Who Can Apply: It’s essential for educators to have backgrounds often left out of the history books to truly unravel the multiple complexities present in all sectors of our world today and to break apart many of the systemic barriers seen in communities of color.
To support the needs of prospective Black male educators who want to fight for a more equitable tomorrow for their students and the world, the Mark A. Jefferson Teaching Scholarship exists and will support one extremely ambitious African-American male in his pursuit to become an educator for the future.
To apply, you must be:
- Aspiring Educator
- African American
- Minimum of 2.8 GPA
- Answer an essay that tells us a bit about yourself and how you plan to make a positive impact on the world through your career as an educator.
Submission: Please tell us a little bit more about yourself. How do you plan to make a positive impact on the world through your career as an educator?
Deadline: December 8, 2022