GOLDEN APPLE SCHOLARSHIP!
The 2020-21 scholarship is open until Thursday, April 15th, 2021. Complete the form on this page to apply and get access to the essay instructions and full details.
In response to the ongoing teacher shortage, Roberts Wesleyan College, News 8, and Advantage Federal Credit Union remain committed to preparing new teachers by awarding three $10,000 scholarships to:
- One incoming undergraduate teacher education student
(first time freshman or transfer student)
- One incoming adult degree completion student
(Pathway to Teaching student)
- One incoming graduate student
(Must already have a bachelor’s degree and be seeking initial certification in Early Childhood, Childhood or Adolescence Education)
To qualify for the scholarship, all applicants must:
- Submit the application form on this page to gain access to essay instructions and scholarship details.
Apply and be accepted to a teacher education program leading to initial certification at Roberts on or before Thursday, April 15, 2021.
- Submit the scholarship essay on or before Thursday, April 15, 2021.
NOTE: the essay instructions are available after submitting this form.
NOTE: By submitting the form on this page you can apply to the Golden Apple Scholarship and get access to essay instructions and details. Scholarships are only available to new students that start their degree at Roberts Wesleyan College in August 2021.
Submit Scholarship Application
In addition to submitting the scholarship application on this page, all scholarship applicants must also apply and be accepted to a teacher education program leading to initial certification and submit an essay to qualify for the Golden Apple Scholarship. The deadline to complete everything is Thursday, April 15, 2021. By submitting the form on this page you can apply to the Golden Apple Scholarship and get access to essay instructions and full details. Golden Apple Scholarship contestants should complete the Adult & Graduate Application or the Traditional Undergraduate Application as soon as possible.
Scholarship winners will be selected by a scholarship committee of admissions professionals and teaching faculty at Roberts Wesleyan College. Each Golden Apple Scholarship winner will be awarded $10,000 in scholarship funds. Scholarship funds will be divided up evenly and applied to each winner's tuition bill (each term) for the duration of the teacher education program chosen. Winners will be notified by Friday, April 16th.
Scholarship winners must enroll as full-time student in their chosen program starting in August 2021. Scholarship requires the recipient to remain in an Initial Certification Teacher Education program or major at Roberts. The total of all grants and scholarships (including federal Pell and NYS TAP) cannot exceed 100% of tuition. For Pathway to Teaching and Master of Education students, the scholarship cannot be combined with any other Roberts aid including scholarships, grants, and partnership discounts. Roberts faculty, staff, and dependents are not eligible for the scholarship.