Teaching Academy Program Peers fall scholarship provides a student a $300 award for planning a career as an educator.
All applicants are required to have a minimum grade-point average of 2.5, have completed 12 hours in any college institution and plan to enroll for spring semester here. Applicants must include a short essay about why they choose the field, include two letters of recommendation from an educator and someone familiar with their community, campus service or work experience.
Applications can be picked up in Room 123 of Gonzales Hall and must be completed and returned there by noon Oct. 10. Students can email firstname.lastname@example.org for an application.
TAPP co-adviser Mary Anne Bernal said the scholarship is to encourage students seeking education careers and offers students a chance to win cash to put toward that education.
TAPP wants students to recognize their commitment and achievement. The winner will be announced Oct. 27, but a time and place have not been determined. For news of the announcement, visit http://tappatsac.blogspot.com/.
For more on the scholarship, call Bernal at 210-486-0658 or email email@example.com.