• HARTA Educator Scholarship

    Humble Area Retired Teachers Association is offering educator scholarships to Humble ISD educators. The purpose of the HARTA Educator Scholarship Program is to provide opportunities for educators to improve their skills and build their knowledge that will, in turn, increase their effectiveness.

    Eligibility: Applicants must be employed by Humble ISD for at least three (3) years and must meet one of the criteria below to qualify for this scholarship:
    • Work in a classroom as a teacher or a para-educator; or
    • Work as a counselor, librarian, academic lead teacher, administrator, or other school staff who has direct contact with students in an educational setting; or
    • Work in a district department that provides direct educational support to classroom teachers.

    Scholarships will be awarded up to $500 per applicant, sent directly to the institution or professional development provider, and will support the following:
    • Tuition for pursuing an advanced degree that will further your career in education
    • Alternative teaching certification for para-educators
    • Professional development workshops, institutes, or conferences (scholarship will only cover registration expenses)

    If you have any questions about this scholarship opportunity, please contact Susan Burroughs at txburro3@gmail.com

    The deadline to submit an application for this scholarship is Monday, December 2, 2019.

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    Scholarship recipients will be notified by Friday, December 13th. 


    Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF)

    Texas Retired Teachers Foundation is offering two educator scholarships to Humble ISD educators. The Beginning Teacher Scholarship and the Classroom Assistance grant provide support for full-time teachers. 

    Beginning Teacher Scholarship 

    The Beginning Teacher Scholarship is intended to reimburse an applicant for certification tests and test results and to provide money to help the applicant purchase materials for the classroom for his or her first year of teaching. The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) will award 20 $750 scholarships for the 2020-2021 school year to candidates who are relatives of an active member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA), have earned or are earning an undergraduate or master’s degree at a Texas university or college, and have taken or are planning to take their teaching certification exam or pursuing alternative certification.

    Scholarship Applicant Eligibility:
    An applicant must:

    1. have taken or be scheduled to take a Texas teacher certification exam(s) in 2019 in preparation to begin teaching in the fall of 2020 or spring of 2021.
    2. be a relative of an active member of the Texas Retired Teachers Association (TRTA).
    3. have earned an undergraduate or master’s degree and a teacher’s certification or alternative certification by August 31, 2020.
    4. submit his or her application and legible college transcripts by 5:00 p.m. on February 27, 2020.

    How to Apply for a TRTF Beginning Teacher Scholarship:

    1. Download this application.
    2. Complete and submit the application by email (sarah@trta.org) or U.S. Mail.
    3. The application and required documents must be received no later than 5:00 pm on February 27, 2020.

     

    Classroom Assistance Grant

    Classroom Assistance Grants are awarded to Texas public school teachers who, on a daily basis, demonstrate a commitment to public education and Texas children through the creation of programs, events or other learning platforms. The Texas Retired Teachers Foundation (TRTF) will award 30 $500 grants to 30 public school teachers in Texas for the 2020-2021 school year.

    Classroom Assistance Grant Eligibility:

    1. Applicants must be public school teachers for the 2020-2021 school year who pay into the Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS).
    2. All applications must include a handwritten signature of the school principal expressing approval of the project.

    How to Apply for a Grant:

    1. Download this application.
    2. Complete and submit the application by scanning and e-mailing (sarah@trta.org) or by U. S. Mail.
    3. The application and required documents must be received no later than 5:00 pm on February 27, 2020.