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Mary Rohrscheib Teaching Scholarship

Scholarship Sponsored by Josh Rohrscheib

Value: $1,000
Awards Available: 1
Deadline : Jul 22, 2021

Our annual Mary Rohrscheib Teaching Scholarship was created in loving memory of Josh's grandmother, a devoted third and fourth-grade teacher who made an impact on so many young lives.

The scholarship is offered annually to celebrate and encourage our next generation of great teachers. In order to be considered for the Mary Rohrscheib Teaching Scholarship, students are encouraged to respond to the following prompt: A 750-1,000 word essay about the impact of a special teacher and the lessons the student will carry forward throughout their own career in education.

Mary was a third and fourth grade teacher, who spent most of her career teaching in Central Illinois. This photo is from 1973, when she was honored as Macon County Teacher of the Year. I recently found her notes from when she was considered for this honor. She shared as part of her teaching philosophy the words of William Arthur Ward's note on teachers: "The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires."

Eligibility

A) The Mary Rohrscheib Teaching Scholarship is available to any current high school senior, college student, or graduate student who is a legal resident of the United States residing in one of the 50 states or the District of Columbia and who is enrolled in a two to five-year post-secondary institution for the upcoming Fall Semester.

B) Those who work with Josh Rohrscheib and their immediate family members (parent, child, sibling, and spouse), as well as persons living in the same households of such individuals (whether related or not), are not eligible to participate in the competition.

C) In order to be considered for this scholarship, applicants should maintain a GPA of at least 3.0 and hold good academic standing.

Application Requirements

A) The candidate must submit a 750-1,000 word essay about the impact of a special teacher and the lessons the student will carry forward throughout their own career in education."

B) The candidate must submit a professional resumé that lists their experience, both professional and academic.

C) The candidate must submit a transcript from their current school. First-year college students, graduate students, or individuals who have recently transferred schools may submit an unofficial transcript from their current school, as well as the most recent official transcript from their prior school.

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