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Our Future is Bright Scholarship

  • New Caney ISD Education Foundation - Our Future Is Bright Scholarship

    We are excited to offer the opportunity to apply for the New Caney ISD Education Foundation Employee Scholarship in the amount of $1,000.  Our Future is Bright Scholarship supports the field of education by offering scholarships for future teachers and those that wish to pursue a graduate degree. The hope of the New Caney ISD Education Foundation is that these awards enable employees of great promise to continue pursuing their dreams of inspiring students. Higher education requires a significant investment and our hope is that these awards will assist with employee expenses. Selected recipients will be awarded funds for use toward tuition, fees and/or book vouchers. All funds will be sent directly to the college or university identified in the recipients application. The criteria for scholarship applicants are listed below in addition to the completion of Part 1 and Part II of the application. This scholarship is awarded every Spring, so please subscribe to our newsletters for updates.

    *Recipients are selected by a committee composed of NCISD Education Foundation Board of Directors and District Designees.

    Requirements for Applicants:

    • Must be a current full time NCISD Employee.
    • Must pursue/continue a career in education through one of the following: Associate's Degree, Bachelor's Degree with Certification, Master's Degree or Certification through an Alternative Certification Program.
    • Must be pursuing their education at an accredited institution, community college or university.
    • Must be accepted by the school and plan to be enrolled, at minimum, as a part-time student (6 credit hours).
    • Positive and Complete Recommendations/References.
    • Complete Application (including references and transcript)
      • The current campus principal or department supervisor is a required reference. Other references may include teachers and/or specialists that the employee works closely with and/or former professors. Campus or department references should be able to speak to the employee’s talents and abilities regarding their work.

    Requirements for Scholarship Recipients:

    • Must submit a copy of the tuition bill or invoice prior to scholarship funds being released to chosen university or college. (Note: Scholarship recipient is responsible for any fees that exceed the $1,000 award).
    • Must complete the Scholarships Award Form by deadline.
    • In the event the scholarship recipient does not enter an accredited institution, community college or university, NCISD Education Foundation has the right to reserve funds and submit them back into the scholarship funding account.
    • Must submit transcript (unofficial transcript is acceptable) at the end of each semester that scholarship funds were used. Final grades should reflect a "C" or higher. 
    • If applicable, submit a Letter of Acceptance from your Alternative Certification Program.

    Please contact Ashley Walker, HR Coordinator of Professional Growth – Liaison to NCISD Education Foundation, at awalker@newcaneyisd.org with any additional questions.

Congratulations to our 20-21 Scholarship Award Recipients