Members - Scholarships, Awards & Grants


KEA and NEA offer support and assistance to members through scholarship and grant programs. Scholarships are available for NBCT candidates, pre-service educators, members seeking Rank I and ESP members seeking to become classroom teachers. KEA and NEA offer members the opportunity to be honored at state and national levels through the Teacher of the Year and the ESP of the Year programs. Working in partnership with California Casualty, KEA provides opportunities for members to save on home and auto insurance and apply for the various grant and award programs that are offered. Let KEA help you reach your professional goals.

Scholarships:
Active Certified members - KEA President's Scholarships - Deadline for application is February 15, 2018. 

Active Education Professional members - KEA President's Scholarships - Deadline for application is February 15, 2018

Active Education Professional members - Representative Paul Mason Memorial Scholarship - Deadline for application is February 16, 2018.

KEA Student Program members - Marvin Dodson-Carl Perkins Scholarships - Deadline for application is January 26, 2018.

Awards:
Active Certified members - Lucy Harth Smith – Atwood S. Wilson Award for Civil and Human Rights in Education - Deadline for nomination is February 2, 2018.  

Active Certified members - Teacher of the Year - Deadline for application is February 16, 2018.

Active Education Professional members - Lucy Harth Smith – Atwood S. Wilson Award for Civil and Human Rights in Education -  Deadline for nomination is February 4, 2018. 

Active Education Professional members - ESP of the Year - Deadline for application is February 16, 2018.

Grants:
KEA Student Program chapters - CREATE Grant - Deadline for fall semester applications is October 30, 2017; for spring semester is February 16, 2018.

KEA District Associations - Read Across America GrantDeadline has passed. No additional applications will be accepted.

KEA Student Program chapters - Read Across America GrantDeadline has passed. No additional applications will be accepted.

KEA Retired chapters - Read Across America Grant  - Deadline has passed. No additional applications will be accepted.

California Casualty Thomas R. Brown Athletics Grant Program - Deadline for 2018 applications is January 15, 2018.  

California Casualty School Lounge Makeover - entries are accepted all year.

Contests:
Active Certified members - Lesson Plan Contest - Deadline for applications is February 2, 2018. 

Students in the Commonwealth of Kentucky - KEA Student  Art ContestDeadline for submission is January 26, 2018