Scholarships of up to $2,500 are available to students who demonstrate a desire and aptitude to become science educators. Special consideration will be given to those expressing an interest in teaching in urban schools. Students should have a demonstrated record of excellence in the sciences. References of teachers will be considered and will weigh heavily on the decision. Scholarship recipients are selected by an independent selection committee comprised of community leaders, teachers, and education organization members. Both qualifications and financial need will be considered.

To apply:

•Send a letter expressing your interest in receiving a scholarship to pursue your interest in becoming a science teacher. Explain why you want to be a science teacher and why you feel that you are worthy of the award. Keep in mind that scholarships are given based on need and merit. Strong letters of application should reflect an understanding of the importance of science education in our world today.
•Include one letter of recommendation from a teacher.
•Include a copy of your most recent transcript and current course schedule.


In The Classroom

Meet the 2011 Grant Winners
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The Bonazzi Foundation for the Promotion of Science Education teams up with The Pinelands Alliance to bring The Life Science Field Training Institiute this summer.
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William P. Ersing accepts the Bonazzi Foundation scholarship for students pursuing a career in Science Education.
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