Art Education scholarships
Lippincott Family Foundation scholarship for BSEd and MSEd
(secondary) art student teachers
Family Foundation scholarship seeks to help candidates who are completing their
student teaching experiences for the BSEd or MSEd in Art Education and plan to
pursue a career in art education.
A total of $5,000
will be awarded for each academic year. This scholarship is usually divided
between two students.
be current Northern Arizona University art education credential candidates with
a demonstrated financial need. Applicants must have a 3.0 or better GPA.
need, the determining criterion will be merit (persons who show exceptional
promise as future professional art educators). Special circumstances may also
deadline is February 15. Late applications
will not be accepted.
teacher candidates should submit an electronic data sheet and an application
essay to Dr. Pamela Stephens. Only applications submitted by e-mail will be
City, State, Zip
GPA at time of
What semester and
year do you plan to student teach?
you plan to student teach. Include school or district name, city, state, and
grade level(s) you will teach. Indicate DoDDS for teaching abroad.
successfully completing student teaching, do you intend to seek employment as a
K-12 art educator in Arizona?
- Be brief and to
the point. No more than two pages, double spaced. Respond to these topics in
the order they are listed in.
- Write about
yourself as a promising art educator. Why are you pursuing this career path?
What special qualities do you bring to the profession?
- Explain why you
are a student with exceptional merit. What are some of the challenges you have
encountered in your pre-service career? What challenges do you expect to
encounter as a teacher? How have you met these challenges or how will you
address them in the future?
- Describe your
financial obligations (loans and other debts). Describe any financial
support (loans or scholarships) you are currently receiving. Mention if you are
self-supporting or if you contribute to your own support.
- Describe any
special circumstances that may be related to either your potential as a teacher
or your need for financial assistance. For example, are you a non-traditional
student (single parent, older student, or re-entry student)? Are you bilingual?
Are you the first in your family to seek a university degree? Have you overcome
- Explain any other
compelling reasons why you should be considered the recipient of the Lippincott
Family Foundation Scholarship.
Note: Funds from
this prestigious scholarship will be deposited to the recipient’s campus
financial account after a letter of acknowledgment and thanks are submitted to
our generous donors. This letter is due to Dr. Stephens no later than two weeks
after the award is made.