Anthony S. Fountain and Alissa Fountain-Burse Scholarship Fund

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:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student with a minimum of 60 college credits, majoring in education, and aspiring to teach in grades 1-12.
  • Have a minimum of a 2.7 GPA.
  • 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

    Scholarship Amount

    1 - $2,000 scholarship will be awarded in 2016

    2 - $1,500 scholarships will be awarded in 2016

    Timeline

    Applications will open on Monday, February 15, 2016  and close on Friday, April 15, 2016 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.

    Click here to get started on your scholarship application!