SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

CONTINUING EDUCATION SCHOLARSHIPS

The PENC Executive board invites members in good standing who pursue graduate studies in education or leadership. We will support your professional endeavors by making the checkout directly to your college or university. Two scholarships of $500 scholarships will be awarded to selected applicants. Members may apply as many times as they wish, but past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to reapply. 

Deadline to apply is October 1, 2022.

 

  • Download the application HERE

  • Complete the application in its entirety.  

  • Gather/verify additional documentation needed. 

  • Submit completed application with all required documentation (electronically via email) to the reviewing committee at scholarships.grants@pencweb.org by the established deadline.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIPS

The PENC Executive board invites members in good standing who plan to pursue professional development (PD) opportunities to apply for a Professional Development Scholarship. Two scholarships of $250 will be awarded to selected applicants. Members may apply as many times as they wish, but past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to reapply. 

Deadline to apply is October 1, 2022.

  • Download the application HERE.

  • Complete the application in its entirety.  

  • Gather/verify additional documentation needed. 

  • Submit completed application with all required documentation (electronically via email) to the reviewing committee at scholarships.grants@pencweb.org by the established deadline.

SCHOLARSHIPS FOR CHILDREN OF PENC MEMBERS

The PENC Executive board invites members in good standing to apply for college tuition scholarships. Four scholarships of $500 each will be awarded to applicants with children who graduate from a high school or a GED program, and are enrolled as a full-time college students by the fall semester of the calendar year in which they earn the scholarship.

 

Checks made out to the college or university will be presented to the recipients at their Senior Awards Night or mailed directly to their college or university.   Members may apply as many times as they wish, but past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to reapply.

 

Deadline to apply is February 1, 2022.

  • Download the application HERE

  • Complete the application in its entirety. 

  • Gather/verify additional documentation needed. 

  • Submit completed application with all required documentation (electronically via email) to the reviewing committee at scholarships.grants@pencweb.org by the established deadline.

NATIONAL BOARD SCHOLARSHIPS

The PENC Executive board invites members in good standing who are currently working in pursuit of their initial or renewal National Board Certification to apply. Scholarships will be awarded upon receipt of proof of completion of any two components for Initial certification or complete submission of the Maintenance of Certification (MOC- renewal) portfolio. Members may apply as many times as they wish, but past recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to reapply.

 

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2022.

  • Download the application HERE.

  • Complete the application in its entirety.  

  • Gather/verify additional documentation needed. 

  • Submit completed application with all required documentation (electronically via email) to the reviewing committee at scholarships.grants@pencweb.org by the established deadline.
     

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

NCCAT SUBS ON US GRANTS

The PENC Executive board invites members attending a program offered via the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) to apply for a grant to cover the cost of a substitute teacher for up to five school days.

 

There is no specific deadline, applications are considered first come, first served.

 

  • Download the application HERE

  • Complete the application in its entirety. 

  • Gather/verify additional documentation needed.

  • Submit completed application with all required documentation (electronically via email) to the reviewing committee at scholarships.grants@pencweb.org by the established deadline.

NEW TEACHER
GRANTS

The PENC Executive board invites members in good standing in their first three years of practice who demonstrate a need for instructional supplies. Eight $500 grants will be awarded to educators who propose innovative ways to utilize instructional materials that actively engage students. Teachers from all areas of practice are encouraged to apply.

 

Deadline to apply for the 22-23 SY is

October 1, 2022.

  • Download the application HERE

  • Complete the application in its entirety. 

  • Gather/verify additional documentation needed.

  • Submit completed application with all required documentation (electronically via email) to the reviewing committee at scholarships.grants@pencweb.org by the established deadline.

CLASSROOM
GRANTS

The PENC Executive board is most excited about our newest grants.  Eight $250-$500 grants will be awarded to educators who are members before October 15, 2022.  PENC will award one grant per each region for a classroom makeover.   Teachers from all areas of practice are eligible and will be entered into the drawing, whether you are a veteran PENC member or a new member.

 

Deadline for the 22-23 SY is October 15, 2022.

​For questions, please contact Tammy Beach at tammy@pencweb.org by the established deadline.