All SOE Scholarships require admission to TEP (Checkpoint 2). Please read each description carefully before completing an application. All applications will be available in Spring 2019.
Clayton Arnold Scholarship: This scholarship should be awarded to students that have been accepted into the Teacher Education Program. Consideration for the recipients should include: being from a Southern state, demonstrating financial need, desire, aptitude for teaching, and academic proficiency.
Bernie W. Benson Scholarship: This scholarship should be awarded to students majoring in science education. In addition consideration for the recipients should include: student demonstrating successful academic performance and/or financial need.
Seryl Berger Memorial Scholarship: This scholarship should be awarded on a one time basis to students majoring in special education. The students should show an exceptional aptitude for teaching children with special needs. This scholarship is based solely on merit and ability not on financial needs. The student receiving the award must agree to morally obligate himself to contribute to the Seryl M. Berger Scholarship Fund within five (5) years of his her graduation. This moral obligation, although to be legally non-binding, is to be in writing. The student recipient is to be advised that the purpose of his moral obligation is to enable the Seryl M. Berger Scholarship Fund to make similar gifts to worthy students in the future.
Gillie Queener Carter Scholarship: This scholarship should be awarded to dedicated students who will teach in special education and who plan to pursue graduate work in the field.
Carol Smith Sanders Award: This scholarship should be awarded to graduate students in the special education Master’s program. The students should demonstrate successful academic performance and/or financial need.
Kazanowski Award: This scholarship should be awarded to students in the School of Education with preference given to juniors and seniors. The students should have demonstrated successful academic performance.
Lottie Elizabeth Hemmings Endowed Scholarship: This scholarship should be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in Secondary Education: English. Other criteria include academic performance and financial need. Preference will be given to previous award winners and single parents.
Other Scholarship/Aid Opportunities outside of School of Education
Chattanooga Hamilton County Retired Teachers Association Scholarships (Hamilton County Residents only)