This annual scholarship is designed for any student who is presently enrolled in a college or university and studying education. Its purpose is to assist aspiring teachers who are particularly interested in child guidance who want to make a difference in the lives of North Carolina's children. Eligible participants can be considered for the scholarship after approval of their program by the Board of Directors of the Dottie Martin Teachers Scholarship Fund.
Applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements:
Plan to teach in North Carolina once their education is completed
Presently be in an education program with an established career plan for teaching (high school students or recent high school graduates are not eligible to apply)
Fully complete a series of background history forms present in the application
Provide a recent college or university transcript, three letters of recommendation, and a typed essay which includes: reason for applying, career goals, teaching plans, and reasons why the applicant should receive the Dottie Martin scholarship and the financial burden that would be incurred without the scholarship
$500 awards are made annually in early August.
For an application you can either:
Contact the financial aid office at the college you are attending; or,
View The Dottie Martin Teacher's Scholarship Application PDF; or,
Completed applications must be mailed to Dottie Salerno at:
5 Bearkling Place
Greensboro, NC 27407
Applications must be mailed no later than June 1.