a successful application for a teaching license; and submit a transcript of grades.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of voluntary unionism and the problems of compulsory unionism in relation to education by writing an original essay of approximately 500 words.

Applicants’ Nationality
The U.S. citizens are welcome to apply.

Application Instruction
Application package must consisting the materials as follow:

  • A completed formal application;
  • A copy of the most up-to-date transcript of grades;
  • A typewritten essay of approximately 500 words clearly demonstrating an interest in, and knowledge of, the Right to Work principle as it applies to educators.

Submission Deadline
31 December on annual basis.

Website and Application Link