Shea Scholarship Application
Open to All Undergraduates or Graduate Education Students
Preferred Mailing Address:
Preferred Telephone Number:
mic Program in which you are enrolled or in which you plan to enroll:
Race and Ethnicity: Please select all that apply.
___ Hispanic ___ Latino
___ Black or African-American ___ American Indian ___ Asian
___ Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander ___White ___ Two or more races
___ Unknown ___ Non-Resident Alien
Please submit the following documents along with this application:
includes employment as well as volunteer activities.
Letter of recommendation from your faculty advisor, principal, department head, or other district
using the Shea Scholarship Recommendation Form.
responds to one of the following statements. The essay should be under 200
length and must be typed or
• Describe a key experience or decision that illustrates your potential to become an
excellent teacher or education professional, and explain how this experience or
decision influences your ability to make a difference in the lives of children.
• Calling on your personal experience as a student, describe how the presence or
absence of underrepresented education professionals affected your education
and your decision to become a
teacher or educational professional.
o If chosen as a finalist for a scholarship, I understa
nd that I may need to participate in an
chosen for a
agree to allow the scholarship program to disseminate my name
Award of the Shea Scholarship is contingent on your matriculation into an undergraduate
or graduate education program in the School of Education.