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ACRES Scholarship

Sponsored by: American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES)

Applicant must be a certified teacher employed (or have been employed) by a rural school district, be working with students with disabilities or be "retooling" for work in special education, be pursuing a goal of increasing skills in special education, and be a U.S. citizen. Selection is based upon application, essay, and letters of reference.


Application Deadline December 10
Scholarship, Grant, Fellowship or Contest Scholarship
Number of Applications 10
Required areas of study education of students with disabilities, special education
Awarded every year? yes
Renewable? no
Must be repaid? no
Required to attend a specific school? no



Max $1,000
Average $800
Min $500


Average 1

Contact Information

Elaine Lambert
American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES)
United States

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