The Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers is available to prospective teachers who are currently enrolled in, or plan to enter, an eligible teacher preparation program at a Charles Butt Foundation Raising Texas Teachers partner university.
Aspiring teachers can apply in the fall of any year between their senior year of high school and junior year of college, or prior to entering an eligible master’s program.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must be committed to teaching in a Texas public school that is majority-economically disadvantaged school (meaning more than 50% of students are eligible for free or reduced lunch) or in a shortage subject area (specifically math, science, bilingual, or special education). Applicants must also exemplify the knowledge, skills, and values listed below. Preference is given to Texas residents.
Click on the partner universities listed below to view eligible programs:
* Participation in Year Long Residency program is required
*Must teach in majority economically disadvantaged school
The Charles Butt Foundation evaluates all scholarship applicants on the following knowledge, skills, and values:
Program Director – Charles Butt Scholarship
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