BTU Dependent Scholarships
This year there will be 17 scholarships in the amount of $2,000 awarded to high school seniors who are dependents of BTU members. To apply, please obtain an application from Jeanne Turner in the Union office or download the form from the BTU website and return with 1) a transcript of the dependent's last two years of academic work; 2) evidence of acceptance by an accredited college, junior college, vocational school or equivalent institution; 3) member's notarized federal tax return for the year 2020; and 4) a one-page statement of the dependent's professional goals. The application and the four supporting documents must be received in the Union office no later than April 23, 2021.
BTU Retired Teachers Chapter Scholarships
Each year the Retired Teachers Chapter of the Boston Teachers Union awards three scholarships of $2,000 to deserving high school seniors who are children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, grandnieces or grandnephews of RTC members. One of these scholarships is earmarked for a student who chooses to attend a vocational school or equivalent institution. Applications for these scholarships can be picked up at the RTC/BTU offices at 180 Mt. Vernon Street, Dorchester, MA 02125 or they can be downloaded from the BTU website. The deadline to apply is April 23, 2021. Envelope must be postmarked by this date.
BTU Unafraid Educators Scholarship
Eligible student should fill out the Request for Application: bit.ly/unafraidscholarship. After filling out the form, students should check their email. A scholarship application will be shared with them within a week. Please note that this year we have extended the scholarship to any BPS graduate who is undocumented, DACAmented, or a TPS recipient.
Additional Community Scholarships
Rollins Griffith Teacher Center Scholarship
Inviting all BPS seniors who are planning to study one of the creative arts and/or to pursue a career in teaching to apply for a $1,500 scholarship! Apply online today. Completed applications are due by March 8 at 11:59 pm. For additional info or questions, please call Claire Radley at 617-680-1460 or email BostonRGTC@gmail.com.