The Anthony S. Fountain and Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Fund was established in January 2007 within the POISE Foundation. The purpose of this fund is to provide a scholarship to students who are aspiring to teach in grades 1-12.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship applicants must:

  1. Be an undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum of 60 college credits, majoring in education, and aspiring to teach in grades 1-12.
  2. Have a minimum of a 2.7 GPA.
  3. Students can apply from any school in the United States, but preference will be given to students who attend one of the schools listed below:
  • Winston-Salem State University
  • South Carolina State University
  • Hampton University
  • University of North Carolina Charlotte
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • North Carolina A&T University

Scholarship Amount

3 - $3,000 scholarships will be awarded in 2018
 

Timeline (Application Deadline Extended)

The Application will open on Monday, February 12, 2018 and will close on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 3:00 PM/EST.

How to Apply

To apply, click on the link below and select the Anthony S. Fountain and Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Fund Application.