Science Matters Scholarship Fund
College Major/Area of Study: Pursuing a career in teaching (liberal studies with a strong interest in science education) at the elementary or high school level OR majoring in chemistry, physics, biology, or geology to become a science teacher
Awarded to Ventura County residents who are graduating from or have graduated from a Ventura County high school and will enroll/are enrolled full-time at an accredited 4-year college or university in pursuit of a degree to become a teacher at the elementary or high school level with a focus on science education OR those planning to major in Chemistry, Physics, Biology, or Geology to become a science teacher. Prior recipients may reapply for consideration throughout baccalaureate and teaching credential program.
Special Requirements: Students must have a minimum 3.2 GPA and demonstrate financial need.
Required essay topic: Please tell us about your interest in science education and explain who or what inspired you to pursue a teaching career with a focus on science education?