How to Apply
We encourage you to apply! Our best applicants are those who meet the following criteria:
(For a listing of school districts that meet the criteria, see the U.S. Department of Education website to search for a school or download a listing of statewide schools and school districts)
Do You Qualify?
Recipients of WITS scholarships are required to teach at the elementary level for a minimum of two years in a Title-I school district for each year of scholarship received. WITS recipients have eight years to fulfill this requirement. The scholarship becomes repayable, with interest fees, for those who do not complete this requirement. View our tracks here
To be eligible for an undergraduate WITS Scholarship Award, of $12,000/year, prospective applicants must:
Funds are disbursed through the Financial Aid Office. WITS scholarship recipients are eligible for three years of support.
To be eligible for an undergraduate WITS Internship with a paid stipend of $1000/summer, prospective applicants must:
For Graduates & Professionals
Additionally, scholarships are available for graduates & professionals seeking to become elementary teachers. For those who already have a bachelor's degree in biology, chemistry, geology, engineering, mathematics or other STEM fields, funds are available to obtain elementary certification. View our tracks here
To be eligible for a Graduate & Professional WITS Scholarship Award of up to $12,000/year, applicants must:
Funds are disbursed through the Financial Aid Office.
- Teachers are key contributors to the fabric of society because they make such a difference in young lives.
- Encourage and inspire the next generation of children to have a passion for learning STEM and to achieve the best of their potential.
- Discover more about yourself as you meet challenges and touch young minds.
- Answer the call to service by filling the need for qualified teachers of science and mathematics.