Awards Deadline to Apply is March 1

The AEA is now accepting award nominations concerning public education in Arkansas.

The Arkansas Education Association is accepting applications for the following scholarships and an in-service grant. These awards acknowledge those with an impact on public education. Please check the links below for more information on each award, and send completed applications to Angela Williams at by March 1st.

Emma Scott – Scholarship for Future Teachers

The Emma Scott Memorial Scholarships were established in 1961 by the Arkansas Education Association to honor Emma Scott. Miss Scott was a former English teacher in Little Rock and AEA staff member who is credited with establishing Future Teachers of America programs in Arkansas.

TE Patterson – Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship 

This $500 scholarship is awarded yearly to five African-American college students in Arkansas. Each year this scholarship also honors the memory of a distinguished African-American educator. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 1st. All applications must be completed with documents by the deadline. Otherwise the committee will not consider it.

TW Coggs – In-service Grant 

A grant of $500 is awarded annually for the purpose of enabling a member of the Association to carry on a project, study, or research which would benefit education in some specific area. The deadline for scholarship applications is March 1.