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Sharon Christa McAuliffe Memorial Teacher Education Award

Sponsored by: Maryland Higher Education Commission

Applicant must be a Maryland resident and enroll for at least six credits per semester in a Maryland school in a program leading to a teaching certificate in an area of critical need.


Application Deadline December 31
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Required areas of study Approved teacher education program
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable up to one year if recipient maintains minimum annual 3.0 GPA.
Must be repaid?
Award must be repaid with interest if recipient does not serve as a teacher in a Maryland public school, teaching in the critical shortage area, for one year for each year of assistance received.
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $15,700
Average $7,920
Min $200


Average 77

Contact Information

Marie Janiszewski
Program Manager
Maryland Higher Education Commission
United States

Phone: (410) 260-4569
Fax: (410) 260-3203

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