Future Teachers Scholarship
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    To access the application for the Future Teachers of Catawba County Scholarship, please click this link:




    Scholarship Details


    What is the Catawba County Schools Education Foundation Future Teachers of Catawba County Scholarship?

    The Future Teachers of Catawba County scholarship is focused on high school seniors who have a desire to teach in Catawba County Schools.

    The Catawba County Schools Education Foundation was established to support Catawba County Schools' students with innovative learning opportunities. The Education Foundation will support promising educational practices, working with our teachers and with our community business partners, funding a range of projects from teacher classroom grants to district-wide educational opportunities.

    Who may apply?

    Any high school student from a Catawba County Schools’ high school in his or her senior year may apply.

    What is the scholarship amount?

    The CCS Education Foundation will award two $2500.00 scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year.

    When is the application due?

    Completed applications are due April 22, 2020.

    What is the process?

    The application consists of several components – demographic information including financial information, a video introduction, an essay, transcripts, and three recommendation letters.  After your application is reviewed by the CCS Education Foundation Scholarship Committee, finalists may be invited to interview with the scholarship committee.  Final announcements will be made at each winner’s senior awards ceremony.

    How do students submit their completed application?

    Students should create a Google Drive Folder in their CCS student account.  This is where they will house their introductory video as well as their essay.  Students must create a sharable link to these two files to submit within their application.  Once these are complete and they are ready to fill out the application, please have them visit https://tinyurl.com/CCSFutureTeacher.  There will be a section at the end where they will provide links to their video and essay.

    Their transcripts and three recommendation letters should be sent either by school courier or by mail to:

    Rae Thompson

    Human Resources

    PO Box 1010

    Newton NC 28658

    All components of the application must arrive in the Catawba County Schools Human Resources department by 5:00 PM on April 22, 2020, in order to be considered.


    Student Checklist


    Application Completion Checklist:

    • Completed the online application form at https://tinyurl.com/CCSFutureTeacher
    • The Google Drive sharable link to the easily viewed video introduction of myself has been submitted in the application.
    • The Google Drive sharable link to my essay has been submitted in the application.
    • My current transcript has been sent to Rae Thompson in CCS Human Resources.
    • My three recommendation letters have been sent to Rae Thompson in CCS Human Resources.
      1. Current Teacher
      2. Person of my choice
      3. Person of my choice


    Application Link:  https://tinyurl.com/CCSFutureTeacher

    More Information: www.tinyurl.com/CCSEducationFoundation


    Mailing Address:

    Rae Thompson 

    Human Resources

    PO Box 1010

    Newton NC 28658


    Deadline: April 22, 2020