Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher Scholarship for Teacher Education

To recognize a teacher education major who personifies the vision and mission of Chancellor Emeritus Zimpher’s commitment to excellence in the elementary and secondary teacher education profession. The Association of College Councils and Trustees (ACT) recognizes Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher’s commitment to the advancement of both shared governance and teacher education. In recognition of these dual contributions, ACT has created the Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher Scholarship for Teacher Education.

Requirements: To be eligible for consideration an individual applicant must meet the following criteria:
- Maintain a Dean’s List GPA as of the last reporting period
- Be enrolled in a K-12 teacher education degree program at the undergraduate or graduate level
- Provide two letters of recommendation
- Submit a compelling personal statement not to exceed 500 words based upon the following:
o What traits or qualities do you believe a good teacher should possess?
o Describe a teacher or faculty member who inspired you to become a teacher.
o Drawing from your own experiences, how are you preparing yourself to become a great classroom teacher?

Award
$1,500
Deadline
05/30/2022
Supplemental Questions
  1. Submit letters of recommendation
    • Recommendation letter #1
    • Recommendation letter #2
  2. Submit personal statement addressing: What traits or qualities do you believe a good teacher should possess? Describe a teacher or faculty member who inspired you to become a teacher. Drawing from your own experiences, how are you preparing yourself to become a great classroom teacher?