Barbara White Thoreson Scholarship

Barbara White Thoreson Scholarship


This scholarship supports Liberal Arts students who are pursuing futures in teaching. The scholarship honors the memory of Barbara White Thoreson, whose devotion to teaching and to the students she taught inspired a love for learning in those who knew her.

Selection Criteria

Eligible recipients must be students enrolled in the School of Liberal Arts who have expressed interest in serving others as teachers. Eligible recipients need not be formally enrolled in a program of study that leads to a teaching degree or teaching certification.

Each application must include an essay that includes a description of the applicant's educational program/certification plans/preparation for a career in teaching and addresses how this opportunity will benefit the student's personal and career goals. (maximum 500 words)

Additional eligible expenditures may be included with this scholarship. Students may choose to use the supplemental money as additional scholarship funds or for activities which enrich the recipients' educational experiences and further their goal of becoming a professional educator (activities may include, but are not limited to, study abroad, conference attendance, research projects, and funded internships).

How to Apply

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