Putnam County Retired Teachers Association
2019 Scholarship

The Putnam County Retired Teachers Association will award a $500 scholarship for the 2019-2020 academic year to a current Indiana college/university sophomore or junior who aspires to become a future educator. Applicants must be Putnam County Indiana high school graduates and enrolled in a undergraduate education degree program. Interested students may access the Putnam County Retired Teachers Association website: www.putnamrta.com for information.


Applicants must submit a cover letter along with the following: (a) completed application, (b) resume, (c) a 1-2 page essay on ‘Why I Want To Become a Teacher’, (d) recommendation letter from a high school teacher who is not a relative, (e) recommendation letter from a professor in the School of Education, and (f) an official college/university transcript. The application deadline is April 15, 2019. Completed applications and all requested supporting information should be emailed to pcretiredteachers@gmail.com.

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The Indiana Retired Teachers Foundation State Scholarship Committee is offering a $2,000 scholarship opportunity for the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicants must be current college/university sophomores or juniors and enrolled in an Indiana college/university undergraduate education degree program. Applicants must also be sponsored by a member of the Indiana Retired Teachers Association. Check the Indiana Retired Teachers Association website: www.retiredteachers.org/scholarships to learn more about this scholarship opportunity. Questions may be directed to the Indiana Retired Teachers Association office at 1-888-454-9333 between the hours of 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM M-F. The application deadline is April 26, 2019.


Applicants may apply for both scholarships if they meet the qualification criteria.

 

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